Software Update: µTorrent 1.8.3 Build 15520 Beta

Friday version 1.8.3 build 15520 of µTorrent was released. This complete BitTorrent client combines very modest memory usage with minimal processor load. There are three different versions of µTorrent circulating. The 1.82 series is the stable branch. In addition, there are also development versions 1.83 and 1.9, with the former in beta status and the other under the alpha flag. Since the previous entry in the Meuktracker, the following changes and improvements have been made:

Changes in version 1.8.3 (build 15520)

  • Feature: New installer with EULA, file association
  • Fix: uTP issue on low-latency high-throughput networks
  • Fix: copying long filenames to the clipboard no longer results in garbage or crash
  • Fix: create torrent layout
  • Fix: fixed web seed support for multi-file torrents
  • Change: torrent whose “Force Recheck” is greyed out will not recheck when asked through multi-torrent selections
  • Fix: when adding torrents through URLs via commandline, we would always open the add torrent dialog
  • Fix: handle multi file torrents with web seed urls that incorrectly don’t end with a slash
  • Fix: make sure web seed urls end with a slash for multifile torrents
  • Fix: setup Vista firewall
  • Fix: remove settings on Vista during un-installation

Changes in version 1.8.3 (build 15358)

  • Fix: uTP packet size fix. Sometimes it would send packets exceeding MTU. Fixes long standing rate oscillations.
  • Change: rss.feed_as_default_label controls whether a torrent added from a feed is given the feed’s name as a label

Version number 1.8.3 build 15520 beta
Release status beta
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows 9x, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008
Website µTorrent Forum
File size 279.00KB
License type Freeware