qBittorrent is a peer-2-peer (P2P) sharing application that provides an alternative to uTorrent. It features extensible search engine that is well integrated into the application. You can perform simultaneous searches and per category specific search request for numerous different types of files and multimedia.
Key features include:
- Simultaneous download of multiple torrents.
- Integrated torrent search engine.
- Integrated RSS feed reader and downloader.
- Good internationalization.
- DHT, PeX, Encryption, LSD, UPnP, NAT-PMP, µTP.
- Cross platform (Linux, Mac OS, Windows).
- Very lightweight.
- Torrent queuing and prioritizing.
- Control over files in a torrent (filtering, prioritizing).
- Nice µTorrent-like interface with Qt4 toolkit (qBittorrent v2.x).
- IP filtering (eMule dat files or PeerGuardian files).
- Advanced control over torrent trackers (qBittorrent v2.x).
- Peer display with country and hostname resolution (qBittorrent v2.x).
- Closest open source equivalent to µTorrent (qBittorrent v2.x).
- Torrent creation tool.
- Remote control through Secure Web User Interface.
qBittorrent encompasses Qt4 user interface as well as a Web user interface that enables a remote control for searching content downloads. qBittorent supports all BitTorrent extensions such as DHT, Peer Exchange, Full encryption, and Magnet/Bitcomet URI’s.
qBittorrent also feature UPnP/ NAT-PMP port forwarding support, advance RSS support with download filters, bandwidth scheduler, IP filtering and is IPv6 compliant. Overall. qBittorrent has some really useful features and it is a good effort at the P2P market. It provides the same functionality across 3 major platforms (Windows, Mac OS, and Linux), and is a lightweight application that uses minimal amounts CPU and RAM.
FEATURE: Add source field in Torrent creator.
FEATURE: Torrent creator: raise maximum piece size to 32 MiB.
FEATURE: Add a force reannounce option in the transfer list context menu.
BUGFIX: Fix sorting of country flags column in Peers tab.
BUGFIX: Fix natural sorting when the common part of 2 strings ends partially in a number which continues in the uncommon part.
BUGFIX: Fix application of speed limits on LAN and µTP connections.
BUGFIX: Make peer information flags in peerlist more readable.
BUGFIX: Fix gui issues on high DPI monitor.
BUGFIX: Fix dialog and column size on high DPI monitors.
BUGFIX: Fix constant status of '[F] Downloading'.
BUGFIX: Fix translation context.
BUGFIX: Separate subnet whitelist options into two lines.
BUGFIX: Don't set application name twice.
BUGFIX: Set default file log size to 65 KiB and delete backup logs older than 1 month.
WEBUI: Only prepend scheme when it is not present.
WEBUI: Add "Remaining" and "Availability" columns to webui Content tab.
WEBUI: Make value formatting consistent with GUI.
WEBUI: Reposition Total Size column to match gui.
WEBUI: Add Tags and Time Active columns.
WEBUI: Use https for www.qbittorrent.org.
WEBUI: Match webui statuses to gui.
WEBUI: Right-align stat values.
WEBUI: Add missing units.
RSS: Fix crash when deleting rule because it tries to update.
RSS: Don't process new/updated RSS rules when disabled.
RSS: Remove legacy and corrupted RSS settings.
SEARCH: Search only when category is supported by plugin.
SEARCH: Only add search separators as needed.
COSMETIC: Tweak spacing in torrent properties widget and speed widget.
WINDOWS: Use standard folder icon for open file behavior on Windows.
WINDOWS: Revert "Run external program" function. Now you will not be able to directly run batch scripts.
MACOS: Fix torrent file selection in Finder on mac.
MACOS: Fix Finder reveal in preview and torrent contents
MACOS: Fix cmd+w not closing the main window on macOS.
OTHER: Fix splitting of compiler flags in configure. Autoconf removes a set of  during script translation, resulting in a wrong sed command.
OTHER: configure: Parse all compiler related flags together.
OTHER: Update copyright year.