µTorrent Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to µTorrent for Windows, Linux, Mac, Android, Android Tablet and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to µTorrent.

µTorrent is an ad-supported, proprietary BitTorrent client owned and developed by BitTorrent, Inc. If your looking for more info about µTorrent like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 7/11/2018 2:50:00 PM

Alternatives to µTorrent for all platforms with any license

  • BiglyBT

    BiglyBT is a feature filled, open source, bittorrent client based on the Azureus open source project, now Vuze . Features: Swarm merging across torrents that share the common files. BiglyBT detects similar files in multiple torrents automatically, and merges swarms to download files faster and, if possible, fix incomplete torrents. Rate limiting to limit rates globally, by download, by tag, peer-set (e.g.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android BSD

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  • Halite

    Halite (named after the mineral) is a C++ BitTorrent client based on the excellent libtorrent library from Rasterbar Software. The program also relies heavily on the Boost libraries.

    Free Open Source Windows libtorrent

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    • Discontinued Last version was released on 19/12/2015, as of 2017 app is still stable and working.
    • Libre piece of code, uses libtorrent as main engine, very light on resources, simple yet sufficiently verbose GUI, no installation needed. AtoshiOct 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • KTorrent

    KTorrent is a bittorrent application for KDE Plasma which allows you to download files using the BitTorrent protocol. It enables you to run multiple torrents at the same time and comes with extended features to make it a full-featured client for BitTorrent. KTorrent offers advanced configuration options, plenty of features and a wealth of useful plugins, like the Search plugin which will allow you to search for torrents directly from within KTorrent.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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  • LibreTorrent

    LibreTorrent is a Free as in Freedom torrent client for Android 4 and later, based on libtorrent. Download and share files directly on your device. Implemented features: - DHT, PeX, encryption, LSD, UPnP, NAT-PMP, µTP - IP filtering (eMule dat and PeerGuardian) - Ability to fine tune (network settings, power management, battery control, UI settings, etc.

    Free Open Source Android

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  • Free Torrent Download

    Find torrent files and download them to your PC in two steps with Free Torrent Download! This handy application is made to be fast, free and furious in order to save your time and efforts. Free Torrent Download is an easy-to-use, powerful and yet free program that includes all the functions a torrent downloader will ever need. Here are just some of them: - specially designed for fast and easy downloads which don't interfere with Skype, playing games, streaming videos, etc.

    Free Windows

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  • FlashGet

    FlashGet is a leading download manager and has the highest amount of users on the internet. It uses MHT(Multi-server Hyper-threading Transportation) technique, supports various protocols and has excellent document management features.

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 3.7, released on November 8th, 2012, can be downloaded from the official website.
    • Bundleware Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • Shareaza

    Shareaza is the most luxurious and sophisticated file sharing system you'll find. It can harness the power of up to four separate peer-to-peer networks, including EDonkey2000, Gnutella, BitTorrent and Shareaza's native network, Gnutella2. Not only that, but Shareaza is completely FREE and won't show any annoying ads or pop-ups. It won't install any unwanted third party programs that can wreak havoc with your computer. No spyware, no registration, no "paid version".

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • BitComet

    BitComet is a BitTorrent/HTTP/FTP download management software, which is powerful, and easy-to-use. It contains many advanced features that can accelerate your downloading up to 5 - 10 times faster, or even more.

    Free Windows

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    • Bundleware The installer prompts you to change your default search provider and install a media player. After installation it opens a webpage with an ad for another software install.
  • CuteTorrent

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

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Hadouken

    Hadouken is an open source BitTorrent client for Windows. It runs as a Windows Service and has a built-in web interface. It is designed to run on servers, HTPCs, and can be controlled remotely with the web interface which is also responsive to let you use any device to control it. Push notifications are brought to you with 3rd party notifiers.

    Free Open Source Windows

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

    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. It comes with a simple BitTorrent client demonstrating the use of the library.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD OpenSolaris

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  • Flud

    Flud is a simple and beautiful BitTorrent client for Android. The power of BitTorrent protocol is now in the palm of your hands. Share files with ease from your phone/tablet. Download files directly to your phone/tablet.

    Free Android Android Tablet

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  • BitLord

    BitLord is a BitTorrent client written in C++ for Microsoft Windows. Features include the below: Automatic optimization for different connections. Automatic optimization of uploads to achieve the maximum possible download rate. Eliminates the wait for disk allocation, while also reducing fragmentation on the drive. Eliminates the time-consuming hashing when seeding / resume. Allows some firewalled or "NAT'd" users to connect to each other.

    Free Mac OS X Windows

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    • Bundleware Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
    • i think it is the best torrent client because it is fast and so easy osamafoxDec 2016 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Nicotine+

    SoulSeek is a p2p network/software, in particular geared towards finding music you may not find elsewhere, and finding about more music you may not know about! Nicotine is a SoulSeek client written in Python, based on the PySoulSeek project by Alexander Kanavin. It features, among other things, a completely rewritten graphical user interface which uses the PyGTK-2 toolkit and a less strict user request policy.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • tTorrent

    tTorrent is a torrent client for Android based devices. Features: - multiple torrent downloading, queuing - search for torrents - Wifi only mode, Wifi or WiMAX mode - able to limit Upload/Download speed - web browser integration - trackerless torrent (DHT) support - RSS support (automatically download torrents published in feeds) - UPnP and NAT-PnP support The lite version is ad supported, and the maximum download speed is 250kB/s.

    Freemium Android Android Tablet

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    • Option to edit trackers and download the file anywhere in external sd card too. apoorvaamanNov 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • TotalD

    TotalD is a download manager that supports torrents, direct download and online videos. This tool manages the download and upload of files from the Bittorrent network. As a BitTorrent client, it can download torrent files and magnet links. It also supports the latest BitTorrent protocol extensions. As a direct download manager, it is specially designed to optimize and automate the downloads from hosting pages by avoiding their inconveniences.

    Freemium Windows

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  • ßTorrent

    ßTorrent is a fully-featured WebTorrent browser client written in Jade, CoffeeScript and Sass. Features * Informative GUI with easy sharing options * Downloading from an info hash or magnet URI * Seeding files (Single file only for the moment) * Download/Upload speed per torrent * Client Debugging

    Free Open Source Web

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  • Torrent Tornado

    Torrent Tornado is a BitTorrent client for Firefox and SeaMonkey that allows users to download Torrents directly from their browser without any additional software. Torrent Tornado can download Torrents directly to your Downloads folder and can handle large files (multi-gigabyte files) with ease. Hint! * Magnet-URI association * .torrent file-type association * drag&drop torrent-link (or magnet-link or local file or file from statusbar of https://alternativeto .

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux SeaMonkey Firefox

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    • Discontinued Unfortunately, WebExtensions does not have the functionality for the correct operation of this addon, so it will no longer work with the release of Firefox 57 in November 2017. The extension still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like https://alternativeto.net/software/waterfox/ and https://alternativeto.net/software/palemoon/
  • Patchy

    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.

    Free Open Source Windows

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

    Using this application you can download any torrents and magnet links and start viewing media content in the built-in media player without waiting for the download completion.

    Freemium Windows Windows Phone Xbox

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  • FatRat

    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. Features (of the Git* version): Segmented* HTTP(S)/FTP downloads FTP uploads Support for SOCKS5 and HTTP proxies RSS feed support + special functions for TV shows and podcasts BitTorrent support (including torrent creating, DHT, UPnP, encryption etc.) Torrent search on major torrent sites incl.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Torrentex

    Torrentex is lightweight torrent client for Android for downloading content over bittorent protocol. It provides easy and fast torrent downloads anywhere with your mobile device without any limits. Features: - No speed limits - Magnet link support - Multiple torrent download - Phone and tablet layout - Wi-Fi only option - Download to external and internal memory - Light and dark theme - File selection - Share torrents - Ad free

    Free Android Android Tablet

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    • Discontinued The company website is no longer available. Last version, 0.8.3, released in February 2014, can be still downloaded from Google Play Store.
  • OneSwarm

    Supports both bittorrent protocol and a friend-to-friend version of the same protocol which in most situations makes you anonymous.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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

    Folx is a free application that combines two functionalities - of download manager and torrent client for Mac. Folx makes downloading extremely easy: just open the page with the file to be downloaded, click the link in your browser and Folx will start the download for you. Its auto resume option comes handy when the downloading gets interrupted. You can also assign a tag or a few to the downloaded content for accurate and easy search through the downloaded files.

    Freemium Mac OS X

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