BiglyBT
BiglyBT
2.8.0.0
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BiglyBT free download for Mac

BiglyBT for Mac2.8.0.0

12 July 2021

Bittorrent client forked from Azureus.

What is BiglyBT for Mac

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 2.8.0.0:
  • FEATURE: Tag | Support Tag Constraints in Library filter expressions [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Add hard-link option to revert-files [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Support hard-link option in 'search-for-existing-files' [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Support NAT testing for Light Seeds [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Added explicit 'Allocate' option to allocate files and stop download [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Treat file names of form "_____padding_file__..." as pad files [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Added 'piece' mode to search for existing files that copies correct ones [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Include tracker warning messages in Sources Status column info [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | New 'download health' item to show queued IO, unchoking and requests [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Draw tags in Tags column instead of plain text. [TuxPaper]
  • FEATURE: UI | Option to show/hide ETA in Speed sub-tab [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Show torrent thumbnail in GeneralView and allow setting/clearing [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Show unavailable pieces in Files View piece graph as per General View [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Support 'and' filter logic for dl history and archive views (+refactor) [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Option to force non-system colors to grayscale [TuxPaper]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added info about last/next scrape time to tracker status [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Table column foreground/background color settings [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Use +/- keys to change priority in Files View [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | New 'connect health' column to show success of outgoing connections [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added last-piece-number column to Files View [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Allow first priority share ratio to be set to 'ignore' [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added copy button to About info [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added 'apply to all' option to torrent export dialog [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Add 'rename on top level folder change' item to 'More' menu in OTO win [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added filter box for all-pieces view to filter download/file name [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Move transition from force-download -> not-force-seeding later [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Increase hash scheduler limits as current not stressing cpu [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Update download history on download rename [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Disable app-nap on OSX [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: Core | Preserve file date attributes across backup+restore [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Consider pending move-tasks when queueing a seeding download [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Replace host name resolver queue with thread pool [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Spread the cost of file length checks during re-checking [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Better positioning of fancy menu when opened via keyboard [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: UI | Reduce log level of hash fails to info for uninteresting cases [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Added .ico to image types [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Select relevant column in column setup window [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Use save location for icon if download has no primary file [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Row colours override column colours [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Added unallocated status info to stopped downloads [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Allow resize of donation window as some people have issues with fit [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Show Tag move-on-complete actions in Library column when no explicit [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | pt_BR: Brazilian Portuguese translation update [Havokdan]
  • CHANGE: UI | tr_TR: Turkish translation update [BouRock,Snn1452]
  • CHANGE: UI | sl_SI: Slovenian translation update [upwinxp]
  • CHANGE: UI | fi_FI: Finnish translation update [olavinto]
  • CHANGE: UI | ru_RU: Russian translation update [jdPhobos]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fix possible startup fail due to invalid "locale" setting [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Don't make reserved slots first-priority as it borks download limits [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Some trackers return empty response on 'stopped' event [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Remove buddy FP flag when untracking a download [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fix fallback detection of OSX app bundle location [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fix jnilib update path [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fix local tracker up/down stats recording [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Mix aggregated scrape results into constraint vars; fix peer_count [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix table row refresh and some other gunge [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Make sure 'file not found' is included in error message [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Draw off-screen for better performance [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Queue up row refreshes triggered by DownloadManager state change [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix program icon sometimes being small. [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | FilesView name item fixes (mouse button+update on storage type change) [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix down-arrow into filter search history [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Toolbar should only act on Files or Downloads, not both; Better tooltip [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix search constraint caching [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix next selection on ctrl+w close in classic UI [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Don't re-affirm table selection if not focused [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | All Trackers view doesn't implement !regex correctly [Parg]
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What needs improvements

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BiglyBT qualities

Value
3.0
Ease of use
4.0
Features
5.0
Reliability
2.0
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.
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4.4
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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