Utorrent is nowadays very popular among users because of its compatibility, speed, and user friendly. Many free client programs are available on the internet. They can be used in almost every platform like Linux, Windows, Mac, Android, and IOs. Though downloading from torrent is not legal. Since most of the items on uTorrent have copyright of its own, so it requires permission from the main source. Many torrent sites and download contains malware and viruses which damages your PC or your device.
These are some of the 6 alternatives of uTorrent available on the internet:
Most of the people’s first recommendation is qBittorrent because it includes every great feature of Utorrent. It is easily available and it is free and also compatible to use with no advertisements and light in size which helps your device to consume less space. The interface of this application is quite simple and presented directly in front of you so that you don’t need to open any menus to find the proper information. People may do that basic stuff like downloading torrents, exploring torrents, controlling the bandwidth allocation, combining filters, and some real-time statistics. It is quite simple to use though it lacks some advanced tools i.e., its user friendly. Compatibility: Linux, Windows XP: 7, 8, 8.1, and 10, Mac OS X: Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Yosemite.
It is also quite comparable to qBittorrent and the early version of uTorrent because of its simple and user-friendly interface. The interface is a bit dull as compared to qBittorrent. This application is completely free to use and show no advertisements in the main interface while using it. It is also free from adware, and malware in the package. It offers fewer features as compared to qBittorrent and Utorrent but it has got the plugin support which does everything fine. People may download some plugins from the Deluge website and combine more functionality. It is personalized so you can add features according to your wish, pointing to an easy application customized simply for you. The common functions which include are Bandwidth allocation control, speed limit, password encrypted protection, peer switch, and UPnP. You may also use some of the plugins such as Notifications, Network interface, Blocklist, AutoAdd, and Scheduler. Compatibility: Linux, Windows XP: 7, 8, 8.1, and 10, Mac OS X: Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Yosemite.
It is quite different as compared to uTorrent and the source is closed. Though it offers adware and several other advertisements that come in the interface while installing it which is quite unfortunate. You need to buy Vuze Plus to get some extra features that are not necessary though. Though Vuze offers some extra brilliant features for superior users. Many excellent features come along with it are Notifications, RSS subscription, Bandwidth Allocation Control, Remote Control, and many more. It is not quite easy for novices as it not easier, the resources are heavy and are quite complex so it may not support older versions of PCs. Though it has been solved because of the Vuze Leap application which is very lightweight and has some advanced control options like searching torrents, downloading, playing media files, etc. Thus it is user friendly for both novice and professional users.
Compatibility: Linux, Android, Windows: XP, 7, 8, 8.1, and 10, Mac OS: X, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, and Yosemite.
This application is completely new and is free from advertisements and crapware. Both professional and beginner may try this application because it has got some user-friendly options, it comes with a strong P-2-P system and is available free on the internet. You will not face any kind of undesired notifications or spyware while you download any content. You may download your desired content with ease and efficiency. For extra security, it includes an inbuilt tool called peer connection encryption. Compatibility: Linux, Windows: XP, 7, 8, 8.1, and 10, Mac OS: X, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite.
Both professionals and beginners may try this application because it has also got some user-friendly options and is available on the internet. It is lightweight and is also free from unwanted advertisements and adware. It offers great features such as peer switch, DHT, NAT-PMP port, encryption, tracker editing, and web interface.
Compatibility: Linux, Android, Mac OS X: Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite. Though it also supports unofficially Windows: XP, 7, 8, 8.1, and 10.
Tribler is getting famous nowadays due to two reasons:
- Decentralized Network – This ensures anonymity and privacy of the user and you will face no issues regarding the bandwidth. It provides high speed as it highly scalable without any bar.
- Peer-To-Peer (P2P) Network: Two or more systems are connected and can share their resources without any involvement from any third party.
Like Deluge and qBitTorrent, it is also an open-source without any unnecessary advertisements. You don’t have to visit torrent websites while searching your desired content and downloading it. You can share or download various forms of files which include videos, pictures or audios, using channels that ensure no unnecessary spamming. Also, for torrent downloading, it includes Tor-like Onion Routing Network, which is a technique used to maintain an anonymous connection, which is exclusive to Tribler. Since it is still under development, it may arise some issues. But once those matters are fixed, it will be very efficient. Compatibility: Linux, Windows: XP, 7, 8, 8.1, and 10, macOS, and Ubuntu Linux.
You can choose the alternative which makes you feel compatible to use.