Make uTorrent Portable - BitTorrent Client

Portable uTorrent? uTorrent is a super tiny peer to peer BitTorrent client with a ton of amazing features. The benefit of making a portable version is that it can be run directly from a USB flash pen drive or other portable device. This could come in handy when your on the move and need to download or resume the download of a torrent.

Making uTorrent portable is simple and only requires a few steps as outlined below. Once finished, Configure your u Torrent options and preferences and your ready to start downloading torrents to and from your USB device.

uTorrent BitTorrent Client

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uTorrent is a popular BitTorrent client, a program that allows users to download and share files through the BitTorrent peer to peer (P2P) file sharing protocol. It was first released in 2005 and quickly gained popularity due to its small size, low resource usage, and ease of use.

Here are some of its key features:

  • BitTorrent Protocol: uTorrent is designed to work with the BitTorrent protocol, which breaks down large files into smaller pieces distributed across multiple computers. This decentralized approach allows for faster and more efficient downloads.
  • Small Size and Low Resource Usage: It is known for its small executable size and minimal impact on system resources, making it a popular choice for users working with less powerful computers.
  • User Interface: The interface is user friendly and straightforward. Users can easily add and manage torrent files, monitor download/upload speeds, and adjust settings.
  • Customization: Provides a range of settings that users can customize, allowing them to control aspects such as bandwidth allocation, download and upload limits, and more.
  • Built in Torrent Search: Includes a built in search feature that allows users to find and download torrents directly from within the application.
  • Free Torrent Tool: While available as a free version, it does include advertisements. Users have the option to upgrade to a paid, ad free version called uTorrent Plus.

It's important to note that the use of BitTorrent clients to download or share copyrighted material without permission is illegal in many countries. Users should always respect copyright laws and use such software responsibly.

  • uTorrent Website: Project Page
  • License: Freeware
  • Release Date: First released in 2005

How to make uTorrent Portable

  1. Create a uTorrent folder on your portable USB device
  2. Within the uTorrent folder, create a new blank text file and rename it settings.dat
  3. Download the uTorrent stand alone client and extract it to the uTorrent folder
  4. Click the uTorrent.exe to run uTorrent from your USB device.