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New BitComet release adds web browser

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 13 May 2007 9:54 User comments (11)

New BitComet release adds web browser The new version of the very popular BitComet torrent client, version 0.87 (stable), has a few new features.
The new version incorporates a "resource browser" to help "accelerate open web pages", although the web browser in itself isnt very fast.

BitComet now also has sidebar advertisments which means you will have to look at ads whenever you open the client up.

Here are the rest of the release notes:

GUI Improved: add an option in BT task properties dialog to add this torrent file to my shared torrent list

GUI Improved: add "view task" command to the context menu of my shared torrent list

GUI Improved: add a filter in the toolbar of peer shared torrent list

GUI Improved: display peer shared torrent file number in peer shared node of fav list

GUI Improved: add an option to enable BT task search for HTTP/FTP download source in preferences dialog

GUI Improved: add commands to import/export task list and global settings under file menu

GUI Improved: add "rename task" function in context menu of task list

GUI Improved: detail error information will be displayed in tooltip when mouse cursor hover on the red-cross icon of a task which encounter error like disk full

GUI Improved: task rating information will be displayed in tooltip when mouse cursor hover on comment region of the task list

GUI Improved: add hotkey Ctrl+Home/End to move selected tasks to the top/bottom of task list

GUI Improved: support scroll information in all panes on which the mouse cursor is hovering by rolling mouse wheel

GUI Improved: add an options in preferences dialog to enable submit video file snapshot after task download finish

GUI Improved: add an options in preferences dialog to enable protection against ARP cheating attack from LAN

GUI Improved: new designed BitComet resource browser to accelerate open web page from BitComet

GUI Improved: improve displayed information layout in task summary pane

GUI Improved: add "minimize to system tray" to system menu of BitComet button in windows taskbar

GUI Improved: delete file check box in task delete dialog is displayed in red color

GUI Bugfix: View/download list/Columns menu does not work after switch UI language

GUI Bugfix: all tasks will be displayed as in queue if enabled auto-start task when download rate below specified value

GUI Bugfix: all tasks displayed in task list will be removed if launch clear recycle bin in recycle bin context menu even they are not in the recycle bin

Core Bugfix: fix a bug sometimes lead to memory leakage

Core Bugfix: handle some BT task with zero-size file incorrectly


Although I do not recommend BitComet, and especially not this newest version, you can get the latest version here: BitComet 0.87

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11 user comments

113.5.2007 10:12

i stick with bitcomet .6x. this new sh*t has so many ads and large pointless clickable text everywhere, its clutered as hell. dont use this program..

213.5.2007 10:18

Use 0.84. Latest without ads.

313.5.2007 10:21

Originally posted by anubis66:
i stick with bitcomet .6x. this new sh*t has so many ads and large pointless clickable text everywhere, its clutered as hell. dont use this program..
Agreed, its awful. Article is intended to point out that thew program is even more cluttered and full of more crap now :)

413.5.2007 12:57

I will stick with utorrent i switched from bit comet & haven't looked back.

513.5.2007 18:27

GUI Improved: New polling feature to determine "What Child Actor is This"
GUI Improved: New link to a site that can find your classmates!
GUI Improved: Something about a Zwinky!

Um, yeah, I'll stick with Az.

613.5.2007 20:43

azeurus has a horrible method to only selecting a few files from one torrent. bitcomet's is the best for that, i use it alot. i'll probably check out .84 soon. sometimes newer issnt better.

713.5.2007 22:37

The amount of GUI updates this has had it reads like a person having a face lift. :P I think ill stick to Utorrent.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 13 May 2007 @ 22:38

815.5.2007 16:49

Never had a problem with Azureus. No adds either.

919.5.2007 22:27

had bitcomet 0.69 it killed my pc f***en thing now i have utorrent my pc is still here no reformating bitcomet sucks noodles

1020.5.2007 6:51

guys, that ad window is a window you can turn off in preferences.

i hear utorrent got bought by a big corporation and that makes me uncomfortable.

119.4.2008 17:42

Can anyone help with changing yellow light to green? Use the random port and it says detecting and then goes to blocked. Any help appreciated.

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