6 Best Torrent Clients for Downloading Large Files

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Direct downloading of extremely large files from the host server is often unreliable and slow. That's why sometimes, hosts offer torrent files to address these issues. As for end-users, we use torrent clients to download these large files. It makes the download process more streamlined, pausable, resumable, and of course—reliable. Today, we're going to look at some of the best and most reliable torrent clients one can use to download huge files. Most of these torrent clients are free to use and work reliably without any issues. So, let's get started and learn about quickly and reliably downloading large files from the internet.

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While using these torrent clients, make sure you're not misusing them by downloading pirated or copyrighted content. Use these torrent clients sensibly and respect the hard work of original creators.

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1. µTorrent Classic

µTorrent Classic torrent client

µTorrent Classic is undoubtedly one of the most popular torrent clients used by millions of users. It is small in size, has a minimal interface, yet is packed with all the necessary features. It has a web interface and a full-fledged desktop application too. A mobile app is also available for the users.

It allows you to download multiple files in parallel. Its smart network detection system automatically adjusts the bandwidth usage to give you the fastest downloads. One can also schedule the downloads to take full advantage of off-peak hours. An ad-free pro version of this torrent client is also available.

2. qBittorrent

qBittorrent torrent client

I use the qBittorrent torrent client on my desktop. It's almost the same as the first one on this list. It's completely free and ad-free too. It's open-source and is available for all the major platforms. It has a plethora of options to customize your torrent downloading experience. Do try it once!

It also has a built-in torrent creation tool. This torrent client is available in over 70 different languages. I like its bandwidth scheduler which I generally use to put a cap on the upload speed. You can also see the preview of media files you're downloading through this client. It's light and fast too.

3. BitTorrent

BitTorrent torrent client

BitTorrent is yet another promising torrent client on this list. It's packed with all the features—one looks for—in a torrent client. I liked its smooth interface which is soothing to the eyes. It has a powerful finder to search for your favorite torrent files. This torrent client is available in over a dozen languages.

Like other solutions, this one too has a bandwidth manager to throttle both the upload and download speeds as per your requirements. It's also one of the best applications to stream your torrent files. It's available for Windows, Mac, and Android. Its pro version is one of the bests—among all.

4. FrostWire

FrostWire torrent client

FrostWire is an all-in-one application that includes a torrent client, a media player, and a cloud downloader as well. It has a clutter-free interface and is light on system resources. It has full-text search support to find the exact download among a large collection. You can also preview partial downloads.

It's available for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. Power users can download its tarball to create a custom build for their platform. New users can view its tutorials on YouTube to get familiar with all the available options. It also has a vibrant and helpful community in the form of a Discord channel.

5. BitComet

BitComet torrent client

BitComet is a free, lightweight, and blazing-fast torrent client one can use easily on all the major platforms. You can also use it as an HTTP and FTP client. Its unique seeding technology helps you finish stalled downloads—quickly. Like other clients, this one too has a preview system for the downloads.

It also has an intelligent caching system that reduces the disk read/writes by many folds. You can also set priorities for torrents to ensure which one finishes first. Through bandwidth scheduler combined with the auto-shutdown feature, you can rest assured that the downloads are finished without any issues.

6. BitLord

BitLord torrent client

And last but not least is the BitLord torrent client which is in no way less than the others included in this list. It has a built-in torrent search system to find your favorite text, audio, and video files. While the download is in progress, you can also play the files on Chromecast. It's also available for Android.

One can create custom playlists of downloaded torrents to quickly access their favorite content. I like its tabbed interface which makes torrent management so easy when downloading multiple files in parallel. You can also read and write comments on the torrent files to leave and get feedback.