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
      • Linux
      Flush is a GTK-based BitTorrent client. You can use it to download files from the BitTorrent network. Features: * Controlling running instance by command line interface. * Running many instances with different configs from the same user.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.9.12, released in January 2012, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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    1. FatRat is an open source download manager for Linux written in C++ and built on top of the Trolltech Qt 4 library. It is rich in features and is continuously extended.

      Discontinued

      The project is still developed as of 2018, but latest version, 1.2.0_beta2, dates back July 2012. It can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    2. Patchy is an open-source bittorrent client for Windows. Its goal is to be useful and clean, with no ads and always open source. With all the important features you expect from a bittorrent client (and more), Patchy is a great way to get your torrents fast.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer maintained. Last version, 1.2, released in April 2013, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      Turbo Torrent is a fast and powerful torrent downloader available for Android. With inbuilt torrent tracker, Turbo Torrent let you download the torrent file at maximum speed by adding it automatically to your torrent file.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Downpour is a web-based BitTorrent client. It supports auto-downloading from RSS feeds and automatic importing and renaming of downloads into a media library, making it ideal for use on a home media server.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.1, released on April 2012, can be still downloaded from Github.

    3. Port of aria2 for Android with builtin front-end (aria2-webui). Allows Android users to starts, configures and controls aria2 BitTorrent client via user-friendly graphical interface.
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    4. Rapid bay is a self hosted video service/torrent client that makes playing videos from torrents as easy as: 1. Opening the webapp on a phone/laptop/tablet/smartTV. 2. Searching for content. 3. Selecting desired video file. 4. Waiting for Download/Conversion.
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    5. SKDownloader is a free torrent client and download accelerator. Available on windows and linux, slick and neat interface, start torrent downloads directly from your browser, unlimitted connections for download accelerator and more..

      Discontinued

      latest 2015

    6. The P2P Browser Plugin for integrating file sharing anywhere on the web. LittleShoot is: Easy File Sharing in your Browser Streaming P2P Downloads Searches of YouTube, BitTorrent, LimeWire, Flickr, and More BitTorrent Downloads in your Browser Open Source
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Java Mobile
      Phex is a peer-to-peer file sharing client for the Gnutella network. It is free software and without spyware or adware. Phex is released under the GNU General Public License. Phex is based on Java technology and therefore available for many different systems that offer a Java 1.

      Discontinued

      Last stable update was in Feb 2009. See http://www.phex.org/mambo/

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