Software Update: BitComet 1.21

The BitTorrent client BitComet has support for dht, downloading torrents without a tracker and being able to preview part of a movie if it is not yet fully downloaded. It is also possible to create and seed a torrent yourself. In addition, certain IP addresses can be banned and you can chat with other BitComet users. Version 1.21 of BitComet was released on Friday and below you can find what has changed in this release:

GUI Improved:

  • Support open magnet URI with multiple tracker parameters
  • Include multiple tracker parameters when copy magnet URI from BitTorrent task
  • Download installation package of new version in background automatically if enabled
  • Support SHA1 verification for downloaded file in HTTP task properties dialog
  • Display confirmation dialog when choose re-download HTTP task
  • Improve icons in context menu or task list
  • Rename “Web Interface” to “Remote Download” in Option dialog
  • Username, password and referrer can be specified when add HTTP download in Remote Download web page
  • Add log list for HTTP task connections in Remote Download web page
  • Add start/stop operations in task info web page or Remote Download
  • Firefox extension supports capture .hlv video file
  • When using multiple user accounts of Windows, each user has individual task list and program settings

GUI Bug Fix:

  • Share ratios of BitTorrent tasks are displayed incorrectly when program just started
  • Displaying tooltip in toolbar may lead to crash

Core Improve:

  • Support file path longer than 260 characters
  • Remove LUA scripts support for intelligent rename of HTTP download
  • Update BitTorrent client identification code

Core Bug Fix:

  • Fail to download HTTP URL containing single quotes

Version number 1.21
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008
Website BitComet
file size 6.67MB
License type Freeware