Let’s accept it, everyone loves torrents and free sharing. Torrents are one of the most reliable medium to download anything from the Internet. While most of us keep our computers busy by downloading some or the other torrent all the time (latest episode of Television series, image of that Linux distro you want to try and others), you can even use your android device to leech all the possible stuff available on the torrents. After all, the more the merrier, right?
Here we have compiled a list of torrent apps for Android that we have found to be the best of the lot.
Best 5 free Torrent Apps for Android
1. uTorrent – Beta
This is the official android app from the developers of the most famous torrent app: utorrent. While it is being tagged as a beta release, the app works quite well like its desktop counterpart.
You can search for torrents and download them directly to your Android phone. The app is compatible with Android tablets too. Download uTorrent Beta from Android playstore.
2. BitTorrent Beta
This is the second official app from the same developers who developed uTorrent. With rest of the functionality remaining same, this app is a bit heavy on the cpu usage on the Android tablets. But like uTorrent Beta, even this app has no size limit on the torrents that you can download and gives you option to select the storage where want your torrents to be saved.
Also, the app is quite responsive and works swiftly over a Wi-fi connection. Download BitTorrent beta from Android playstore.
AndTorrent is another torrent app for your Android device that has other added features like File priority, Queuing and others in addition to torrent search and direct download to phone. Not to mention, it has an appealing widget too that shows you the progress of your torrent downloads right from your homescreen.
4. tTorrent lite
tTorrent is one of the most popular torrent app for Android. Going by the user review everywhere, this torrent app for Android works flawlessly out-of-the-box. Some of the noticeable features of tTorrent include : Wi-fi only mode, Wi-fi or WiMAX mode, searching, multiple downloads, able to limit Upload/Download speed, magnet link support, trackerless torrent (DHT) support, encryption and creating your own torrents.
The free version is ad-supported but you can search for a paid version in the Android marketplace too.
5. Remote torrent apps
Last but not the least, there is a category of remote torrent apps for Android, which will enable you to add, track and control torrent downloads on your PC, right from your Android phone. Some of the most popular apps in this category are:
uTorrent remote and BitTorrent remote:
Like their native Android apps, these remote torrent apps have the same functionality.
These Android apps securely connects to your home computer from any location where you have an Internet connection.You can use them to add, remove, start, stop torrents and check download progress of all your torrents. You can also use your mobile browser to find torrents and they will be automatically be added to uTorrent or BitTorrent clients on your PC. Completed downloads can even be shifted directly back to your Android device for local playback.
Remote transmission is the remote torrent Android app for the popular torrent client Transmission (Linux and Mac OS X). With this application you can remotely take the control of your desktop Transmission server via its web interface.
Special Mention: EZTVDroid
EZTVdroid lets you list the latest TV shows from EZTV website. It can also search TV shows by show title keywords.
The app can also send the selected TV show to a uTorrent or Transmission BT running on your computer. As of the moment, uTorrent and TransmissionBT are the only clients which are supported by the application.
Did we miss any of the awesome or popular torrent app for Android? Which app do you use on your Android device? Please let us know in the comments.