BitSpirit is a free BitTorrent client for Windows which is lightweight, and offers everything that you need to search, download, and manage torrents. Next to these basic features that you’d expect to find in a BitTorrent client, you also get things like file preview while they’re downloaded, torrent categories, search tools which you can run from within the client, chat so that you can communicate with other users of BitSpirit and a few others.
Image above shows us the interface of this free BitTorrent client. It’s pretty much the same to every other torrent client. Left sidebar holds options for opening up current downloads, and various different torrent categories that you can see for animes, books, games, music, and so on. Top of the window is reserved for a menu where you can add new torrents, open up download directory, search torrents, and so on. The rest of the interface is reserved for the list of torrents and information on the trackers, peers files and so on.
Key Features of this free BitTorrent Client For Windows are:
- Free and simple to use interface, also very light on the resources.
- Works with both the standard .torrent files and magnet links.
- Offers protocol encryption for better privacy protection.
- Both trackerless and multi-tracker downloads are available.
- IPv6 is available for the next generation of internet addresses.
- Easy download manager with support for categories.
Some of the features offered by BitSpirit can be found in other torrent clients, but there are also some of which are native to this free BitTorrent client. Remember that downloading torrents can be illegal, it depends on what you download. Consult with the laws in your country before you decide to download files.
How to Download Torrents with BitSpirit?
Since during installation this free BitTorrent client automatically makes itself the default application to open torrent files, when you click on a torrent download link, you’ll be offered to download files right away.
Here you choose where the files are gonna be downloaded, if you don’t want it downloaded to the default download directory. Category part of the setup is where you can select the category where the torrent will be placed while being downloaded, and the drop down menu in the right is where you can select if the files will be downloaded or downloaded in a preview mode.
Once that the file is added, it’s gonna be added to the list. Beneath the list you can view the files of the torrent, check peers, trackers being used and so on.
BitSpirit is very small, just 2MB in size, and it doesn’t spend a lot of resources. If you are using an older computer, then it’s the perfect torrent client for you to use. You get a lot of interesting features, and the system integration is good, you can quickly and easily add torrents to the download list.