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Halite 0.4.0.4      

Size:   3.20MB

License:   FREEWARE

Publisher:  Publisher | Listed Programs

Release Date:   2015-12-30  | Changelog

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OS:  Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10

Downloads:   10085

Popularity:   Popularity:0/10


USER RATING

4.83

(18 Votes)

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Software Product Description

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Halite is yet another open-source BitTorrent client and is based on the excellent libtorrent library from Rasterbar Software. What makes Halite stand out is its remote control interface that allows its users to easily monitor and control the application from a mobile phone.

Features:

  • File selection and/or file priority specifications.
  • Disk cache support.
  • Trackerless torrents (using the Mainline kademlia DHT protocol).
  • IP filtering with eMule style ipfilter.dat import.
  • Protocol Encryption support.
  • Translations of the UI into a number of languages through the help of volunteers. (if you wish to help with a translation then please do)
  • Minimize to tray with transfer rate summary.
  • Full Unicode support through UTF-8 and native Windows wide-char strings.
  • Login support where tracker requires it.
  • Ability to edit trackers specified in the torrent.
  • Ability to create torrent files.
  • Port randomization and forwarding (UnPlug and Play or NAT-PMP).
  • Transfer rate and connection limits both global and per-torrent.
  • Shutdown scheduler.
  • Fully compatible with UAC.

USER REVIEWS

"Light, proper use of UL slots and better throttling evasion."

Reviewer: -Suomynona.Eno

Review Date: 2008-11-25

Pros: None

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I hop from 1 Bittorrent client to another for the past 3 years and had stuck to Deluge or Vuze. Reason? Because I happen to live and use a monopolistic ISP which deploys some very, very stringent "bandwidth management" tactics. So far the 2 above-mentioned clients were good enough to get pass that but it seems like not for long. Halite surpasses both Deluge and Vuze at that and it's almost if not lighter than µTorrent. Granted that the UI looks a bit spartan but it gets the job done. I highly recommend it!

4.83

Average Rating

(18 Votes)

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