A screenshot of qBittorrent v4.1.1-2 running under Manjaro Linux
|Original author(s)||Christophe Dumez|
|Developer(s)||Sledgehammer999, Christophe Dumez, Ishan Arora, Stefanos Antaris, Mohammad Dib|
|Initial release||May 16, 2006|
4.1.2 / August 12, 2018
|Preview release||N/A [±]|
|Written in||C++ (Qt), Python|
|Operating system||Cross-platform: FreeBSD, Linux, macOS, OS/2, Windows|
|Available in||~70 languages|
qBittorrent is a cross-platform client for the BitTorrent protocol that is released under the GNU GPL, version 2. qBittorrent aims to be a free and open-source software alternative to popular clients such as μTorrent.
qBittorrent is written in C++, and thus is a native application. It uses Boost, Qt toolkit (version 4 or 5), and libtorrent-rasterbar library (for the torrent back-end). Its optional search engine is written in Python, so systems without a Python implementation installed cannot use that.
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Some of the features present in qBittorrent include:
Packages for different Linux distributions are available, though most are provided through official channels via various distributions.
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