BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer program used for uploading and downloading files via the BitTorrent protocol. BitTorrent was the first client written for the protocol.
The current client enables a range of features including multiple parallel downloads. It also intermediates peering between itself, source file servers and other clients, thereby yielding great distribution efficiencies. The client also enables users to create and share torrent files.
Features of BitTorrent:
- Lightweight client.
- Local peer discovery.
- Configurable bandwidth scheduler.
- Global and per-torrent speed limiting.
- RSS Downloader.
- Always Spyware-Free.