What is aTorrent? It’s a native P2P BitTorrent client for Android, now available for free of charge download from the Google Play Store. Think you’re familier with the official uTorrent client which was released in the Android Store a couple of months ago and proved itself as the best Android torrent downloader, which simply makes you manage torrent file downloading pretty easy directly on your device. Well, many recommend that Android app and preffered, but that is not the only torrent client available in the top list. Here’s yet another awesome torrent downloaders available as aTorrent, which is one of the great torrent manager for Android devices. Check for yourself how it works and why it became so popular after the jump.
There are hundreds of Peer-to-Peer torrent apps out for Android powered smartphone, but this aTorrent is such client that supports BitTorrent P2P, DHT, advanced DHT Bootstrap, Magnet links, HTTP & UDP trackers and many more. The Holo-themed app supports all the rudimentary features synonymous with a torrent downloader, like the multiple simultaneous downloads, local & online torrent file fetching, built-in torrent search engine, detailed information regarding boot up tasks, custom bandwidth allocation for uploading and downloading, auto start on boot, customizable notifications, enhanced content filtering, and finally you can set the app to download torrents only while the device is charging.
aTorrent for Android app comes with support for the P2P port, within that it sports quick control to resume and pause any downloadings, as well as can also delete torrents and downloaded content with in no time. Trough notification bar alerts, the app keeps you alerted of the overall downloading speed, and shows up how much time it is required to complete the tasks. Poses with an option to manually feed in the torrent URL or magnet link to fetch torrents from over the web. All-in one this app also lets you use the app’s built-in file explorer to import locally stored torrent files. Interesting!
Unlike other uTorrent clients, this newly released beta of aTorrent is so smooth like butter and jelly bean, and with the Android app’s dropdown menu along with various tabs make navigation easy to the downloaded sections, like seeded, completed and active torrent downloading.
In the same fashion like the uTorrent on desktop, you can keep an eye on additional information like ETA, number of peers and seeds and trackers. aTorrent (beta) app is more affordale than other torrent app, whereas the uTorrent client has no option to download select files from within torrent, either you can update trackers manually, but this aTorrent Android app has it.
If you’re looking for the best torrent downloaders for your Android phones, aTorrent will be the better choice which not only manages multiple downloads, but also offers full speed content downloadable over your chosen internet connection of WiFi. More over this aTorrent is still in beta stage and is compatible with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich or higer devices like Nexus 7 tablet with Jelly Bean 4.1 and Google Nexus 4 with Android 4.2 JB.
(Source: aTorrent – Torrent Downloader app for Android on Google Play)