Vuze 5.7.2 Bittorrent Client recently released, is a multimedia BitTorrent client based on Azureus intended for DVD and HD video. It includes some social-networking features to share videos among friends. Vuze 5.7.2 changelog New Features: UI: New tree view for selecting files to download in the torrent options dialog UI: Higher UI refresh rates now supported UI: Search for existing data files now supported at the file level UI: Added option to disable the simple library views UI: Color can now be set for sidebar background and table headers UI: Option to disable chat notifications on a per-chat basis Core: Support start/stop and pause/resume for aggregate tag actions Core: Added option to ignore checking downloads when managing the max active downloads Core: Added individual tag based share ratio actions Core: Added ability to control the priority of aggregate/individual tag share ratios when both enabled Core: Added option to prioritize downloads based on seed count Core: Exported stats now include smoothed up/down rates Core: Added ability to reset a download’s file-links at the download level Core: Option added for swarm merging to complete all copies of a file, not just the first Core: Support multiple torrent import folders and tag auto-assignment Core: Added per-subscription maximum result limits Core: Option to periodically recheck ‘out of disk space’ downloads for restart Core: Option to control the maximum supported file links in a download Core: Option to auto-skip files smaller than a given size when adding a torernt Plug: Linux support for the embedded media player Plug: Embedded media player plugin can now use VLC for playback Plug: Swarm Discoveries – more views now support ‘search more’; tag aggregation Changes: UI: Double clicking on a plugin from the overview settings panel now selects a plugin’s settings UI: Brazilian Portuguese translation update [Havokdan] UI: Basque translation update [Azpidatziak] UI: Spanish translation update [Valtiel] Core: Piece selection during swarm merging optimized for pieces with zero availability Plug: Improved seed/peer counts for swarm discoveries
WebTorrent Desktop is a streaming torrent client that connects to both BitTorrent and WebTorrent peers and its currently in Beta stage. Whether it’s video from the Internet Archive, music from Creative Commons, or audiobooks from Librivox, you can play it right away. You don’t have to wait for it to finish downloading. WebTorrent Desktop Features Lightweight, fast torrent client Beautiful user experience Free, non-commercial, ad-free, and open source Instantly stream video and audio WebTorrent fetches file pieces from the network on demand for instant playback.
Transmission 2.90 BitTorrent Client recently released, is a cross-platform BitTorrent client and it comes in both GUI, CLI and daemon form. All its features are very simple, intuitive interface on top of an efficient, cross-platform back-end. Transmission is an open source application with low memory footprint. Transmission 2.90 changelog Fix renaming torrent files with common prefix Fix some more thread safety bugs in the tr_list datatype Fix infinite loop when removing torrent data Add support for CyaSSL/WolfSSL and PolarSSL cryptographic backends; bump OpenSSL minimum to v0.
Vuze 5.6.2 recently released, is an end-to-end bittorrent downloader, maintaining a lightweight footprint, doesn’t slow your computer down, and quickly downloads torrents. Vuze Bittorrent Client 5.4 officially released this week comes with some updates, including added new features and enhanced user desktop client experience. Vuze 5.6.2 changelog New Features New Privacy View Added Privacy button to open-torrent-options dialog to set the download to be added in a stopped state with no networks enabled Chats can now be added to the sidebar Detection of outstanding messages for your nick Remember minimized state of pop-out windows New ‘done with dnd files’ column [TuxPaper] Ctrl+F4 now closes sidebar entries (in line with classic UI) ‘Internal browser disabled’ display now includes button to re-enable it Added indicator to sidebar entry for ‘in progress’ transcodes Core | PS4 detection Plug | New ‘PIA’ plugin to automate configuration of VPN – Changes: UI | Column setup window now shows non-renamed column titles UI | Prevent multiple pop-out chats for same chat UI | Double-click actions added for transfer/mini-bars UI | Improve performance of sidebar view switching UI | Sidebar entries with sub-views now distinguished UI | Unknown ETA values now sorted to bottom Core | Deal with completeness of downloads with ‘do not download’ files more consistently Core | Disconnect all peers on a network change Core | Improve performance of network decode Core | Create less closedown threads to improve performance Core | Increase maximum supported torrent size Core | Multiple copies of Vuze sharing the same configuration data will now refuse to start Core | Improved handling of use of the Vuze control port by another application Bugfix UI | Renamed columns were not being displayed correctly on initial show UI | Fix category buttons not being uipdates on add/delete UI | Fix toolbar stop/start icon state display UI | Fix start/stop toolbar icon now enabling for devices views UI | Fix status area not drawing occasionally after restoring Vuze from tray UI | Fix completion % not 100% when all files are do-not-download UI | Fix rare cases where partially complete torrents reported 0% (UI only, core still knew of the complete data) UI | Fixed some GTK3 issues in UI UI | Fixed dragging file from Files View to MediaPlayer Classic and other apps (VLC already worked) Install Vuze 5.
qBittorrent 3.2.0 finally released and it comes with lots of new features and bug fixes. qBittorrent is a BitTorrent client that comes loaded with all the modern functionality necessary for daily torrenting which includes an integrated search engine, web interface, sequential download support, bandwidth scheduler, RSS support and other useful features. qBittorrent 3.2.0 changelog FEATURE: Show actual protocol for listen success/failure in the log. Needs libtorrent v1.0.0 (Gelmir) FEATURE: Support per tracker re-announce.
Deluge 1.3.11 which was released late last year, is a full-featured BitTorrent client for Linux, OS X, Unix and Windows. It uses libtorrent in its backend and features multiple user-interfaces including: GTK+, web and console. The latest release comes with a small number of bug fixes for GTKUI, WebUI and SSL protocol usage and for Windows users this release should fix the “parameter is incorrect” and related errors due to compatibility with libtorrent 0.
BitTorrent has come under fire recently from its users after it emerged the company’s latest uTorrent build 38913 update apparently installed a Bitcoin mining software. This issue was picked up when a forum member “Groundrunner” in the uTorrent community forum noticed increased CPU loads, even while his computer was idle. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that this piece of software, named Epic Scale, is a Bitcoin miner that purports to use your “unused processing power to change the world.
QupZilla 1.8.5 recently released, is a new and very fast QtWebKit browser. It aims to be a lightweight web browser available through all major platforms. QupZilla has all standard functions you expect from a web browser. It includes bookmarks, history (both also in sidebar) and tabs. Above that, you can manage RSS feeds with an included RSS reader, block ads with a builtin AdBlock plugin, block Flash content with Click2Flash and edit the local CA Certificates database with an SSL Manager.
qBittorrent 3.1.10 finally released and it comes with lots of new features and bug fixes. qBittorrent is a BitTorrent client that comes loaded with all the modern functionality necessary for daily torrenting which includes an integrated search engine, web interface, sequential download support, bandwidth scheduler, RSS support and other useful features. qBittorrent 3.1.10 update New Features Allow disabling of OS cache. This will prevent RAM increases on Windows when seeding many files Add ‘Completed’ column Added ‘Ratio Limit’ column Add ‘Open’ and ‘Open Containing Folder’ entries in the content’s right-click menu Don’t listen on IPv6 address by default.
The Vuze Bittorrent Client formerly known as Azureus, is an end-to-end software application for all your torrent needs. Although it is a complete bittorrent downloader, the Vuze program maintains a lightweight footprint, doesn’t slow your computer down, and quickly downloads torrents. The Vuze torrent downloader for Windows or Mac makes it easy for you to find torrents online, whether you are downloading torrents from a tracker site, from a friend via magnet links, or anywhere else on the web.
Transmission BitTorrent is a cross-platform BitTorrent client (in GUI, CLI and daemon form). All its incarnations feature a very simple, intuitive interface on top of an efficient, cross-platform back-end. Transmission is an open source application with low memory footprint. According to the developers: Transmission doesn’t bundle toolbars, pop-up ads, flash ads, twitter tools, or anything else. It doesn’t hold some feaures back for a payware version. Its source code is available for anyone to review.
μTorrent is an efficient, feature rich BitTorrent freeware client. One of the most used lightweight BitTorrent Client, and its now available for Linux as μTorrent Server. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install uTorrent Server on Ubuntu 14.04. This should also work on Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.10. Install uTorrent Server 3.3 Step 1: Download latest uTorrent Server [button link=”https://www.utorrent.com/downloads/linux” style=”download” color=”primary”]Download uTorrent Server for 13.04[/button] Step 2: Extract uTorrent Files – Launch terminal and change directory to Downloads folder cd Downloads/ – Extract uTorrent files to the /opt directory sudo tar xvzf utserver.