Transmission for Mac

Transmission for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 186 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.76
  • Total Downloads:
    319,141
  • Date Added:
    October 24, 2009
  • File Size:
    4.74MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    393
  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC

Editors' Review

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Transmission is one of the very best choices for a BitTorrent client on the Mac, being both extremely lightweight (some users even manage to run the Ubuntu version on their cell phones!) and fairly feature-packed. Transmission's interface is easy to use--and easy on the eyes--and this open-source app provides a whole host of clever features and flexible settings, especially when it comes to managing your bandwidth.

Transmission lets you queue downloads, set "Speed Limits" for certain times of day, stop seeding when you've met a specified ratio, and more--all with live download stats viewable directly in the dock, along with support for Growl notifications. As if all of that weren't appealing enough, Transmission is also free, making it a very attractive option for anyone who works with torrents. Recent updates have made Transmission faster (especially in the "endgame"), and added support for Quick Look and the ability to run a script upon download completion.

The current beta requires that you use an Intel Mac, but brings with it many cool improvements, including the ability to remove all completed transfers and to download the scarcest bits of a file first.

 
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  • Current Version

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    out of 186 votes

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5 stars

"transparent and efficient"

November 04, 2009  |  By j.langus

 |  Version: Transmission 1.76

Pros

no voodoo that requires special education.whatever you need for p2p is obvious.it is like a pet on the desk-top,not a monster (vuze!) that fills up the whole house (figuratively).

Cons

i haven´t found anything about it i don´t like.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.76
  • Fix a potential crasher on Snow Leopard
  • When creating a multi-tracker torrent, give each tracker its own tier
  • Fix minor protocol error that didn't send a port message to some peers
  • Fix display glitch when changing sort to "Queue Order"
General
Publisher Transmission Project
Publisher web site http://transmissionbt.com/
Release Date October 24, 2009
Date Added October 24, 2009
Version 1.76
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory P2P & File-Sharing Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.6, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Mac OS X 10.5 PPC
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 4.74MB
File Name Transmission-2.84.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 319,141
Downloads Last Week 393
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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