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Top 5 Best Torrent Clients for Mac without Malware, Virus, Spam, etc.

Certainly, there are numerous torrent services for Mac, but I still don't know which one is fast, safe, reliable or virus-free. Could you offer me a wise suggestion about the best torrent client for Mac? Thank you very much – Yahoo answer

Undoubtedly, people can get free, legal media files (music, movies, videos, TV series, etc) or software via torrent download. But, the premise is that you have chosen the correct torrent client to download torrent file. Generally speaking, downloading speed, price, reliability, virus-free and ads-free are the basic requirements for the best torrent software. Based on those criteria, we list top 5 best Mac torrent platforms for reference. You can download the most proper one according to your needs.

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Part One: Top 5 Best Torrent Clients for Mac to Free Download Media Files & Software

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1. Transmission

When you ask some advices about torrent app for Mac, about 90% people will recommend Transmission to you at first. Why this open source is so sought-after? Simply, it has many attractive features, for example, easy of use, Mac-like straigtforward interface, free, ad-less, etc. BTW, it is donationware rather than adware so that you will not see any invasive ads or donation request. And you can feel free to check your active/completed downloads, download scheduling, port forwarding, remote management, encryption and other info via Transmission torrent client for Mac.

Note: the latest version of Transmission torrent movie downloader is 2.92 debuted on March 6, 2016. If you still use version 2.90 for Mac, you'd better update to 2.92 since some earlier versions have been found to distribute malware.

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2. uTorrent

Actually, this best torrent client for Mac is the most widely used torrent service for the last decade outside China mainly because its size is smaller than a digital photo. That is to say, this best torrenting program is easy to install and download, plus it also can be regarded as a portable downloader as long as you saved uTorrent on a USB stick. In addition, users are allowed to freely sigle out torrents to download on the top right of uTorrent thanks to its built-in search engine. Guide >>> How to Download Movies Using uTorrent

The only drawback of this torrent software Mac is too many advertisings and sneaky installation files (Spigot Toolbar, SearchMe in Safari, Amazon, eBay, etc) in the latest version. Thus, you should be careful in the process of installing or just remove extensions.

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3. Vuze

Previously known as Azureus, Vuze offers is a good Mac torrent client and owns a user-friendly wizard interface. In addition to ordinary torrent files download/free movie torrents download, Vuze torrent program for Mac helps users painlessly pick parts from torrent files; send files to divergent target locations; manage torrent downloads from a remote location; directly play the downloaded media files; playback media on devices when connecting to Mac.

Some experienced users said that this torrent app for Mac is much more powerful than the other torrent programs. But, it loses some simplicity for newbie.

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4. qBittorrent

Serving as one of the best alternative to uTorrent, this feature-rich best torrent client Mac integrates torrent search engine and media player. And qBittorrent will send you email after finishing the download task if you adjust the settings before downloading. Of course, you can search the downloaded torren files even by category inside of the app. Obviously, it is simple to operate, no spam and no adverts.

As mentioned before, it is functional and full-featured. Accordingly, its interface is clunkier or complicated comparing with Transmission, uTorrent or other torrent download programs.

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5. Deluge

Truly, the supported operating system of Deluge includes Windows, Mac and Linux so that you can install this best torrent client 2016 on any computer. Unlike other torrent downloader programs, Deluge's interface looks more like Linux Gnome. What's more, it can effortlessly handle the work of encrypted downloads, private torrents, password protection, 3D torrent download, bandwidth scheduling and throttling, and more.  

Some people complain this Mac torrent service is more complex than other Mac torrent clients. But, it supports various plugins which are designed for advanced users and enable people to create their own personalized version of Deluge.

Are torrent downloads legal?

In most countries downloading torrent (App, music, movie, eBooks, TV series and more) from free torrent sites (Torrentz, Kickass, ExtraTorrent, The Pirate Bay, YTS, etc) is strictly banned, while in other contries torrent and BitTorrent technology are completely legal. Therefore, before downloading any torrent file (especially the latest movies, music or television shows) with the aid of the former best torrent client for Mac, you should seriously read your local copyright law to keep you away from copyright infringement.

How to Safely Download Movies/Videos/Music in HD

As previously mentioned, there is no need to apply torrent software Mac in many cases since torrent download is still illegal and torrent sites down often. Then, how to download movies, videos, music in HD 720P/1080P? Here, you can rely on this solid HD video downloader – MacX Video Converter Pro to download various media files.

In detail, it can safely & free download Hollywood/Hindi HD 1080P/720P, 4K/8K, 3D, 360 VR, Bluray movies video music free from 1000+ free online sites like YouTube, Dailymotion, Vevo, movieclips.com, moviefone.com more with superfast speed and no quality loss. Besides, this HD movie downloader is also able to convert the downloaded videos or convert torrent to MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV or mobile devices. No virus, ads, useless plug-ins, etc.

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Steps on How to Safely Download Movies Videos at GPU Accelerated Speed

Prior to media file download, please free download this movie downloader on your Mac (macOS Mojave incl.). Later, fire it up and follow the guide as below.

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1. Find out the video you wanna download and copy & paste it to the address bar and click "analyze" to load the video details. Alternatively, you can click "paste & analyze" button to automatically detect the video opened in browser.

2. Choose video resolution, format, codecs, and file size and click "Browse" button to specify an output folder on your Mac to save the output files.

3. Hit "Download Now" button to start video/movie free download process. Please remember to select "Auto add to convert list", if you desire to convert the downloaded videos to iPhone, iPad, Android, and other specific video formats.

Warm note: to play the downloaded video on iPhone iPad iPod, you can use MacX MediaTrans to transfer video/music/movie from computer to iDevices with ease. Of course, this iOS file manager also can transfer music from iPhone to Mac for further editing.

Author: Candice Liu | Updated on Dec 7, 2018

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