For the past several months, we’ve had internal conversations around how we can create a better uTorrent experience. Specifically, we want to find a way to improve uTorrent for our customers while financially supporting the amazing team that works every day to make uTorrent great.

I’ll explain what this means, but first, a little history.

uTorrent is a free piece of software. To support it, we use bundled software and offers to offset the cost that would otherwise be paid directly by the user. This is a familiar revenue model that is commonly used by software companies. It allows us to fund the costs associated with software development, as well as other projects and innovations.

Now for the full disclosure: We’ve never been satisfied with this revenue model. It requires compromises that detract from a premium user experience. We want to find a model that adds value to our product and our users. We want to find a better way.

So what does this look like? We don’t know, but we have a lot of ideas. We’ll be testing these ideas over the next few weeks and months. Our goals are simple:

  • Continue to make uTorrent the best torrent client available
  • Provide our users with clear options for supporting uTorrent (with options for every budget)
  • Be open and transparent throughout the entire process

We’ve always been at the forefront of innovation for peer-to-peer technology. We are excited to now take on this new and wholly different challenge.

- The uTorrent Team

This ongoing series will help you get the most out of μTorrent, from the basics to tips and tricks.

μTorrent Pro has one very important feature up its sleeve: streaming your torrents even before they’ve downloaded completely. This is particularly ideal when you’ve picked out a long movie — say, the Tbilisi I Love You BitTorrent Bundle — and want to start watching right away without waiting for the whole download process to end.

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The latest release of µTorrent is now available and has the following updates:

  • New installer updates
  • Network traffic reduction
  • DHT fixes and updates
  • Update to version 3.4.3

As mentioned in our blog on March 28, the Epic Scale Partner offer has been permanently suspended. This means that as long as you are downloading µTorrent directly from us, the Epic Scale partner offer will not appear.  This new release is in part to make it easy for our users to identify which version of μTorrent to pursue. It is important to note that if you are not downloading μTorrent software directly from us, that some third party distributors may have the older version with the Epic Scale offer.

This would only be a very small number, but to be sure you are installing the version you want, look for 3.4.3 or download directly from us.

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On Friday, March 6th, we received user feedback about an optional partner offer to our users to install software from Epic Scale. On that same day, we suspended this offer. We’ve concluded after further review that this suspension will be permanent. We came to this conclusion based on negative user reaction to this offer. We…

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This ongoing series will help you get the most out of μTorrent, from the basics to tips and tricks. If you visit the Connection Preferences in μTorrent, you’ll see a couple of checkboxes for UPnP and NAT-PMP that are checked by default. These settings are key to make sure that μTorrent doesn’t get tripped up…