18 May 2007

KTorrent 2.1.4 - 3.0.2 - 3.1 beta 1

BitTorrent client for KDE
New Beta: http://ktorrent.org/downloads/3.1beta1/ktorrent-3.1beta1.tar.bz2
Latest stabel: http://ktorrent.org/downloads/3.0.2/ktorrent-3.0.2.tar.bz2

always up to date: http://ktorrent.org/downloads/?C=M;O=D

KTorrent is a BitTorrent program for KDE. The current release is 2.1.4. New features added since 2.0.3 :

* µTorrent compatible peer exchange
* Zeroconf extension to find peers on the local network
* Switched the GUI to an IDEAl style GUI (like KDevelop)
* WebGUI plugin
* RSS plugin
* Improvements in down and upload performance
* Grouping feature to put torrents into groups
* Improved search plugin, which now allows multiple searches
* Many bug fixes

And of course a whole bunch of bug fixes. We allready supported the following features in the previous versions :

* Downloads torrent files
* Upload and download speed capping
* Internet searching using various search engines, you can even add your own
* UDP Trackers
* Port forwarding with UPnP
* IP blocking plugin
* Importing of partially or fully downloaded files
* Support for distributed hash tables (mainline version)
* Protocol encryption
* Bandwith scheduling
* Directory scanner to automatically load torrents in certain directories
* Trackers can now be added to torrents
* File prioritization for multi file torrents

It has only been tested on linux at the moment, but it should work on most, if not all unix platforms. The latest stable version of ktorrent is 2.1.4 and it's released under the GNU GPL License.

Binaries and other downloads
Source code (3.46 MB)

Each weekend a weekly snapshot, so people can keep track of the progress (or lack thereof) of the SVN version. You can find these snapshots here
Homepage: http://ktorrent.org/


Anonymous said...

Thank you :) Good to see some stuff on here for linux. I've been using ktorrent for a long time and it's a good program.

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