qBittorrent 3.4.0 Beta: new icon theme, drops Qt 4 support


The qBittorrent project aims to provide a Free Software alternative to µtorrent. qBittorrent is an advanced and multi-platform BitTorrent client with a nice user interface as well as a Web UI for remote control and an integrated search engine. qBittorrent aims to meet the needs of most users while using as little CPU and memory as possible. qBittorrent is a truly Open Source project, and as such, anyone can and should contribute to it.

qBittorrent features:

  • Polished µTorrent-like User Interface
  • Well-integrated and extensible Search Engine
  • Simultaneous search in most famous BitTorrent search sites
  • Per-category-specific search requests (e.g. Books, Music, Movies)
  • All Bittorrent extensions
  • DHT, Peer Exchange, Full encryption, Magnet/BitComet URIs, ...
  • Remote control through a Web user interface
  • Nearly identical to the regular UI, all in Ajax
  • Advanced control over trackers, peers and torrents
  • Torrents queueing and prioritizing
  • Torrent content selection and prioritizing
  • UPnP / NAT-PMP port forwarding support
  • Available in ~25 languages (Unicode support)
  • Torrent creation tool
  • Advanced RSS support with download filters (inc. regex)
  • Bandwidth scheduler
  • IP Filtering (eMule and PeerGuardian compatible)
  • IPv6 compliant
  • Available on most platforms: Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, OS/2, FreeBSD

qBittorrent 3.4.0 Beta changelog:

  • FEATURE: New icon theme with SVG source, so we can scale it appropriately in the future. (Bert Verhelst)
  • FEATURE: Drop Qt 4 support. Raise minimum Qt version to 5.5.1 (evsh)
  • FEATURE: UI for managing locally banned IP list (dzmat)
  • FEATURE: Support for specifying where to save/load config files. Support for portable mode. (evsh)
  • FEATURE: It is now possible to pass options via ENV variables instead of cmd options. (evsh)
  • FEATURE: Allow to strip subfolder in multifile torrents. (glassez, sledgehammer999)
  • FEATURE: Allow cmd args to specify options when adding torrents. (Brian Kendall)
  • FEATURE: Widget for showing filesystem paths while typing. Used in the Add New Torrent and Options dialogs. (evsh)
  • FEATURE: Trackerlist: Allow to toggle columns (thalieht)
  • FEATURE: Add availability column to torrent content model and torrent properties window (evsh)
  • FEATURE: Implemented share limit by seeding time (naikel)
  • FEATURE: Revamp Torrent creator (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Enable drag n drop to create torrent on mainwindow (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Add show/hide statusbar option (takiz)
  • FEATURE: Show number of pieces. Closes #6774. (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Allow to select & delete multiple entries in "Manage Cookies" dialog (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Fetch Favicons via google as a final fallback (KingLucius)
  • FEATURE: Add a Tags (multi-label) feature to the GUI. Closes #13. (tgregerson)
  • FEATURE: Use the system icons for each file type in the Content tab (evsh)
  • FEATURE: Use SVG files for monochrome tray icons. Closes #6085. (evsh)
  • BUGFIX: Adjust icons names to better fit FDO scheme (evsh)
  • BUGFIX: Optimized IP filter parsing, making blazingly fast (sledgehammer999, evsh)
  • BUGFIX: Fix dialogs didn't position on the correct screen which qBittorrent window is on. Closes #1690, #2474, #3538. (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Refactor and improve StatusBar (glassez)
  • BUGFIX: Set expiration date for newly added cookie to +2 years from now, instead of +99 years. (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Don't create subfolder inside temp folder (glassez)
  • BUGFIX: Don't replace existing files when relocating torrent (glassez)
  • COSMETIC: Trackerlist: Set text alignment of columns with numbers to the right (thalieht)
  • COSMETIC: Enable alternatingRowColors for "Manage Cookie" dialog (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Allow to load/use ECDSA certificate in webUI. (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Add copy options to webui context menu (addresses #6815) (#7036) (Tom Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Set torrent location from webui context menu (addresses #6815) (#7062) (Tom Piccirello)
  • SEARCH: Use explicit class for search plugin versions (evsh)
  • SEARCH: Remove all search plugins from repo. There is another repo named 'search-plugins'. (sledgehammer999)
  • SEARCH: Update the backend when a new plugin favicon is downloaded. (sledgehammer999)
  • RSS: Redesigned RSS subsystem (glassez)
  • RSS: Do not use hardcoded colors in RSS feed view (evsh)
  • WINDOWS: Installer detects running process when it is 64-bit (vlakoff)
  • MACOS: Various macOS UI improvements (vit9696)
  • MACOS: Fix main menu item location on macOS (vit9696)
  • OTHER: Use new classes/methods from libtorrent and stop using deprecate ones. (glassez)
  • OTHER: Various string fixes (Allan Nordhøy, sledgehammer999)


  • The 32-bit build doesn't work on Windows XP. Apparently the libtorrent 1.1.x series have dropped the support for that OS.

Download page: qBittorrent 3.4.0 Beta | ~20.0 MB (Open Source)
View: qBittorrent Home page

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