March 12th, 2006 by Keith

BitComet 0.63

Posted in Utilities, Web Apps, Windows

BitComet

If you have used BitTorrent before, then BitComet should be something familar to you. Based on C++ programming, BitComet is a Peer-to-Peer file-sharing software, fully compatible with BitTorrent, which is designed to handle high-speed distribution of large file size. Unlike most BitTorrent client applications, it is a powerful, yet fast and easy to use. Furthermore, it is totally clean, and free of adware and spyware, commonly present in most file-sharing applications.


BitComet can be used to download several files simultaneously, and it also supports queue downloading, fast resime, chatting, speed limits, port mapping and proxy access, etc.

Features:

  • Clean and free, without any adware or spyware.
  • Completely new core written in C++, stable and fast, very low CPU usage.
  • Multiple simultaneous downloads, ability to select download files in one torrent and set file priority.
  • Ability to limit the upload speed as well as download speed.
  • Support preview video file during downloading.
  • Support DHT Network, download trackerless torrent!
  • Intelligent Connection Optimize, Auto Optimization for different connections, runs well using all default settings.
  • Intelligent Rate Control, optimize the upload distribution in order to get the max download rate.
  • Intelligent Disk Cache, decrease the potential damage to the hard disk when high-speed downloading (>500KB/s) by decrease the read / write frequency, extra memory usage is the cost.
  • Intelligent Disk Allocating, no long-time disk allocation, also decrease the disk fragment to almost zero.
  • Intelligent Hash Scan, no time-consuming scanning when seeding / resume.
  • Firewall and NAT Traversal, users behind differect NAT can now connect to each other.
  • Auto config ICF (Internet Connection Firewall) and ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) in Windows XP
  • Auto config port mapping in router (UPnP support is required in router, Windows XP is required).
  • Ability to block IP temporarily or permanently, compatiable with eMule ipfilter.dat.
  • Ability to chat with other downloaders ( disabled by default )
  • Compatiable with Windows XP SP2 TCP/IP restriction
  • ZIP package is also provided, which runs withoust installation.
  • Using only one TCP listening port.
  • Support Multi-tracker, and utf-8 extension, UDP tracker Protocol v2.
  • [Please Note]: It is reported that Zone Alarm 5.0 conflict with BitComet (and other p2p maybe).

Download here.

Disclaimer: Note that SoftSift, at no time, is responsible for users misusing the software. Users are to use it at their own risk. Softsift will not be liable for data loss, damages, loss of profits or any other kind of loss while using or misusinng the software.

4 Responses to “BitComet 0.63”

  1. barnes Says:

    I’ve been using this new version for awhile and have been pleased. I got the fastest download I have ever gotten on it. (800 Kbs. =D ) I love it though.

    Also, why do they focus on the fact it is C++?

  2. Keith Says:

    I’m not quite sure why it’s focus on C++. Two of the main reasons may be because, C++ provides a small file size, and optimised in terms of algorithms and routines in the programming compared to other programming tools, i.e. Java.

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