The Bittorrent protocol is very popular nowadays with more and more users choosing this file sharing method because of the advantages it brings in speed and functionality. That is the main reason why the software market has now to offer a lot of dedicated clients, more or less efficient, designed to help users download files at impressive speeds.
Vuze Bittorrent Client is a one of these types of programs, which requires Java Runtime Environment in order to run. This fact does not make it any less powerful than the majority of all similar tools.
Ad-supported setup and intuitive interface
The installation process might take a while, especially if you take the custom road. However, you should be careful during it, as it offer to download third-party products and make certain changes to your default web browser.
After you are done with it, you are greeted by a pretty clean and simple-to-handle interface, as it consists of a menu bar, a panel in which to display selected details and a customizable navigation pane, so that you can easily access all options that you deem important.
Look for a specific torrent, subscribe to RSS feeds and pause the download process
This utility enables you to start downloading torrent files, as well as stop, pause and resume the process with just a click of the button. If you are interested in finding a specific torrent, you can use the powerful built-in search function.
In addition to that, you should know it supports RSS subscriptions, so that you can automatically be notified when new content appears. It is possible to filter these feeds with the help of custom keywords and user-defined file size.
Ban specified IP addresses, view statistics and play videos
This tool blocks IP addressed according to your specifications and automatically when they have sent bad data. You can view client stats and a graphical representation of the download and upload speed, while it is also possible to place a transfer bar on the desktop.
Last but not least, it lets you “drag and drop” videos from your library to iTunes so that you can easily play them without needing another third-party product, and logs can be displayed in the main window with just a click of the button, as well as your shares and trackers.
Performance and conclusion
To wrap it up, Vuze Bittorrent Client is a well-rounded and efficient piece of software when it comes to downloading items using a peer-to-peer file sharing protocol.
The interface is accessible to all types of users and comprehensive Help contents are incorporated. Tasks are completed in a timely manner without putting a strain on the computer’s performance and without popping up errors, freezing or hanging.
- Added prompt on seeding/downloading complete action (e.g. shutdown computer) to allow the action to be aborted
- Sort tags in tags column