17 July 2013

The best torrent client Software - 2013

A Torrent Client is a tool which resides in user system and help to download data (music, video, files and other stuff) using torrent file. What is a Torrent file actually? What are the Top Torrent Client to download torrent files?
“A torrent file is a computer file that contains metadata about files and folders to be distributed, and usually also a list of the network locations of trackers. A torrent file does not contain the content to be distributed; it only contains information about those files, such as their names, sizes, folder structure, and cryptographic hash values for verifying file integrity.”
Key Concepts
  • BitTorrent client
  • Software which downloads files using Magnet links / torrents.
  • Seeders (uploaders)
  • Users, who finished downloading all files in torrent and now upload them to other users. More seeders means better torrent health. Which means faster downloading for you.
  • Leechers (downloaders)
  • Users, who are still downloading files in torrent.
  • Tracker
  • A server in internet, which keeps lists of seeders and leechers and sends them to your client software. These days trackers are being replaced by distributed seeding protocols (DHT/PEX). Bitsnoop is not a tracker, we're "torrent indexer".
  • Torrent health / availability
  • Basically, amount of seeders divided by amount of leechers. Better health means faster download.
  • Magnet Link
  • Another form of hyperlink. Popular way to download torrents — you don't have to deal with .torrent files any more, client will download them for you.
Known as both "u-torrent" and "micro torrent", this is the most popular torrent tool today. uTorrent has all the functions a torrent downloader will ever need, and it only requires 1 MB of hard drive space and memory. uTorrent has all the downloading and seeding performance of its competitors, but with minimal impact to the rest of your computer's speed.

2. Tixati
Tixati is a slick and fast torrent program authored by the architect of the WinMiX OpenNap program.  Definitely a sophisticated and forward-thinking client, Tixati is already embracing the shift towards trackerless torrent swarming:  magnet links, PEX, and DHT swarming works very well in Tixati.  The throttling features and wide range of priority adjustments will make any fussy P2P user quite happy, and you'll find that download speeds are at least as fast as Vuze and uTorrent.  The bitfield graphs and 'executive dashboard' display is very professional, and this product easily earns itself a spot amongst the best torrent clients today.  Definitely try Tixati for torrent P2P needs.

3. Deluge Torrent
Linux, Windows and OS X people: rejoice! Here is a software that is very friendly towards your operating systems, and many say good things about this product. It has a clean metallic-but-soft interface design, and most any statistic and metric you might ever want to see about your uploads and downloads. Like most torrent clients, the product is free, and built/supported by programming enthusiasts who truly believe in file sharing.

4. Vuze (formerly 'Azureus')
You can call it 'bloatware', or you can call it 'the Lexus of torrent software': Vuze is a large software product that offers a smorgasbord of features (most of which you may never use). You can play any media in Vuze, including HD videos. You can play music, and run most any media in this product. Apparently, you can also use Vuze to run media on your iPhone, Xbox, or PSP. Vuze is very popular, and you'll want to give Vuze a try for a couple days and decide for yourself if this powerful product fits your style of downloading and viewing media.
5. Transmission Bittorrent
Mac users and Linux users: this product is for you. Tranmission is a lean product that allegedly uses the smallest memory footprint of any torrent client today. It's open source, clean-looking, and a favorite amongst Mac users. Give Transmission a try if you are an Apple or Linux user.
6. BitComet
This free software is very good, but has lost many users to uTorrent, Transmission, Vuze, and Tixati.  If you are a serious downloader who has particular tastes in interfaces, definitely give BitComet a try.  If you are a new user, start with uTorrent or Vuze first. Note that many private torrent sites will ban you for using BitComet, as there is a pervasive belief that BitComet reports incorrect ratio information, and also leaks data to DHT.


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