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qBittorrent 4.2.0


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 4.2.0 release notes:

  • There were no significant user facing changes since the previous RC release. ATTENTION: This release uses the libtorrent 1.2.x series. It saves fastresumes a bit differently than the 1.1.x series, which are used so far in the previous versions. If you run it and then downgrade to a previous qBittorrent version then your torrents will probably start rechecking.

qBittorrent 4.2.0 changelog:

  • FEATURE: Libtorrent 1.2.x series are supported now (glassez)
  • FEATURE: Add OpenSSL version to GUI and stackdump (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Add zlib version to GUI & stackdump (silverqx)
  • FEATURE: Use PBKDF2 for the GUI lock. You will need to set your password again. (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Rename "#" column to "Tier" in the tracker list (thalieht)
  • FEATURE: Allow setting larger checking memory usage in GUI (airium)
  • FEATURE: Converted remaining icons to svg (Bert Verhelst)
  • FEATURE: Replace CheckBox with Arrow in the side panel (Prince Gupta)
  • FEATURE: Log performance alerts from libtorrent (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Use native folder icon in content tree (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Move copy actions under a submenu (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Add "Socket backlog size" option (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Add "File pool size" option (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Allow styling with QSS stylesheets (Prince Gupta)
  • FEATURE: Add "Tracker entries" dialog (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Add availability column (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Use a randomized port number for the first run (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Enable Super Seeding mode once ratio/time limit is reached (thalieht)
  • FEATURE: Improve embedded tracker. Now it conforms to BEPs more closely. (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Add option to align file to piece boundary when creating new torrent (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Ability to open file or trigger torrect action via keypad Enter (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Add "Remove torrent and its files" option to share ratio limiting (thalieht)
  • FEATURE: Allow to select multiple entries in "banned IP" dialog (Chocobo1)
  • FEATURE: Reallow to pause checking torrents (thalieht)
  • FEATURE: Reallow to force recheck torrents that aren't fully started (thalieht)
  • FEATURE: Add "Preview file" double-click action (warren)
  • BUGFIX: Avoid performance penalty when logger is full (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Remove the max half-open connections option (thalieht)
  • BUGFIX: Center align the section labels in advanced settings (thalieht)
  • BUGFIX: Add documentation links to some advanced settings (thalieht)
  • BUGFIX: Impove DownloadManager code (glassez)
  • BUGFIX: Limit DownloadHandler max redirection to 20 (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Log DownloadManager SSL errors (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Force recheck multiple torrents one by one (glassez)
  • BUGFIX: Close context menu when content model is reset (glassez)
  • BUGFIX: Improve Properties widget (glassez)
  • BUGFIX: Prevent flickering preview dialog (silver)
  • BUGFIX: Rename "Prefer encryption" to "Allow encryption" (thalieht)
  • BUGFIX: Fix search icon placement when using RTL languages (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Avoid combo boxes extending to the right in Options dialog (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Fix speed limit not applying to IPv6 peers (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Log failed file rename errors (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Fix wrong "Time Active" value displayed (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Rename priority to queue in the context of torrents (thalieht)
  • BUGFIX: Update remaining size of ignored files to 0 (Thomas Piccirello)
  • BUGFIX: Move "Check for program updates" checkbox to the Behavior settings (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Improve error messages for URL seed (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Rename share ratio limiting options (thalieht)
  • BUGFIX: Fix country name misspelling (horgan)
  • PERFORMANCE: Faster/efficient way of handling updates in the Transfer list (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Bump Web API version
  • WEBUI: Use PBKDF2 for the WebUI password. You will need to set your password again. (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Use Javascript strict mode (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Remove autocorrect/autocapitalise from filepaths on WebUI (AceLewis)
  • WEBUI: Display warning when Javascript is disabled (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Remove mootools lib from login page (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Prevent login credential appearing in URL (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Load WebUI certificate & key from file path (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Add migration code for WebUI https related change (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Fix wrong element id being used (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Fix direction of Web UI sorted column icon (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Match WebUI About page to GUI (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Simplify tab logic (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Separate URL components before percent-decoding (glassez)
  • WEBUI: Capitalize event name (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Fix bug where input wouldn't always be focused (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Add Web UI support for escape key (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Fix broken image link (Tom Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Include application version in css/js url for cache busting (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Update WebUI img to use svg images (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Fix speed limit icon too large on WebUI (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Fix misaligned icons in STATUS list in GUI (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Drop legacy WebAPI support (glassez)
  • WEBUI: Allow WebUI Content tab to be sorted (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Encode torrent name before passing in URL (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Move WebUI Peers code to separate file (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Prevent WebUI tables from being highlighted (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Allow WebUI Trackers table to be manipulated (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Fix only the first newline char is replaced (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Fix missing semicolon in WebUI (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Add autocomplete attribute to WebUI (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Always use index.html as default page (CzBiX)
  • WEBUI: Set title attribute for all WebUI table cells (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Align WebUI login button to the right (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Use force refresh on WebUI logout (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Use a random number for WebUI cache busting (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Register protocol handler in WebUI for magnet links (Cory)
  • WEBUI: Add WebAPI session timeout settings (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Fix encoding of special characters (Tom Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Avoid word wrap in webui footer (airium)
  • WEBUI: Add advanced options in WebUI (Zhaoyu Gan)
  • WEBUI: Move WebUI copy actions under a submenu (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Add WebUI support for triggering context menus on mobile (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Implement tag management for WebUI (Vasiliy Halimonchuk)
  • WEBUI: Fix WebUI removing parameters from magnet links (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Enable by default the search tab (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Add context menu to Web UI search table (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Display files hierarchically in Web UI content tab (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Add ability to add and ban a peer from the Web UI (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Increase WebUI window heights (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Sort torrent names case-insensitively in webui (airium)
  • WEBUI: Support exclusions in WebUI table filters (Thomas Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Don't save preferences until all options are processed (Tom Piccirello)
  • WEBUI: Disable port selection when "Use different port on each startup" is selected (Chocobo1)
  • WEBUI: Remove max character limit of location path (Clément Pera)
  • RSS: Better widget for choosing file path in automated downloader (thalieht)
  • RSS: Allow to cancel/retry the fetching of feeds (glassez)
  • RSS: Add create subfolder option to RSS auto-download rules (Xegor)
  • RSS: Log "RSS Feed successfully downloaded" event (glassez)
  • SEARCH: Add default tooltip "Searching..." on tab creation. (paolo-sz)
  • SEARCH: Avoid crashes on torrent search (paolo-sz)
  • SEARCH: Add right click menu to SearchJobWidget (Chocobo1)
  • SEARCH: Rename label in search widget (Chocobo1)
  • SEARCH: Add more copy field actions to search widget (Chocobo1)
  • SEARCH: Remove buttons from search widget (Chocobo1)
  • SEARCH: Update python installer URL (Chocobo1)
  • WINDOWS: Drop support for
  • WINDOWS: Allow headless builds on Windows (knackebrot)
  • WINDOWS: Add option to control qBittorrent process memory priority (Chocobo1)
  • LINUX: Add content_rating, release tags to appdata (Peter Eszlari)
  • LINUX: Update .appdata descriptions (Chocobo1)
  • LINUX: Use reverse DNS convention for metadata files naming (Chocobo1)
  • LINUX: Adjust open file descriptor limit on startup to max (Chocobo1)
  • MACOS: Drop support for
  • MACOS: Replace deprecated qt_mac_set_dock_menu() (Chocobo1)
  • MACOS: Add some padding to macOS app icon (Nick Korotysh)
  • OTHER: Raise minimum C++ version to C++14 (Chocobo1)
  • OTHER: Raise minimum Qt version to 5.9.0 (sledgehammer999)
  • OTHER: Drop support of libtorrent
  • OTHER: Drop upgrade code from older saving systems (sledgehammer999)
  • OTHER: Update INSTALL dependencies (Chocobo1)
  • OTHER: Optimize PNG images losslessly with zopflipng (Peter Dave Hello)
  • OTHER: Optimize svg files using SVGO (sledgehammer999)
  • OTHER: QMake: Compile translations at build time (glassez)
  • OTHER: Drop support for "BC Link" format (Chocobo1)
  • OTHER: Lots of code refactorings, cleanups, improvements and optimizations (Chocobo1, glassez, thalieht)

Download: qBittorrent 4.2.0 (32-bit) | 22.1 MB (Open Source)
Download: qBittorrent 4.2.0 (64-bit) | 24.6 MB
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