Download Torrents - Best Software & Apps

  • uTorrent

    3.5.4.44632

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Compact BitTorrent free client with expansive capabilities

    7
    46524 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-44633

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    The official BitTorrent client

    7
    7945 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

    6.7.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Search Download and Listen to Music in one for Free

    7
    1661 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
    40 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
    381 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
  • uTorrent Remote

    1.0.20110929

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    Web Apps

    Control your uTorrent downloads wherever you are

    8
    42 votes
    • PROS: Access your torrents any time, Very easy to use, Add new torrents or stop them
    • CONS: Requires registration, Can be buggy
  • Torrex Lite - Torrent Downloader

    1.1.0.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free App for Torrent Lovers

    6
    58 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
  • Folx

    5.5.13723

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Comprehensive download manager for Mac

    7
    152 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
  • uTorrent Plus

    3.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Protect your PC against viruses in torrents and more

    7
    809 votes
    • PROS: Integrated virus protection, Includes media player with support for HD video
    • CONS: Only a few extra features from the free version
  • Adownloader

    18.1-brexit-edition

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Download YouTube Videos in the Format of Your Choice

    6
    77 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
    1061 votes
    • PROS: Simple download process, Wide variety of free music
    • CONS: Limited settings, Not clear where music is sourced from
  • Super Torrent Search

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Get torrents from various sources

    5
    29 votes
    • TED

      2.3.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Windows
      Mac

      TED (Free App)

      9
      50 votes
      • PROS: Slick presentation, Great, free content
      • CONS: Better with Wi-Fi, Limited extras
    • TorrentStreaming

      1.0.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      TorrentStreaming - No more waiting for downloads, stream torrents for free!

      4
      6 votes
      • PROS: Watch torrents before they are completely downloaded, Drop and drag system, Allows users to download torrents, Light on system resources
      • CONS: Can be expensive when used without a data plan, Torrent downloads can be slow at times, Requires a lot of disc space for saving of downloads, Video quality can be bad at times
    • Torrent Harvester

      b 0.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Search for torrents and many other file types

      8
      93 votes
      • Tribler

        5.5.9

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Easy-to-use P2P file sharing client for beginners

        7
        55 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
      • BitTornado

        Experimental 0.3.18

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Compact, fast and user friendly bit-torrent client

        7
        121 votes
        • TorrentFetcher

          1.02

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Find torrents to download with this multisearcher

          7
          15 votes
          • MediaGet

            2.106.000

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            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.
          • FoxTorrent

            for Firefox 1.10

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Download and stream torrents from your favorite web browser

            7
            38 votes
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            27.10.3-build-4463379457.3Windows, Android
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            42.2110616.8Windows
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