After clicking that we disagreed, we were redirected to the actual uTorrent license agreement. It's a bit stripped down in features compared to other popular clients such as Vuze Azureus , but if ease of use is all you need, you won't mind this. Now you can use Vuze to download and share files and to browse videos that some enterprises offer to user to preview their future releases, like videogame demos or movie trailers. General Publisher Publisher web site Release Date November 11, 2013 Date Added November 11, 2013 Version 1. Changed my home page and installed a couple of unwanted extensions. Vuze is bloated with useless features but at least it works. It's a bit thin on features, but it's lightweight and lets you download files hassle-free.
The user interface is not as informative and intuitive as it could be. That is to be expected on free software but there are other ways to advertise and make money other than harming someone. During our testing we have noticed that the tool carries out a task very quickly and without errors throughout the entire process. Cons Cannot search torrents: While it will facilitate the sharing and downloading of torrent files, this program doesn't actually have an integrated search. Cons None that I've noticed so far.
Releases only come out when they're ready, with no schedule pressures, so the few bugs that appear are quickly addressed and fixed. Cons Just not useful except for geeks who are torrent experts. As a retired Computer Scientist of 30 years experience, I do understand the theory behind bit torrent: I am just not expert enough to figure out how to use this application. This program lacks advanced searching capabilities and some features found in other similar programs, but this shouldn't be a problem for you if you just need a fast and reliable client. Resource-Friendly µTorrent was written with efficiency in mind. Actively Developed and Improved The developer puts in a lot of time working on features and making things more user-friendly. The application grabs movie information from its online database, and you can also manually edit the information about the movie, such as title, country, language, genre, studio, rating, cast and crew, edition, episodes, cover images, plot, notes, and links.
Cons: 10 characters minimum Count: 0 of 1,000 characters 5. Doesn't minimise to the top bar. Full Specifications General Publisher Publisher web site Release Date November 01, 2018 Date Added November 01, 2018 Version 7. Furthermore, Vuze also offers the possibility to buy content legally. Overall, we think BitTorrent does a fairly good job, but with some slow response times, a lack of development, and a noticeably aged interface, you might want to look elsewhere. Summary BitTorrent is too difficult to use for the average BitTorrent user.
Last but not least, you can make the program automatically backup the collection to a file, enable notifications about loaned movies, apply filters, and create a wishlist or specify which items are on order or sale, or in your possession. You are logged in as. The current interface is much more clean and useful than in previous iterations, and BitTorrent does deliver on what it promises, with features like automatic port mapping and local peer discovery. It does include a search box, which takes you to your Web browser to find the files you want to download. Those videos can be the best rated, most downloaded or theme realted to those you usually download. Vuze also works for me. Now the lightweight power and performance of µTorrent available for your Mac.
Vuze is different from the rest of BitTorrent clients because of its interface. Full Specifications What's new in version 1. Summary: optional Count: 0 of 1,500 characters The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. One semi-large advertisement, not too bothersome and it doesn't move or make sound but there is still no way to get rid of it like you used to with older versions. . One-line summary: 10 characters minimum Count: 0 of 55 characters 3.
If your language isn't available, you can easily add your own, or edit other existing translations to improve them! On the downside, the entire process is not very intuitive, so rookies may spend some trying to configure the dedicated parameters. Summary Buggy software that will annoy you. I would be happy to remove this review if they would contact me and tell me how to change the setting back. Choose uTorrent: its faster and much easier to use. I could never get it to search for torrent sources even when I knew the name of a desired application. Note that this confusingly named application shares its name with the company, entertainment network, and popular protocol BitTorrent. You can also manually set limits for bandwidth used for uploading and downloading files.
They claim the more files you 'seed' the faster you can download but that is not the case! We think it's stable enough to share and hope your feedback will help us improve it. Beware of malware: While installing uTorrent, we were first prompted to agree to let the application change our default home pages on all our Web browsers and to allow the tracking of our browsing history. However, if you are unfamiliar with the BitTorrent protocol and how torrent files work, don't distress -- the uTorrent Web site offers very helpful guides, including a wonderfully clear and informative video that will help get you started. I been using the Mac for decades and yet I can't change the default search engine back to what it was. Cons - No uninstall - Forces Safari search engine to be Yahoo Summary very disappointed even angry.
Just installed and found that my browser now defaults to Yahoo as it's search engine. Additionally, µTorrent supports the Protocol Encryption joint specification compatible with Azureus 2. Automated bandwidth adjusting: This application has been programmed to auto-adjust the amount of bandwidth it uses. Cons No easy way to test for port forwarding. With all the other good BitTorrent clients out there for the Mac now, it's hard to make the case for using the official BitTorrent client for downloading torrents. But with well over a year since the last update and scant documentation, BitTorrent just hasn't kept up with the competition. It's perfect for filesharing, it takes the most out of your broadband and makes possible to download heavier files in a shorter time.
This is beta software, and may contain serious bugs. Occasionally hogs my cpu at 90%+ and causes my Macbook's fan to trigger. It was taken to a further step and they decided to change the name too. The user interface may seem a bit crowded at a fist glance but this is only because the program comes packed with a multitude of dedicated parameters. Skinnable and Localized Various icon, toolbar graphic and status icon replacements are available, and creating your own is very simple.