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BitHost is a BitTorrent p2p client, based on the original Shareaza code that makes no compromises when it comes to efficiency and speed. Given its multi-network support, boosted download speeds and unique features in terms of file management, BitHost is one of the best solutions for grabbing files over the Internet whether movies, music, software or texts.
The software offers a series of powerful features like turbo-charged connection to Gnutella2, Gnutella, eDonkey, intelligent file-hashing, multiple results tabs, ability to block malicious clients, ghost ratings, and a fully user-configurable queue area. Complex but not crowded, resourceful but not resource-consuming - BitHost is at the same time attractive and practical.
It's great when it comes to tracking the status of your massive downloads and helping you keep them organized. No significant info about the downloading process has been neglected - it's all there conveniently sorted so you can easily access it. Moreover, most of the features can be easily configured to match your bandwidth and priorities. BitHost delivers fast search results and lets you preview files while downloading through a built-in media player for common audio and video formats.
BitHost's Main Features:
- Supports multiple P2P networks - Clean, intelligent interface with bracing colors; - Multiple simultaneous downloading; - Results displayed in multiple tabs; - Advanced file-hashing; - Support for reviews, users comments, and ratings (it saves you valuable time and energy by allowing you to preview a file once the download has started to check out its quality); - Preview filters.
BitHost offers support for all Windows platforms!
What's new in this version:
Improved queue management algorithm. Reduced CPU usage.