Transmission 0.70 released, free BitTorrent client for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger

The Transmission Project has updated the Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger BitTorrent client “Transmission” to version 0.70.

Transmission has been built from the ground up to be a lightweight, yet powerful BitTorrent client. Its simple, intuitive interface is designed to integrate tightly with whatever computing environment you choose to use. Transmission strives to strike a balance between providing useful functionality without feature bloat.

New in Transmission 0.70:
• New icon
• Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
• Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
• Multitracker support
• Better handling of tracker announce interval
• Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
• Automatic tracker scraping
• Cache connected peers
• Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
• Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or scheduled
• Individual torrent bandwidth limits
• Separate complete and incomplete download folders
• Filter and search bar
• Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
• Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
• Watch folder to auto add torrent files
• Auto resizing of the main window
• Minimal view to take up less space
• Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
• Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
• Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
• Message log window
• New toolbar icons
• Built-in help files
• French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
• Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements

Transmission is free for anyone to use or modify.

More info, screenshots, and download link (1.4 MB, Universal) here.

23 Comments

  1. “…Don’t steal music! Videos are better. …”

    Ya kno … I bet since Ballmer (et.al) wants so much for Vista to succeed ..
    (at all costs) .. we’ve read that M$ is “killing” WinCrap XP !

    What are the chances we see XP all over the torrent sites in the coming days ?

    <just a thought>

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