BiglyBT
BiglyBT
2.5.0.0

5.0

BiglyBT free download for Mac

BiglyBT2.5.0.0

23 September 2020

Bittorrent client forked from Azureus.

Overview

BiglyBT is a feature-filled, open-source, ad-free bittorrent client. Forked from the Azureus open-source project created in 2003, BiglyBT continues its development, and keeps all the features you've loved. If you are already using Azureus or Vuze, you'll have the option to copy and migrate the config settings, downloads, and plugins.

Features
  • Downloading
    • Swarm Merging to complete torrents that do not have all the available bits, and to speed up downloading
    • Rate limiting globally, by download, by tag, by peer-set (e.g. peers from a given country), by network (public/I2P) and even by peer. Overall capacity limits are also supported to work with ISP limits. Limits can also be scheduled by time of day etc.
    • WebTorrent support - BiglyBT can download and seed to WebTorrent peers. There is also a built-in WebTorrent tracker.
  • Control
    • Robust settings. If you want to control it, there’s probably a setting for it!
    • Remote controlling via Android app (any android app that supports the Transmission RPC will do, but we recommend ).
  • Organization, Discovery, and Social
    • Tags and Categories. Allows you also to set share ratios, file locations, speed limits, etc for a group of torrents.
    • Meta-search, with the ability to add and create custom site templates
    • Swarm Discoveries which lists torrents that other people have downloaded along with the torrents you download.
    • Tag Discovery to discover what other users have tagged content with. This can be very helpful before deciding to download the content.
    • Subscriptions to RSS feeds as well as search results. You can also create your own subscription feed to share with others
    • Decentralized ratings and comments. You can view them before the torrent is added to BiglyBT.
    • Decentralized public and anonymous chats with default channels for individual torrents, tags, subscriptions, and trackers
  • Privacy/Security
    • I2P support (using I2P DHT) for anonymous downloading
    • Detection of VPNs for better integration
    • Ability to proxy search results, subscriptions, and internal browser connections through Tor if site is inaccessible
  • Content
    • Media Playback
    • Media Conversion (Transcoding)
    • UPnP Media Server and DLNA support, allowing devices to connect and browse your content, and allowing BiglyBT to send content directly to devices.
    Plugins
    • RSS to chat publisher for sharing content streams via chat
    • Decentralized content replication for sharing arbitrary modifiable files

What's new in BiglyBT

Version 2.5.0.0:
Feature:
  • Core | Support BitTorrent Protocol Specification v2 (BEP 52)
  • Core | Support padding files (BEP 47)
  • Core | Option to increase magnet recovery concurrency
  • Core | New option to ignore swarm discoveries based on minimum seeds
  • Core | Remember tags-on-removal in download history
  • Core | Options to disable interim download state saving for performance
  • Core | Subscription option to prefix save location on auto-download
  • UI | New 'All Pieces' view to show all current uploading/downloading pieces
  • UI | Resizable chat window input area
  • UI | Indicate if file is 'delete' or 'DND' in Files View via checkbox icon background colour
  • UI | Shift+deselect a file in Files View to delete it
  • UI | Add-tag menu for shares menu
  • UI | Country name added to country stats tooltip
  • UI | Option to disable the tidy-close and progress dialog
  • UI | Option to show uploading pieces as well as downloading ones in Pieces View
  • UI | Add file(s) relative path as tooltip in piece map
  • UI | Add max-age to swarm discoveries search
  • UI | Double-clicking on a download history entry selects in Library view if found
  • UI | New 'Available' peers view column to show percentage peer has that we still need
Change:
  • Core | Dump thread log to separate file
  • Core | Disable thread monitoring by default on Linux as causing libpthread crashes
  • Core | Accept same size files when only one found when searching for existing
  • Core | More efficient bit torrent message decoding
  • Core | Removed legacy Beta chat
  • Core | Decrease and spread out disk io caused by scrapes
  • Core | When adding for seeding with a tag that has an initial save location, check move location too
  • Core | Increase max peer requests
  • Core | Check Tag move-to-folder for existing data on auto import
  • UI | Populate category names/icons in tag category group columns
  • UI | Added chat friends column legend tooltip
  • UI | Support alt/shift and alt drag+drop to a tag to indicate explicit addition/removal
  • UI | Update iTunes & Android icons [RandomAJL]
  • UI | Truncate long swarm merge tooltip and add option to view all
  • UI | Allow text viewer to be minimized
  • UI | Made manual backup progress dialog non-modal
  • UI | Add timestamps to redirected console log
  • UI | Optimize piece info view to only fill visible area
  • UI | Don't limit width of bind-ip setting
  • UI | Select best matching network interface regular expression when possible
  • UI | Change Files View filter for full path to be 'contains' not 'prefix'
  • UI | pt_BR: Brazilian Portuguese translation update
  • UI | sl_SI: Slovenian translation update
  • UI | tr_TR: Turkish translation update
  • UI | de_DE: German translation update
Bugfix:
  • Core | Fix auto plugin install
  • Core | Fix some issues around share properties
  • Core | Fix pause/resume handling for non-persistent downloads
  • Core | Fixed search-for-existing files when matched has incorrect storage type
  • Core | Fix storage type switch from reorder->linear from search-for-existing
  • Core | Fix error when tracker has no URL
  • Core | Improve anonymous chat recovery when I2P is down
  • Core | Fix save location for archived downloads with move-on-remove active
  • UI | Fix tag library header on Linux
  • UI | Guard against component width recalculation recursion
  • UI | Torrents subview missing some context menu items
  • UI | Fix unreliable chat table tooltips
  • UI | Fix excessive cell invalidates in peer pieces item
  • UI | Fix sidebar repaint problems with mousewheel scroll on OSX
  • UI | Fix request-scrape menu enable logic
  • UI | Don't truncate unicode surrogates
  • UI | Fixed a few things around peer-set tag groups
  • UI | Avoid creation of multiple subscription menu items
  • UI | Increased speed shell typed text alpha as invisible on darker backgrounds
  • UI | Explicitly anti-alias library header text
  • UI | Fix test for blocks being in cache in pieces view
  • UI | Fix duplicate rows on table structure change
  • UI | Fix all-trackers removal actions not showing existing ones
  • UI | Various file access performance improvements
  • UI | Fix batch file rename with only case difference
  • UI | Fix rename of file in case only again

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How would you rate BiglyBT app?

4 Reviews of BiglyBT

5
Barry5p
16 February 2019
Version: 1.8.0.0

Most helpful

Will you be releasing a "Dark" version for Mojave?
(1)
5
Barry5p
16 February 2019
Version: 1.8.0.0
Will you be releasing a "Dark" version for Mojave?
(1)
2
ben-marko
21 July 2018
Version: 1.0.2.0
It works just as well as Vuze without the annoying ads. Well...as it turns out kernel_task spikes in usage between 65-70% everytime I use it. And the process keeps running for up to 4 hours afterwards. Not fun. Slows down everything on my Mac.
(1)
5
Joseluismen
30 August 2017
Version: 1.0.0.0
Thanks. Its a fork of Vuze without the adware injected on it. At least thus it seems to be of entrance. No problem with the anti-virus nor sees nothing extra installed (with my limited knowledge).
(1)
Timta2
09 August 2017
Version: 1.0.0.0
What a terrible name. These guys must be Trump supporters.
(2)
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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