Friday, May 10, 2013


Vuze or formerly Azureus, the java based torrent downloader has released their latest version of their application. "The Vuze Bittorrent Client is an end-to-end application for all your torrent needs. Although it is a complete bittorrent downloader, Vuze maintains a lightweight footprint, doesn't slow your computer down, and quickly downloads torrents. Vuze makes it easy for you to find torrents anywhere, whether you are downloading torrents from a tracker site or anywhere else on the web. Once you find a torrent the Vuze Bittorrent Client makes it simple to download torrents and automatically optimizes torrent download speeds. Once your downloaded torrents are finished Vuze makes it straightforward and simple to watch and listen to the content you downloaded. Vuze simply covers anything you'll run into when downloading bittorrent torrents."

Vuze at .NeXT

Title: Vuze
File size: 8.68MB (9,102,880 bytes)
Requirements: Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows7 / XP64 / Vista64 / Windows7 64 / Windows8 / Windows8 64
(You must have Java installed to be able to run Vuze)
Languages: Multiple languages
License: Open Source, Freeware
Released On: May 8, 2013
Official Site: Vuze

Vuze screenshot at .NeXT


  • Meta Search: Search boxes are the starting point for the web. Just as you shouldn't have to check every airline site to find the right airfare, you shouldn’t have to go to every torrent site or perform multiple web searches to find the content you want.

    Vuze Meta Search offers you the most comprehensive entertainment and other content and torrent search experience on the web.

    The Vuze search box is your starting point.
  • Subscriptions: Once you find content you like, subscriptions enable you to automatically find similar content. Look for the subscription icon in your library, and click it to subscribe.
    Episodic and related content will be delivered to your Sidebar whenever new episodes are available.
  • Faster Downloads: Download torrents quickly and efficiently with bandwidth management. » More info
  • Web Remote: With Vuze Remote, you can securely control your Vuze Bittorrent Client from any computer or smartphone with a web browser.

    Simply go to from any browser, or download the Vuze Remote toolbar here. You can view and control all of your Vuze torrent downloads remotely over the web.
  • HD Player: Integrated hi def player on your PC and Mac. Simply click play. » More info
  • Device Playback: Drag and drop to play on iPhone, iPod, iPad, Apple TV, PS3, Xbox 360, PSP, and TiVo. » More info

New in Vuze

New Features:
  • UI | Buttons on toolbar now only shows on views that need the buttons [TuxPaper]
  • UI | Support dragging files out of Files View as a File object, allowing dragging to Explorer, Editor, Player, etc [TuxPaper]
  • UI | Program icon in file rows of Library view [TuxPaper]
  • UI | Added 'pause' as right-click menu option in Library [Parg]
  • UI | Added option to add-torrent dialog to perform a swarm file-size lookup for alternative torrents [Parg]
  • UI | Added 'DHT Graph' view to the statistics tab that shows the main DHT operation state [Parg]
  • UI | Added 'Tag Activity' view to the statistics tab that shows achieved up/down rates for selected tags [Parg]
  • UI | Added peer flag and country code as default columns in library view [Parg]
  • UI | Swarm view now shows peer's flags and has tooltip for more information; double clicking on a peer takes you to the peer in the peer's view [Parg]
  • UI | Added torrent detail tab views to bottom of library views to give quick access to the download stats [Parg]
  • UI | Made the Library view tabs closable [Parg]
  • UI | Added a new 'Speed' tab to Library tab view and torrent details view showing a particular download's activity [Parg]
  • UI | Added auto-tags for download state (queued, active, complete etc) [Parg]
  • UI | Added manual tags to allow manual tagging of downloads [Parg]
  • UI | Added 'ip set' tags to show peers belonging to ip sets (or country code sets) and optionally apply rate limits [Parg]
  • UI | Flash the 'downloading' sidebar entry when a new download is added [Parg]
  • UI | Table header info in Files views now shows number selected when > 1 [Parg]
  • UI | Added menu link to get from entries in all-peers view to the relevant download [Parg]
  • UI | Added 'remaining' count to aggregated torrents view [Parg]
  • Plug | Added option to Media Server plugin to ignore explicit bind-ips [Parg]
  • Plug | Added 'prevent computer sleep' option the the Embedded Media Player plugin [Parg]
  • Plug | Introduced the 'location provider' plugin to make location information (peer CC, flag) available to the Vuze core [Parg]
  • Plug | Added public tags to Swarm Discoveries information [Parg]
  • Core | uTP outbound connections now supported [Parg]
  • Core | uTP supported on Linux [Parg]
  • Core | JSON encoding support for .vuze files [Parg]
  • Core | Added a new .vuze file component type to encapsulate download addition [Parg]
  • Core | Introduced Tags as an (eventual) replacement for categories [Parg]
  • Core | Added a --restart command to allow scripted restart of Vuze [Parg]
  • Core | Speed Limit Handler now supports the inclusion of country codes into 'ip set' definitions [Parg]
  • Core | Fixed up IPv6 version server and DHT bootstrap somewhat [Parg]
  • Core | Support IP bind for HTTPS URLs [Parg]
  • Core | Added option to retain 'force' status of a download when transitioning from downloading to seeding [Parg]
  • Core | Improvements to plugin interface to support embedding Vuze [Parg]
  • UI | Better magnet URL parsing when entering web page URL [TuxPaper]
  • UI | Torrent icon is now shown by default in name column [TuxPaper]
  • UI | Blue now is "incomplete" and green is "complete" for progress bar column, play button, download/upload arrow [TuxPaper]
  • UI | Default columns in "Simple View" have changed [TuxPaper]
  • UI | Added a up/down arrow to the "#"/"Order" column [TuxPaper]
  • UI | Progress column no longer shows speed and ETA by default (configurable) -- speed and ETA have been added as separate columns [TuxPaper]
  • UI | Start, Stop, Play/Stream, and View Mode buttons on toolbar updated [TuxPaper]
  • UI | Sidebar now has a "Content Discovery" section. Related views have been moved there (Vuze HD Network, Games, Search Results, Swarm Discoveries, Subscriptions) [TuxPaper]
  • UI | Renamed "Files" section to "My Torrents" and moved the section to the top [TuxPaper]
  • UI | Added the rating column by default to some library views [Parg]
  • UI | Tidied up some aspects of the rating plugin interface [Parg]
  • UI | Reset table config when the 'reset config' button selected in Options->Mode [Parg]
  • UI | Increase maximum manual piece size in torrent creation wizard [Parg]
  • UI | Improved the 'no updates available' text for beta users [Parg]
  • UI | Romainian language update [Laurentiu]
  • UI | Brazilian Portuguese translation update [Havokdan]
  • Plug | Vuze Web Remote: Support most of Transmission's remote API [TuxPaper]
  • Plug | Remember side-bar close state for Swarm Discoveries and Embedded Media Player [TuxPaper]
  • Plug | Remember Swarm Discoveries selection when switching away from the view and back [Parg]
  • Core | Support faster refresh interval for the auto-torrent importer; ensure import run on startup [Parg]
  • Core | Decrease memory used with queued UDP packets by trimming to MTU [Parg]
  • Core | Decrease buffer copy operations for UDP operations (DHT and uTP) [Parg]
  • Core | Added 'sleep' parameter to powrprof call when putting computer to sleep [Parg]
  • Core | Improve performance for async-dispatcher operations [Parg]
  • Core | Don't waste CPU creating anti-spoof ids for distant DHT nodes [Parg]
  • Core | Cache torrent file count to reduce torrent file loading on startup [Parg]
  • Core | Webseed downloader instantiation delayed until required [Parg]
  • Core | Pick up <link> value for download link if nothing else available in RSS feed subscriptions [Parg]
Corrected Bugs:
  • UI | Library in "Simple View" mode is now tall enough to display two lines of text [TuxPaper]
  • UI | Sample column on Column Setup Window is no longer partially hidden by scrollbar [TuxPaper]
  • UI | Fixerd filter box flickering when mousing over [TuxPaper]
  • UI | Fixed resource leak in table views, in particular the 'all peers' view [Parg]
  • UI | 'Play now' was not working properly with files using the 'incomplete suffix' feature [Parg]
  • UI | Fixed classic view options panel not auto-reopening on start [Parg]
  • UI | External seed peers weren't showing outgoing request details [Parg]
  • Core | Files using the 'incomplete suffix' feature were not having this removed correctly if manually relocated [Parg]
  • Core | Built-in tracker wasn't obeying the 'ignore key check' option [Parg]
  • Core | Ensure UDP selector is deactivated when idle [Parg]
  • Core | Auto-resume of auto-paused downloads on stop option was broken [Parg]
  • Core | Stop completely failing SSL certificates containing ECC named curves that we don't know about [Parg]
  • Core | Work around the occasional presence of alternative crypto providers that clash with the default [Parg]
  • Core | Reworked the registration/lookup mechanism for the rating plugin to improve scalability [Parg]
  • Core | Resource downloader wasn't ending the 'no proxy' block correctly [Parg]
  • Core | Torrent paused state was not being cleared properly when the torrent was manually started [Parg]
  • Core | Fixed high CPU usage bug in magnet-uri handler when bind failed [Parg]
  • Core | Fixed deleted tracker URLs reappearing due to DNS TXT handling and main announce URL being same as deleted one in tracker group [Parg]
  • Core | Fixed UI deadlock in table sort code [Parg]
  • Core | Fixed some performance issues caused by per-download listeners being added to various config variables [Parg]
  • Core | Introduced a linked-list backed 'copy on write' implementation to fix some performance issues [Parg]
  • Core | Prevent metadata downloads from triggering 'on download complete' actions [Parg]

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