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Azureus is a Java based BitTorrent client that offers multiple torrent downloads

License: FreewarePublisher: azureus

OS: Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, 98, NT

Update: 2012-09-19 22:03:20Latest Version:

Change Logs

  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix wrap on category buttons [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix rare case when last sash position in My Torrents wasn't being obeyed [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Remove device toolbar when device feature not avail [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fix hang on startup with some UPnP devices [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Plug | Force decode of HTTP headers to lowercase using ISO8859-1 charset to fix matching error in Turkish [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Added Auto Starting rule to seed large swarms first; useful when many overseeded torrents are in the queue or the upload capacity is far above average [The 8472]
  • FEATURE: UIv3 | Friend Chat (double click on friend icon to chat) [Gudy]
  • FEATURE: UIv3 | Friends Online Status
  • FEATURE: UIv3 | Ability to share content from your computer by dragging it to a Friend [Gudy]
  • CHANGE: Core | Built-in plugins can now be disabled - it didn't work properly in earlier versions [amc1]
  • CHANGE: UI | Create Vivaldi views for each DHT in use [Groundy]
  • CHANGE: UI | Added support for rotation in Vivaldi view [Groundy]
  • CHANGE: UI | Peers view hostname column now sorts host names by the most significant part first [The 8472]
  • CHANGE: UIv3 | Finished fixes for the new styled dialog which are now default in Vuze/Vuze Advanced [knguyen]
  • CHANGE: UIv3 | Added friend icon next to activity entry [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: UIv3 | New plugin bar look (removed arrows, added selectable list all plugin bar views) [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fixed bug which stopped downloads being stored in the chosen directory [amc1]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fixed bug which prevented torrent files from being moved properly [amc1]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Reopening torrents does not delete files when setting some of the already existing files to DND anymore [The 8472]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fixed bug which prevented UPnP mappings from being successful when a SOCKS proxy was used [amc1]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fixed bug where delete icon on toolbar was not present on OSX [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Blank cells are now properly put at the bottom when sorting a table column [amc1]
  • BUGFIX: UIv3 | Fixed bottom of list views not repainting properly [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UIv3 | Remove type headers when switching to date sorting [TuxPaper]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added "Check Files Exist" menu option [amc1]
  • FEATURE: Plug | Perform low resource usage tracking of online torrents for swarm cross-population purposes [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Added option to disable download speed focus [The 8472]
  • CHANGE: Core | Reduced memory usage for many-torrent instances [The 8472]
  • CHANGE: UI | Multiple selected torrent export now works [amc1]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fixed IP filters not working when ALLOW instead of DENY was used [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Improve rebuffering behaviour when real-time pieces are too slow for any peers to get in time [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Ensure minimum buffer requirements are factored into ETA calculation [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Eliminated various memory leaks [The 8472]


  • Subscription options for auto-starting auto-downloads [Parg]
  • Support for sharing .vuze files [Parg]
  • Added support for adding categories to transcoded content [Parg]
  • Added default transcode dir option [Parg]
  • Support for keep-alive and more gzip on web contexts [Parg]
  • Added percentage complete and eta to content descriptor [Parg]
  • UI displays while core initializes [TuxPaper]
  • Plugin interface to the search functionality [Parg]


  • Added another non-standard RSS date format [Parg]
  • Allow HTTP seeding for simple torrents without knowledge of file name [Parg]
  • Keep log files open rather than continually opening and closing them [Parg]
  • Improved reporting of 'no disk space' errors for FAT32 [Parg]
  • Improved logging performance [Parg]
  • Support for updated via installer as opposed to incremental updates [Parg]


  • Work around for broken socket handling on freebsd7.x [Parg]
  • Recover from borked transcode queue config [Parg]
  • Fix xml stats export with undefined characters [Parg]
  • Support >2GB resource downloads [Parg]
  • Fixed HTTP seeding when switching content on a keep-alive connection [Parg]
  • Fix tracker announcer to pay attention to user options correctly [Parg]
  • Multi-file torrents were borked in content directory [Parg]
  • Set speeds in bits/sec when bits/sec display is selected [Parg]

New Features:

  • Core | Drive Detection for Devices for OSX (for PSP devices)
  • Core | Factory option to allow switchable unchoke algorithms


  • UI | Less CPU usage for Seeding Rules
  • Core | Only create the transcode directories when required
  • Core | Allow OSX platform component to be updated properly

Corrected bugs:

  • UI | Fixed Speedtest not working
  • UI | OSX 10.6 support (opening torrent from file)
  • Core | OSX 10.6 support (not getting data from connected peers)
  • Core | Fixed deadlock during UI initialisation

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