Vuze (formerly Azureus) is an extremely powerful and configurable BitTorrent client. Search and download torrent files. Play, convert and transcode videos and music for playing on many devices such as PSP, TiVo, XBox, PS3, iTunes (iPhone, iPod, Apple TV).
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Vuze is my 1st and last torrent client, in starting it was known as Azureus, I am using it from windows XP SP2 era, I have never switched to others, because there is no need to switch to others, since your all needs fulfilled by vuze, But at present, i have to switch to other client, due to my favorite torrent site has been switched to https and now I can’t download from site. For your information site uses TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_128_GCM_SHA256 128 BIT KEYS, 128bit keys, TLS 1.2 encryption, Vuze gives error like "Error: Offline - SSLHandshakeException: Received fatal alert: handshake failure", I am using latest versions of Firefox 56.0.2 32bit, Java 8 biuld 1.8.0_152-b16, vuze 184.108.40.206, As per Vuze about details (Java 1.8.0_121 (32 bit) Oracle Corporation c:\program files\vuze\jre SWT v4716, win32 Windows 8 v6.2, x86 (32 bit) V220.127.116.11/4 az2) I have attempted following steps to resolve the same... >>> Attempted steps provided at vuze forum regarding "Unlimited jurisdiction policy" (Thread-handshake-failure-SSL-error), also installed policy files to “C:\Program Files\Vuze\jre\lib\security” folder >>> Imported site's certificate to java, >>> Enabled TLS 1.2 in internet settings (Control Panel>Internet Options>Advanced>security>"Use TLS 1.2") >>> Vuze Options>Tracker>Client Unchecked “Send Java version and OS name”, “Enable HTTP/HTTPS tracker client protocol” is already checked >>> Vuze Options>Tracker>security> attempted reset using “Reset certificate store (will restart Vuze)”, “Automatically install unknown ssl certidficated without promting” option is already checked >>> In torrents’ tracker URL starts with HTTPS... >>> Tried using other torrents’ client developed in C++ without any problem Please help me to get ride this problem, because I do not want to use other client, vuze is my favorite client ...
Used to be a great torrent downloader - however, recent versions are loaded with bloat and adware as well as suspected malware. I no longer trust this software and have switched to a more lightweight client which does everything I need.
I used azureus back when it was still actually free, open source software. Since it became Vuze, it has morphed into ad-bloated crap with piggyback installers. An unobtrusive corner ad I can deal with, but directing people to BUY the premium version to lose the worst of the worst annoying video ads ever. Azureus was great, and as a bittorrent client it still performs well. Frankly it no longer belongs here on Sourceforge. tl;dr NOT OPENSOURCE, FREE VERSION SUCKS
This is great app.
The best in it's class!