Vuze was formerly known as Azureus as it was developed by Azureus Software in 2003. It is a client of BitTorrent that can download Torrent files and folders from internet and can run them on your PC with great efficiency. It also lets you share files with other users by making use of BitTorrent protocol. It is both desktop and mobile application that is written in Java programming language and can run on Windows, Linux, OS X and Android operating Systems. You can translate it in 38 different languages.
Before installing this software, it is necessary to have Java Runtime Environment downloaded on your system. Otherwise it will download JRE first and then the installation wizard of Vuze will open up. In the wizard you have to agree to their terms of service. You can also customize the configuration of software for advanced components. It will also display a few ads about other free applications that you can download with just a single click. After that the software will be installed and will be ready to use.
Versions of Software:
Vuze is completely free software but its Plus version is also available with increased functionalities. You can purchase it at $29.90 if you want to get the extra benefits of unlimited DVD burning, built-in antivirus protection by Bitdefender antivirus, playing downloads while they are still in progress and get an ad free version. While with free version you can burn only one disk in trial mode and have to come across multiple ads.
Vuze carries out multiple downloads at the same time. The downloading and uploading speed of files is fast so you can complete the processes in a shorter amount of time. In case of interruption, the process can be resumed from where it was stopped. It uses a single port for all the Torrents and utilizes less resources of your system. Peer and tracker communications can be done via proxy servers. It has a built-in embedded tracker to let you host all your Torrents yourself without using a third party hosting service.
It opens many doors to access and download a wide range of torrent files. It offers support for magnetic links. You can also get many plugins to attach additional features with your software. It can convert the files to many other formats for making them compatible with your PSP, Xbox, iPod, iPhone, PS3 and other devices.
• Multiple torrent downloads.
• Advanced seeding rules.
• Adjustable disk cache.
• Only uses one port for all the torrents.
• UPnP sets the forward on your router.
• Can use a proxy, for both tracker and peer communications.
• Fast resume.
• Can set a default download dir and move completed files.
• Can import torrents automatically from a set dir.
• Highly customizable interface.
• IRC plugin included for quick help.
• Upload and download speed limiting, both globally and per torrent.
In the software window you can open Torrents by entering their URL or by browsing the computer for saved files. You can transfer many file simultaneously. It lets you access community forum to share your thoughts with other members. It includes a lot of tools that you can use easily.
Vuze is an open source tool that works only in the presence of JRE software. You can download Torrent files at a very fast speed, pause them and can continue the downloading at any time. It can run the audios and videos too and enables you to upload HD quality video content for sharing it worldwide.
Homepage – http://www.vuze.com