BitComet

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 2764 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.25
  • Total Downloads:
    84,747,399
  • Date Added:
    December 08, 2010
  • File Size:
    8.34MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    3,226
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7

Editors' Review

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Taking a slightly different approach to solving the multimedia lover's dilemma of how best to download torrents is BitComet, which uses an interface heavily cribbed from Windows Explorer--with a dose or two from the basic BitTorrent template--to create something instantly recognizable to the user.

There's a familiar tree of features on the left, including links to torrent-aggregating Web sites and several promotional offers. The top of the app has big buttons with familiar icons, the center window shows the files being downloaded, and the bottom pane has tracker and peer info. The pane on the right rounds out the layout, with a torrent search feature and advertising. Among the usual features, BitComet offers chat capabilities, the ability to bookmark your favorite sites, a toolbar for Internet Explorer 7, and a context menu for Firefox 2.

While the app held its own against better-known competitors in terms of speed and handling multiple torrents, we found the ubiquitous advertisements to be annoying compared to the competition's ad-free environs. Overall, we think BitComet is worth trying and could become a major torrent app in the future.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.5

    out of 15 votes

    • 5 star 3
    • 4 star 8
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 3
  • 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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  • 5 stars

    "Best of the best downloader."

    March 11, 2014   |   By arcnet29

    Version: BitComet 1.37

    Pros

    Fast and multiple downloads, u can download almost any video streaming from any site, (Need to integrate with Firefox or install comet bird). Top notch download speed moreover it automatically resumes the download. Torrent download is also good, and has Godspeed compared to other p2p softwares. Moreover u can create an account and gain points and other stuff.

    Cons

    Only in some cases while downloading .exe files it was not able to download properly.

    Summary

    I have been using it for 3 years now and is probably the best download manager, torrent downloader, video downloader, and I haven't faced much problem with this.

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 1.25
    Version 1.25 improved GUI to add Torrent History button to toolbar of task list and improved kernel stability.
    General
    Publisher BitComet
    Publisher web site http://www.bitcomet.com/
    Release Date December 08, 2010
    Date Added December 08, 2010
    Version 1.25
    Category
    Category Internet Software
    Subcategory P2P & File-Sharing Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows 2003
    Additional Requirements None
    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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