Download Bittorrent Client - Best Software & Apps

  • uTorrent

    3.5.3.44358

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Compact BitTorrent client with expansive capabilities

    7
    26307 votes
    • PROS: Simple, easy to use interface, Handy connection test for faster set-up, Extensive torrent download information, Small footprint on drive space and system resources
    • CONS: No built-in player, Limited search options
  • BitTorrent

    7.10.0.44091

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    The official BitTorrent client

    7
    5116 votes
    • PROS: Takes up very little resources, RSS, apps, and remote control, Official client, Lots of customization options, Ability to rate individual torrents
    • CONS: Nothing of note
  • Vuze

    5.7.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    High definition movies and downloads to your PC

    7
    1051 votes
    • PROS: Fast downloads, Lots of options, Open source, Free
    • CONS: Uses a lot of memory, Torrent files can expire, Not as user-friendly as eMule
  • FrostWire

    6.3.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Search Download and Listen to Music in one for Free

    7
    686 votes
    • PROS: Thanks to their history of developing hugely popular BitTorrent clients like LimeWire the developers have managed to create an app that mixes powerful downloading and a new focus on the user experience. FrostWire is the one-stop shop for all music and vi, Simple to use
    • CONS: Fast downloading, Nice additional features
  • qBittorrent

    3.0.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Easy, feature-rich BitTorrent client

    8
    98 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to set up and use, Built-in search engine, Torrent creator, Web interface
    • CONS: Search engine requires the installation of a special plug-in
  • BitComet

    1.39

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Innovative P2P BitTorrent/HTTP/FTP download client

    7
    1188 votes
    • PROS: Lots of features, Preview files, Intelligent disk cache, Uses new non bittorrent source technology, First P2P client to offer stable 64Bit version
    • CONS: Could be complicated for beginners, Interface is quite dated, No chat feature, User base has declined, Ads can be intrusive
  • Transmission

    2.84

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Super lightweight Bittorrent client

    7
    167 votes
    • PROS: Prioritize and set stall times, Set global and per-torrent connections, Speed limit mode, Label, filter and sort by groups, Encryption, Extensive display info
    • CONS: No advanced statistics, Anonymous connections removed
  • Deluge

    1.3.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Fast, easy, full featured BitTorrent client

    7
    45 votes
    • PROS: Clear, nicely designed interface, Very light on resources, Great transfer speed, Complete configuration menu
    • CONS: A bit unstable
  • Tixati

    2.34

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Streamlined, effective BitTorrent client

    8
    114 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, IP filter, Supports DHT, PEX and Magnetic Link, RSS management, Good advanced options
    • CONS: None so far
  • Miro

    5.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Watch internet videos like you watch TV

    7
    56 votes
    • PROS: Thousands of free video channels available, An easier, faster way to watch videos online, Support for many video formats and video playlists, Resumes playback right where you stopped, You can keep on browsing while watching videos on a separate window
    • CONS: Some video services may not be available in your country, Video quality may vary
  • Transmission-Qt

    2.82

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An intuitive, minimalist BitTorrent client

    7
    64 votes
    • PROS: Light, clean and simple, Minimalist, easy-to-use interface, Can encrypt data, Lets you limit speed
    • CONS: No advanced configuration options
  • BitSpirit

    3.6.0.403

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    BitSpirit, a powerful & easy-to-use BitTorrent client

    6
    177 votes
    • PROS: Doesn't drain system resources, Lots of options for controlling source and destination files
    • CONS: Poorly marked menu system, No direct access to torrent data
  • qBittorrent Portable

    2.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Portable bitTorrent client full of options

    8
    8 votes
    • Vuze Leap Bittorrent Client Beta

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Easy, fast and lightweight, Vuze Leap is a new bittorrent client for everyone

      2
      2 votes
      • Xtorrent

        2.1.161

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Clever Bittorrent client with powerful search tool

        5
        28 votes
        • PROS: Torrentcasts, Powerful search tool, Send files to specific folders
        • CONS: Doesn't let you create torrents, Interface can get crowded
      • Folx Torrent Client

        5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Handy BitTorrent client for Mac

        9
        4 votes
        • BitTornado

          Experimental 0.3.18

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Compact, fast and user friendly bit-torrent client

          6
          16 votes
          • Rufus BitTorrent Client

            Beta 0.7.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            An alternative BitTorrent client

            3
            2 votes
            • Halite

              RC 0.3.0.2

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A mini bittorrent client

              8
              10 votes
              • Tribler

                5.5.9

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Easy-to-use P2P file sharing client for beginners

                3
                22 votes
                • PROS: Easy to use, Clean interface, Lots of content, Adult content filter, Allows you to preview content
                • CONS: Settings limited, No search saving, Previews take a long time to load
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