Amazing free streaming torrent client for Windows Desktop!

WebTorrent (64-bit)

WebTorrent (64-bit)

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WebTorrent Desktop is for streaming torrents. Whether it's a video from the Internet Archive, music from Creative Commons, or audiobooks from Librivox, you can play it right away. You don't have to wait for it to finish downloading.

WebTorrent is a popular open-source, peer-to-peer (P2P) torrent client designed for streaming torrents directly in your web browser. Unlike traditional torrent clients that require standalone applications to download and view content, it simplifies the process by allowing you to stream media files seamlessly without needing external software. It harnesses the power of WebRTC and JavaScript to provide a user-friendly, decentralized torrent streaming experience.

WebTorrent Desktop 64bit is a fast, free, non-commercial & open source. The tool is an amazing streaming torrent client for the web browser and the desktop! WebTorrent PC Desktop connects to both BitTorrent and the app peers.

The app is written completely in JavaScript – the language of the web – and uses WebRTC for peer-to-peer transport whenever possible. No browser plugins, extensions, or installation is required to use the software in your internet browser. Whether it's a video from the Internet Archive, music from Creative Commons, or audiobooks from Librivox, you can play it right away. You don't have to wait for it to finish downloading.

Imagine a peer-to-peer YouTube where viewers help to host the site's content. By making BitTorrent easier to use, we can get more people to participate and take the first steps to re-decentralizing the Internet.

How do I try it out?
See the app in action on the Web at Send a file to a friend using BitTorrent! Or, install WebTorrent Desktop for Mac, Windows, and Linux. Try out a fast, lightweight, new torrent client today!

  • Lightweight, fast torrent app
  • Beautiful user experience
  • Free, non-commercial, ad-free, and open source
  • Instantly stream video and audio
  • The software fetches file pieces from the network on-demand for instant playback.
  • Even when the file isn't fully downloaded, seeking still works.
  • (Seeking just reprioritizes which pieces are fetched from the network.)
  • Stream videos to AirPlay, Chromecast, and DLNA
  • Based on the most popular and comprehensive torrent package in Node.js, web torrent
  • Full-featured, but bloat-free
  • Opens magnet links and .torrent files
  • Drag-and-drop makes adding or creating torrents easy
  • Discovers peers via tracker servers, DHT (Distributed Hash Table), and peer exchange
  • Supports the Web Torrent protocol for connecting to WebRTC peers (i.e. web browsers)
Key Features

Web-Based Streaming: The app is built to work directly within your web browser, eliminating the need for separate torrent client installations. It's compatible with popular browsers like Chrome, Firefox, and Edge.

Cross-Platform: The program is available for Windows, macOS, Linux, and even on mobile platforms through web apps. This cross-platform compatibility ensures that users can access their torrents from virtually any device.

Streaming While Downloading: One of WebTorrent's standout features is its ability to stream content while the torrent is still downloading. This feature is particularly useful for video and audio files, allowing users to enjoy media without waiting for the entire file to be downloaded.

WebRTC Support: It leverages WebRTC technology for peer-to-peer connections, enabling faster and more efficient sharing of torrents. This also enhances privacy as it avoids centralized servers.

Magnet Link Support: You can easily add torrents to the app by pasting magnet links or uploading torrent files directly to the interface.

Subtitle Support: It includes subtitle support, making it an excellent choice for streaming video content that may require subtitles for accessibility.

Customizable Streaming Settings: Users can adjust streaming settings, including playback quality and streaming buffer size, to optimize their streaming experience based on their internet connection.

User Interface

It offers an intuitive and user-friendly interface. Upon launching the application in your browser, you'll find a clean and minimalistic design that makes it easy to navigate. The main window displays your active torrents with clear progress bars and information about each file being downloaded.

Tabs for different categories of torrents, including those currently downloading, completed, and streaming, help users stay organized. The overall design is visually appealing and doesn't overwhelm users with unnecessary clutter.

Installation and Setup

Open Your Browser: Launch your preferred web browser (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, Edge).

Visit the official Website: Go to the WebTorrent website at

Start Streaming: You can start using the app right away by pasting magnet links or uploading torrent files. No additional installations are needed.

Customize Settings (Optional): If desired, you can customize streaming settings and preferences by clicking on the gear icon in the top-right corner of the interface.

WebTorrent's simplicity and web-based approach to torrenting make it a hassle-free choice for users of all technical backgrounds.

How to Use

Add a Torrent:
Paste a magnet link or upload a torrent file directly to the interface.
Click "Open" or "Add" to begin downloading the torrent.

Monitor Progress:
You'll see a list of your active torrents with progress bars indicating download status.
It allows you to stream media files even while they're downloading.

Stream Content:
Once a torrent is added and has sufficient data downloaded, you can click on it to start streaming the content.
For video files, subtitles can be enabled if available.

Customize Settings (Optional):
Adjust streaming settings like playback quality and buffer size by clicking on the gear icon in the top-right corner.

Manage Torrents:
You can remove completed torrents or stop active ones at any time.


Is WebTorrent compatible with my web browser?
WebTorrent is compatible with popular browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, and Edge. Ensure you are using an up-to-date version of your browser for the best experience.

Can I download torrents using WebTorrent, or is it just for streaming?
While the software specializes in streaming torrents, you can still download the content to your local storage by clicking the "Download" button within the interface.

Is WebTorrent safe to use?
WebTorrent is open-source software, which means it undergoes community scrutiny for security. However, as with any torrenting activity, it's essential to exercise caution and use legal torrents to avoid potential legal issues.

Does WebTorrent support mobile devices?
Yes, the app is available as a web app and works on various mobile platforms, allowing you to stream torrents on your smartphone or tablet.

Can I use WebTorrent to stream copyrighted content?
It does not condone or support the illegal sharing or streaming of copyrighted material. Users should ensure they have the rights to access and share any content they stream or download.


qBittorrent: A robust and feature-rich desktop torrent client with a focus on torrent downloading and management. It offers advanced features like search, RSS feeds, and more.

uTorrent: A lightweight and widely used torrent client available on multiple platforms. It's known for its small footprint and simplicity.

BitTorrent: The official web-based torrent client from BitTorrent Inc. It allows you to download torrents and manage your downloads in a browser.

System Requirements

OS: Windows 11, 10, 8 or 7.
Web browser (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, etc.)
Stable internet connection
Adequate device storage for downloaded files


Web-based streaming without the need for additional software.
Cross-platform compatibility.
Streaming while downloading for faster access to media content.
User-friendly and minimalistic interface.
Open-source and free to use.


We haven't seen an official version update for a couple of years.
Limited to streaming and basic torrent management.
May not support advanced torrent features available in standalone clients.
Requires an internet connection for streaming.


WebTorrent is a fantastic tool for users who want a hassle-free and accessible way to stream torrents directly within their web browsers. Its web-based approach, combined with the ability to stream content while downloading, makes it a standout choice for those looking for a simplified torrenting experience. However, it's essential to remember that the app primarily focuses on streaming and may not provide the advanced features of dedicated torrent clients.

Always ensure you use the software responsibly and adhere to copyright laws when torrenting. Overall, WebTorrent's user-friendly interface and seamless streaming capabilities make it a valuable addition to the world of torrenting software.

Also Available: WebTorrent (32-bit) and WebTorrent for Mac

  • WebTorrent 0.24.0 (64-bit) Screenshots

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    WebTorrent 0.24.0 (64-bit) Screenshot 1

What's new in this version:

- Support the .m2ts video container format

- Update to Electron 10.1.0
- Update the Windows installer loading image

- Fix music metadata not showing up
- Fix the "Play in VLC" functionality
- Prevent shortcuts from activating when user input elements are focused