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uTorrent 1.9 alpha, the Saviour of Thottling ISP Users

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uTorrent never failed to impress me. It is by far the best BitTorrent application out there, and version 1.9 alpha has introduced something called uTP (TORRENTS ON STEROIDS UDP!1!1!!). Geeks should know what UDP and TCP mean, all I can say is, I think ISP throttles BT by doing packet inspection (DEFINITELY NOT tracker blocking as suggested by a friend of mine). UDP packets are probably impossible(?) to inspect at the moment, but who knows.

Anyway, let me try to explain in layman terms. It’s like imagine you yourself is one of the many millions or billions of packets and you are walking thru the “danger sensor” like those in the airports. The gun on you is like the signature (TCP) that tells the sensor you’re dangerous and belongs to the mafia (BitTorrent). GEDDIT? So now in this case, shit loads of mafia members packing guns can flow into the country because they have found a way to avoid being detected (uTorrent 1.9 alpha).

Ok that’s all for my lame layman story, now go download it from:

http://forum.utorrent.com/viewtopic.php?id=49813

And of course have fun.

P/S: The censored part in the screenshot has nothing to do with pornography.
PP/S: You might have noticed I’m running it virtualized, that’s right bro that’s how good it is till I had to run it in VMware.

PPP/S: If you’re wondering why I’m all excited over a mere 100k/s ‘cos that’s the shitty speed I get in a 3rd world country internet. Throttled speeds are like 10k/s and it will probably take 2 weeks to finish downloading something.

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And The Best BitTorrent App Goes To…

None other than… uTorrent.

Some say a picture is worth a thousand words.

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This one is worth a thousand and five.

And the best ISP in Australia (and possibly, the world) goes to Internode. :)

uTorrent 1.8 alpha Bypasses BT Throttling Like A Champion

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Previously, my downloads can only reach 15k/s MAX on my third world country 512kbps “broadband” (TMNet StreamyX). Now, it can reach three times that speed comfortably. Keep up the good work uTorrent.

Interested?

Forum threadhttp://forum.utorrent.com/viewtopic.php?id=31998

Download linkhttp://download.utorrent.com/beta/utorrent-1.8-alpha-8205.upx.exe

Installer weighs in at only 257KB.