aria2 VS rtorrent

Compare aria2 vs rtorrent and see what are their differences.

aria2

aria2 is a lightweight multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility operated in command-line. It supports HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, SFTP, BitTorrent and Metalink. (by aria2)
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aria2 rtorrent
66 34
26,741 3,579
0.9% -
6.5 2.4
5 days ago 16 days ago
C++ C++
GNU General Public License v3.0 only GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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aria2

Posts with mentions or reviews of aria2. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-07.

rtorrent

Posts with mentions or reviews of rtorrent. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-28.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing aria2 and rtorrent you can also consider the following projects:

yt-dlp - A youtube-dl fork with additional features and fixes

axel - Lightweight CLI download accelerator

ruTorrent - Yet another web front-end for rTorrent

qBittorrent - qBittorrent BitTorrent client

Transmission - Official Transmission BitTorrent client repository

qBittorrent-Enhanced-Edition - [Unofficial] qBittorrent Enhanced, based on qBittorrent

jdownloader-portable - 🌎 JDownloader in PortableApps.com format — https://github.com/EIGHTFINITE/jdownloader-portable | https://portableapps.com/node/53823 | http://jdownloader.org/

rclone - "rsync for cloud storage" - Google Drive, S3, Dropbox, Backblaze B2, One Drive, Swift, Hubic, Wasabi, Google Cloud Storage, Yandex Files

libcurl - A command line tool and library for transferring data with URL syntax, supporting DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, GOPHER, GOPHERS, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, MQTT, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTMPS, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMB, SMBS, SMTP, SMTPS, TELNET and TFTP. libcurl offers a myriad of powerful features

reverse-proxy-confs - These confs are pulled into our SWAG image: https://github.com/linuxserver/docker-swag

yt-dlp - Fork of youtube-dlc with additional features and fixes [Moved to: https://github.com/yt-dlp/yt-dlp]

speedtest - Self-hosted Speedtest for HTML5 and more. Easy setup, examples, configurable, mobile friendly. Supports PHP, Node, Multiple servers, and more