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Changes

Transmission 2.00 (2010/06/15)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • "Local Peer Discovery" for finding peers on the local network
  • Optimize download requests for the bandwidth available
  • Smarter heuristics when deciding the order to connect to peers
  • Faster verification of local data
  • Faster startup
  • Support more blocklist file formats
  • Use IEC standard units (KiB, MiB, GiB) instead of (KB, MB, GB)
  • Better handling of 404 tracker errors

Mac

  • Compact View replaces Minimal View, taking up considerably less space
  • Show an Add Transfer window when adding magnet links
  • "Resume All" now ignores finished transfers
  • Allow trackers to be pasted into the Create Window
  • European Portuguese localization
  • Removed Traditional Chinese localization because of lack of localizer

GTK+

  • New filterbar to filter by tracker, private/public, etc.
  • Compact View replaces Minimal View, taking up considerably less space
  • Show the Torrent Options dialog when adding magnet links
  • "Set Location" now supports moving multiple torrents at once
  • The Properties window now fits on low resolution screens
  • Add favicon support to the Properties dialog's Tracker tab

Qt

  • Show the Torrent Options dialog when adding magnet links
  • Show all active trackers in the tracker display list
  • Show file sizes in the file tree
  • Added a confirm dialog when removing torrents
  • Properties and torrent options no longer jump around while editing
  • Allow setting locations for remote sessions
  • Miscellaneous UI fixes

Daemon

  • Let users specify a script to be invoked when a torrent finishes downloading
  • Better support for adding per-torrent settings when adding a new torrent
  • Optional pidfile support
  • Option to start torrents paused
  • Option to delete .torrent files from watch directory

Web Client

  • The context menu now works when multiple rows are selected
  • Show ETA for seeding torrents that have a seed ratio set

Transmission 1.93 (2010/05/01)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Fix rare crash when some peers disconnected unexpectedly
  • Fix bug which didn't parse scheduled speed limit dates correctly
  • Fix bug that broke magnet links whose names contained slashes
  • Fix crash when updating the blocklist when the disk is full
  • Fix slow file preallocation on Unix systems not using ext3/ext4
  • Fix regression which broke the "bind-address-ipv4" configuration setting
  • For better security, Web client connections are disabled by default
  • Update to miniupnpc-1.4
  • Transmission builds out-of-the-box with Curl 7.15.5. (Hello CentOS!)

GTK+

  • Use the size for the system tray icon

Qt

  • Fix bug that crashed when removing more than one torrent at once
  • Fix bug when parsing the remote password from the command line
  • Add support for the "incomplete directory" in the preferences dialog
  • Don't show "time remaining" for paused torrents

Daemon

  • Fix bug parsing RPC requests when setting which files to not download
  • Fix possible crash when using inotify for the daemon's watchdir
  • Fix bugs in the configure script
  • Fix bug updating the blocklist over RPC

Web Client

  • Fix bug that broke the "reverse sort order" menu checkbox

Transmission 1.92 (2010/03/14)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Fix possible data corruption issue caused by data sent by bad peers during endgame
  • Fix potential buffer overflow when adding maliciously-crafted magnet links
  • Fix announces to IPv6 trackers
  • Fix DNS problems on some platforms, including Debian
  • Fix issues with the incomplete directory functionality
  • Fix port forwarding error on some routers by updating libnatpmp and miniupnp

Mac

  • Fix bug where setting low priority in the add window resulted in high priority

GTK+

  • Fix directory selection error in GTK+ 2.19
  • Small GUI improvements: HIG correctness, remove deprecated GTK+ calls, etc.

Daemon

  • Fix 1.91 build error on Mac and FreeBSD
  • Standardize the daemon's watchdir feature to behave like the other clients'

Web Client

  • Statistics dialog
  • Fix error in "trash data & remove from list" that didn't trash all data
  • Fix display of ratios and time
  • Update to jQuery 1.4.2

Transmission 1.91 (2010/02/21)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Fix 1.90 crash-on-startup bug that affected some users
  • Fix 1.90 bug that caused the "turtle mode" state to be forgotten between sessions
  • Fix 1.83 crash when adding a torrent by URL from an ftp source via the web client
  • For the BitTorrent? spec's "downloaded=X" passage, use the de facto standard

Mac

  • Fix 1.90 bug when removing trackers

Transmission 1.90 (2010/02/16)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Add an option to disable the .part suffix for incomplete files
  • Add priority selector to GUI clients' add torrent windows
  • Fix 1.81 bug that broke HTTP requests to sites that gave HTTP 301 redirects
  • Fix 1.8x bug in announcing "finished downloading" and "stopping" at the same time
  • Fix 1.8x bug in announcing partial seeds
  • Try harder to make announces finish, even if the tracker responds slowly
  • Fix bug that didn't honor download speed limits of 0
  • Use fallocate64() for fast file preallocation on systems that support it
  • Magnet link improvements
  • Don't let "Disk is full" errors cause loss of configuration files
  • Faster parsing of bencoded data, such as torrent files

Mac

  • Display information for all selected transfers in the inspector's tracker and peer tabs
  • Add a filter to the message log
  • Fix potential crash when updating the blocklist
  • Fix bug that caused the speed limit scheduler to not be applied after sleep
  • Remove excessive file selection for the per-torrent action menu
  • Smaller interface tweaks

GTK+

  • Give more helpful error messages if "Set Location" or "Add Magnet Link" fail
  • Add optional support for libappindicator
  • Minor build fixes

Daemon

  • Add transmission-remote support for port testing and blocklist updating
  • Add transmission-daemon support for incomplete-dir, dht, and seedratio
  • If settings.json is corrupt, give an error telling where the problem is
  • Add option to specify where log messages should be written

Web Client

  • Add a tracker tab to the inspector
  • Fix 1.8x display error when showing magnet link information

Qt

  • Fix bug that prevented torrents from being added via web browsers

Transmission 1.83 (2010/01/23)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Fix 1.80 announce error that caused uploads and downloads to periodically freeze
  • Fix 1.80 announce timeout error that caused "no response from tracker" message
  • Fix 1.80 "file not found" error message that stopped some torrents
  • Fix 1.82 crash when adding new torrents via their ftp URL
  • Fix 1.80 crash when receiving invalid request messages from peers
  • Fix 1.82 error when updating the blocklist

Transmission 1.82 (2010/01/23)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • The 1.81 announce's "Host" HTTP header didn't contain the host's port number

Transmission 1.81 (2010/01/22)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Fix 1.80 bug that misparsed some magnet links
  • Fix 1.80 bug that caused startup to be very sluggish for some people

Mac

  • Fix dragging URLs onto the dock icon
  • Fix auto-grouping by file name

Transmission 1.80 (2010/01/20)

This is a huge listen-to-the-users release -- it uses 103 ideas from users, including 44 enhancements, 26 bugfixes and 33 more bugfixes during the beta tests. Thanks to everyone involved for helping to improve Transmission.

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Add support for magnet links
  • Add support for trackerless torrents
  • Add optional "incomplete directory" where partial downloads are stored
  • Add .part to incomplete files' filenames
  • Find more peers by announcing to each tier in a torrent's tracker list, rather than only one
  • Fix vulnerability from maliciously-crafted torrent files that could overwrite other files
  • Improved IPv6 support
  • Improved PEX sharing with other peers
  • Faster management of large peer lists
  • DHT improvements to bootstrapping and IPv6
  • Newly-added torrents without local data don't wait in the "Verify Local Data" queue anymore
  • Add an OS hint to not cache local data during torrent verification
  • Use less CPU when making encrypted handshakes to peers
  • Better filtering of bad IP addresses
  • Fix bug that gave "too many open files" error messages
  • Fix bug that could crash Transmission on shutdown
  • Fix bug that could unpause or repause a torrent on startup
  • When uploading, improve disk IO performance by prefetching the data in batches
  • Portability fixes for embedded systems
  • Other small bugfixes and improvements

Mac

  • Redesigned trackers inspector tab with favicons and copy-paste functionality (paste lists of multiple trackers)
  • Message log stores all messages and does real filtering
  • Quick Look restored on Snow Leopard
  • Moving data and incomplete folder are now handled by libtransmission
  • Improved reveal in Finder functionality on Snow Leopard
  • Various smaller behavior and interface tweaks
  • German and Simplified Chinese localizations
  • Removed Turkish localization because of lack of localizer

GTK+

  • Support org.gnome.SessionManager? interface for inhibiting hibernation
  • Added support for adding torrents by URL or magnet link
  • Add optional "download complete" sound using the XDG sound naming spec
  • When creating a torrent, make it easier to auto-add that new torrent
  • New statusbar "Ratio" icon submitted by jimmac
  • Fix minor memory leaks
  • GNOME HIG improvements

Daemon

  • When running as a daemon, send log messages to syslog
  • Reload settings.json when receiving SIGHUP
  • transmission-remote now allows per-torrent speed limits to be set

Web Client

  • Add speed limit "turtle mode" support
  • Double-clicking a torrent opens/closes the torrent inspector
  • Add "Start When Added" checkbox when adding torrents
  • Add Select All / Deselect All buttons to the file inspector
  • Add version information to the preferences dialog
  • Ensure the context menu goes away when clicking on torrents
  • Fix bug that obscured part of the context menu

Transmission 1.77 (2010/01/04)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Protect against potential data loss by maliciously-crafted torrent files
  • Fix minor build issues and packaging issues on various platforms
  • Fix 1.7x error that could unpause or repause a torrent on startup
  • Minor CPU speedups

GTK+

  • Fix crash on shutdown
  • Fix GIcon memory leak

Transmission 1.76 (2009/10/24)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Fix potential data loss when moving torrents to where they already are
  • Fix minor protocol error that didn't send a port message to some peers
  • Fix minor manpage errors

Mac

  • Fix a potential crasher on Snow Leopard
  • When creating a multi-tracker torrent, give each tracker its own tier
  • Fix display glitch when changing sort to "Queue Order"

Daemon

  • Fix potential data loss when using "transmission-remote --find"
  • Fix ratio-limit bug on some uClibc systems
  • Fix invalid JSON "nan" error on optware

GTK+

  • Fix crash in the Preferences dialog when testing to see if the port is open
  • Fix crash on exit when a torrent's Properties dialog is open
  • Fix tracker address display error in the torrent Properties dialog
  • Fix tray menu's main window status when Transmission is started minimized
  • Fix broken SIGINT (ctrl-c) handling
  • Fix 1.61 build failure on systems with new versions of glib but older versions of gtk

Qt

  • Fix crash when removing expired torrents from the display
  • Fix client from closing, rather than closing to the system tray, when clicking X
  • Cannot open a torrent in KDE4 with right-clicking

Transmission 1.75 (2009/09/13)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Don't wait so long on unresponsive trackers if there are other trackers to try
  • Adding corrupt/invalid torrents could crash Transmission
  • Fix 1.74 bug that caused a high CPU load on startup
  • Fix 1.74 bug that stopped multitracker if a single tracker sent an error message
  • Fix bug in converting other charsets to UTF-8
  • Handle HTTP redirects more gracefully
  • Faster verification of local data for torrents with small piece size
  • Fix 1.74 build error when compiling without DHT

Mac

  • Fix libcurl build issue that caused tracker connectivity problems on Snow Leopard
  • Fix error when creating a torrent file while still changing the announce address

GTK+

  • Fix "sort by time remaining"
  • Fix the turtle toggle button on old versions of GTK+
  • Fix startup error if another copy of the Transmission GTK client is running
  • Fix clang build issue

Transmission 1.74 (2009/08/24)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Better data recovery in the case of an OS or Transmission crash
  • If a data file is moved, stop the torrent instead of redownloading it
  • Fix bug that didn't list some peers in the resume file and in PEX
  • More helpful torrent error messages
  • DHT now honors the bind-address-ipv4 configuration option
  • Fix Debian build error with miniupnpc
  • Fix Cygwin build error with strtold
  • Update to a newer snapshot of miniupnpc

Mac

  • 64-bit compatibility
  • Queuing system will not exclude transfers with tracker warnings
  • Links to original torrent files are no longer maintained
  • Fix bug where changing the global per-torrent peer connection limit did not affect the current session
  • Fix bug where changing settings through RPC would result in wrong values being saved for three fields

GTK+

  • Fix crash that occurred when adding torrents on some desktops
  • Synchronize the statusbar's and torrent list's speeds
  • Fix the Properties dialog's "Origin" field for multiple torrents

Qt

  • New Russian Translation
  • If Transmission was minimized, clicking on it the icon tray didn't raise it

Daemon

  • Speed Limit mode support added to transmission-remote
  • Add a "session stats" readout to transmission-remote

Web Client

  • Progress bar shows seeding progress
  • Fix bug that displayed "%nan" when verifying a torrent
  • "Pause All" only appeared to pause torrents with peers until refresh

Transmission 1.73 (2009/07/18)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Fix bug where user-configured peer limits could be exceeded
  • Use less memory in some high-peer situations
  • Better estimation of time left to download
  • Support supportcrypto and requirecrypto flags in http tracker announces
  • Update to newer snapshots of libnatpmp and miniupnpc
  • Make DHT a compile-time option

GTK+

  • Use GDK-safe versions of g_idle_add() and g_timeout_add*()
  • Save some space in GTK+ >= 2.16.0 by not building SexyIconEntry?

Qt

  • Fix bug that crashed Qt client when setting alternative up/down speeds

Daemon

  • Add umask support

Web Client

  • Inspector and Add Torrent buttons for iPhone/iPod Touch
  • Add location field to inspector

CLI

  • Some torrent files created with transmission-cli were invalid

Transmission 1.72 (2009/06/16)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Fix 1.70 crash with assertion "tv->tv_usec >= 0"
  • Fix 1.70 crash with assertion "tr_peerIoSupportsFEXT( msgs->peer->io )"
  • Better DHT announce management
  • Fix error in reporting webseed counts via RPC
  • Better file preallocation on embedded systems

Mac

  • Fix problem where a small set of users could not add torrents

GTK+

  • Fix 1.70 crash when setting options in the Properties dialog
  • Fix a rare crash in desktop notifications
  • Can now sort the file list by priority, download, and completeness
  • Adding a torrent from a browser sometimes didn't work.
  • Various usability improvements

Daemon

  • Remote didn't always send the right Encoding header in requests

Transmission 1.71 (2009/06/07)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Fix 1.70 bug that caused high CPU use in high-peer swarms
  • Fix 1.70 build problems with DHT and libevent

Daemon

  • Fix watchdir issue on OSes that don't have inotify

GTK+

  • Fix 1.70 intltool build problem
  • Fix crash when the OS's stock mime-type icons are misconfigured
  • Handle very long torrent file lists faster

Web Client

  • Fix 1.70 bug where some torrents appeared to be duplicates

Transmission 1.70 (2009/06/04)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Distributed hash table (DHT) support for public torrents
  • Add option for moving and finding a torrent's data on the disk
  • JSON RPC messages can be ~85% shorter, saving bandwidth and CPU
  • When available, use the system's copy of libevent instead of building one
  • Automatically pause torrents when verifying
  • Fix small bugs and memory leaks

Mac

  • Holding down the option key on launch will pause all transfers

Web Client

  • Big speed improvements, especially with large torrents
  • Fix 1.61 bug that broke adding torrents via the web client
  • Add the ability to upload multiple torrents at once
  • Torrents added by URL were always paused, regardless of preferences
  • Comments and announce addresses were cut off in the inspector
  • The "data remaining" field wasn't updated when the number reached 0
  • Smaller design adjustments

GTK+

  • Make it clearer that the status bar's ratio mode button is a button
  • Torrent comment box did not scroll, so long comments were partially hidden

Qt

  • Initial torrent list was sometimes incorrect
  • Add-torrent-and-delete-source deleted the source even if there was an error
  • Prefs dialog didn't show or modify "Stop seeding torrents at ratio"

Transmission 1.54 (2009/06/04)

All Platforms

  • Fix small bugs and memory leaks

Web Client

  • Fix 1.53 bug that broke adding torrents via the web client
  • Torrents added by URL were always paused, regardless of preferences
  • Comments and announce addresses were cut off in the inspector
  • The "data remaining" field wasn't updated when the number reached 0
  • Smaller design adjustments

GTK+

  • Fix intltool build error
  • Make it clearer that the status bar's ratio mode button is a button
  • Torrent comment box did not scroll, so long comments were partially hidden

Transmission 1.61 (2009/05/11)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Close potential CSRF security hole for Web Client users
  • Fix locale error in the JSON parser

Qt

  • Various small bugfixes to the beta Qt client

Web Client

  • Fix 1.60 error when serving Web Client files on some embedded platforms
  • Add response header to allow clients to cache static files

Daemon

  • transmission-remote was unable to select torrents by their SHA1 hash

Transmission 1.53 (2009/05/11)

All Platforms

  • Close potential CSRF security hole for Web Client users
  • Fix locale error in the JSON parser

Transmission 1.60 (2009/05/04)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Seed ratio limiting
  • Transfer prioritization
  • Option to specify if transfers are included in the global bandwidth limits
  • Random port, with optional randomization on startup
  • Improvements to UPnP port forwarding
  • Support for file preallocation on XFS filesystems

Mac

  • Requires Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard or newer
  • Groups (moved to preferences) can be auto-assigned to transfers when adding based on multiple criteria
  • Groups can have a default location when adding transfers
  • The speed limit scheduler can now be applied to only specific days
  • Bonjour support for the web interface
  • File filter field in the inspector
  • Option to include beta releases when auto-updating (using modified Sparkle 1.5)
  • Portuguese localization

Qt

  • New beta Qt client!

GTK+

  • Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or scheduled
  • Properties dialog now lets you edit/view multiple torrents at once
  • Allow sorting of the torrent list by size and by ETA
  • Show the file icon in the list

Daemon

  • Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
  • Many new features in the RPC/JSON interface
  • Allow users to specify a specific address when listening for peers

Web Client

  • File selection and prioritization
  • Add option to verify local data
  • Fix "Remove Data" bug

Transmission 1.52 (2009/04/12)

All tickets closed by this release

Mac

  • Improve interface responsiveness when downloading

GTK+ and Daemon

  • Always honor the XDG setting for the download directory

GTK+

  • Fix formatting error when showing speeds measured in MB/s
  • Fix bug that caused some scheduled speed limit time settings to be lost
  • Use the new blocklist URL when updating the blocklist

Web Client

  • On the server, better filtering of bad URLs
  • On the server, faster json serialization
  • Fix minor web client 301 redirect error
  • Better Internet Explorer support

Transmission 1.51 (2009/02/26)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Fix configure script issues with non-gcc compilers and user-defined CFLAGS environment variables
  • Decrease CPU usage in some situations
  • Close a rare race condition on startup
  • More efficient use of libcurl when curl 7.18.0 or newer is present

GTK+

  • Play nicely with Ubuntu's new notification server
  • Add Pause All and Resume All buttons

Web Client

  • Support for Internet Explorer
  • Layout fixes when viewed on an iPhone/iPod touch

Transmission 1.50 (2009/02/13)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • IPv6 support for peers, and for trackers with explicit IPv6 addresses
  • Improved connectivity for encrypted peers
  • Fix 1.42 error that made tracker announces slower over time
  • Fix a Mac-centric peer connection bug from 1.41
  • Use less CPU cycles when managing very fast peers
  • Better handling of non-UTF-8 torrent files
  • When removing local data, only remove data from the torrent
  • Close potential DoS vulnerability in 1.41
  • Many other bugfixes

GTK+

  • Various usability improvements
  • Better Gnome HIG compliance in the statusbar, properties dialog, and more

Daemon

  • Lots of new options added to transmission-remote
  • Fix 1.42 whitelist bug
  • Make i18n support optional for cli and daemon clients

CLI

  • Support session.json settings, just as the Daemon and GTK+ clients do

Web Client

  • Torrents can now be added by URL
  • Add the ability to "remove local data" from the web client

Transmission 1.42 (2008/12/24)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Fix 1.41 lockup issue

Transmission 1.41 (2008/12/23)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Better peer management in large swarms
  • Support BitTorrent? Enhancement Proposal (BEP) #21 "Extension for Partial Seeds"
  • Partial support for BEP #6 "Fast Extension" (reject, have all/none)
  • Honor the peer's BEP #10 reqq key, when available
  • Fix 1.40 "Got HTTP Status Code: 0" error message
  • Fix 1.40 "lazy bitfield" error
  • Fix 1.40 "jumpy upload speed" bug
  • Fix handshake peer_id error
  • Corrrectly handle Windows-style newlines in Bluetack blocklists
  • More accurate bandwidth measurement
  • File selection & priority was reset when editing a torrent's tracker list
  • Fix autoconf/automake build warnings

GTK+

  • In the Details dialog's peer tabs, rows were sometimes duplicated
  • Minor bugfixes, usability changes, and locale improvements
  • Three new translations: Afrikaans, Asturian, Bosnian
  • Sixteen updated translations

Daemon

  • Fix 1.40 bug in handling IP whitelist
  • Minor bugfixes and output cleanup
  • Windows portability

CLI

  • Fix minor free-memory-read bug

Transmission 1.40 (2008/11/09)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Tracker communication uses fewer resources
  • More accurate bandwidth limits
  • Reduce disk fragmentation by preallocating files
  • Stability, security, and performance improvements to the RPC/Web UI server
  • Support compression when serving Web UI and RPC responses
  • Simplify the RPC whitelist
  • Fix bug that prevented handshakes with encrypted BitComet? peers
  • Fix 1.3x bug that could re-download some data unnecessarily
  • Lazy bitfields

Mac

  • Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
  • In the file inspector tab, show progress and size for folders
  • Scrollbars correctly appear when the main window auto-resizes
  • Sparkle updated to 1.5b6

GTK+

  • Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
  • Added off-hour bandwidth scheduling
  • Simplify file/priority selection in the details dialog
  • Fix a couple of crashes
  • 5 new translations: Australian, Basque, Kurdish, Kurdish (Sorani), Malay
  • 43 updated translations

Web Client

  • The Web Client is now out of beta
  • Minor display fixes
  • On iPhone/iPod touch, launching from the home screen hides the address bar

Daemon

  • Added the ability to get detailed peer information on torrents
  • Fix bug that didn't handle --config-dir and TRANSMISSION_HOME correctly
  • Windows portability

Transmission 1.34 (2008/09/16)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Don't reconnect too frequently to the same peer
  • Webseed bugfix
  • Fix bug that caused some transfers to not be scraped
  • Fix BSD build issues
  • Handle OpenTracker?'s `downloaded' key in announce responses

Mac

  • Fix memory leak when updating blocklist
  • Connect to the web interface when the application's path contains a space

GTK+

  • Minor display fixes
  • 15 updated translations + 1 new language

Daemon

  • Minor display fixes

Web Client

  • Minor display fixes

CLI

  • Fix crash when creating a torrent file

Transmission 1.33 (2008/08/30)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Fix crash from malicious torrent files with a piece size of zero
  • When creating new torrent files, change behavior that caused "Multi tracker torrents are not allowed" warning on one tracker
  • Fix Unicode handling in the JSON parser/generator
  • Fix memory error when reading KTorrent's PEX messages
  • Fix small memory leaks

Mac

  • Rephrase "data not fully available" to "remaining time unknown"
  • Fix bug where torrent file creation would fail because an extra blank tracker address was inserted

Daemon

  • Fix crash when adding nonexistent torrents via transmission-remote

GTK+

  • Fix crash from malicious torrent files with large creator fields
  • Fix error where some torrents opened via a web browser didn't appear

Transmission 1.32 (2008/08/08)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Fix bug introduced in 1.30 that caused poor tracker communication
  • Creating torrent files for files >= 2 GB will result in 2 MB pieces

Mac

  • Fix bug where the proxy type was changed from SOCKS5 to SOCKS4 on launch

Transmission 1.31 (2008/08/06)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Fix a crash caused by certain torrent files

Transmission 1.30 (2008/08/05)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
  • Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
  • Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
  • Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight? style)
  • Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
  • Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
  • New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend

Daemon

  • transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
  • remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings

Mac

  • Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
  • Transfers can be dragged to different groups
  • Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
  • Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
  • Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
  • The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
  • Turkish localization

GTK+

  • Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
  • Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
  • Dozens of updated translations

Transmission 1.22 (2008/06/13)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Fix two separate BitTorrent? unchoke bugs that could affect performance
  • Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
  • Minor man page fixes

Mac

  • Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0

GTK+

  • Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
  • Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
  • Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations

CLI ====:

  • Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument

Transmission 1.21 (2008/05/21)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
  • Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
  • Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents

Mac

  • Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
  • Italian localization included

GTK+

  • Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,

Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations

Transmission 1.20 (2008/05/09)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Support https tracker connections
  • IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
  • Better support of multitracker torrents
  • Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
  • Ability to reset global statistics
  • Various bugfixes

Mac

  • Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
  • Updated Dock badge images

GTK+

  • Inhibit hibernation when downloading
  • Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
  • Various bug fixes and usability improvements
  • Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team

Transmission 1.11 (2008/04/04)

All tickets closed by this release

Mac

  • Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
  • Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
  • Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization

GTK+

  • Fix a couple of minor display issues

Transmission 1.10 (2008/03/28)

All tickets closed by this release

All Platforms

  • Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
  • Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
  • Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
  • Various backend bugfixes & improvements

Mac

  • Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
  • Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
  • Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
  • Tracker tab in the inspector
  • Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
  • Updated images in the inspector
  • Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
  • Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning

GTK+

  • Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
  • Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
  • Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
  • Improved preferences dialog and message log window
  • Tracker tab in the Details window
  • Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
  • Support KDE button ordering
  • Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files

Daemon

  • Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent

Transmission 1.06 (2008/02/26)

All Platforms

  • Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
  • Use less CPU
  • Fix support for multitracker torrents
  • Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
  • Fix two shutdown memory errors

GTK+

  • Fix small memory leak
  • GUI error when verifying local data

CLI

  • Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames

Transmission 1.05 (2008/02/08)

All Platforms

  • Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
  • Packaging improvements

Mac

  • Fix bug remembering reordered groups

GTK+

  • Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
  • Fix "Sort by Progress"
  • Various interface and HIG improvements
  • Updated Swedish, Italian translations

Daemon

  • Fix "transmission-remote -x"
  • Fix PEX enable/disable bug

Transmission 1.04 (2008/01/31)

All Platforms

  • Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
  • Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'

Transmission 1.03 (2008/01/29)

All Platforms

  • Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
  • Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
  • Fix LTEP handshake bug
  • Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent?
  • Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers

GTK+

  • Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements

Transmission 1.02 (2008/01/22)

All Platforms

  • Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
  • Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
  • Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
  • Minor improvements to the command-line client

GTK+

  • Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
  • Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
  • I18N fixes
  • Updated Dutch translation
  • Various other interface additions and improvements

Transmission 1.01 (2008/01/11)

All Platforms

  • Fix 1.00 freezing issue
  • Fix 1.00 assertion failure
  • Improve initial connection speed
  • Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
  • Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
  • Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment

Mac

  • Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
  • Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
  • Fix bugs with Clutch support

GTK+

  • New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
  • Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error

Transmission 1.00 (2008/01/04)

All Platforms

  • Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
  • Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
  • Option to prefer not using encryption
  • Fix tracker connection error
  • PEX is now configured globally
  • Updated icon

Mac

  • Redesigned Leopard-like look
  • Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
  • Statistics window
  • Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
  • Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
  • Display remaining time for seeding transfers
  • Sort by total activity
  • Connectable from the Clutch web interface
  • Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
  • Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
  • Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time

GTK+

  • Redesigned main window interface
  • Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
  • Torrent filtering
  • Port forwarding tester in Preferences
  • Statistics window
  • Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
  • Various other interface additions and improvements

CLI ====:

  • Restore `scrape' feature

Transmission 0.96 (2007/12/10)

All Platforms

  • Fix 0.95 data corruption error
  • Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP

Mac

  • Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage

Transmission 0.95 (2007/12/04)

All Platforms

  • Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
  • Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
  • Faster average upload speeds
  • Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
  • Fix memory corruption error
  • Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers

Mac

  • Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping

GTK+

  • Fix Nokia 770 crash

Transmission 0.94 (2007/11/25)

All Platforms

  • Faster average download speeds
  • Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
  • Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
  • Fix portmapping crash
  • Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
  • Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
  • Fix tracker redirect error
  • Fix LTEP PEX bug

Transmission 0.93 (2007/11/12)

All Platforms

  • Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
  • Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
  • Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
  • Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
  • Consume less battery power on laptops
  • Fix minor IPC parsing error

Transmission 0.92 (2007/11/05)

All Platforms

  • Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
  • Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
  • Fix 0.90 small memory leaks

Mac

  • Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
  • Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View

GTK+

  • Better support for large files on some Linux systems
  • Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates

Transmission 0.91 (2007/10/28)

All Platforms

  • Fix 0.90 speed limits
  • Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
  • Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
  • Fix 0.90 IPC crash
  • Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
  • Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers

Mac

  • Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
  • Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization

GTK+

  • Fix 0.90 packaging errors
  • Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"

Transmission 0.90 (2007/10/23)

All Platforms

  • Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
  • Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
  • Improved compliance with BitTorrent? spec
  • MSE Tracker Extension support
  • Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end

Mac

  • Per-torrent action menu
  • Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
  • Redesigned message log
  • Optimizations to decrease memory usage
  • Sort and filter by tracker
  • Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
  • Various smaller interface additions and improvements

GTK+

  • Various interface improvements
  • Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines

Transmission 0.82 (2007/09/09)

All Platforms

  • Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
  • Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
  • Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
  • For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent?'s extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
  • Other minor fixes

Transmission 0.81 (2007/08/22)

All Platforms

  • Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
  • Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
  • Clarify misleading error messages
  • Fix memory leaks

Mac

  • Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
  • Updated Russian and Spanish translations

GTK+

  • Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations

CLI

  • Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
  • Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments

Transmission 0.80 (2007/08/07)

All Platforms

  • Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
  • Torrent file creation
  • Speed and CPU load improvements
  • Fix to UPnP
  • Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
  • Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
  • Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
  • Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details

Mac

  • Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
  • Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
  • More progress bar colors
  • Various smaller interface improvements
  • Italian, Korean, and Russian translations

GTK+

  • Added Torrent Inspector dialog
  • Added Update Tracker button
  • Various smaller interface improvements

Transmission 0.72 (2007/04/30)

  • Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
  • Fix rare XML parsing bug

Transmission 0.71 (2007/04/23)

All Platforms

  • Send port info when sending requests
  • Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
  • Add additional error messages and debug info
  • Improved UPnP support

Mac

  • Fix error when using default incomplete folder
  • Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
  • Small interface adjustments

Transmission 0.70 (2007/04/18)

All Platforms

  • New icon
  • Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
  • Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
  • Multitracker support
  • Better handling of tracker announce interval
  • Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
  • Automatic tracker scraping
  • Cache connected peers
  • Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements

Mac

  • Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
  • Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
  • Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or scheduled
  • Individual torrent bandwidth limits
  • Separate complete and incomplete download folders
  • Filter and search bar
  • Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
  • Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
  • Watch folder to auto add torrent files
  • Auto resizing of the main window
  • Minimal view to take up less space
  • Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
  • Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
  • Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
  • Message log window
  • New toolbar icons
  • Built-in help files
  • French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations

GTK+

  • New Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and Finnish translations
  • Message window
  • Better window manager integration
  • Add file view to properties dialog

Transmission 0.6.1 (2006/06/25)

Mac

  • Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the appcast

GTK+

  • Fixes drag-and-drop
  • Adds Italian and French translations

Transmission 0.6 (2006/06/21)

All Platforms

  • Ability to limit download rate
  • Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
  • Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
  • Many bugfixes

Mac

  • Reworked interface
  • Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
  • Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
  • Allows sorting of the transfers list
  • Extended Info Inspector
  • Automatic updating with Sparkle

GTK+

  • Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running, add them to running copy
  • Improved long filename handling

Transmission 0.5 (2006/02/11)

All Platforms

  • Only uses one port for all torrents
  • Rewritten choking algorithm
  • Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another

Mac

  • Dock badging
  • Shows the file icon in the list
  • Shows ratio once download is completed
  • Automatic check for update
  • Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs

GTK+

  • New GTK+ interface

BeOS

  • New BeOS interface

Transmission 0.4 (2005/11/18)

All Platforms

  • Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
  • The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
  • Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a User Agent field

Mac

  • Cleaner look, unified toolbar
  • Added a document icon for torrent files
  • Added a Pause/Resume? button for each torrent, and a "Reveal in Finder" button
  • Added a contextual menu
  • Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
  • Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering, fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window, fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green when seeding

Transmission 0.3 (2005/10/19)

All Platforms

  • Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
  • Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
  • Enhancements in the "End game" mode
  • Is nicer to the trackers
  • Asks for the rarest pieces first

Mac

  • Universal binary for PPC and x86
  • Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
  • Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
  • Cleaner icon
  • Show all sizes in human readable form
  • Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
  • Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements

Transmission 0.2 (2005/09/22)

All Platforms

  • Bugfixes

Mac

  • Users can now choose where the downloads are sent

Transmission 0.1 (2005/09/15)

  • First version