Public Key for PGP Signing
Bram Cohen, author of the BitTorrent protocol, made the first BitTorrent client, which he also called BitTorrent, and published it in July 2001. Many BitTorrent programs are open-source software; others are freeware, adware or shareware. Some download managers, such as FlashGet and GetRight, are BitTorrent-ready. Ubuntu packages. QBittorrent is now available in official Ubuntu repositories since v9.04 'Jaunty'. More up-to-date packages are published on our stable and unstable PPAs. The stable PPA supports Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (only the libtorrent-rasterbar package), 16.04 LTS, 17.04, 17.10 and 18.04 LTS. The unstable PPA supports Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, 17.04, 17.10 and 18.04 LTS.
Jun 15, 2020. Unix-like (source code only) Uses libowfat, performs well even on embedded hardware. Only requirement is a POSIX compliant OS. Supports only a compact peer list. PeerTracker: PHP: GPL: Yes Web application: Extremely lightweight and efficient BitTorrent tracker. Supports SQLite3, and MySQL for storage. ΜTorrent: C: Freeware: Yes.
Starting from v3.3.4 all source tarballs and binaries are signed.
The key currently used is:
You can also download it from here
Previously the following key was used to sign the v3.3.4 source tarballs and v3.3.4 Windows installer only:
Windows 7 / 8 / 10
Current stable version: qBittorrent v220.127.116.11
Download link: 32-bit & 64-bit installers / PGP signature (FossHub)
Mirror link: 32-bit installer / PGP signature (SourceForge)
Mirror link: 64-bit installer / PGP signature (SourceForge)
High Sierra / Mojave / Catalina
Current stable version: qBittorrent v4.3.0
May work on older macOS versions. If not, recompile with older Qt version.
Download link: DMG / PGP signature (FossHub)
Mirror link: DMG / PGP signature (SourceForge)
Current version: qBittorrent v18.104.22.168
Download link: TAR.GZ / PGP signature (SourceForge)
Download link: TAR.XZ / PGP signature (SourceForge)
Compile instructions over here.
|libtorrent-rasterbar||1.2 branch latest release|
|Qt||Latest stable release|
|Boost||Latest stable release|
|OpenSSL||1.1 branch latest release|
|zlib||Latest stable release|
|Python (optional, runtime only)||Versions later than 3.3.0|
Other Binary Packages
Select operating system:
qBittorrent is now available in official Ubuntu repositories since v9.04 'Jaunty'.
More up-to-date packages are published on our stable and unstable PPAs.
The stable PPA supports Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (only the libtorrent-rasterbar package), 18.04 LTS, 18.10, 19.10 and 20.04 LTS.
The unstable PPA supports Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, 18.04 LTS, 19.04, 19.10 and 20.04 LTS.
To use these PPAs please use the following command and make sure your version is supported:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable
# or qBittorrent Unstable
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-unstable
Then install qBittorrent by doing this:
Best Open Source Torrent Client Windows
qBittorrent and libtorrent-rasterbar are now officially included in Debian. Packages are maintained by Cristian Greco. See this page for more information.
Mandriva Linux packages
qBittorrent is currently officially included in Mandriva Cooker. You can find more information here.
qBittorrent is currently packaged in the Mageia official repositories. It is packaged by Ahmad Samir. To install it, make sure the online repositories are configured correctly then install it either:
- As root from terminal: 'urpmi qbittorrent' OR
- Using rpmdrake (aka 'Install & remove software')
Gentoo ebuildsqBittorrent is officially available in portage. You can install it easily on your system using emerge command. These ebuilds are maintained by Mikle Kolyada. See this page for more information.
qBittorrent has been in the OpenSuse official repository since v11.3.
One-click install here.
qBittorrent is officially packaged on Fedora. RPM packages are maintained by Leigh Scott.
See this page for more information.
qBittorrent is available for Slackware through slackbuilds.org. The slackbuild script is maintained by David Woodfall. See this page for more information.
Eric Hameleers is also maintaining binary packages for slackware. Those are available there.
ArchLinux packagesqBittorrent is officially packaged on ArchLinux. To install, simply type the following commands: Package information here.
For development, you can get PKGBUILD from Arch User Repository (AUR) and build it yourself:
AUR (non-official) information here.
Alt Linux packagesqBittorrent is officially packaged on Alt Linux. These packages are maintained by Alexey Morsov. Packages are available here. To install, simply type the following commands:
AgiliaLinux packagesqBittorrent is officially packaged on AgiliaLinux. Packages are available here. To install, simply type the following command:
blackPanther OS packages
qBittorrent is officially shipped on blackPanther OS CD as the default Bittorrent client. RPM packages are available here.
These packages are maintained by Charles Barcza.
qBittorrent is officially packaged for FreeBSD.
More information about the port can he found here.
To install qBittorrent, you should issue the following commands:
pkg_add -r qbittorrent
qBittorrent is available in HaikuDepot.
You can download it from here.
Pardus packagesqBittorrent is officially available on Pardus via the contrib repository. These packages are maintained by H. İbrahim Güngör. Packages are available here.
To install, simply type the following command:
sudo pisi ar contrib http://packages.pardus.org.tr/contrib-2009/pisi-index.xml.bz2
#Enable the contrib repo if present but disabled:
sudo pisi er contrib
sudo pisi it qbittorrent
qBittorrent is available on eComStation (OS/2) via this download page.
This package is maintained by Silvan Scherrer.
Old Release Archive
Open Source Torrent Programs
The following is a list of notable software for running a BitTorrent tracker.
|Tracker||Programming Language||License||IPv4||IPv6||Operating System Support||Description|
|MLDonkey||OCaml||GPL||Yes||Windows, OS X, Unix-like, Morph OS||Has a built-in tracker and announcement service|
|MonoTorrent||C#||MIT||Yes||Windows, Mac OS, Unix-like||Uses Mono or .NET Core for cross-platform support (.NET)|
|Opentracker||C||Beerware||Yes||Yes (IPv4 and IPv6 have separate binaries and processes that do not share any information between them. If a client communicates to the tracker over IPv6, it will only receive IPv6 addresses in the response.)||Unix-like (source code only)||Uses libowfat, performs well even on embedded hardware. Only requirement is a POSIX compliant OS. Supports only a compact peer list.|
|PeerTracker||PHP||GPL||Yes||Web application||Extremely lightweight and efficient BitTorrent tracker. Supports SQLite3, and MySQL for storage.|
|μTorrent||C++||Freeware||Yes||Windows, OS X, Linux, Android||Does not have a list of hosted torrents.|
|qBittorrent||C++||GPLv2||Yes||Windows, OS X, Unix-like, OS/2||Lightweight. Supports DHT, PEX, announcements via UDP. Does not have a web interface or list of hosted torrents; it is not designed for secure or large-scale application.|
|Vuze||Java||Disputed||Yes||Windows, Mac OS, Linux||Vuze (formerly Azureus) has a built in tracker.|
|XBT Tracker||C++||GPL||Yes||Windows, Linux||Uses MySQL for data storage, lightweight tracker|
|Bitstorm||PHP||GPL||Yes||Windows, Linux, OS X||A lightweight tracker that does not require any external database support.|
- ^'BT-default tracker'. sourceforge.net.
- ^erdgeist. 'opentracker'. erdgeist.org.
- ^'libowfat'. fefe.de.
- ^'latest known svn revision of the trigunflame peertracker, which is a lightweight PHP/SQL BitTorrent Tracker: JonnyJD/peertracker'. March 21, 2019 – via GitHub.
- ^'Archived copy'. Archived from the original on May 13, 2009. Retrieved May 8, 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- ^'qBittorrent official website'. sourceforge.net.
- ^'Archived copy'. Archived from the original on 2009-07-02. Retrieved 2009-05-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- ^'XBT Tracker'. sourceforge.net.
- ^'xbt - High-performance BitTorrent Tracker - Google Project Hosting'. google.com.