BitComet

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 2764 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.83
  • Total Downloads:
    84,747,399
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 19, 2007
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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This free P2P application lets you find and download files using a unique system. On the left side of the three-pane interface, you choose from a long list of Web pages that contain files you can download. Different sites offer different types of files, and the subject matter is usually apparent by the name. When you opt to download a file, a smaller file appears on your desktop, which you then open in BitComet. After a bit of a wait, the application aggregates users that have your requested file and starts a swarm download that gradually grows in sources and speed. We like the enormous variety of files available for download, but aside from paging through categories, there are not many ways to search for specific files. Still, the addition of a preview function helps. The BitComet client offers chat capabilities, stats trackers, and the ability to bookmark your favorite sites. Overall, we think BitComet and the BitTorrent system are a great alternative to most file-sharing apps, and the fact that this download is free sure doesn't hurt.
 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.3

    out of 26 votes

    • 5 star 15
    • 4 star 7
    • 3 star 2
    • 2 star 2
    • 1 star 0
  • All Versions

    3.8

    out of 2764 votes

    • 5 star 1109
    • 4 star 873
    • 3 star 334
    • 2 star 148
    • 1 star 300
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2 stars

"1"

January 30, 2007  |  By LFFB

 |  Version: BitComet 0.83

Pros

I think it is great

Cons

I havenÂ?t any problems

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2 stars

"too many problems with download speed"

January 29, 2007  |  By slick.spic

 |  Version: BitComet 0.83

Pros

good question

Cons

u have to configure bitcomet like crazy to make it go at a NORMAL rate,which takes loads of time trying to figure out wats going on.the very unorganized forums and non existant links that are displayed in bitcomet dont help neither

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4 stars

"Used to be excellent"

January 29, 2007  |  By JimmyJump

 |  Version: BitComet 0.83

Pros

Excellent DHT function, intuitive interface, interesting and easy to set tweaks, great connectability, the possibility to view/listen to partially downloaded files, etc...

Cons

Many cons nowadays, sadly... program stalls, icon freezes in quick-launch area, own uploads/seeds don't show a ratio/amount uploaded, program sometimes simply refuses to open a new torrent, so that you have to first store the torrentfile on HD and then open it...

Ever since version 0.79, there have been major bugs... If you can find it, revert to version 0.70, the last really stable version...

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5 stars

"good"

January 28, 2007  |  By dijanamuhamedagic

 |  Version: BitComet 0.83

Pros

it is wery good

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5 stars

"Excellent"

January 28, 2007  |  By ama2007

 |  Version: BitComet 0.83

Pros

I do not know yet

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4 stars

"egf"

January 28, 2007  |  By loosoo

 |  Version: BitComet 0.83

Pros

greg

Cons

gterger

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5 stars

"zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz"

January 27, 2007  |  By tanteckwai

 |  Version: BitComet 0.83

Pros

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Cons

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5 stars

"good"

January 27, 2007  |  By wai88

 |  Version: BitComet 0.83

Pros

fast

Cons

none

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5 stars

"ok"

January 25, 2007  |  By saokruapha

 |  Version: BitComet 0.83

Pros

easy to use

Cons

none

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4 stars

"Very good Torrent Downloader"

January 25, 2007  |  By SirZog

 |  Version: BitComet 0.83

Pros

Fairly easy to get into and can handle many downloads at the same time. Speeds are good depending on whether you can find good torrents to download. Doesn't stress the CPU either unless it's downloading at a high speed. Robust and integrates well with IE. No adware/spyware either which is a great plus for me.

Cons

Help files are non-existent but thankfully you can get by. Could do with a better way of automatically organizing the completed downloads and torrent files. What the hell is Cometzone all about!!! Some of the Torrent Web sites are either fairly poor, non existent or if you're lucky medioker (however you spell it) it's a shame there isn't an option to add your own Torrent search site shortcuts like for instance ISO Hunt

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 0.83
  • GUI Improved: add option in HTTP task properties dialog to enable P2P http download
  • GUI Improved: add hot key Ctrl+R in add HTTP task group dialog, to replace selected text in url to wildcard "(*)"
  • GUI Improved: refer page url is filled to new http task when drag URL from IE to floating window
  • GUI Improved: new network rate graph of the floating window in large size
  • GUI Improved: improve the IE context menu for BitComet, add sub menu to download particular objects in the webpage
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General
Publisher BitComet
Publisher web site http://www.bitcomet.com/
Release Date January 19, 2007
Date Added January 19, 2007
Version 0.83
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory P2P & File-Sharing Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Vista, Windows Me, Windows
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista
Download Information
File Size 8.34MB
File Name BitComet_1.37_x86_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 84,747,399
Downloads Last Week 3,226
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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