BitTorrent 7.9.2 Build 36321 / 8.0 Build 25431 Beta
Since this is an ad-supported piece of software, it should not be a surprise that the installation process offers to download many third-party products and change certain settings in your default web browser. The interface encompasses a well-organized and clean layout, as it contains a navigation pane, a menu bar, a few buttons and some tabbed panels in which to display various selected information. Both power and novice users can learn how to handle it with ease.
Download items, create torrents and adjust the maximum download and upload speed
This tool enables you to download large items from the Internet at great speeds, while you can also add torrents from a URL or file from the hard drive. Moreover, it is possible to create new torrents from files and directories, as well as add information such as trackers, web seeds, comments, piece size and website.
You can view all files included in a torrent, pause, stop and start a download, as well as move it up or down in the queue list, force re-check and update tracker. The download and upload limit can be set with just a click of the button, new labels can be created and properties can be brought up in a new window.
View stats, subscribe to RSS feeds and connect to particular devices
Ratings and comments can be added to a torrent, while you can also view the ones registered by other users. The program displays a graphical representation of the download and upload speed, as well as disk statistics, transfer history and network overhead.
RSS feeds can be added by simply inputting a URL in the appropriate box, using a custom alias and enabling an automatic download of all new items published. Furthermore, it is possible to connect to this app to a large number of Android and Apple devices, as well as to the PS3 and Xbox360 game consoles.
In conclusion, BitTorrent is an efficient piece of software when it comes to downloading large amounts of information using the BitTorrent protocol. This is the first peer-to-peer client and after so many years, it remains one of the top solutions in its category. It does not burden the system’s performance and all tasks are performed in a timely manner without popping up errors, crashing or freezing.
Reviewed by Madalina Boboc, last updated on November 21st, 2014
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- Fixed: Hide Bundle node in left navbar, torrent node is selected by default, but no active panel is painted on the right side
- Fixed: The torrent panel is not painted correctly when first navigating from the bundles panel back to torrent panel after client starts
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Users are advised to pay attention while installing this ad-supported application:
- Displays ad banners or other types of advertising material during its runtime
- Offers to change the homepage for web browsers installed in the system
- Offers to change the default search engine for web browsers installed in the system
- Offers to download or install software or components (such as browser toolbars) that the program does not require to fully function