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Vuze 5610 Released!

2015.06.02 | Vuze 5.6.1.0

User ideas implemented in this release: http://vote.vuze.com/forums/170588-general/status/1561533

FEATURE: Blog | See https://www.tumblr.com/tagged/vuze5610 for beta version blog posts

FEATURE: UI | New 'tagging' subview to allow easy download/tag assignment [TuxPaper]
FEATURE: UI | Many sidebar views can now be 'popped out' into a separate window [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Show discovered tags when adding torrents [TuxPaper]
FEATURE: UI | Support escaped unicode character entry in chat UI via \unnnn [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | New tag settings view in Tags Overview panel [TuxPaper]
FEATURE: UI | Brought back client byte stats and added per-network stats [TuxPaper]
FEATURE: UI | Support for viewing downloads as local websites in web browser - http://wiki.vuze.com/w/Decentralized_Websites [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Ability to completely disable use of the embedded browser in Vuze [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Added 'torrent last active' column [TuxPaper]
FEATURE: UI | Additional option to edit multiple download's trackers in a single operation [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Help menu option to import/export config files (etc) from bencoded <-> json format [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Option to delete original .torrent files after addition [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Automatically unzip torrents that happen to have been saved in compressed format [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | 'action on tag assignment' to support auto removal of peers [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Per-peer up/down rate limiting on peer set assignment [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Archival of downloads - http://wiki.vuze.com/w/Archiving_Downloads [Parg]... read more

Posted by Paul Gardner 2015-06-02

Vuze 5.6.0.0 Released!

2015.03.03 | Vuze 5.6.0.0

This release contains various performance and security fixes along with a number of new features.

User ideas implemented in this release: http://vote.vuze.com/forums/170588-general/status/1471841

FEATURE: Blog | See https://www.tumblr.com/tagged/vuze5600 for beta version blog posts

FEATURE: UI | Restructured Library view context (right-click) menu [TuxPaper]
FEATURE: UI | A basic quick-options plugin bar view [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Support upload/download disable for Tag rate limits [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Support .vuze files in the plugin installation wizard [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Added some subscription settings to the sidebar context menu [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Explicit browser configuration option for non-public content [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Option to hide do-not-download files in the Files View [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Right-click menu option in Peers View to kick a peer without banning them [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Support for output redirection from console UI commands [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Swarm merging - http://wiki.vuze.com/w/Swarm_Merging [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Option to automatically select files for 'do not download' based on file type suffix [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Device transcodes can now be auto-shared and tagged [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | isComplete, percentage and age added to Tag constraint language [Parg]
FEATURE: Plug | Decentralized chat - http://wiki.vuze.com/w/Decentralized_Chat [Parg]
FEATURE: Plug | RSS-to-chat plugin - http://wiki.vuze.com/w/RSS_To_Chat [Parg]
FEATURE: Plug | TorBrowser plugin now supports browsing of .i2p content [Parg]
FEATURE: Plug | Play-to DLNA enabled devices support [TuxPaper]
FEATURE: Plug | Swarm search is now also accessible via right-click menu [Parg]... read more

Posted by Paul Gardner 2015-03-03

Vuze 5.5.0.0 Released!

2014.11.19 | Vuze 5.5.0.0

This release contains various performance and security fixes along with a number of new features.

User ideas implemented in this release: http://vote.vuze.com/forums/170588-general/status/1405313

FEATURE: Blog | See https://www.tumblr.com/tagged/vuze5500 for beta version blog posts

FEATURE: UI | Added option to use quick-view rather than 'launch' when double-clicking files [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Tag Discoveries [TuxPaper]
FEATURE: UI | Use of CTRL+<space> in download save location field now shows auto-complete suggestions [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | History size of saved download locations now configurable [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Added option in torrent options dialog to remove top level folder in multi-file torrents [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | RSS subscriptions can now be added via search box [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Added 'Tag groups' to allow more control over tag order in the sidebar [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Tag buttons in Library views now obey visibility settings [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Option to only show tag buttons in the complete section of the Library views [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Ability to set short-cut accelerators on a per-config panel basis [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Optional 'selected download' aggregate up/down rates in Library header [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Console UI commands for subscriptions [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Console UI commands for tags [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Added ability set an explicit share ratio to help control seeding rules [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Option to prevent local tracker host DNS resolution when using SOCKS [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Added 'hasNet' to tag constraint language [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Speed limit handler ip-sets renamed to peer-sets and now support tags and networks [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Support for setting upload and download speeds to 'disabled' [Parg]... read more

Posted by Paul Gardner 2014-11-19

Vuze 5.4.0.0 Released!

2014.07.30 | Vuze 5.4.0.0

Some of the more major changes are

  • Source availability display, initial tags, file filtering added to torrent options dialog
  • Canonical peer priority (BEP40)
  • Various Tag options added e.g. copy-on-complete; simple constraint language; buttons in library views
  • HTTPS support for web seeds.

User ideas implemented in this release: http://vote.vuze.com/forums/170588-general/status/1328568 ... read more

Posted by Paul Gardner 2014-08-18

Vuze 5.3.0.0 Released!

2014.02.07 | Vuze 5.3.0.0

Some of the more major changes are

  • Per-file up/down and eta statistics
  • Subscription URL editting
  • System tray changes to support next download ETA and an options menu to control features
  • Support for using an external browser for search results and RSS feed viewing
  • Improved download speeds
  • Improved web resource connectivity

User ideas implemented in this release: http://vote.vuze.com/forums/170588-general/status/1193376 ... read more

Posted by Paul Gardner 2014-02-08

Vuze 5.3.0.0 Released!

2014.02.07 | Vuze 5.3.0.0

Some of the more major changes are

  • Per-file up/down and eta statistics
  • Subscription URL editting
  • System tray changes to support next download ETA and an options menu to control features
  • Support for using an external browser for search results and RSS feed viewing
  • Improved download speeds
  • Improved web resource connectivity

User ideas implemented in this release: http://vote.vuze.com/forums/170588-general/status/1193376... read more

Posted by Paul Gardner 2014-02-08

Vuze 5.2.0.0 Released!

2013.11.26 | Vuze 5.2.0.0

Some of the more major changes are

  • When adding a torrent specify tags, file priorities, edit trackers, select files in folder
  • Option to consolidate open-torrent-options dialogs into single dialog
  • Per-download and per-file alert settings
  • Auto-tagging based on a download's trackers
  • Per-tag target share ratio and initial save location
  • Automatic decreasing file priority allocation
  • Untagged download view
  • Tracker templates for setting, merging and removing trackers from downloads
  • Tag based automatic tracker template application
  • Further migration from category based features to tag based ones... read more
Posted by Paul Gardner 2013-11-26

Vuze 5.1.0.0 Released!

2013.08.13 | Vuze 5.1.0.0

Some of the more major changes are

  • New 'Open Torrent' dialog flow
  • Tags Overview added, along with additional per-tag features such as 'move on complete to folder'
  • Table column renaming
  • Auto-hide unused devices
  • Various high priority bug fixes

User ideas implemented in this release: http://tinyurl.com/ldnr749

FEATURE: Blog | See http://devblog.vuze.com/tagged/Vuze5100 for beta version blog posts... read more

Posted by Paul Gardner 2013-08-14

Vuze 5.0.0.0 Released!

2013.05.08 | Vuze 5.0.0.0

Some of the more major changes are

* Toolbar split to allow buttons to only show on relevant views
* Tags are introduced as a long-term replacement for categories: user tagging, auto-tagging (download state, ip/country sets), per-tag speed limits, tag activity view, swarm tagging
* Peer country details (flags, country code/name) are now available by default and shown in both peer views and the swarm view
* Simplified download details view now easily available at the bottom of library views
* New per-download speed graphic... read more

Posted by Paul Gardner 2013-05-09

Vuze 4.9.0.0 Released !

2013.02.15 | Vuze 4.9.0.0

Implemented user ideas from http://tinyurl.com/c4rc3ej and more including:

* More speed scheduling rules - pause/resume downloads; transfer limits
* Speeds and ETA in Windows title
* Streaming from Vuze to Vuze
* Search details pages now shown in external browser to improve stability

FEATURE: Blog | See http://devblog.vuze.com/tagged/4900 for beta version blog posts

FEATURE: Core | 'move do not download files to a subfolder' is back but defaults to 'disabled' [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Support compact I2P announce responses [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Speed Limit handler now supports pausing and resuming, total transfer limits and ip-sets [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Added option to disable availability-based webseed activation to support faster startup [Parg]
FEATURE: Plug | Added 'boss key' plugin for Windows users [Parg]
FEATURE: Plug | Swarm Discoveries now support 'tracker sources' [Parg&TuxPaper]
FEATURE: UI | Added UPnP media-server browser and playback (and add-to-device) under Devices Playback (deselect 'simple view' to access) [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Console UI now supports 'show t' option for dead torrents [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Added 'number of queued downloads' to library view header [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Added keyboard shortcut for 'pause-for-time' menu option [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Added option to show Vuze interface in all uppercase for those users that seem to be unable to turn capslock off on the forums [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | When adding a torrent with the same hash as an existing download you are now prompted to merge in any additional trackers [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | For non-OSX users the current transfer rates can now be displayed in the window title [Parg]... read more

Posted by Paul Gardner 2013-02-16

Vuze 4.8.1.0 Released !

2012.12.14 | Vuze 4.8.1.0

Implemented user ideas from http://tinyurl.com/c6bc7pq and more including:

* Improved SOCKS and VPN handling for increased privacy, connectivity and reporting
* Vuze/Power operations on transcode completion (e.g. shutdown computer)
* Customization features to permit simple preset configurations
* Pause downloads for a time period

FEATURE: Blog | See http://devblog.vuze.com/tagged/4810 for beta version blog posts... read more

Posted by Paul Gardner 2012-12-15

Vuze 4.8.0.0 Released !

2012.10.24 | Vuze 4.8.0.0

Implemented user ideas at http://tinyurl.com/cnojr2a, including:

* Swarm Discoveries
* Auto NFO/RAR file reader
* Prevent Computer from sleeping on OSX + also when transcoding or streaming

FEATURE: Blog | See http://devblog.vuze.com/tagged/4800 for beta version blog posts

FEATURE: Plug | Swarm Discoveries
FEATURE: Plug | The RSS Feed plugin now can filter on min+max file types and also has a 'copy-filter' function [Parg+Community]
FEATURE: Core | Reduced resource usage mode on startup - still in a beta state [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | 'Prevent Computer Sleep' options now available on OSX [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Added options to streaming and transcoding to prevent computer sleep [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Auto-preview for .nfo and .txt files (Quick View) option added to Library and Files view [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Analysis of .rar file content (indication of password protected entries) added as a Quick View function [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Added 'edit as text' option to the tracker URL editor dialog [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Added right-click menu to Sources tab to allow tracker URL edits [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Extended the existing 'add tracker url' Library menu option to accept multiple trackers [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Custom date format now applicable to ETA colums [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Added 'Torrent Creation Date' column to Library views [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Added per-column date formats for the ETA columns [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Added aggregate stats view (e.g. aggregate share-ratio for a number of downloads) to the 'Torrent Options' view [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Added plugin install and uninstall buttons to the plugin configuration view [Parg]... read more

Posted by Paul Gardner 2012-10-25

Vuze 4.7.2.0 Released !

2012.09.17 | Vuze 4.7.2.0

Implemented user ideas at http://tinyurl.com/9ryt9qw, including:

* Improved Torrent Creation UI and Functionality
* More Search Templates
* Prevent Computer from Going to Sleep
* Displaying Download ETA in Absolute Time
* Status icon for Vuze Remote connections
* DNS Tracker Preferences

FEATURE: Blog | See http://devblog.vuze.com/tagged/vuze4720 for beta version blog posts... read more

Posted by Paul Gardner 2012-09-18

Vuze 4.7.1.0 Released !

2012.07.15 | Vuze 4.7.1.0

* Rewrite of Library view that has improved performance, stability, and extensibility
* Better support for Magnet downloads; now pulling metadata from peers in the swarm, rather than just the DHT.
* Improved download/upload prioritization
* Automatic back-up support for your Vuze configuration
* Multiple performance enhancements, UI tweaks, and bug fixes
* Many more features and fixes listed below:... read more

Posted by Paul Gardner 2012-07-16

Vuze 4.7.0.2 Released !

2011.12.02 | Vuze 4.7.0.2

FEATURE: Core | Initial support for portable Windows Vuze installs (see http://wiki.vuze.com/w/Portable_Vuze\)
FEATURE: UI | Toggle Fullscreen mode using Command-Shift-F (Mac) or Control-Shift-F (Non-Mac)
FEATURE: UI | Added filter mode to files view
FEATURE: UI | Added text-alignment option to column setup

BUGFIX: Core | Fixed version server check protocol fallback bug
BUGFIX: UI | Fixed image management resource leak

Posted by Alon Rohter 2011-12-14

Vuze 4.7.0.0 Released !

Vuze is a powerful, full-featured, cross-platform bittorrent client, community hub, with content discovery and playback.

2011.09.21 | Vuze 4.7.0.0

FEATURE: Device | Improved Device Playback support: improved compatibility and many new devices added

CHANGE: Core | Moved some device detection code out of core
CHANGE: Plug | Removed IView, AbstractIView, SWTManager and other deprecated plugin APIs
CHANGE: Device | Button for "Do Not Transcode"
CHANGE: Device | Sidebar icon for devices that supply one
CHANGE: UI | Switched all views using IView to UISWTVIew
CHANGE: UI | Moved all non UI table refreshing code out of SWT thread (should result in faster UI)
CHANGE: Misc | Removed various left over and unused code (saved a measly 200k)... read more

Posted by Alon Rohter 2011-09-23

Vuze 4.6.0.4 Released !

Vuze is a powerful, full-featured, cross-platform bittorrent client, community hub, with content discovery and playback.

2011.03.10 | Vuze 4.6.0.4

CHANGE: UIv3 | Better messaging for Plus users on license expiry
CHANGE: UI | 50% faster table redraw on Windows when cell value changes [TuxPaper]

BUGFIX: UI | Fixed some dialogs that could open larger than the screen size [TuxPaper]

Posted by Alon Rohter 2011-03-16

Vuze 4.6.0.2 Released !

Vuze is a powerful, full-featured, cross-platform bittorrent client, community hub, with content discovery and playback.

2011.02.01 | Vuze 4.6.0.2

FEATURE: Core | Relocate MOOV atoms to front of mp4 files for streaming [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Allow specification of IP address restriction for device content availability [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Grab <torrent> entities from RSS feed if present [Parg]
FEATURE: Plug | Rate limit download speeds when play-now active to avoid disk contention [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Add 'Play Now' column for streaming [TuxPaper]... read more

Posted by Alon Rohter 2011-02-03

Vuze 4.6.0.0 Released !

Vuze is a powerful, full-featured, cross-platform bittorrent client, community hub, with content discovery and playback.

2011.01.13 | Vuze 4.6.0.0

FEATURE: Core | UDP NAT Test tool [Parg]
FEATURE: Core | Added device export/import feature [Parg]
FEATURE: Plug | uTP support [Parg]
FEATURE: Plug | Streaming playback [Parg]
FEATURE: Plug | Added simple HTML view and explicit download option to device RSS feed [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Add menu link from sidebar entries to plugin options where applicable [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Option for what happens when pressing delete key or tb delete in My Torrents/Library [TuxPaper]
FEATURE: UI | Allow dropping torrent URLs onto sidebar (to add torrent) [TuxPaper]... read more

Posted by Alon Rohter 2011-01-17

Vuze 4.5.1.0 Released !

Vuze is a powerful, full-featured, cross-platform bittorrent client, community hub, with content discovery and playback.

2010.10.05 | Vuze 4.5.1.0

FEATURE: Core | Monitor available JVM memory and warn user if it is running out and auto increase (Windows only) [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Support opening .vuze files from URLs [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Allow setting of JVM direct memory max from UI (Windows only) [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Added 'protocol' column to peers view [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Expanded state of Sidebar entries are now remembered [TuxPaper]
FEATURE: UI | (Windows) Added Closeable Games sidebar entry [TuxPaper]... read more

Posted by Alon Rohter 2010-10-06

Vuze 4.5.0.4 Released !

Vuze is a powerful, full-featured, cross-platform bittorrent client, community hub, with content discovery and playback.

2010.09.01 | Vuze 4.5.0.4

FEATURE: Core | Allow multiple primordial UDP handlers [Parg]
FEATURE: UI | Ability to auto-send crash logs [TuxPaper]
FEATURE: UI | Members of the Beta Program now get a Sidebar entry which will one day have useful beta information [TuxPaper]

CHANGE: UI | Improved languages change detection so more of the text now shows in the new language (unfortunately not all) [TuxPaper]
CHANGE: UI | (Windows) Bigger click area around the "X" in the Library's filter box [TuxPaper]
CHANGE: UI | (Windows) Triple click in search box now selects all the text [TuxPaper]
CHANGE: UI | Replaced "Remove And.." menu tree from Library's content menu with "Remove..." entry that gives you the same options. Two related configs are in Options->Files->"File Deletion" [TuxPaper]... read more

Posted by Alon Rohter 2010-09-01

Vuze 4.5.0.2 Released !

Vuze is a powerful, full-featured, cross-platform bittorrent client, community hub, with content discovery and playback.

2010.08.06 | Vuze 4.5.0.2

CHANGE: Core | Prevent device manager initialisation in classic UI [Parg]

BUGFIX: UI | Setting files to 'delete' state corrupting internal view of a torrent's files [Parg]
BUGFIX: UI | Added reworked progress column to library view by default in place of completion date to allow file manipulation from that view [Parg]
BUGFIX: UI | Consistently show the file-expand twisty [Parg]

Posted by Alon Rohter 2010-08-07

Vuze 4.5.0.0 Released !

Vuze is a powerful, full-featured, cross-platform bittorrent client, community hub, with content discovery and playback.

2010.08.04 | Vuze 4.5.0.0

FEATURE: Plug | Android Devices support

CHANGE: Core | Try alternative trackers when seeding and zero connected peers [Parg]

BUGFIX: UI | Layout improvements in torrent Info view [Parg]
BUGFIX: UI | Fixed occasional crash when twisting twistie on Windows 7... read more

Posted by Alon Rohter 2010-08-05

Vuze 4.4.0.6 Released !

Vuze is a powerful, full-featured, cross-platform bittorrent client, community hub, with content discovery and playback.

2010.06.04 | Vuze 4.4.0.6

CHANGE: Core | Improved logging
BUGFIX: Core | Search edge case

Posted by Alon Rohter 2010-06-09

Vuze 4.4.0.4 Released !

Vuze is a powerful, full-featured, cross-platform bittorrent client, community hub, with content discovery and playback.

2010.05.08 | Vuze 4.4.0.4

BUGFIX: Core | Fix PEX bug [Parg]
BUGFIX: Core | Fix "Error Running Veto Check" error [TuxPaper]
BUGFIX: Core | (*nix) Fix client not launching after launched once [TuxPaper]
BUGFIX: UI | Fix late-loading sidebar entries not auto-opening [TuxPaper]

Posted by Alon Rohter 2010-05-08