Transmission VS aria2

Compare Transmission vs aria2 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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Transmission aria2
161 95
8,455 28,995
3.2% 2.5%
9.9 5.5
6 days ago 23 days ago
C++ C++
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Transmission

Posts with mentions or reviews of Transmission. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-30.

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 2023-01-30.

What are some alternatives?

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

qBittorrent - qBittorrent BitTorrent client

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

deluge - Deluge BitTorrent client - Git mirror, PRs only

axel - Lightweight CLI download accelerator

rtorrent - rTorrent BitTorrent client

search-plugins - Search plugins for the search feature

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

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, TFTP, WS and WSS. libcurl offers a myriad of powerful features

cloud-torrent - ☁️ Cloud Torrent: a self-hosted remote torrent client

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

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

Motrix - A full-featured download manager.