• 3.01
  • Date Added
    (to site)

    April 8th, 2008
  • Author

    Joris Guisson and Ivan Vasić
  • License

    GNU General Public License (GPL) (?)
  • Description

    KTorrent is a BitTorrent client written in C++ for the K Desktop Enivonment (KDE) using the Qt user interface toolkit. It is maintained in the KDE Extragear.

    Its main features include:

    * Upload and download speed capping / throttling & scheduling
    * Internet searching with torrent search engines using KHTML part.
    * Support for UDP trackers.
    * IP address blacklist plugin
    * Port forwarding with UPnP (Universal Plug and Play)
    * Protocol encryption
    * DHT (mainline version), and support for trackerless torrents
    * µTorrent peer exchange (PEX) support (as of 2.1 RC1).
    * File Prioritization
    * Ability to import partially-downloaded files
    * Directory scanner to automatically watch directories for new torrents
    * Manual addition of trackers to torrents
    * RSS feed support
    * Web interface plugin with default por number 8080

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