Download Torrents - Best Software & Apps

  • uTorrent

    3.5.4-build-44498

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Compact BitTorrent free client with expansive capabilities

    7
    45112 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, Free
    • CONS: No built-in player, Limited search options
  • BitTorrent

    7.10.3 Build 44429

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    The official BitTorrent client

    7
    7705 votes
    • PROS: Takes up very little resources, RSS, apps, and remote control, Official client, Lots of customization options, Ability to rate individual torrents, Completely free
    • CONS: Nothing of note
  • FrostWire

    6.7.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Search Download and Listen to Music in one for Free

    7
    1653 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
  • eMule

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    eMule is a P2P download manager

    9
    28 votes
    • PROS: It uses its own method of file sharing, You may use torrents with it, The GUI is easy to understand
    • CONS: Each update will fix and create a bug, eMule torrents are not popular enough yet to be worthwhile, The social media functions are fairly redundant outside of academia
  • Transmission

    2.94

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Super lightweight Bittorrent client

    8
    376 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
  • TED

    2.3.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Mac

    TED (Free App)

    8
    41 votes
    • PROS: Slick presentation, Great, free content
    • CONS: Better with Wi-Fi, Limited extras
  • Folx

    5.5.13723

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Comprehensive download manager for Mac

    7
    149 votes
    • PROS: Uses multi threading for fast downloads, Allows tagging of downloads, Integrates with most browsers, Allows you to manage torrents as well
    • CONS: Bandwidth manager only available in Pro version, Suitable mainly for 'power' downloaders
  • Adownloader

    18.1-brexit-edition

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Download YouTube Videos in the Format of Your Choice

    6
    79 votes
    • PROS: Simple and gets the job done, Ability to download videos in 4k
    • CONS: May be too barebones for some, Files aren’t encrypted
  • music2pc

    2.21

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Download free music, without using P2P or torrents

    7
    993 votes
    • PROS: Simple download process, Wide variety of free music
    • CONS: Limited settings, Not clear where music is sourced from
  • uTorrent Plus

    3.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Protect your PC against viruses in torrents and more

    7
    789 votes
    • PROS: Integrated virus protection, Includes media player with support for HD video
    • CONS: Only a few extra features from the free version
  • Torrex Lite - Torrent Downloader

    1.1.0.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free App for Torrent Lovers

    6
    50 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Endless number of torrents at your fingertips
    • CONS: Heavy emphasis on in app purchases, Some torrents may contain viruses
  • uTorrent Remote

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows Phone
    Android
    Web Apps

    Control your uTorrent downloads wherever you are

    7
    10 votes
    • PROS: Access your torrents any time, Very easy to use, Add new torrents or stop them
    • CONS: Requires registration, Can be buggy
  • Super Torrent Search

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Get torrents from various sources

    6
    28 votes
    • Torrent Harvester

      b 0.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Search for torrents and many other file types

      8
      93 votes
      • TorrentStreaming

        1.0.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Play torrent movies without waiting for download.

        4
        6 votes
        • TorrentFetcher

          1.02

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Find torrents to download with this multisearcher

          7
          14 votes
          • BitTornado

            Experimental 0.3.18

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Compact, fast and user friendly bit-torrent client

            7
            121 votes
            • TorrentRover

              Beta TorrentRover 0.19.1 beta_

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A free app for Windows, by TorrentRover

              8
              15 votes
              • TotalD

                1.0.1.

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                TotalD is a free download manager that supports Torrents, Direct Download and online videos.

                8
                8 votes
                • MediaGet

                  2.106.000

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Mac
                  Windows

                  Software Application to Locate and Download Online Files

                  6
                  54 votes
                  • PROS: This software has been rated highly by trusted third-party providers., A dedicated application is available for Android tablets and smartphones.
                  • CONS: Torrents may sometimes be incorrectly identified as "dead" when they are active., This system requires 4G speeds in order to function optimally.
                Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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                27.10.3 Build 4442977057.2Windows, Android
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                43.17896.7Windows
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