A few months ago we posted some articles about “tribler”, the first “social” BitTorrent client. Tribler is a successful research project funded by the Dutch government. However, it looks like Tribler will have some competition form “torrent swapper”.
So what’s the deal?
Torrent Swapper is an open sourced powerful, clean, fast, and easy-to-use BitTorrent client with special social abilities. That means you can get Amazon like recommendations from peers to find new and interesting files, and download double your current torrent download speed using uploading capabilities of your friends.
I haven’t tried “torrent swapper” myself, but I like the social functionalities. However, I also greatly value my privacy…