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Version history for BitComet (Portable)

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Changes for v1.66 - v1.67

  • GUI Improve: new command in context menu of task list: search online for the task name
  • GUI Improve: new global option: save the torrent file to download folder
  • GUI Improve: display the number of DHT torrents with metadata in left channel pane if show torrents with metadata option enabled
  • GUI Improve: reduce UI lag of BitTorrent task properties dialog when use network folder as download folder
  • GUI Improve: new command in context menu of torrent list: search online for the torrent name
  • GUI Improve: new advanced option: system.check_bcagent, disable check OCX control status for browser extensions at startup
  • GUI Improve: new settings in tasks page of option window: start queued task if the download spped of slowest task is lower than
  • GUI Improve: display UPNP port mapping info in global log
  • GUI Bugfix: the upload limit can not be set to 1, 2, 3...9MB/s in Option dialog
  • GUI Bugfix: magnet URI tasks not displayed in Uncompleted task list after program restart
  • Core Improve: the format of data file of torrent history list changed from xml to sqlite, conversation will be performed automatically when program launch
  • Core Improve: improve algorithm of removing items in torrent list, reduce UI lag
  • Core Improve: increase sorting speed for snapshot and post column in torrent list
  • Core Improve: improve algorithm of long-term seeding, reduce UI lag
  • Core Improve: starting BT task changes to asynchronous operation, to reduce the UI lag
  • Core Improve: reduce process time for stopping BT task
  • Core Improve: reduce process time for removing BT tasks without deleting downloaded files
  • Core Improve: reduce UI lag due to long-term seeding
  • Core Bugfix: BT task may stop unexpectedly due to file not found if yellow blocks appear in piece map
  • Core Bugfix: program may crash when sorting torrent list
  • Core Bugfix: disk boost service not utilized when allocate disk space before downloading option disabled
  • Core Bugfix: metadata download task not removed when removing items in torrent list



Changes for v1.63 - v1.65

  • GUI Improve: Display left time in torrent making dialog
  • GUI Improve: add more items to backup in Import/Export dialog from File menu
  • GUI Improve: display torrent creation time and RSS article publication time in Summary page of torrent list separately
  • GUI Improve: the publish time in torrent list changed from torrent creation time to RSS article publication time
  • GUI Improve: add new commands to context menu of RSS list: Copy title
  • GUI Improve: the publish time in torrent list can be updated by click Reload command in context menu of RSS torrent node in Channel list
  • GUI Improve: improve port mapping error message
  • GUI Improve: the start time of task renamed to added time
  • GUI Improve: LT Seed number in file list of BT task changed to "connected/total"
  • GUI Improve: new advanced option to set HTTP retry max number and interval for downloading torrent in BT task
  • GUI Improve: new advanced option: network.tcp_connection_timeout
  • GUI Improve: default setting of UDP packets sent per second changed from 100 to 500 in advanced option page
  • GUI Improve: display task logs about downloading torrent file from HTTP link for BT task
  • GUI Improve: add memory usage details in statistics page
  • GUI Bugfix: task delete button in toolbar should not be grayed out when task is running
  • Core Improve: support import and export Torrent History, Torrent Exchange, RSS Torrents, DHT Torrents via backup file
  • Core Improve: improve DNS resolution for UDP packet to prevent sending congestion
  • Core Improve: add error retry for BT task when downloading torrent file from HTTP link
  • Core Improve: add TCP connecting timeout for automatic disconnection
  • Core Bugfix: after one file downloaded from a LT Seed, no requests for downloading other file are sent
  • Core Bugfix: out of memory due to huge number of peer requests to running BT task
  • Core Bugfix: while proxy server enabled, the program may crash when exiting
  • Core Bugfix: the max TCP connection setting should be cons considered when initiating a long-term download connection
  • Core Bugfix: fix improper operation in executable file name safety checking



Changes for v1.59 - v1.60

  • GUI Improve: add new command to File menu: add torrents from RSS feed
  • GUI Improve: add RSS page in Option window, to configure RSS feed auto refresh and RSS torrent auto download
  • GUI Improve: new setting in RSS page of Option window: add tag to task using feed title when auto download torrent from RSS feed
  • GUI Improve: new setting in RSS page of Option window: pause download when auto download torrent from RSS feed
  • GUI Improve: new setting in RSS page of Option window: filters for RSS torrent auto download
  • GUI Improve: add new commands to context menu of RSS list: Copy RSS feed URL, Open page in Browser
  • GUI Improve: able to download torrents using multiple-selection in RSS article list
  • GUI Improve: add toolbar to web page pane of RSS article
  • GUI Improve: new column in task list: number of task files
  • GUI Improve: improve display speed of opening Option windows
  • GUI Improve: support copy text in multiple lines of Statistics pane
  • Core Improve: add RSS feed auto refresh and RSS torrent auto download function
  • Core Improve: display corresponding RSS article title in task log when add torrent from RSS feed
  • Core Improve: improve disk reading cache for BitTorrent uploading, decrease UI lag
  • Core Bugfix: fix memory leakage when connecting to trackers using HTTPS protocol
  • Core Bugfix: fix bug in task merging when one task downloaded a torrent from HTTP having the same infohash as another task



Changes for v1.58 - v1.59

  • GUI Improved: revert task remove window, add Cleanup command to task context menu
  • GUI Improved: improve Torrent Share list refresh
  • GUI Improved: the max value of advanced setting network.max_connecting_connections changed from 1000 to 10000
  • GUI Improved: add advanced option log.tracker_limit to set the max number of logs for tracker
  • GUI Improved: add advanced option log.task_limit to set the max number of logs for task
  • GUI Improved: add Clear Log command to context menu of Tracker list, available when system.show_debug_info enabled
  • GUI Improved: add Clear Log command to context menu of task log list, available when system.show_debug_info enabled
  • GUI Improved: display number of pending TCP connections in Statistics pane
  • GUI Improved: add indicator for private torrent in summary pane of BitTorrent task
  • Core Improve: improve memory allocation strategy, decrease memory fragment
  • Core Improve: decrease interval of creating new TCP connections, and increase network throughput
  • Core Improve: remove passkey parameter from tracker URL for private torrent received from Magnet Link
  • Core Improve: active Long-Term seeding after task downloading finished immediately
  • Core Improve: do not retry when failed to send STOP action to tracker
  • Core Bugfix: improve peer connection request algorithm, avoid new added peers not been connected for a long time



Changes for v1.57 - v1.58

  • GUI Improved: support 32MB piece size when creating torrent file, and show estimated size of torrent
  • GUI Improved: add fit column size command in context menu of list view header
  • GUI Improved: add 2 new options in task remove window: delete unfinished download files only, delete all downloaded files
  • GUI Improved: display torrent creator info in task summary page
  • GUI Improved: improve floating window display for HiDPI
  • GUI Improved: allow up to 10 new task windows to be displayed simultaneously
  • GUI Improved: display flag for registered BitComet users of IPv6 in peers list of BitTorrent task
  • GUI Improved: display tracker returned leechers amount in tracker list of BitTorrent task
  • GUI Bugfix: display issue of item group fold/unfold in Statistics pane
  • GUI Bugfix: max upload rate per BitTorrent task in Option window does not take effect immediately when changed
  • GUI Bugfix: Long-Term seeding upload speed not displayed in tooltip of BitTorrent task summary pane when task stopped
  • Core Improve: improve peer connection request algorithm: assign high priority for new added peers, and cleanup dead peers with failures
  • Core Improve: enable Long-Term seeding immediately after new torrent created
  • Core Improve: max allowed connection interval of tracker changed to 120 minutes
  • Core Improve: add advanced option: bittorrent.save_connected_peers_only
  • Core Bugfix: when select part of files in torrent to download, the left size sent to tracker should include all uncompleted files
  • Core Bugfix: the upload, download size in first announce to tracker is incorrect when task restart after stop
  • Core Bugfix: announcement not sent to tracker when task restart immediately after stop
  • Core Bugfix: no DHT nodes should be written into torrent when DHT Network option unselected in torrent maker window
  • Core Bugfix: connection error after first announce to HTTPS tracker
  • Core Bugfix: HTTP download fails when URL contains IPv6 address host
  • Core Bugfix: improve stability of Long-Term Seeding disk cache



Changes for v1.54 - v1.55

  • GUI Improved: add new task categories "Uncompleted" and more in left Channel pane, which can be switch by context menu
  • GUI Improved: add RSS feeds in left Channel pane
  • GUI Improved: Statistics pane displays listening port status of IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP separately
  • GUI Improved: Trackers pane displays peer number from PEX
  • GUI Improved: Peers pane displays downloaded and uploaded size of disconnected peers
  • GUI Improved: new Long-Term Seeding disk cache setting in Option window
  • GUI Improved: Statistics pane displays disk cache info of BitTorrent transfer, HTTP download and Long-Term Seeding separately
  • GUI Improved: choose KB/s or MB/s as speed unit automatically
  • GUI Improved: when sort task by time, display tasks of unknown time as earliest
  • GUI Improved: identify video file type of .webm and .ogv
  • GUI Bugfix: toolbar display incorrectly after change Windows UI theme
  • GUI Bugfix: tooltip of task summary will show up even when window not in foreground
  • GUI Bugfix: occasionally crash when display popup window of task download progress
  • Core Improve: support Long-Term Seeding in IPv6 network
  • Core Improve: optimize the disk cache for Long-Term Seeding
  • Core Improve: add UDP incoming status detect for listening port
  • Core Improve: report IPv4, IPv6 address to other peer in dual-stack network, to establish double way connections
  • Core Bugfix: decrease UI lag when executable file download finished
  • Core Bugfix: too many tracker connections when multiple BitTorrent tasks download at the same time
  • Core Bugfix: improve stability of Long-Term Seeding



Changes for v1.51 - v1.52

  • GUI Improved: HTTP(S)/FTP download support IPv6 URL link
  • GUI Improved: Peer list and Tracker list support display IPv6 address
  • GUI Improved: IPv6 address of LAN/WAN displayed in Statistics pane
  • GUI Improved: DHT network node info of IPv4 and IPv6 displayed in Statistics pane
  • GUI Improved: add SHA256 checksum verification to HTTP task properties dialog
  • GUI Improved: add DNS resolve error info for UDP Tracker
  • GUI Improved: upgrade UI text translation website https://bbcomet.com/projects/bitcomet/
  • GUI Bugfix: unable to add HTTPS URL as Web Seed in torrent file maker window
  • GUI Bugfix: errors when displaying new version upgrade window
  • Core Improve: support IPv6 network (Windows XP SP1 or later required)
  • Core Improve: support IPv6 HTTP Tracker
  • Core Improve: support IPv6 UDP Tracker
  • Core Improve: support IPv6 DHT Tracker
  • Core Improve: allow upload pieces containing file boundary when part of files in torrent selected for download
  • Core Bugfix: data not saved into piece_part file correctly in a few particular situations when part of files in torrent selected for download



Changes for v1.50 - v1.51

  • GUI Improved: new settings in Tracker page of option window, automatically add trackers when start BitTorrent download
  • GUI Improved: new settings in Tracker page of option window, automatically update trackers list every day
  • GUI Improved: increase max value for global rate limit, task rate limit and scheduler rate limit from 9999kB/s to 100MB/s
  • GUI Improved: improve support for high-DPI monitor
  • GUI Bugfix: unsupport download torrent file from HTTPS link
  • GUI Bugfix: remove P2PCache function from Advanced page of Option window, which was out-of-service for a long time
  • Core Improve: improve download speed stability of BitTorrent downloading
  • Core Improve: increase max download speed of single connection of BitTorrent downloading
  • Core Improve: refine Crash Report program
  • Core Bugfix: fix problems when exit program while high-speed downloading



Changes for v1.47 - v1.49

  • GUI Improved: improve context menu of Torrent History list, Torrent Share list and Torrent Collection list
  • GUI Improved: add Transmission to allowed client list in Option window
  • GUI Improved: improve support for high-DPI monitor
  • GUI Bugfix: order disordered when collapse or expand sorted file list of BitTorrent task
  • GUI Bugfix: when open directory of a file in sub-directory from the file list of BitTorrent task, incorrect directory opened
  • Core Improve: update BitTorrent client identification code
  • Core Improve: decrease piece_part file size for BitTorrent task with only part files selected to download
  • v1.48 2017.12.28
  • GUI Improved: enhance webpage security
  • GUI Improved: minor UI improvement



Changes for v1.46 - v1.47

  • GUI Improved: minor UI improvement



Changes for v1.45 - v1.46

  • GUI Improved: enhance webpage security
  • Core Improve: improve HTTPS download ablility



Changes for v1.44 - v1.45

  • GUI Improved: support login account using email
  • GUI Improved: client IP address moved from status bar to context menu
  • GUI Bugfix: task size not displayed when opening torrent



Changes for v1.43 - v1.44

  • GUI Bugfix: dialog layout mistake in high-DPI monitor
  • GUI Bugfix: the columu width of some list not saved properly



Changes for v1.42 - v1.43

  • GUI Bugfix: fix icon display in high-DPI monitor



Changes for v1.40 - v1.42

  • GUI Improved: improve support for high-DPI monitor
  • v1.41
  • GUI Improved: display Batch Download window when open multiple torrent files in File Explorer
  • GUI Improved: merge 32bit/64bit editions into one install package
  • Core Improve: increase default disk cache limit from 50 MB to half of total momory, up to 1GB
  • Core Improve: add peer software version recognization



Changes for v1.38 - v1.39

  • GUI Bugfix: fix the expired code signing certificate



Changes for v1.36 - v1.37

  • GUI Improved: add download speed/progress graph in task summary pane
  • GUI Improved: add download size in total, upload size in total, torrent create time in task list, hidden by default
  • GUI Improved: display new finished tasks in bold
  • GUI Improved: display proxy server connection errors in task log
  • GUI Improved: after hash checking, mark the banned and removed files in piece map as empty
  • GUI Improved: improve the operation of open file, open folder and invoke anti-virus software, avoid UI not response
  • GUI Improved: add new language: Kurdish
  • GUI Bugfix: fix the bug of missing file extension name when start download by Magnet URI
  • GUI Bugfix: fix the bug of not keeping selection state when switch between task list and torrent exchange list
  • GUI Bugfix: install package supports Windows 8.1
  • Core Improve: improve Firefox extension to support multiple Firefox versions
  • Core Bugfix: fix the bug in Firefox extension that unable to start BitComet from Save As dialog
  • Core Bugfix: fix the bug of the save folder of HTTP/FTP file is not set to the desired one from remote download webpage



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