µTorrent is a lightweight BitTorrent client that includes standard features such as bandwidth prioritization, scheduling, RSS auto-downloading and Mainline DHT.
µTorrent gets the “µ”(Greek letter “mu”) in its name from the SI prefix “micro-” (meaning “one millionth”), referring to the program’s small memory footprint. The program was first released in 2005 as an open source software, but after being acquired by BitTorrent, Inc. on December 7, 2006, it became closed-source.
µTorrent is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Android.
Keyboard shortcuts list for uTorrent desktop application running on Windows:
|Add Torrent||Ctrl + O|
|Add Torrent by choosing save location||Ctrl + D|
|Add Torrent from URL||Ctrl + U|
|Create new Torrent||Ctrl + N|
|Move up queue||Ctrl + Alt + Up arrow|
|Move down queue||Ctrl + Alt + Down arrow|
|Remove and delete .torrent + data||Shift + Delete|
|Open Preferences||Ctrl + P|
|Open RSS Downloader||Ctrl + R|
|Open Speed Guide||Ctrl + G|
|Show/hide Detailed Info||F5|
|Show/hide Status bar||F6|
|Show/hide Featured content||F8|
|Compact category list||F12|
|Rename RSS Favorite||F2|
|Remove RSS Favorite||Delete|
|Remove RSS history entry||Delete|
|Copy selected logger tab text||Ctrl + C|
|Copy statistics dialog text||Ctrl + C|
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