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Online File Torrent Downloader

Published 12/25/2010 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

BitLet makes it easy for users to use torrent files. Users can download by entering the torrent metafile URL. Users can also select from music, video and uploads. Music torrent files must contain MP3s or ogg vorbis. A video feature is included but it is considered experimental at this stage. The addition of an updated player that uses HTML 5 is available. Users can also install the BitLet bookmarklet. This feature allows the user to directly download through BitLet when browsing torrent search engines. The bookmarklet is currently compatible with Demonoid, Mininova, Sumo Torrent, Meganova, Torrent Portal, Torrent Reactor, Bitenova, and the Pirate Bay. Users can install the BitLet bookmarklet and use it with their Firefox or Internet Explorer browsers. screenshot
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What is the history and popularity of the app?

BitLet was created to give users a better, easier way to download torrent files. The site is versatile, offering functions that can handle video, audio and other files. The addition of the bookmarklet made BitLet even more desirable by giving users the ability to download through BitLet without navigating away from their favorite torrent search engines.

What are the differences to other apps?

Many websites provide users wit a large selection of torrent files. Rather than creating another search engine for torrents, BitLet gives users a better way to manage their torrent files. The system is easy to use and can handle just about any type of file the user could need to download. BitLet is also compatible with most popular torrent websites. BitLet is compatible with any browser that can run the Java plug in (version 1.5 or better).

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The BitLet website is easy to use and includes almost no clutter. This is definitely a plus because users can get on, download torrents and immediately access their files without spending a great deal of time learning the site. There are a few banner advertisements found on BitLet. These are generally not intrusive and positioned out of the way. The downside is that the lack of graphics or other elements almost makes the banner ads seem like the main focus rather than the actual purpose of the site. Either way, the site is easy to navigate and the user can always ignore the advertisements.

How does the registration process work?

As soon as users arrive on the BitLet site, they can begin accessing its features. There are no registration requirements. The site actually offers no sign up option to users. The bookmarklet allows users to download conveniently, even without an account. Users can also appreciate the minimal time needed to BitLet, which is enhanced by the lack of a log in requirement.

What does it cost to use the application?

BitLet is available to anyone for free. There are no fees associated with using the site. Users can download as many torrents as they like, from videos to music and other file types. There are no subscription fees or other charges for the service. The bookmarklet can be installed for free as well.

Who would you recommend the application to?

BitLet is a great tool for anyone who downloads torrent files frequently. The site is easy to use and even the occasional download can be simplified through BitLet. There is no registration option available, so users can return to BitLet and immediately start using the features. BitLet is also well organized, making it ideal for novice computer users.

  • Install the BitLet bookmarklet for use with Firefox or Internet Explorer browsers
  • Download video or audio files among other file types
  • Upload files from your computer
  • Resume a torrent download
  • Use BitLet with any browser that supports Java 1.5 or better

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