Alternatives to µTorrent for Linux with any license

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  • qBittorrent icon

    qBittorrent

    The qBittorrent project aims to provide a Free Software alternative to µTorrent . Additionally, qBittorrent runs and provides the...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku

    • Open source alternative, actively maintain, and doesn't use your machine as a Bitcoin miner. InsaneFromEarthJun 2016 • 15 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Free of adware, open source, fast, simple and very efficient. No doubt. The best. fosfatonitrosoJan 2017 • 7 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • qBittorrent is far better than uTorrent for the following reasons: 1) It's open source (more trustworthy - you can check the code that it's not reporting/data-mining what you're downloading; 2) Works on all platforms; 3) It's got all the same functionality, perhaps even more. No reason to stay with uTorrent and trust them blindly. JohnFastmanDec 2016 • 6 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is very fast and has a torrent search from within the application itself ahmad360Jan 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • qBittorrent is the way uTorrent used to be. It hasn't gotten bloated like uTorrent but still has a fair amount of advanced features that you'd want in a torrent program (i.e web interface, torrent feeds, etc). TastyWheatApr 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Simply the best. Has everything you want in a ligtweight torrent client. hassantayyabJul 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • I have maaaany problems with GUI, logic, etc. and they will never be fixed. The devs just don't listen to it, but we have no another choice. TristisOrisAug 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • No ads. No bloatware. No hidden bitcoin mining. No crash. OPEN SOURCE! alexandredarochacelestinoSep 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • User friendly interface, fast, stable, a lots of options. Guest • Sep 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Simple. No ads, No trackers, It's free for ever AkinoSep 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • it's ad-free, open source, has many options, and a clean interface Guest • Oct 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • It can do almost all the things µTorrent does and it's open source! Guest • Oct 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Works pretty good, still thinks uTorrent is prettier UI wise but gets the job done. Ola3 days ago Disagree   Agree
    • qBittorrent: GPL, no adware and malware, Linux, BSD, and iOS versions, CLI, HTTP Web seeding, and tracker exchange. KorwinJan 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Transmission icon

    Transmission

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Haiku Xfce

    • Transmission is an easy-to-use, open source torrent client. It's an excellent alternative to uTorrent because it is open source, which means you can have higher confidence in it not violating your privacy, e.g. through reporting what you're downloading. Transmission is as good an alternative as qBittorrent, but has a simpler interface. JohnFastmanNov 2016 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Built-in in many linux distro. Simple and excellent. It does not display any advertising. It has speed control and queue manager thallisphpOct 2016 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Elegant interface design, simple and efficient. DeviatedApr 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • 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. Buster_BlueOct 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Doesn't contain a virus and is easy to use. Guest • Jan 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Deluge icon

    Deluge

    Deluge is a full-featured BitTorrent client for Linux, Unix and Windows. It is written in python, uses libtorrent (rasterbar) at its...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD libtorrent Python

    • It's free, doesn't have ads, works great, and it's gorgeous. Guest • Nov 2016 • 4 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • I had issues both with uTorrent and qBittorrent. Deluge just works Guest • Dec 2016 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is supported for Raspberry Pi, it is simple and good headphoneampFeb 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Similar looks, functionality and speed. A breeze! Guest • Apr 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    Tixati

    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...

    Free Personal Windows Linux

    • It has a lot of features, very high and accurate control of bandwidth and it doesn't have a single ad. headphoneampFeb 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Best torrent client available, no crapware, no fuss. Full of features and nice on system resources. Guest • Mar 2016 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is simple to use, has a clean GUI and is open source fbioassisSep 2017 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • FrostWire icon

    FrostWire

    Easy to use BitTorrent Client and YouTube Downloader in one, with built-in search and music library.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet Kindle Fire

    • Bundleware As reported on VirusTotal, the installer contains Opencandy. Be careful during installation. https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/60a309e91ba1039c3527053867e0e210ff2e18628a01acc264d82430e6436889/analysis/
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    rTorrent

    rtorrent is a BitTorrent client for ncurses, using the libtorrent library. The client and library is written in C++ with emphasis on speed and efficiency, while...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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    KTorrent

    KTorrent is a bittorrent application for KDE which allows you to download files using the BitTorrent protocol.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD OpenSolaris

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    Anomos

    Anomos is a pseudonymous, encrypted multi-peer-to-peer file distribution protocol. It is based on the peer/tracker concept of BitTorrent in combination with an onion...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Main site has not seen updating since 2008 and SSL cert for it is expired.
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    Torrent Tornado

    A Torrent Client for Firefox and SeaMonkey, runs everywhere, created in pure JavaScript without binary software!.

    Free Mac Windows Linux SeaMonkey Firefox

    • 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/