Aims to provide an open-source software alternative to µTorrent.
qBittorrent is a free and open-source BitTorrent client that allows users to download and share files using the BitTorrent protocol. It provides a user-friendly interface and a range of features to manage and control torrent downloads.qBittorrent is free to use and does not contain any ads or bundled software. It adheres to open-source principles and is actively developed by a community of contributors.
Key features of qBittorrent include:
- Simple and User-Friendly Interface: qBittorrent offers an intuitive interface that is easy to navigate and understand, making it suitable for both novice and experienced users.
- Cross-Platform Compatibility: qBittorrent is available for various operating systems, including Windows, macOS, Linux, and FreeBSD, ensuring wide compatibility across different platforms.
- Torrent Search: qBittorrent includes a built-in search engine that allows users to search for torrents directly within the application. It supports multiple search engines and provides filtering options to find specific content.
- Download and Upload Management: qBittorrent provides precise control over download and upload speeds, allowing users to allocate bandwidth as per their preferences. It supports sequential downloading and downloading in sequential order, enabling users to preview files before the complete download.
- Torrent Prioritization and Queuing: qBittorrent allows users to prioritize certain torrents, ensuring they receive higher bandwidth and faster download speeds. It also supports queueing of multiple torrents, allowing users to manage their downloads efficiently.
- IP Filtering and Peer Blocklists: qBittorrent supports IP filtering and allows users to import peer blocklists to prevent connections with specified IP addresses or ranges. This can help enhance privacy and security while using the BitTorrent network.
- RSS Feed Support: qBittorrent supports RSS feeds, enabling users to subscribe to their favorite torrent websites or content providers. It can automatically download torrents from RSS feeds based on user-defined filters and rules.
- Remote Access and Web Interface: qBittorrent offers a web interface that allows users to remotely access and manage their torrents from any device with a web browser. This feature is helpful for controlling downloads and managing the client remotely.