Software Update: PicoTorrent 0.24

Version 0.24 of PicoTorrent has been released. PicoTorrent is written in C++ and uses libtorrent like many other clients. PicoTorrent claims to be modern, fast and easy to use. Although the source code is cross-platform, the program is currently only available for Windows. The release notes for this release are as follows:

PicoTorrent 0.24

We start the new year with a new release! It contains similar amount of bug fixes and feature additions, so pretty cool!

The main features of this release is the new installer. It’s been in the works for a while now and finally landed! Also, @DerianAndre has made a new application icon and also file type icons, which both look very nice.

We’ve also added IP filtering (blocklist) support based on eMule Security blocklists.

The bug fixes

  • Fix a Unicode bug in the ‘Open file’ dialog. (#1087)
  • Fixed a bug when removing trackers and tiers. (#1085)
  • Fixed a typo in PQL parsing. (#1084)
  • Fixed a Unicode issue with label names. (#1070)
  • Fixed the default language lookup to use English (en-US). (#1069)
  • Fixed a bug when restoring the main application window. (#1032)
  • Fixed an issue when not having any listen interfaces specified. (#1028)
  • Fixed an issue when adding duplicate magnet links. (#1027)
  • Fixed a few out-of-range issues in the torrent list view. (#1012)

The feature additions

  • Added IP filter/block list support. (#1083)
  • New application icon as well as icons for file type associations. (#1082)
  • Add support to set ‘Seed mode’ when adding torrents. (#1073)
  • Add connection limits to preferences. (#1072)
  • Add keyboard shortcut F1 to open the documentation. (#1071)
  • Add a brand new installer. (#983)
  • Improved PQL. (#1057)

The love (updated translations)

  • Japanese
  • Lithuanian
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Bulgarian
  • German
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Indonesian
  • Hebrew (Israel)
  • polish
  • Greek
  • Arabic (Saudi Arabia)
  • Ukrainian
  • Finnish
  • Italian
  • Georgian
  • Korean
  • English
  • Norwegian Bokmål
  • Russian
  • Hindi

Version number 0.24
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website PicoTorrent
Download https://github.com/picotorrent/picotorrent/releases/tag/v0.24.0
License type GPL
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