Software Update: BitComet 1.13

Version 1.13 of BitComet was released on Monday. This BitTorrent client has support for dht, downloading torrents without a tracker and being able to preview a part of a movie that is not yet fully downloaded. It is also possible to create and seed a torrent yourself. In addition, IP addresses can be banned and you can chat with other BitComet users. Below you will find everything that has changed since version 1.11:

GUI Improved:

  • Add “Uploading” queue to the left fav bar
  • BT task file list in properties dialog and right-bottom pane changes to tree list for directory structure
  • BT task file list in properties dialog and right-bottom pane support sorting
  • Add new commands to context menu of BT task file list: expand/collapse folders
  • Add check box to BT task file list pane for each file and folder, to switch download it or not
  • Add connection status icon for each peer in BT task peer list
  • Add “new peer” command to context menu or BT task peer list
  • BT task peer list displays prompt string when frozen by ScrollLock
  • Support only export selected tasks into backup file
  • Support import tasks from backup file and merge them into task list
  • Select whether import global program settings while import tasks from backup file
  • Language list in Tools menu changes to a 2-level sub menu
  • Add loading page to task content, Snapshot, Comment and Recommend pane
  • Do not clear rate graph in floating window when stop all tasks
  • Do not show the message of missing BitCometAgent.dll when program start
  • Optimize reconnect time after Comet Passport sign in failed
  • Add support for several new languages ​​(see langHowTo-Translate.txt)
  • Remove torrent share list in simplified Chinese version

GUI Bug Fix:

  • When open a GB2312 encoding torrent file in traditional Chinese Windows, the task name and publish info displays incorrectly after change character encoding
  • TCP, UDP mode setting or Long-Time seeding in advanced options can not be saved
  • Restore the torrent archive list which removed in v1.12
  • If select none of files in BT task to download, the task progress will display incorrectly when program start next time

Core Improve:

  • Improve taskname.piece_part.bc! file structure, which used to save file boundary data for BT task, therefore decreased memory usage
  • BT task Anti-Leech setting changes to three levels: “disable”, “”auto”, “strict”
  • Improve network modular code, avoid program losing response when download in high speed
  • Add disk cache for UDP Long-Time seeding, 50MB max
  • Set the thread priority of UDP Long-Time seeding below normal

Core Bug Fix:

  • Memory leak in UDP uploading modular or Long-Time seeding
  • Too many memory and CPU used when Long-Time seeding in high speed using UDP

Version number 1.13
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista
Website BitComet
Download http://download.bitcomet.com/bitcomet/bitcomet_setup.exe
File size 5.56MB
License type Freeware
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