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Vuze
Vuze
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Vuze free download for Mac

Vuze

Version 5.7.7.0

BitTorrent client with wide-ranging features.

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Vuze overview

Vuze is the ultimate client for BitTorrent. Mac-native, it's a fast and accessible file sharing solution. It lets you find torrents with a built in search bar, then download them at blazing speeds. Vuze even lets you control your torrent downloads from a web interface.

File transfer, with helpful features:
  • Built-in player. Watch videos in stunning HD.
  • Bandwidth management. Adjust bit-rates to boost download speeds.
  • RSS integration. Subscribe to feeds, and let the content come to you.

What’s new in version 5.7.7.0

Updated on Feb 14 2020

Version 5.7.7.0:

Note: A paid version of Vuze is also available. For more information, go here.

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

Information

License

Free

Size

69.4 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.vuze.com/

Downloads

673162

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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robertomurphy604
robertomurphy604
Aug 18 2021
5.7.7.0
0.0
Aug 18 2021
0.0
Version: 5.7.7.0
Ok so i have use Vuze for years and have recently updated from Mac OS Mojave to Big sur with my new mac and my issue is i am still able too download but cant play directly from my vuze ..only by dragging the file to my TV and play on there. Can someone help me please only other option is downgrading my OS back to Mojave Thanks in advance
HarperHunt
HarperHunt
May 12 2021
5.7.7.0
4.0
May 12 2021
4.0
Version: 5.7.7.0
The best torrent software ever! I tried different torrent programs and Vuze downloads torrents faster than any other program I have ever used.
xeonstreite
xeonstreite
Jan 11 2021
5.7.7.0
4.0
Jan 11 2021
4.0
Version: 5.7.7.0
In general, everything is great! + Compared to uTorrentom, it is possible to uncheck all files. - Not in the list of applications when opened from the file manager. - Built-in file manager, displays all files, you only need ".torrent". =
clockburner
clockburner
Dec 6 2020
5.7.7.0
0.0
Dec 6 2020
0.0
Version: 5.7.7.0
Vuse runs on Java.... Java is done, gone ,caput.
hugoratzel
hugoratzel
Nov 22 2020
5.7.7.0
1.0
Nov 22 2020
1.0
Version: 5.7.7.0
not working with big spur and i have a paid subscription. Desappointing!!!
Macs-Pain
Macs-Pain
Nov 17 2020
5.7.7.0
1.0
Nov 17 2020
1.0
Version: 5.7.7.0
Does not work on Big Sur any more, opens just a white window and freezes. New installation is forcing you to install Yahoo search bar in all browsers AND lots of Adware etc. No, there is NO checkbox to uncheck to prevent that!
rickywilson232
rickywilson232
Nov 16 2020
5.7.7.0
1.0
Nov 16 2020
1.0
Version: 5.7.7.0
I have problems that the program doesn't work on Big Sur. I tried Folx yesterday. Great alternative!
maxmylla-1
maxmylla-1
Mar 18 2020
5.7.7.0
1.0
Mar 18 2020
1.0
Version: 5.7.7.0
Not working!
tiberiuroth
tiberiuroth
Dec 19 2019
5.7.6.0
0.0
Dec 19 2019
0.0
Version: 5.7.6.0
Not working, it tells me that I have to be in a root to play vuze?
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jul 16 2019
5.7.6.0
0.5
Jul 16 2019
0.5
Version: 5.7.6.0
NO, this is not the torrenting client you're looking for. In 2010, Vuze was purchased by Spigot, became proprietary, was parallel named µTorrent, is now considered ADWARE and should be avoided. <-- I personally use the latest version of Transmission along with an up-to-date blocking list. If you like bells and whistles, aka Geek Meter in the RED, you want BiglyBT. Again, a blocking list is suggested. Both of these apps are Open Source. HISTORY TIME for NEWBIES: "BitTorrent" (BT) is the name of a file sharing protocol. It is also the name of the original, very first BT client, created by Bram Cohen in 2001. The BitTorrent company was formed in 2004. Versions 1 - 4 of their software were Open Source via various licenses. Azureus and its descendents are based on this code. As of version 5 in 2006, BitTorrent came under the scrutiny of the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) and the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) due to copyright infringement by BitTorrent users. As a result, BitTorrent was forced to 'play nice' with the media industry or face lawsuits. As of version 6, BitTorrent became proprietary software. The cryptocurrency TRON Foundation bought the BitTorrent company in 2018, at which point creator Bram Cohen left the company. BitTorrent is currently considered ADWARE and should be avoided. <- Meanwhile, in 2004 the Open Source Azureus project was started and continued on via Vuze. In 2010, Vuze was purchased by Spigot, became proprietary, was parallel named µTorrent, is now considered ADWARE and should be avoided. <- In 2005 the Transmission Open Source project was started and continues on as such today. It is considered the most simple to setup and use reliably. The BiglyBT Open Source project began in 2017 in response to the Vuze situation. It is considered the descendent and revival of the Azureus/Vuze project. As such, it provides considerably more options than Transmission. The BitTorrent protocol has a steep initial learning curve, but is well worth the effort. Keep in mind that BT sharing remains under scrutiny by the media industry. Also note that BitTorrented WAREZ software is now infamous for being infected with malware. As such, never use WAREZ, or at least first scan such software with a high quality and up-to-date anti-malware app before using it. Please take this warning seriously. Thus ends today's lesson. Head over to Wikipedia for excellent introductions to all these topics and applications, with the exception of BiglyBT, which apparently hasn't yet hit Wikipedia's radar. You can read about BIglyBT here at MU as well as at the URL provided below by Barry5p. Be extra careful out there! And again, an up-to-date blocking list is recommended. Please DIY finding and using a suitable blocking list for your chosen BT protocol application.
stephenolsen11
stephenolsen11
Nov 29 2017
5.7.6.0
0.0
Nov 29 2017
0.0
Version: 5.7.6.0
Vuze 5.7.5 stopped launching. I installed 5.7.6 on top of it. It installed a really ugly "Search the Web..." toolbar at the top of my desktop, and I can't get rid of it! I deleted all Vuze files on my Mac, but this ugly toolbar is still there. Please help! I'm thinking of doing a fresh install of Mac OS and just rewriting everything. Searching in the toolbar takes me to a weird search engine, and I worry that everything is just being tracked and recorded.
Joseluismen
Joseluismen
Aug 30 2017
5.7.5.0
1.0
Aug 30 2017
1.0
Version: 5.7.5.0
Bad. The app iDoctor is installed with Vuze 5.7.5 and Intego VirusBarrier quarantaine it with differents virus. It claims to be a anti-virus, and it can be correct that detects it to VirusBarrier by error like in other cases.But I do not understand because one settles without being able to reject it with Vuze. Both applications do not offer confidence when thus acting.
Barry5p
Barry5p
Jan 30 2017
5.7.4.0
5.0
Jan 30 2017
5.0
Version: 5.7.4.0
Vuze is the ultimate client for bitTorrent. Nothing else comes close and its FREE.
BradMacPro
BradMacPro
Nov 16 2016
5.7.3.0
4.5
Nov 16 2016
4.5
Version: 5.7.3.0
The installer for Vuze 5.4 needs Lion, as does Java 7, so the related links part is wrong. I think 5.3 is what you need for Snow Leopard. 5.6 is for Lion. I think 5.3 is for Snow Leopard.
Wts
Wts
Nov 16 2016
5.7.3.0
0.0
Nov 16 2016
0.0
Version: 5.7.3.0
Why is MacUpdate so out of touch with updates ??? I have been using Vuze version 5.7.3.0 for at least a couple of weeks or more. What really bothers me about MacUpdate is that I have a PAID account and really can not rely on MacUpdate keeping my applications up to date.
RogerKatz
RogerKatz
May 8 2016
5.7.0.0
0.0
May 8 2016
0.0
Version: 5.7.0.0
The current version of Fuze is 5.7.1.0
Aargl
Aargl
Jan 15 2016
5.7.0.0
4.0
Jan 15 2016
4.0
Version: 5.7.0.0
I've used Transmission for years on my old PPC iMac G5 and it was great until I discovered the iMac had an issue with power management on OS 10.5.8, so I came back to 10.4 where it works perfectly (with software such as Awaken or ACP). Unfortunately, only version 1.54 of Transmission runs on Tiger, and it soon appeared that many torrent files were not recognized correctly (or at all)... :-( After trying some of the others (Frostwire 4.18.6 recognized more torrent files but not all), I finally found that Vuze seems by far the more efficient on PPC 10.4. You can't directly install the latest version, but you have to find a 4.4.0.0 version, then it will auto-update to the latest. :-) Great! To the usual "why do you still use an old Mac?" rant, I'll answer "because I have one, and it's still good enough for downloading while I use my latest machine for better purposes". ;-)
nikabuz
nikabuz
Oct 1 2015
5.6.0.0
1.0
Oct 1 2015
1.0
Version: 5.6.0.0
Vuze used to be a great torrent program, but now I would recommend you steer well clear of it and use Transmission. Vuze now tries to install malware/adware when you first download it or later when you go to upgrade it to the latest version. It is also riddled with ads in the attempt to get you to purchase Vuze Plus. It uses Java which is not great for Macs and you get bugged continually to upgrade Java. Its also quite a CPU hog and slows my iMac down. Also be aware that Vuze as it comes straight out of the box will not find you any torrents - you need to search online for Vuze search templates and install these manually. Nasty piece of crapware!!
Nicolasd
Nicolasd
May 1 2015
5.4
0.0
May 1 2015
0.0
Version: 5.4
Requires Java, a problem in itself. Installer is packed with obnoxious, performance-draining, privacy-stripping adware. Most users will not identify and decline each of the several offers the installer deliberately tries to obscure. I can't recommend anyone install it other than the most technical users requiring features irrelevant to 99% of torrent users

Use Transmission or qBitTorrent instead.
Maxruehl
Maxruehl
Apr 20 2015
5.4
0.0
Apr 20 2015
0.0
Version: 5.4
So, I blindly installed the file I downloaded through here (it redirects to Sourceforge and downloads a small installer app). Well, soon after a window popped up on my desktop notifying me of the presence of an app called PremierOpinion. I deleted the PremierOpinion folder in Applications. Is that the end of it, or am I screwed? I'm scared!
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