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qBittorrent 4.1.7

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qBittorrent 4.1.7

The qBittorrent project aims to provide a Free Software alternative to µtorrent. Additionally, qBittorrent runs and provides the same features on all major operating systems. The user interface is similar to the µTorrent, one of the official BitTorrent client.

This helps ease the transition between µTorrent to qBittorrent for Windows users switching to Linux. qBittorrent is a multi-platform Bittorrent client developed in C++/Qt4 by Christophe Dumez.

Its main features are its integrated search engine. It allows searching for torrent from the main torrent Web sites simultaneously in a transparent fashion.

qBittorrent supports l’UPnP/NAT-PMP, Bittorrent protocol encryption (Azureus-compatible), Peer Exchange (PeX) compatible with µTorrent, IP filtering (eMule-like “ipfilter.dat” or PeerGuardian filters), Torrents (and the files they contain).

qBittorrent is based on Qt toolkit and libtorrent-rasterbar. Moreover, it supports the remote control through a secure Web User Interface.

qBittorrent Features:

  • Polished µTorrent-like User Interface
  • Well-integrated and extensible Search Engine
    • Simultaneous search in most famous BitTorrent search sites
    • Per-category-specific search requests (e.g. Books, Music, Movies)
  • All Bittorrent extensions
    • DHT, Peer Exchange, Full encryption, Magnet/BitComet URIs, …
  • Remote control through a Web user interface
    • Nearly identical to the regular UI, all in Ajax
  • Advanced control over trackers, peers and torrents
    • Torrents queueing and prioritizing
    • Torrent content selection and prioritizing
  • UPnP / NAT-PMP port forwarding support
  • Available in ~41 languages (Unicode support)
  • Torrent creation tool
  • Advanced RSS support with download filters (inc. regex)
  • Bandwidth scheduler
  • IP Filtering (eMule and PeerGuardian compatible)
  • IPv6 compliant
  • Sequential downloading (aka “Download in order”)
  • Available on most platforms: Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, OS/2, FreeBSD

Changes in qBittorrent 4.1.7:

  • FEATURE: Add 12 hour and 24 hour speed graphs (dzmat)
  • FEATURE: Change “Add new torrent” dialog to horizontal layout (Evgeny Lensky)
  • BUGFIX: Fix messed up symbols in log (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Fix incomplete file extension not applied for new torrents (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Save updated resume data for completed torrents (Vladimir Golovnev (Glassez))
  • BUGFIX: Fix requested torrent resume data handling (Vladimir Golovnev (Glassez))
  • BUGFIX: Prevent command injection via “Run external program” function (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Avoid race conditions when adding torrent (Vladimir Golovnev (Glassez))
  • BUGFIX: Fix torrent checking issues (Vladimir Golovnev (Glassez))
  • BUGFIX: Use proper log message when there are no error (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Fix torrent properties not saved for paused torrents (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Some improvements on qtsingleapplication code (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Remove limits of “Disk cache expiry interval” setting (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Remove upper limit of “Disk cache” setting (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Fix crash when removing phantom tags (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Improve handleFileErrorAlert error message (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Fix updated save path not saved for paused torrents (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Log save_resume_data_failed_alert (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Don’t remove parent directories (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Properly remove empty leftover folders after rename (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Focus behavior row in Options dialog (silverqx)
  • BUGFIX: Fix unable to rename folder on Windows when same is used in different case(Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Fix unable to control add torrent dialogs when opened simultaneously (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Disable “Upload mode” when start preloaded torrent (Vladimir Golovnev (Glassez))
  • BUGFIX: Fix wrong comparison result when sorting items(Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Fix sequential downloading when redirected (Vladimir Golovnev (Glassez))
  • BUGFIX: Fix typos (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Fix assertion fail (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Change number of time axis divisions from 5 to 6 for convenience (dzmat)
  • BUGFIX: Don’t turn window blank when closed to system tray (Ekin Dursun)
  • WEBUI: Fix WebUI encoding of special characters (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Change the speed unit from Bytes/s to KiB/s for the rate limiter(jerrymakesjelly)
  • WEBUI: Fix ‘+’ char not decoded to space correctly (Chocobo1)
  • RSS: Ignore RSS articles with non-unique identifiers (Vladimir Golovnev (Glassez))
  • RSS: Perform more RSS parsing in working thread (Vladimir Golovnev (Glassez))
  • RSS: Download RSS enclosure element if no proper MIME type is found (Matan Bareket)

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Supported Operating Systems:

  • Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (32-bit, 64-bit).
  • macOS Yosemite, El Capitan, Sierra, High Sierra, Mojave

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8 Comments on qBittorrent 4.1.7

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    NO advertising of any kind. It's 100% clean install ! :)

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    THE BEST TORRENT APP! A "must have" for anyone, who downloads stuff via torrent sites. Enjoy!

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    Sempre Cuore NeroAzzuro

    As many I. too, diched uTorrent (way too nloated, like BitTorrent) for qTorrent and I feel like I strucked gold! No adds, no nags, just a superfast torrent client! Works perfectly on Win 8.1 Pro 64-bit. Recommended to anyone!

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    The Best Torrent client !! no ads no spyware like all the others

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    I also dumped uTorrent for qBittorrent, uTorrent just kept getting bloated with junk and ads.

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    qBittorrent (64-bit) 3.1.0 alpha is running stable on Win7 64. ;),1645.0.html

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    qBittorrent has some very good security features.

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    I dumped utorrent for this years ago. I looked back once but "The Q" has always been the best choice for me for quite a while now. BOOM !!!