µTorrent Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to µTorrent for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative 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 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to µTorrent are Transmission (Free, Open Source), Deluge (Free, Open Source), Free Download Manager (Free) and WebTorrent (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021
    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).
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      Almost everyone thinks qBittorrent is a great alternative to µTorrent.
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      InsaneFromEarth Open source alternative, actively maintain, and doesn't use your machine as a Bitcoin miner.
      Top positive comment  over 5 years ago

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      fosfatonitroso Free of adware, open source, fast, simple and very efficient. No doubt. The best.
      Top positive comment  almost 5 years ago

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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.
      Positive comment 3 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 6 months ago

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

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      free, open source, fast, private with NO malware or spyware.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      dreamski21 Easy to use, ad-free, supports "sequential downloading", remote control (e.g. via Web UI or the 'qBittorrent Controller' app by Luis Gallordo), etc.
      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.
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      Almost everyone thinks Transmission is a great alternative to µTorrent.
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      JohnFastman 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.
      Top positive comment  almost 5 years ago

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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  about 5 years ago

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

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      Fast, light and no ads. Why would u use something else? Works perfectly
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      best all-around for multiple os
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      minerpro3 All Windows clients are awful, but this is well-ported from *nix.
      Positive comment almost 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 almost 4 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 .
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      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  almost 5 years ago

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

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      Yes It is very Good alternative
      Positive comment over 2 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 over 2 years ago

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      peterbro cross platfom and perfect
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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

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      Similar looks, functionality and speed. A breeze!
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    4. FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.
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      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 about 5 years ago

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    5. 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.
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      altersoft its just torrent streamer, not file downloader.
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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      Torrent streamer. Not a downloader.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    6. aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility. The supported protocols are HTTP(S), FTP, BitTorrent (DHT, PEX, MSE/PE), and Metalink.
      aria2 vs µTorrent opinions
      Most users think aria2 is a great alternative to µTorrent.
      lightweight, full featured
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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    7. 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.
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      Most users think BitTorrent is a great alternative to µTorrent.
    8. BiglyBT is a feature filled, open source, bittorrent client based on the Azureus open source project, now Vuze . Features:
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      Most users think BiglyBT is a great alternative to µTorrent.
      Laggy, bad programming using operating system windows to search metadata for magnets, will kill your system when pasting too many magnets.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      Wladrote Coz it's totally FOSS and there's a good Android vers. of it.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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      BiglyBT is a fork of Vuze with the same rich feature set, plugin support (i.e. webtorrent, decentralized chat, and even TOR), and no ad/malware. Being Java based makes it compatible with most platforms, but resource usage is still light, especially with tweaking.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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    9. Vuze (formerly Azureus) is a free BitTorrent client used to transfer files via the BitTorrent protocol. Vuze is written in Java, and uses the Azureus Engine. In addition to bittorrenting, Vuze allows users to view, publish and share original DVD and HD quality video content.

      Bundleware

      Be careful during the installation: Forum

      Discontinued

      Vuze that hasn’t been updated since 2017.
      https://fossbytes.com/best-torrent-client-windows-free-torrent-downloaders/

      Most users think Vuze is a great alternative to µTorrent.
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      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 delivering equivalent features to those found in GUI based clients in an ncurses client.
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      Most users think rTorrent is a great alternative to µTorrent.
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