While not a heavy­weight in the bells & whistles cat­egory, Hal­ite is a func­tional Bit­Tor­rent cli­ent. So far its list of fea­tures include:

  • File selec­tion and/or file pri­or­ity specifications.
  • Man­aged tor­rent queue system.
  • Disk cache support.
  • Mag­net URI support.
  • Track­er­less tor­rents (using the Main­line kadem­lia DHT pro­tocol).
  • Sup­ports Mag­net URI torrents.
  • Super-seeding.
  • µTor­rent style multi-tracker announ­cing.
  • IP fil­ter­ing with eMule style ipfilter.dat import.
  • Pro­tocol Encryp­tion support.
  • Trans­la­tions of the UI into a num­ber of lan­guages through the help of volun­teers. (if you wish to help with a trans­la­tion then please do)
  • Min­im­ize to tray with trans­fer rate summary.
  • Full Uni­code sup­port through UTF-8 and nat­ive Win­dows wide-char strings.
  • Login sup­port where tracker requires it.
  • Abil­ity to edit track­ers spe­cified in the torrent.
  • Abil­ity to cre­ate tor­rent files.
  • Port ran­dom­isa­tion and for­ward­ing (UnPlug and Play or NAT-PMP).
  • Trans­fer rate and con­nec­tion lim­its both global and per-torrent.
  • Shut­down scheduler.