BitComet 1.39

Download client that supports BitTorrent and was developed in C++

  • Vote:
    7.0 (973)
  • Category:

    P2P

  • Version:

    1.39

  • Works under:

    Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows 2003 / Windows XP / Windows 2000

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free

Bitcomet is a bit torrent client that enables you to download files over peer-to-peer networks as well as search for content through torrent tracker sites. You can prioritize your download and save tracker sites to a list of favorites. File management functions are also included to round out the client's features.

Downloading Torrents

Torrents can be loaded into Bitcomet by using the client's open option, importing a link or launching a torrent file after associating it with the program. Bitcomet provides you with the speeds, progress and peers associated with each of your torrents.

Bitcomet provides you with additional details on your active torrents, such as the locations the pieces are streaming in from or the amount of time that has elapsed since the torrent began downloading. The client also enables you to preview your files before they'be been fully downloaded to your computer.

Bitcomet is fitted with several optimization features. The client will automatically optimize your download to suit your Internet connection. It's disk caching features minimize the amount of time your download spends accessing your hard drive. It's quick-resume feature enables you to continue downloads without having to scan every piece you've downloaded so far.

Management Features

BitComet's management features include a bandwidth allocation, which you can use to limit your bandwidth during peak usage hours and increase during off-hours. You can impose standard upload and download limits to your torrents as well as limiting the amount of peers connected to your computer. BitComet also keeps a history of your torrents, enabling you to save torrents and download their data at a later date.

The Verdict

BitComet is a full-featured torrent client. It goes beyond the standard features you'd expect from a bit torrent client and enhances your experience with the software by automating several functions. Downloads are automatically optimized, and your bandwidth usage can be set on a schedule.

Pros

  • Provides a rounded list of torrent statistics
  • Includes optimization features to enhance your experience
  • Can search torrent tracker sites and add favorites

Cons

  • Dated interface, could be a bit more intuitive

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