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Transmission is a lightweight BitTorrent client. It features a simple, intuitive interface on top on an efficient, cross-platform back-end. Transmission runs on Mac OS X with a Cocoa interface, Linux/NetBSD/FreeBSD/OpenBSD with a GTK+ interface, and BeOS with a native interface.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  05 Jul 2009 13:46

    Release Notes: On all platforms, a couple of crashes and an error in reporting webseed counts via RPC were fixed, and DHT announce management was improved. On Mac OS, a problem where a small set of users could not add torrents was fixed. In the GTK+ implementation, a crash when setting options in the Properties dialog and a rare crash in desktop notifications were fixed, various usability improvements were made, and the file list can now be sorted by priority, download, and completeness.

    •  04 Jun 2009 23:03

      Release Notes: A potential CSRF security hole for Web Client users was closed. A locale error in the JSON parser was fixed. Various small bugfixes were made to the beta Qt client. A problem in which transmission-remote was unable to select torrents by their SHA1 hash was fixed. An error in 1.60 when serving Web client files on some embedded systems was fixed. A response header was added to allow Web clients to cache static files.

      •  13 Nov 2007 07:38

        Release Notes: A "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity was fixed along with a bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost. The request queue code was tweaked to improve download speeds. Better handling of very large files was on 32-bit systems was implemented. Less battery power should be consumed on laptops. A minor IPC parsing error was fixed.

        •  07 Aug 2007 14:34

          Release Notes: This release adds the ability to selectively download and prioritize files as well as to create torrent files. Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load. This update also includes speed and CPU load improvements and many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes. Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto a window, various smaller interface improvements, and Italian, Korean, and Russian translations were added to the Mac interface. The Torrent Inspector dialog, an Update Tracker button and various smaller interface improvements were added to the GTK+ interface.

          •  01 May 2007 01:06

            Release Notes: This release resets download/upload rates when sending a started event. It fixes an XML parsing bug.


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