Software Update: Vuze

An update of Vuze was released on Thursday. This Bittorrent client written in Java is the successor to Azureus and has, among other things, the ability to prioritize torrents and the individual files in a particular torrent. In addition, the program has a built-in tracker so that sharing your own files is possible. Furthermore, the functionality of Vuze can be expanded even further by means of plugins, such as for example with the Country Locator. Downloads in various formats can be this page are being found. In version the following changes and improvements have been made:

New Features:

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


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

Corrected bugs:

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

Version number
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows 2000, Linux, Windows XP, macOS, Windows Server 2003, Linux AMD64, Linux IA-64, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008
Website SourceForge
File sizes 8.40MB – 13.70MB
License type GPL