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Which is your favourite BitTorrent Client?

ABC [Yet Another BitTorrent Client]
Azureus
BitComet
BitLord
BitTornado
eDonkey2000
Shareaza
Turbo Torrent
TorrentSpy Rufus
µTorrent
Standard BitTorrent Downloader
Other
I don't use BitTorrent

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Offline TheNightWatchman

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Best Torrent Client
« on: June 24, 2006, 03:59:53 pm »
I choose Azureus because of this -
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_BitTorrent_software
interesting stuff

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Re: Best Torrent Client
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2006, 08:31:09 pm »
Its gotta be µTorrent. I did use Azureus before, but as soon as it treid this, i uninstalled Azureus. Its so light on resources (uses 6/7MB of ram max) yet has all the features i need. You can skin to look how you want as well, as the default skin is pretty ugly.
Its so good i dont think i could use anything else ever again ;)

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Re: Best Torrent Client
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2006, 08:40:28 pm »
I use Azureus because we have it set-up on a server that we can access with the web interface.

When the µTorrent web interface comes out of closed beta we will probably use that due to the significantly less system resources it uses.
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Re: Best Torrent Client
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2006, 12:53:17 am »
Azureus! I love everything about it. Also the SafePeer plugin  :)


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Re: Best Torrent Client
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2006, 02:57:03 am »
definetly utorrent, nothing even compares to it.

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Re: Best Torrent Client
« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2006, 03:37:05 pm »
wow I wasn't even going to include µTorrent but thought I read about it somewhere maybe so I put it in... maybe I should take a look at it?

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Re: Best Torrent Client
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2006, 12:33:09 am »
I've been using utorrent for a while since they banned bitcomet everywhere.  It seems to be fine, I don't really use any of the advanced features anyway and it's pretty fast too.

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Re: Best Torrent Client
« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2006, 02:45:58 am »
wow I wasn't even going to include µTorrent but thought I read about it somewhere maybe so I put it in... maybe I should take a look at it?
no harm in trying, it just runs from the exe so download and run. then if you dont like it just delete it.

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Re: Best Torrent Client
« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2006, 03:18:29 pm »
How can anyone vote for BitComet? It's really gone downhill! I get no speeds of it at all anymore

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Re: Best Torrent Client
« Reply #9 on: June 27, 2006, 01:36:45 am »
How can anyone vote for BitComet? It's really gone downhill! I get no speeds of it at all anymore
yeh its been banned on alot of trackers as well, although that bug was fixed. id rather use Azurues than that

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Re: Best Torrent Client
« Reply #10 on: June 27, 2006, 06:28:41 pm »
yeah I switched from the comet to Azureus

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Re: Best Torrent Client
« Reply #11 on: June 28, 2006, 08:21:26 am »
hmm.. i still really like bitcomet.. its seems to straightfoward and simple/clean... but i gave uTorrent a try and it seems to be pretty good.. the color icons showing the status of the torrents are kinda bugging me, but it would be fun to do a sidebyside speed test on the same torrents with the top few torrent clients.. anyone up for it and post their results?!
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Re: Best Torrent Client
« Reply #12 on: June 28, 2006, 01:40:20 pm »
after trying i few torrents programs and not getting anything (speed, connection. etc.)
i gave up.  then i tried µTorrent and it rocks... great speed...
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Re: Best Torrent Client
« Reply #13 on: June 29, 2006, 03:42:50 am »
hmm.. i still really like bitcomet.. its seems to straightfoward and simple/clean... but i gave uTorrent a try and it seems to be pretty good.. the color icons showing the status of the torrents are kinda bugging me, but it would be fun to do a sidebyside speed test on the same torrents with the top few torrent clients.. anyone up for it and post their results?!
you can skin it so it doesnt do that, or its an option somewhere.
im up for a speed test, µtorrent always gives me good speeds

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Re: Best Torrent Client
« Reply #14 on: June 30, 2006, 12:11:53 pm »
Is there any evidence that some clients are faster than others, or does it depend mostly on the peers available on the particular torrent?  It would be cool if someone really tested it.