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BiglyBT

Version 3.6.0.0

Bittorrent client forked from Azureus.

3.6
Based on 7 user ratesRead reviews & comments
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BiglyBT 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 version 3.6.0.0

Updated on May 01 2024

  • FEATURE: Tag | Added tag constraint variable "file_count_selected" and "count" function [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Tag | Added "trackers" variable to Tag Constraints [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Tag | Added Tag Overview "tag sort auto" column [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Tag | Added "trackerPeers" and "trackerSeeds" Tag constraint functions [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Tag | Added tag constraint function "pluginOption" [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Tag | Allow comments in tag constraints [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Tag | Support empty constraint expression [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Plug | Added method to add torrents to SimpleAPI plugin [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Plug | Added progress indicators for SimpleAPI torrent download [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Plug | Added SimpleAPI plugin method to set download plugin options [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Added option to automatically create a sub-folder for simple torrents [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Option to set files to high priority when pieces remaining [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Added global setting for file priority pieces remaining [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Add "completed" to generated feed [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Make banning of HTTP seeds download specific [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Added "test mode" to "search for existing data files" [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added an "Archive" toolbar item [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Support tag/category filter matching in subscription results [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added country chat sub-tab in Peer views [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added option to remember response to "add separate download" prompt [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | CTRL+a -> select all in progress report window [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added "Close View" file menu item in sidebar view [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Support additional launch helper for "show file" operation [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added option to control side bar double-click pop-out type [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added option to disable UI updates when minimised [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added blocked icons for up/down speed when disabled [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Separate seeds/peers columns for subs/search results [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Option to reset all table views [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added option to set table column defaults for new views [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added "grabbed" column to subscription results [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Show entry limit in title [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Add "select all" to column header menu [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Show byte size in tooltip [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Dual architecture .biglybt plugin files getting larger [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Merge tracker URLs when auto importing and existing download found [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Consider compact files for removal even if complete [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Propagate tags from magnet auto import [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Try to revert to magnet download when link fails [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Don't rename download display name from magnet 'dn' if disabled [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Better support for extracting RSS fields from the description [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | "leechers" overrides "peers" in RSS feeds if both present [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Ignore enclose size for RSS feeds that are probably torrent file sizes [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Lowered DHT request timeout [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Support /a for tracker URL scrape replacement [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Don't lower-case regular expressions in subs filters [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Remove non-matching subscription results [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Serialise file skip operations [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Add start timestamp to progress reporter details [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Added chat key to status text [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Stack progress dialogs more sensibly [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Change scale values to show most recent rather than average [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Try a different tray icon on Linux [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Make the new-torrent wizard remember selected files etc across panels [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Remove logging config view network diagnostics generation as broken [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | pt_BR: Brazilian Portuguese translation update [Havokdan]
  • CHANGE: UI | bg_BG: Bulgarian translation update [andreshko]
  • CHANGE: UI | et_EE: Estonian translation update [priit.uring]
  • CHANGE: UI | de_DE: German translation update [Georg Engelmann]
  • CHANGE: UI | hu_HU: Hungarian translation update [Phoenix]
  • CHANGE: UI | ja_JP: Japanese translation update [tetoria]
  • CHANGE: UI | ru_RU: Russian translation update [adem4ik,antonsoroko]
  • CHANGE: UI | es_VE: Spanish (Venezuela) translation update [javier.nv]
  • CHANGE: UI | tr_TR: Turkish translation update [BouRock]
  • BUGFIX: Tag | Remove tag from group when deleted [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Tag | Need to apply tag filter to groups [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Reduce locking in magnet downloader [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Don't request public IP when we don't need it [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Delete imported torrent file if required [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fix subscription extraction from array of subs [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Don't force-start completed update torrents [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Need one more loop on errors [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Handle already completed and queued download [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Ensure DHT contact liveness set correctly on create [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Skip IPv6 UDP tracker addresses when IPv6 disabled [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix selected tag not being shown in tag selection menu [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix wrapping of comment line [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Auto restart prompt is SWT Only [TuxPaper]
  • BYGFIX: UI | Update category tag group name on locale change [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fixed category tag-type internationalisation [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fixed some locale switching [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fixed localisation of dashboard views [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Prevent changing value via scrolling over a Combo [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fixed no scroll in Tag Constraints field [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix sort order of some hash columns [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix scale not updating until subsequent refresh [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix no draw if only trimmable source [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Don't attempt to wrap cells that aren't deep enough [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Some minor Windows dark mode fixes [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix search box background in subs view + windows dark [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix google search command line [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix some default column setup issues; "reset" -> use explicit default [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix valid URL foreground in Windows dark mode [Parg]

Information

License

Free

Size

63.3 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.biglybt.com

Downloads

4276

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • OS X 10.11 or later
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What customer like

Value
Customization

What needs improvements

Bug fixing
User Experience
Performance

BiglyBT qualities

Value
2.0
Ease of use
4.0
Features
4.5
Reliability
1.5
Customer support
1.0

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Barry5p
Barry5p
Feb 16 2019
1.8.0.0
5.0
Feb 16 2019
5.0
Version: 1.8.0.0
Will you be releasing a "Dark" version for Mojave?
ben-marko
ben-marko
Jul 21 2018
1.0.2.0
2.0
Jul 21 2018
2.0
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.
Joseluismen
Joseluismen
Aug 30 2017
1.0.0.0
5.0
Aug 30 2017
5.0
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).
Timta2
Timta2
Aug 9 2017
1.0.0.0
0.0
Aug 9 2017
0.0
Version: 1.0.0.0
What a terrible name. These guys must be Trump supporters.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
May 10 2024
3.6.0.0
2.0
May 10 2024
2.0
Version: 3.6.0.0
mrogov
mrogov
Feb 27 2022
3.0.0.0
1.0
Feb 27 2022
1.0
Version: 3.0.0.0
Jlbro
Jlbro
Dec 17 2019
5.0
Dec 17 2019
5.0
Version: null
Barry5p
Barry5p
Feb 16 2019
5.0
Feb 16 2019
5.0
Version: null
ben-marko
ben-marko
Jul 21 2018
2.0
Jul 21 2018
2.0
Version: null
bt-5
bt-5
Sep 17 2017
5.0
Sep 17 2017
5.0
Version: null
Joseluismen
Joseluismen
Aug 30 2017
5.0
Aug 30 2017
5.0
Version: null
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