BitTorrent for Mac

BitTorrent for Mac

Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 22 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
7.4.1.30291
File Size:
1.35MB
Date Added:
December 15, 2013
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.6 Intel/10.7/10.8/10.9
Total Downloads:
569,718
Downloads Last Week:
594
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
Not available

Editors' Note: You will be taken to a third-party site to complete your download. Using P2P and file-sharing software to distribute copyrighted material without authorization is illegal in the United States and many other countries. CBS Interactive does not encourage or condone the illegal duplication or distribution of copyrighted content.

Editors' review

With all the other good BitTorrent clients out there for the Mac now, it's hard to make the case for using the official BitTorrent client for downloading torrents. (Note that this confusingly named application shares its name with the company, entertainment network, and popular protocol BitTorrent.) The current interface is much more clean and useful than in previous iterations, and BitTorrent does deliver on what it promises, with features like automatic port mapping and local peer discovery. But with well over a year since the last update and scant documentation, BitTorrent just hasn't kept up with the competition. Overall, we think BitTorrent does a fairly good job, but with some slow response times, a lack of development, and a noticeably aged interface, you might want to look elsewhere.

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