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Editors' Review


Formerly the feature-rich Azureus, Vuze takes Azureus' BitTorrent foundation and builds on top of it a network for video discovery and user-created video publishing tied together by social networking.

From XML torrent options to IP filters, firewall tests to UPnP plug-ins to baked-in social networking, Vuze isn't breaking new ground--the original BitTorrent client has gone this path, too--but it is doing it in an innovative and attractive way. When you install the program, you're faced with an interface that will be instantly familiar to iTunes users. In providing a general overview of their torrents and media playback controls, the new layout emphasizes user-initiated searches.

The Advanced tab has been replaced by My Library. The old Azureus is now completely gone, but because of the demands of users, Vuze 4.0 is much closer to the intent of its progenitor than Vuze 3.1 was. A simple, three-step guide that launches when you start Vuze helps you get acclimatized to the new Vuze. There's still work to be done: memory usage is up around 100MB, and although you can set up private trackers, you can't customize the search box. People new to torrenting or only interested in sharing media files might appreciate this visually active approach.

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  • 5 stars

    "Trouble free torrent downloader."

    October 07, 2014   |   By cnetwardog

    Version: Vuze 5.4


    Ease of download and intuitive use.


    Nothing to complain about.


    Try it and you'll end up keeping it because it's too good to delete.

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  • 3 stars

    "Time warner cut me off after copying shows like ncis."

    September 27, 2014   |   By slydog82255

    Version: Vuze 5.4


    the service works great the best out there.




    any sponsored tv is ilegal to copy

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  • 1 stars

    "It was good until the update screwed up the system"

    September 25, 2014

    Version: Vuze 5.4


    WAN streaming


    Installs unwanted (looks like malware) browser addons.
    Changes browser settings.
    No easy way to undo (spent a few hours cleaning up the system after regular Vaze software update.


    After regular software update, it installed bunch of addons to every browser on my system, and changed the browsers settings. Had to do factory reset every browser as no "undo" provided with the software.
    Unistalled Vuze right away, it served good, but can't be trusted.
    Be super careful when installing, check what "express" installation/upgrade means.

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  • 5 stars


    September 03, 2014   |   By Hascovart

    Version: Vuze 5.4


    This app is great. It works beautiful and I never had any problems with it.
    I can find anything I need and the speeds are wonderful. It has many nice features but most important, the torrent search and download are the best


    I like it and have nothing against.

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    Full Specifications

    What's new in version 4.3
    With the latest release, you get powerful new search capabilities, along with the ability to play your HD videos on PC, Mac, iPhone, iPod, Apple TV, Xbox 360, PS3, PSP, and Tivo. In addition, the latest release includes performance enhancements making Vuze significantly lighter and faster.
    Publisher Vuze
    Publisher web site
    Release Date November 16, 2009
    Date Added November 16, 2009
    Version 4.3
    Category Internet Software
    Subcategory P2P & File-Sharing Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows 95, Windows, Windows XP, Windows Me
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 70.32KB
    File Name VuzeBittorrentClientInstaller.exe
    Total Downloads 9,481,778
    Downloads Last Week 3,945
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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