Open Source µTorrent Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to µTorrent is qBittorrent, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to µTorrent and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to µTorrent are Transmission (Free, Open Source), Deluge (Free, Open Source), WebTorrent (Free, Open Source) and PicoTorrent (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 14, 2021
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • OpenSolaris
      libtorrent is a feature complete C++ bittorrent implementation focusing on efficiency and scalability. It runs on embedded devices as well as desktops. It boasts a well documented library interface that is easy to use.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Distribyted tries to make easier integrations with other applications among torrent files, presenting them as a standard filesystem. We aim to use some compressed file characteristics to avoid download it entirely, just the parts that we'll need.
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    1. Streaming torrent client for Node.js.
    2. "ABC_OKC is a Bittorrent client forked from the old client ABC. I've been improving and maintaining this version since 2004." ABC is an improved client for the Bittorrent peer-to-peer file distribution solution. ABC is based on...
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    3. Hadouken is an open source BitTorrent client for Windows. It runs as a Windows Service and has a built-in web interface.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer developed. Last version, 5.2, released in August 2015, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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    4. CuteTorrent is a lightweight BitTorrent client with a simple, intuitive interface designed to quickly download and share torrent files. At the heart of its core resides the powerful libtorrent BitTorrent library.

      Discontinued

      Last version was released on 21/07/2016,still able to download. See https://cutetorrent.info/release-notes/

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    5. Suckless BitTorrent Protocol Daemon.
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    6. Supports both bittorrent protocol and a friend-to-friend version of the same protocol which in most situations makes you anonymous.

      Discontinued

      The last code commit on GitHub was on May 25th, 2012.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • elementary OS
      Download torrents in style with this speedy, minimalist torrent client for elementary OS.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      BitTornado is a BitTorrent client by TheSHAD0W. It's based on original BitTorrent client by Bram Cohen. It is single torrent program, so you must open new window for every torrent. It does not have many advanced options that other clients do...
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