µTorrent Gets an iPad-Friendly HTML5 Interface, Plus New Features on the Mac



Everyone’s favorite torrent client for the Mac just got an awesome update. In addition to a number of new features on the Mac, BitTorrent has launched a fantastic HTML5 version of µTorrent for the iPad that makes managing your µTorrent downloads a breeze while you’re away from your computer.

The latest update was announced via a blog post on the BitTorrent blog, which outlines the latest features in the µTorrent for Mac application:

– RSS Feeds and Smart Feed Subscriptions: Subscribe to torrent RSS feeds inside µTorrent and BitTorrent Mainline. Set up Smart Feeds to auto-magically fetch torrents and start downloads.

– Scheduler: Pre-schedule start, limit and stop activity for downloads at regular intervals throughout the week. A valuable feature if you’re stymied by metered and shared networks.

– Remote + Mobile: Simple, secure access to µTorrent and BitTorrent Mainline clients from anywhere. No complicated network configuration required. Add and manage torrents from any browser, mobile browser (iPad and more), and even a native Android app.

– Advanced controls and info: More control and information about what’s happening behind the scenes. Upgraded logging features too. And, now access double-secret-super-advanced preferences (they’re hidden behind CMD+OPT+,). Use wisely.

The most exciting update, however, is arguably the awesome new µTorrent Remote application for the iPad, which boasts a wonderful user interface and all the functionality you’d find in the µTorrent Remote application for PC. To access the app, simply navigate to https://remote.utorrent.com on your iPad and login.

What do you think think to the latest improvements to µTorrent?


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