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    µTorrent Alternatives

    µTorrent is described as 'lightweight BitTorrent client that includes standard features such as bandwidth prioritization, scheduling, RSS auto-downloading and Mainline DHT. Additionally, µTorrent supports the Protocol Encryption joint specification and peer exchange' and is a leading Torrent Client in the File Sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to µTorrent for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is qBittorrent, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like µTorrent are Transmission (Free, Open Source), Deluge (Free, Open Source), Tixati (Free Personal) and Free Download Manager (Free).

    This page was last updated Apr 18, 2022
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    1. The qBittorrent project aims to provide a Free Software alternative to µTorrent. Additionally, qBittorrent runs and provides the same features on all major platforms (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, OS/2, FreeBSD).
      qBittorrent vs µTorrent opinions
      Almost everyone thinks qBittorrent is a great alternative to µTorrent.
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      D33pSh33p qBittorrent is really good. Just a solid program. I tried a bunch a few years ago. There might've come new and better alternatives since then - but either way, qBittorrent is good and will serve you well.
      Top positive comment  10 months ago

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      InsaneFromEarth Open source alternative, actively maintain, and doesn't use your machine as a Bitcoin miner.
      Top positive comment  almost 6 years ago

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      It is a free and open source torrent client that has a built in search engine. unlike utorrent it has no ads and no spyware.
      Positive comment 30 days ago

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      mece Almost every aspect is better than uTorrent. Exception: no tag drag&drop :(
      Positive comment 4 months ago

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      Azazel better for large amounts of torrents: can use both tags and categories, also filter by the search field; open source; allows to rename any file or folder on any level; custom color themes
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      It is lighter but with the same features minus the ads.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      free, open source, fast, private with NO malware or spyware.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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    2. Transmission has the features you expect in a BitTorrent client: encryption, a web-based interface, peer exchange, UPnP and NAT-PMP port forwarding, web seed support, watch directories, tracker editing, global and per-torrent speed limits, and more.
      Transmission vs µTorrent opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Transmission is a great alternative to µTorrent.
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      thallisphp Built-in in many linux distro. Simple and excellent. It does not display any advertising. It has speed control and queue manager
      Top positive comment  over 5 years ago

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      Fast, light and no ads. Why would u use something else? Works perfectly
      Top positive comment  over 2 years ago

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      no native windows client.
      Top negative comment  over 3 years ago

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      best all-around for multiple os
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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      minerpro3 All Windows clients are awful, but this is well-ported from *nix.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      Buster_Blue It's FOSS, which means that you can be more confident that it isn't tracking you. It's also easy to use, with a simple UI.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      Deviated Elegant interface design, simple and efficient.
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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    3. Deluge is a full-featured BitTorrent client for Linux, Unix and Windows. It is written in python, uses .
      Deluge vs µTorrent opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Deluge is a great alternative to µTorrent.
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      I had issues both with uTorrent and qBittorrent. Deluge just works
      Top positive comment  over 5 years ago

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      It's free, doesn't have ads, works great, and it's gorgeous.
      Top positive comment  over 5 years ago

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      Yes It is very Good alternative
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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      Very lightweight and fast, reliable, similar interface and general user scenarios to µTorrent but ads/adware drama-free, transparent, true open-source.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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      peterbro cross platfom and perfect
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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      It's simple, has no ads, is fast, and works good!
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      Similar looks, functionality and speed. A breeze!
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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    4. Tixati is a peer-to-peer file sharing program that uses the popular BitTorrent protocol. This protocol allows many peers to form a cooperative swarm and download very large files with great efficiency.
      Tixati vs µTorrent opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Tixati is a great alternative to µTorrent.
      headphoneamp It has a lot of features, very high and accurate control of bandwidth and it doesn't have a single ad.
      Top positive comment  about 5 years ago

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      Best torrent client available, no crapware, no fuss. Full of features and nice on system resources.
      Top positive comment  about 6 years ago

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      Its good but I prefer Qbittorrent !!
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      fbioassis It is simple to use, has a clean GUI and is open source
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      -5
      It is the best torrent client it has many features included and it is awesome!
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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      Simple and slight - best torrent client currently
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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    5. FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.
      Free Download Manager vs µTorrent opinions
      Most users think Free Download Manager is a great alternative to µTorrent.
      Danilo_Venom FDM has a BitTorrent plugin that allows you to download torrents
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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    6. WebTorrent Desktop is able to instantly stream and play right away video and audio. You don't have to wait for it to finish downloading.
      WebTorrent vs µTorrent opinions
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      altersoft its just torrent streamer, not file downloader.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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      Torrent streamer. Not a downloader.
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

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    7. PicoTorrent is a tiny BitTorrent client for Windows with low memory usage, high performance and a native user interface. No ads, carefully selected features, and a native user interface integrating seamlessly with your desktop.
      PicoTorrent vs µTorrent opinions
      Most users think PicoTorrent is a great alternative to µTorrent.
      Kapp96 Unlike uTorrent, PicoTorrent is a true lightweight torrent client with no ads or bloat.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

      5
      headphoneamp Very nice, simple and effective. Great for not demanding user and for backup torrent client solution
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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      disfated Tiny, super fast, low memory, no ads, no bloat, no crap, actively developed.
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

      3
      Lacks the ability to actually create torrents, making it more of a downloader than a full-fledged client.
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

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    8. aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility.
      aria2 vs µTorrent opinions
      Most users think aria2 is a great alternative to µTorrent.
      lightweight, full featured
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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    9. LibreTorrent is a Free as in Freedom torrent client for Android, based on libtorrent. Download and share files directly on your device.
      LibreTorrent vs µTorrent opinions
      Almost everyone thinks LibreTorrent is a great alternative to µTorrent.
      Wladrote No doubt it's the best torrent client for Android.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    10. BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer program developed by Bram Cohen and BitTorrent, Inc. used for uploading and downloading files via the BitTorrent protocol. BitTorrent was the first client written for the protocol.
      Most users think BitTorrent is a great alternative to µTorrent.
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