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utorrent 2.0

uTorrent, the most popular Bittorrent client for Windows has reached version 2.0. The major changes in uTorrent 2.0 include:

  • UDP tracker support
  • uTP has been improved significantly, with many bugs fixed and performance improvements. It can be found in the preferences as "Enable bandwidth management" (but don't worry, you can still control caps!).
  • The setup dialog has been overhauled to make it much easier to use and with a built-in speed test. More presets were added and it automatically scales settings for high-upload connections.
  • A new transfer cap feature has been added to track bandwidth usage, along with graphs to show your usage.

Full release notes

What do UDP, uTP and Transfer Cap mean? In short:

- UDP trakcer support means a lot better performance for both the tracker and you - the user.

- uTP automatically regulates the bandwidth usage so you can download your torrents without slowing down the network for others—no messing around with preferences required.

- The transfer cap keeps track of how much bandwidth uTorrent is taking up over a defined period of time and tells uTorrent to stop once you reach certain limits.

Download uTorrent 2.0 | via lifehacker