µTorrent Reviews

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about µTorrent · · Helpful Not helpful 6 Helpful

it used to be a great app but now its horrible, way too many ads and they open automatically. I don't like it anymore

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FULL of spywares, avoid at all cost!

about µTorrent · · Helpful Not helpful 6 Helpful

slow, many holes and spams

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Use open-source software instead

about µTorrent · · Helpful Not helpful 5 Helpful

While uTorrent is functionally sound software, it's full of ads and other annoyances. You're on AlternativeTo already. Use it! Pick one of the top open-source alternatives, they're all really great and have zero ads or paid upgrades.

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Terrible

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uTorrent is terrible now. A few years ago it used to be a great application, but now it is bloated ads everywhere. I switched from uTorrent to Deluge because it was causing 100% CPU usage but have never gone back. I much prefer Deluge.

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too many ads

about µTorrent · · Helpful Not helpful 4 Helpful

it was once a good site.. but now has many ads, scams and stuff. avoid using it.

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I prefer an older version

about µTorrent · · Helpful Not helpful 3 Helpful

This software has seen new features over the years, some of which have been made exclusive to the paid version. I simply use a version that has the features that I want.

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Autoclicks its own ads

about µTorrent · · Helpful Not helpful 3 Helpful

I don't mind ad-supported, but I do mind getting dating/borderline pornographic ads. Even worse, it clicks on its own ads.

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RIP µTorrent

about µTorrent · · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful

µTorrent was my only Torrent client for many years. But over the time it became a bloated and disgusting adware. I don't see any reason to use it anymore, considering there are lots of good open-source alternatives with better functionality.

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bloated with ads

about µTorrent · · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful

was once the best torrent app, but nowadays it's just adware with the possibility to download torrents. stay away!
Mac users: Get Transmission now!

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Just Move On

about µTorrent · · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful

Crapware and now a Bitcoin Miner!
It maybe possible to remove both. But its honestly time to move on

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Complementary bitcoin mining (at your expense!)

about µTorrent · · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful

The ads were obnoxious, but this is just absurd and is my final straw with uTorrent

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Great Way To Share Files

about µTorrent and Google Drive, Dropbox · · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful

I've been able to share documents between my home office and work with better speeds than Google Drive or even Dropbox. Gets a bad rep for the AHEM not so legal things people do with it. If you can get past that though it's a great utility.

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Functions good as always, but new design is terrible

about µTorrent and BitTorrent · · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful

First thing after seeing the new ugly redesign of uTorrent was trying to install its analogue, bitTorrent to use instead. But sadly it now shares the same terrible interface of a unfriendly monster.

Nevertheless I must mention, that both applications function flawlessly and both have configuration options (not always obvious, but still do) turning off the ads and annoying offers in their free versions.

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Use version 2.2.1

about µTorrent · · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful

Later versions are bloated and come with ads. Version 2.2.1 is lightweight and has everything you need.

Also stick with Windows NT 4.0 and WinAmp 2.9. It's safer that way.
I have not found any ads in the newer versions that cannot be disabled in the options, and sticking with old, networked software exposes you to patched security holes.

Yes, 2.2.1 is where I'm at as well. I'm not going to downgrade to any "newer and better" versions.

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