uTorrent Mac client leaked

Summary:As they say, live by the sword, die by the sword.BitTorrent Inc.

uTorrent Mac client leaked
As they say, live by the sword, die by the sword.

BitTorrent Inc. acquired uTorrent in 2006 and promised a Mac client "soon." It took a while, but a build of the long-awaited uTorrent Mac is available. On BitTorrent.

It's not an official release, most likely an alpha but it feels pretty solid at first blush. If you feel like playing, uTorrent 0.1 was posted on Pirate Bay a few hours ago (seed people, seed). The (alpha?) build carries creation and modification dates of 15 September 2008, a week ago.

Personally I like xTorrent, but other popular choices include Azareus/Vuze, Transmission and BitRocket. What's your Mac BitTorrent client these days? Did you give uTorrent a whirl?

(Tip: TorrentFreak)

Topics: Hardware


Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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