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Very good
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out of 2766 votes

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    Nov. 11, 2011
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Editors' Review


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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4 stars

"Very Good!"

November 21, 2011  |  By tinoj3

 |  Version: BitComet 1.30


Been using it for years!


no problems

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5 stars

"i just love this little prog get's the job done"

November 20, 2011  |  By rdodd48120

 |  Version: BitComet 1.30


i do not have any


i do not have any


i do not have any

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1 stars

"BITCOME's got a colorful reputation"

November 13, 2011  |  By bait28

 |  Version: BitComet 1.30


It downloads torrents


It hurts the torrent being downloaded. Is considered bad by the torrenting community, and is constantly banned and kicked by seeders.


The program is nice but it has 1 major downfall. When it downloads, it shows it's progress at 0% to all other users, then it try's to grab vital chunks of the torrent, then disconnects, reconnects, and shows 0% again. So it's priority is always higher up. then when they finish, they usually don't seed which in return harms the torrent because no one can get the vital chunks. DO NOT DOWNLOAD. people will kick and ban your ip from downloading from them. Stick with utorrent.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.30
Version 1.30 cleaned up and improved a lot of code, reduce program size and add VIP download list button in task list toolbar.
Publisher BitComet
Publisher web site http://www.bitcomet.com/
Release Date November 11, 2011
Date Added November 11, 2011
Version 1.30
Category Internet Software
Subcategory P2P & File-Sharing Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 9.41MB
File Name External File
Total Downloads 84,996,189
Downloads Last Week 3,220
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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