BitComet is a BitTorrent/HTTP/FTP download management software, which is powerful, fast, very easy-to-use, and completely FREE. It contains many advanced features that can accelerate your downloading up to 5 - 10 times faster, or even more.
* Video Download - any video from any site!
o Now able to download any video/mp3/flash files from ANY website
* BitTorrent Download - fast and powerful
o Torrent Share: Exchange torrent while downloading
o Preview while Downloading: Preview of MP3, rmvb, wmv, and qt is available during downloading process.
o Align File to Piece Boundary: Better for making torrent, fully compatible with old versions.
o Intelligent Connection Optimization: Configuration is automatically set to match your connection type.
o Intelligent Disk Cache: Memory cache is used to reduce the read/write frequency of your hard drive, therefore increasing service life.
o Quick Resume: The torrents can be seeded or resumed immediately without time consuming scans.
o Auto Config ICF (Internet Connection Firewall) and ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) in Windows XP
o Auto Config UPNP port mapping in router (UPnP support is required in router, Windows XP is required).
o Option of Disabling and Setting Priority of Files in any torrent: Files can be disabled, so they are not downloaded, or set to higher or lower priority, allowing you to select which files finish first.
o Also support Multi-tracker, DHT, utf-8 extension, and UDP tracker Protocol v2.
* HTTP/FTP Download - Innovative P2P Technology
o P2P downloading: BitTorrent technology is integrated into HTTP/FTP download, with which BitComet automatically finds other clients and gets data from them to increase your download speed，without additional bandwidth usage of the HTTP server.
o Intelligent File Rename: Automatic choose the best name for your download file.
o Preview while Downloading: Preview of mp3, rmvb, wmv, and qt is available during downloading process.
o Multi-Mirror download: Mirror servers are automatically found for the file being downloaded. Data from these servers are downloaded at the same time to increase download speed 300% or more.
o Multi-Section download: Files are split into several sections which are downloaded at the same time to increase the download speed up to 500% or more.
o Multi-Language Support: Multi-language web pages and encoded URLs can be correctly handled.
o Quick Resume: Stopped download tasks can be resumed from where they left off from both HTTP and FTP servers.
* Download Management - Customization Available
o Global and Per-Task Speed Limit, for Both Upload and Download.
o Bandwidth Scheduler
o Custom-built Categories Management.
* Easy to Use and Free!
o User-friendly and very easy-to-use, we try to hide every complicated terms behind the interface
o BitComet does not contain any adware or spyware.
Changelog for this release:
GUI Improved: improve text information displayed in VIP acceleration dialog
GUI Improved: improve progress bar of disk space in task properties dialog
GUI Improved: new setting in advanced option page to enable/disable auto hash check after downloaded file changed
GUI Improved: new setting in advanced option page to enable/disable disk boost service (only Vista and later)
GUI Improved: display the status of disk boost service in statistical tab (only Vista and later)
GUI Improved: tasks in queue will be displayed in Active task list
GUI Improved: improve re-connection timers displayed in tracker list
GUI Improved: do not display torrent downloading prompt dialog when open a magnet link
GUI Improved: improve GUI font when choosing Traditional Chinese in non-Traditional Chinese Windows
GUI Improved: simplify torrent status icon in torrent history and torrent share list
GUI Improved: do not fix the width of date column in torrent history and torrent share list
GUI Improved: improve display refreshing code of torrent history and torrent share list, reduce CPU usage
GUI Improved: display the default command in context menu of torrent history and torrent share list as bold
GUI Improved: new command in context menu of Torrent Collect list: Add to Torrent Share
GUI Improved: add openbittorrent and publicbt as default trackers when creating torrents
GUI Improved: green light appears after incoming connection established from a remote peer
GUI Improved: add large icon of 256*256 for Vista/Win7
GUI Improved: add new column to Torrent History list: private torrent
GUI Improved: do not lock the width of preview column in task list
GUI Improved: display total download time in task summary tab
GUI Improved: display the number of days in case of downloading left time is more than 24 hours
GUI Improved: check downloaded files at program startup, and display warning icon on task if file missing. It can be disabled in advanced option page.
GUI Changed: Long-Time Seeding renamed to Long-Term Seeding
GUI Bugfix: the downloaded size in task statistical dialog when selecting multiple tasks is invalid
GUI Bugfix: when mouse cursor hovering on system tray icon in XP, the task running info balloon can not be shown
GUI Bugfix: the delete button in toolbar grayed out when pressing Ctrl to select multiple items in Torrent History and Torrent Share
GUI Bugfix: in the global option dialog, the max value of cache size for each connection of HTTP download should be 2MB
GUI Bugfix: after torrent downloaded for Magnet URI, the hidden options in advanced page of task properties dialog is not shown right away
GUI Bugfix: the error message of failure to listen on UDP port is not accurate
Core Improve: using disk boost service to create large files when start downloading, to speed up disk operation, avoid UI no response (only Vista and later)
Core Improve: improve kernel to reduce CPU usage for UI refreshing when downloading BitTorrent task
Core Improve: connect to one only tracker at a time when downloading private torrent, and clear all peers when switching tracker
Core Improve: improve crash report program
Core Improve: improve transport interval of peer exchange
Core Improve: use worker thread to process socket message, thereby reduce message handling in UI thread
Core Bugfix: do not connect to tracker when remove a tracker from tracker list (thanks to kluelos)
Core Bugfix: when listening port disabled in option dialog, program will dead-loop when exit