The Best Free Torrent Client 2017

The Best Free Torrent Client 2017Torrent files are a special type of assistive file that helps to distribute (download and upload) primary files between users’ computers. Basically, when you download a file with the help of a torrent file distribution system, you get it straight from another user’s computer. These torrent files require special torrent clients to be both downloaded (peered) and uploaded (leeched). There are plenty of torrent clients available today; some of them are open source, some contain ads, and some offer extended features. If you wish to avoid malware and are interested in the best torrent clients, read our review of the best free torrent clients of 2017 in this article.

1. qBittorrent
qBittorrent is a free and open source torrent client that supports Windows, Mac, Linux, and FreeBSD operating systems. The in-built search option lets you search for the required torrents online. Users can also select the output folder, create and share their custom torrents, customize the torrents’ queue, and add torrents from RSS feeds.
Rating by Icecream Apps: 10/10

2. Transmission
Initially Transmission was a Mac torrent client; however, recently, there’s a Windows and a Linux version of the program. The program is rather lightweight and it provides high-speed seeding and leeching. There are plenty of useful add-ons that you can install for the program to work with it in the most efficient way.
Rating by Icecream Apps: 10/10

3. BitTorrent
BitTorrent is another well-known torrent client that is available for Windows, Mac, and Android and that was developed by BitTorrent. The program also contains in-built ads, just like uTorrent. Actually, this program is a rebranded version of uTorrent. Users can search for the torrents, conduct multiple torrent processing, and create custom users’ torrent files.
Rating by Icecream Apps: 9/10

4. uTorrent
uTorrent, released in 2005, is probably the most well-known torrent client. This program is available for Windows, Mac OS, and Android. The only downside of the program is that in the free version, there are ads. As for the benefits, the program is of a compact size, it automatically downloads torrents from RSS, and it lets you create your own torrents.
Rating by Icecream Apps: 8/10

5. Deluge
Deluge is a pretty basic cross-platform torrent client with a very standard interface. The program is compact in size and is open source. Advantages are that there are no ads in the program and there are also a number of plugins that can be installed to make the torrent client more effective. The disadvantage is that the program doesn’t offer anything special – it’s a standard torrent client with standard options.
Rating by Icecream Apps: 8/10

6. Vuze
Vuze torrent client is available for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. It’s a free software with ads (there are toolbars and other programs that are offered to be installed with the software). The program is compatible with I2P and Tor network. There are also plenty of useful settings including customizable peer and leech speeds available.
Rating by Icecream Apps: 6/10

7. BitComet
BitComet is a freeware Windows torrent client that has no ads. The program not only works with torrents, but can also be used as a download manager of non-torrent type files. One of the cool features of the program is that files can be opened while they are still being downloaded. The program has plenty of features and options to be tweaked in its settings.
Rating by Icecream Apps: 6/10

Torrenting might not be legal in all cases, so we strongly recommend not to use torrent clients to download any pirated, illegally modified, or copyright-protected content. Don’t come to the dark side, there are no cookies there after all.

  • came here because µTorrent seems to suddenly have started injecting tracking adds redirects in chrome/default-browser, malwarebytes seems to keep it at bay but I guess it’s time to get rid of it for good this time