At a Glance
The BitTorrent file-sharing protocol is the best and most efficient
way to share files — and this program does an excellent job of
helping you find, download, and manage files using BitTorrent.
You’ll be able to download multiple files simultaneously, as well
as using a queue to start, stop, and reorder the downloads.
There are quite a few nice features here for downloaders, including
the ability to chat with others, as well as integration with
Internet Explorer. Also useful is a small BitComet icon that sits
on your desktop; drag a file or link to it, and you’ll start the
Note that you’ll need to open a port in your firewall in order for
BitComet to work, so if you’re having connection problems, that’s
what you need to do. Also, the program changes some TCP/IP
settings, so it’s a good idea to create a restore point before
installing it, so that you can easily revert your settings if
anything goes amiss.