BiglyBT, Torrent Downloader

Ad-free, open source torrenting for phone, tablet, Chromebook, & Android TV
New in version 1.2.4
1.2.4
★ Fix opening .torrent file with badly encoded filename (files with %, for example)
★ Fix & rework folder selection on local BiglyBT connections
★ Add transport encryption/obfuscation settings for local BiglyBT connections
★ Fix several crashes reported on Google Play
BiglyBT is an ad-free, fully featured open source torrent client and remote control app, optimized for phone, tablet, Chromebook, and Android TV. Compare us to the top "torrent" apps at Android Torrent Client Comparisons ( http://goo.gl/h26KnS )

★ Swarm Merging for faster torrent downloading and to repair torrents without seeds
★ Tag and organize your torrents
★ Sort and grouping for large lists of torrents
★ Select which files are downloaded before starting the torrent
★ Sort and filter files in torrent
★ View progress, peers, and stats of torrents
★ Subscribe to RSS feeds
★ Use Swarm Discoveries to find related torrents
★ All the basic torrent features: Mainline DHT, Vuze DHT, UPnP, uTP, PEX, UDP Tracker, Encryption
★ Control other BiglyBT, Vuze, and Transmission RPC compatible desktop torrent clients
★ Can access remotely via LAN
★ Dark or Light Theme
★ The only full torrent app for Android TV using the Leanback UI.

Our source code has been in development since 2003 (under Azureus) and is GPL licensed. If you would like to join our team, visit our GitHub Source Repository - https://github.com/BiglySoftware/BiglyBT-Android

If you have ideas to make torren t downloading easier and better in BiglyBT, visit our Issue Voting site - https://vote.biglybt.com/android

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Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 1.2.4 (1020400) - Added on 2019-02-18

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • android.permission.READ_MEDIA_STORAGE
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.

    Download APK 7.0 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 1.2.2 (37) - Added on 2018-12-18

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • android.permission.READ_MEDIA_STORAGE
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.

    Download APK 6.9 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 1.2.1 (35) - Added on 2018-12-05

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • android.permission.READ_MEDIA_STORAGE
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.

    Download APK 6.8 MiB PGP Signature