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 'Moving' state for torrents being relocated/moved.
FEATURE: Show rechecking progress.
FEATURE: Add option to remember last used save path.
FEATURE: Torrent name is also renamed if the content was renamed in the "Add New Torrent" dialog.
FEATURE: Relax behavior of "Download first and last piece first". It applies to all files and not only to the previewable.
BUGFIX: Fix issues with translatable strings.
BUGFIX: Fix displayed tracker messages.
BUGFIX: Make settings file recovery more robust.
BUGFIX: Retry saving settings when operation failed.
BUGFIX: Log successful torrent move.
BUGFIX: Fix deletion of old logs.
BUGFIX: Delete non-commited fastresume files.
BUGFIX: Don't migrate torrents that have newer fastresumes.
BUGFIX: Fix adding multiple torrents at once from WebUI.
BUGFIX: Improve "Run External Program" behavior. On Windows, a backslash isn't appended to paths from path variables.
BUGFIX: Suppress multiple I/O errors for the same torrent.
BUGFIX: Replace raster qbt logo with vector version.
WEBUI: Fix wrong API method names.
WEBUI: Filter torrent info endpoint by hashes.
WEBUI: Fix invalid API calls in WebUI.
WEBUI: Improve legacy API params handling.
WEBUI: Fix params handling for some legacy API methods.
WEBUI: Apply locale changes immediately in WebUI.
WEBUI: Use 32px icons for favicon.
WEBUI/RSS: Properly set RSS settings via API.
RSS: Fix auto-downloading rule when Smart filter with regular Episode filter are used.
RSS: Make "Ignoring days" to behave like other filters.
RSS: Place "Use Smart Episode Filter" more correctly.
RSS: Use RSS feed update time as a fallback.
COSMETIC: Fix Stats dialog size.
MACOS: Fix GUI scaling factor on macOS.
WINDOWS: Update icons.
LINUX: Fix open destination folder with Nautilus > 3.28.
OTHER: Code improvements and refactoring.