Vuze Changelog

New in version Beta 23

October 2nd, 2015
  • Various DPI and prioritizer fixes

New in version Beta 22 (October 2nd, 2015)

  • Various HTTPS/SSL fixes
  • Initial high DPI monitor support - please report any UI funkiness
  • Fixed logic to support multiple active net_limits on a given tag
  • Added ‘last error’ column to subscriptions view
  • Brought back permanent subscription totals in sidebar

New in version Beta 21 (September 28th, 2015)

  • General fiddling with prioritizer

New in version Beta 20 (September 28th, 2015)

  • Added some more scheduler options - multipliers for sliding windows, ability to enable/disable priorities and net-limits based on rule periods.
  • Fixed probe results allocation bug

New in version Beta 19 (September 25th, 2015)

  • Sort subscriptions in the sidebar
  • Added ability to bind Vuze Web Remote to an interface as well as an IP address.
  • Improved prioritizer probe bandwidth distribution

New in version Beta 18 (September 22nd, 2015)

  • Added auto-restart Vuze when idle option
  • Added sliding-window option to the tag net-limit feature
  • Added experimental ‘probe’ cycle to prioritizer

New in version Beta 17 (September 21st, 2015)

  • Added a per-column menu option to reset the displayed tag session up/down stats.
  • Added a button to Tools->Options->Statistics to reset the long-term stats.

New in version Beta 16 (September 21st, 2015)

  • Tag based network limits to support things such as ‘10MB per hour for tag X’
  • Fixed bug in simple torrent relocation
  • More fixes to tag prioritization

New in version Beta 15 (September 21st, 2015)

  • Support &net= arguments for raw hashes
  • Added session up/down and total up/down columns to tags overview
  • Speed Limit Handler logs now persisted for beta versions

New in version Beta 14 (September 15th, 2015)

  • Added peer-sets to the tags that can have up/down prioritisation
  • Added IPv4/6 as networks to the peer-set definition
  • Added default network selection to the magnet plugin

New in version Beta 13 (September 15th, 2015)

  • Making some progress on the torrent options issue.
  • Improved the performance of the updated availability graphic
  • Fixed the behavior of Library sub-tab behavior to be consistent when selecting multiple downloads/files.
  • Fixed resource leak in File window

New in version Beta 12 (September 8th, 2015)

  • More torrent options debug

New in version Beta 11 (September 8th, 2015)

  • Added do-not-download file shading to general pieces view along with file boundary marks
  • Fixed constraint setting in tag settings view

New in version Beta 10 (September 8th, 2015)

  • Fixed the saving of a blank constraint in tag-settings from being treated as a constraint with value “”
  • Added some tag diagnostics to help diagnose tag related issues
  • More torrent-options dialog debug

New in version Beta 9 (September 8th, 2015)

  • Fix initial tag assignment bug with auto-download subscriptions
  • Added option to try and diagnose open-torrent-options hidden dialog issue.

New in version Beta 8 (August 29th, 2015)

  • Attempted fix for torrent options dialog sometimes not showing
  • Fiddle with tag prioritization logic somewhat

New in version Beta 7 (August 28th, 2015)

  • Change tag based upload/download disabling to use peer-level rather than network level control

New in version Beta 6 (August 27th, 2015)

  • New Library view column to show message counts
  • Tag View now groups by ‘tag group’ where defined
  • Timed Rotation Queue Rule now based on last seeded time of torrent. Added option to have longer min seeding times when torrent is connected to a peer.
  • Previous to this, torrent position was used, which favored the top-of-list torrents when restarting Vuze

New in version Beta 5 (August 24th, 2015)

  • More work on tag based upload priorities

New in version Beta 4 (August 21st, 2015)

  • Added custom format for column sizes
  • Fix double-click on peer in swarm view selecting peer in peers view
  • Added peer menus to swarm view

New in version Beta 3 (August 19th, 2015)

  • Start of custom format options - see

New in version Beta 17 (July 25th, 2015)

  • Fix browser based sidebar views such as the beta program one
  • Added some on-join text for general channels

New in version Beta 16 (July 25th, 2015)

  • Prevent multiple instances of Vuze from starting
  • Better verification that inter-Vuze messaging is working

New in version Beta 15 (July 22nd, 2015)

  • Added torrent context menu item to skip recheck

New in version Beta 14 (July 19th, 2015)

  • Added /me chat command
  • Transcoding in-progress sidebar entry now shows entry count

New in version Beta 13 (July 19th, 2015)

  • Fix for lockup with zero length chat nicks under some situations

New in version Beta 12 (July 16th, 2015)

  • Updated chat sidebar indicator to show if message outstanding for you and roll this up to the top overview header
  • Chat messages with your nick now show it in bold font

New in version Beta 11 (July 14th, 2015)

  • Performance and UI optimizations when switching sidebar views

New in version Beta 10 (July 12th, 2015)

  • You can now add Chats to the ‘Chat Overview’ section of the sidebar - use the chat menu’s ‘show in sidebar’ option or go to the chat overview and use the right-click menu from there.
  • Note that ‘Chat Overview’ has moved from the ‘My Torrents’ section to the ‘Content Discovery’ one.

New in version Beta 09 (July 12th, 2015)

  • Various minor fixes

New in version Beta 08 (July 4th, 2015)

  • Internationalized the Privacy View - all translations much appreciated!

New in version Beta 07 (July 2nd, 2015)

  • ctrl+f4 to close current sidebar entry, in line with classic UI
  • Another fix for the disappearing status bar contents bug

New in version Beta 06 (June 25th, 2015)

  • Added icon area to transfer bar and option to show/hide it
  • Added double-click action for transfer and download bars

New in version Beta 05 (June 20th, 2015)

  • Added a ‘privacy’ button to the open-torrent-options dialog
  • More work on Privacy view
  • Fixed classic UI tab titles not updating or closing on torrent removal

New in version Beta 04 (June 20th, 2015)

  • Fix for swarm merge messages not having origin flag set correctly
  • More work on Privacy view

New in version Beta 03 (June 20th, 2015)

  • Fix toolbar buttons not enabling correctly in devices view
  • Fix category buttons not updating in Library views
  • More additions to Privacy view

New in version (June 13th, 2015)

  • New Features:
  • UI | Option to allow chat views to be independent windows
  • UI | Added Tags column to archive view
  • Core | Tag assignment is now persisted across archive/restore
  • Changes:
  • UI | Pop-out views are now independent windows
  • Corrected bugs:
  • UI | Fix Stats view clearing graphs on each view (Classic UI)
  • UI | Fix remembering of minimized state of subtabs
  • UI | Torrent options window was throwing null-pointer exceptions
  • UI | Reduced tab-rebuilds on tag property changes
  • UI | The 'Restore and...' option in the archive view was incorrectly firing per-download

New in version Beta 02 (June 13th, 2015)

  • Remember independent window minimization state on app-to-tray + restore
  • New column to show % done of total torrent (including do-not-download files)
  • Show non-renamed column names in column setup window and fix initial show bug
  • Initial ‘privacy view’ hacking

New in version Beta 34 (May 29th, 2015)

  • Bugfix for renamed torrents that are also using ‘incomplete suffix’ settings - please report any strange behaviour (and steps to reproduce if possible) ASAP. Typical symptoms of an error with this fix will be downloads entering a ‘data file missing’ state after completion, although a lot of testing has been performed so this shouldn’t happen!

New in version Beta 33 (May 24th, 2015)

  • Minor changes to the chat ordering logic

New in version Beta 32 (May 22nd, 2015)

  • Minor fixes to chat UI

New in version Beta 31 (May 22nd, 2015)

  • Added option to delete the original torrent after adding to Vuze - Tools->Options->Files->Torrents
  • Pick up changes in network more dynamically

New in version Beta 30 (May 17th, 2015)

  • Added Help menu Advanced options to convert bencoded files to JSON and back - this is useful if you want to manually edit (for example) azureus.config as JSON can be relatively safely edited in a text editor.

New in version Beta 29 (May 17th, 2015)

  • Persist ‘private torrent’ state across new-torrent wizard invocations
  • Add ‘current version’ to update dialog
  • Fix unlimited connection limited announce fallback bug

New in version Beta 28 (May 13th, 2015)

  • Fixed peer’s view file completion sort order
  • Added chat visibility option and fixed default nick display

New in version Beta 27 (May 13th, 2015)

  • Show default nick in chat view
  • Double-click another nick name to enter them in a message
  • Drag+drop archiving, right-click for ‘restore and…’ option for restoring and showing right-click menu

New in version Beta 26 (May 6th, 2015)

  • Support for opening .torrent files that have been gzipped
  • Added peer-set based per-peer max upload/download limits
  • Implemented deletion in archive view and reduced memory usage
  • Fixed sidebar tag ordering bug
  • Fixed sidebar config not being maintained from an empty state

New in version Beta 25 (May 2nd, 2015)

  • More archive view changes
  • Fixed some tab-switching issues

New in version Beta 23 (April 28th, 2015)

  • Console UI now initializes more of the core to support the ratings plugin and more
  • Fixes around website browsing

New in version Beta 22 (April 26th, 2015)

  • Added a sash to the chat view to allow resizing of nick list
  • Various other minor fixes

New in version Beta 21 (April 22nd, 2015)

  • Added some more Tag config settings
  • TorBrowser plugin now supported for Linux
  • Added option to always show torrent content in a browser as a dir listing

New in version Beta 20 (April 22nd, 2015)

  • Get the plugin bar working again (F8 etc)
  • Added ‘open in browser’ option to the library double-click actions
  • Added a ‘open website in browser’ default and option to do it anonymously
  • Added a peer-set option to remove peers when added to the set - this allows you to, for example, restrict peer connections to certain countries
  • ‘% done’ display fixes
  • Fix double actions occurring with toolbar buttons

New in version Beta 19 (April 20th, 2015)

  • Option to open downloads in anonymous browser
  • Browsing of a download now works with incomplete downloads

New in version Beta 18 (April 15th, 2015)

  • Some changes to better support swarm discoveries over non-public nets
  • Fixed addition of magnet URIs when passed from a separate process in the ‘console UI’
  • Fixed tag menus in Tagging View
  • Availability display in open-torrent-options dialoag now takes into account any tracker changes.

New in version Beta 17 (April 9th, 2015)

  • Fixes for issues introduced with the recent toolbar/selected content rework

New in version Beta 16 (April 5th, 2015)

  • Auto-close dialogs when adding torrents via urls copied to clipboard fails
  • More toolbar enabling fixes

New in version Beta 15 (April 3rd, 2015)

  • Auto-detect SWT browser related crashes and disable the component
  • General selected content fixes

New in version Beta 14 (April 3rd, 2015)

  • Started work on an option to disable use of the internal browser completely to help with users experiencing unresolved crashes in it
  • Toolbar enabling on content selection should now work well, please report any issues.
  • Fixed decode of torrents that were missing announce-urls
  • Fixed auto-opening of sidebar items

New in version Beta 13 (April 3rd, 2015)

  • Added ability to view a download as a website using the right-click ‘Open In Browser’ menu option (under ‘Content’ in the new menu)
  • This allows the distribution of website content by torrent. As an example,
  • magnet:?xt=urn:btih:OAOJEQXE3CWU5KN5VEC552XL4NQTSR3R&dn=Vuze Wiki&net=Public&net=I2P
  • is a copy of the Vuze Wiki made on 2015/3/31 using the ‘HTTrack’ website copier from
  • Toolbar rework - please report any weirdness

New in version Beta 12 (March 27th, 2015)

  • Added torrent hash to open-torrent-options
  • Added Tag sub-tab view

New in version Beta 11 (March 25th, 2015)

  • Lots of minor fixes

New in version Beta 10 (March 25th, 2015)

  • Fixed double-click in library view showing details tab and erroneously also playing content
  • Added some more tag options in the tag overview
  • Fixed minor URL rendering glitch in message window

New in version Beta 09 (March 22nd, 2015)

  • Fix performance issue with Library view tags/category maintenance logic
  • Extended JSON search template to support positioning in the result array in json search template using “[x]” format.

New in version Beta 08 (March 21st, 2015)

  • Reworked the auto-open sidebar view code, please report any problems
  • Added an explicit swarm lookup on general search
  • Indented the subscriptions entries

New in version Beta 07 (March 20th, 2015)

  • Tidied up the semantics of %done in a number of places to be consistent with files marked as ‘do not download’
  • Added ability to pop-out some of the Library views into separate dialogs so that you can see more than one view at once.

New in version Beta 06 (March 18th, 2015)

  • Brough back client stats peer send/receive stats and added network specific counters
  • Remove duplicate chat messages

New in version Beta 04 (March 11th, 2015)

  • Added ability to multi-select tags/category buttons in the main Library views to show downloads belonging to at least one of the selected set (ctrl+click to multi-select)
  • 'Tags Overview' view now has sub-tabs to show:
  • 1) torrents assigned to the tag
  • 2) swarm discoveries for other torrents with a matching tag (matching is by prefix so, for example, a tag named ‘a’ would match any other tags that start with ‘a’)

New in version Beta 02 (March 7th, 2015)

  • Fix interface binding on tracker redirects
  • Tag discoveries was returning related tags for an existing record
  • Open Torrent Window will now suggest tags found via Swarm Discoveries. The button of the tags will have the world icon on them.

New in version (March 7th, 2015)

  • New Features:
  • UI | Restructured Library view context (right-click) menu
  • UI | A basic quick-options plugin bar view
  • UI | Support upload/download disable for Tag rate limits
  • UI | Support .vuze files in the plugin installation wizard
  • UI | Added some subscription settings to the sidebar context menu
  • UI | Explicit browser configuration option for non-public content
  • UI | Option to hide do-not-download files in the Files View
  • UI | Right-click menu option in Peers View to kick a peer without banning them
  • UI | Support for output redirection from console UI commands
  • Core | Swarm merging -
  • Core | Option to automatically select files for 'do not download' based on file type suffix
  • Core | Device transcodes can now be auto-shared and tagged
  • Core | isComplete, percentage and age added to Tag constraint language
  • Plug | Decentralized chat -
  • Plug | RSS-to-chat plugin -
  • Plug | TorBrowser plugin now supports browsing of .i2p content
  • Plug | Play-to DLNA enabled devices support
  • Plug | Swarm search is now also accessible via right-click menu
  • Changes:
  • UI | Brazilian Portuguese translation update
  • UI | Show decoded magnet URI title in download window
  • UI | DHT activity view was showing queued activities - fixed to only show active ones
  • UI | Added eepsite and onion site to About Window
  • Core | Auto-download subscriptions now scheduled more fairly
  • Corrected bugs:
  • UI | Status bar tooltip flicker reduced
  • UI | Sometimes the sub-tab 'sash' could become inaccessible
  • Core | Fix 'is-interested' bug
  • Core | Force disconnect duplicate outbound, stuck peers connections
  • Plug | Magnet URI plugin not always terminating quickly on successfull torrent download
  • Plug | Fixed resource leak in Magnet URI plugin

New in version Beta 43 (March 1st, 2015)

  • Minor fixes preparing for release.
  • Please reports any bugs now!

New in version Beta 42 (February 27th, 2015)

  • Various fixes around the toolbar changes
  • Extended ‘add tag’ dialog that allows public setting to be easily changed

New in version Beta 41 (February 26th, 2015)

  • Added toolbar icons for local media playback

New in version Beta 40 (February 19th, 2015)

  • Fix DNS leak when using I2P Helper and SOCKS proxy concurrently
  • Chat for subscriptions

New in version Beta 38 (February 17th, 2015)

  • Added a simple ‘quick config’ view to the plugin bar - added bar visibility changer to the View menu
  • Fixed some plugin items not appearing on the new torrents menu

New in version Beta 37 (February 13th, 2015)

  • Added a create-chat option to status icon
  • Fixed reposition in new menu

New in version Beta 36 (February 12th, 2015)

  • You guessed it, more menu fixes!
  • Added a ‘swarm merge’ column to show data merging

New in version Beta 35 (February 10th, 2015)

  • More right-click torrents menu fixes
  • Subscriptions URL changes were not being persisted reliably

New in version Beta 34 (February 7th, 2015)

  • Various tweaks to the new menu (check box state not yet fixed though)
  • Added support for automatically merging the swarms of multiple downloads that share common files (determined by size)

New in version Beta 33 (February 4th, 2015)

  • New Library/My Torrents right click menu
  • Fixed Status Bar’s Download/Upload menu on Linux/Mac. You can now click, hold, drag to a speed and let go to set, just like on Windows.

New in version Beta 32 (January 31st, 2015)

  • Added trackers to messaging selection

New in version Beta 31 (January 27th, 2015)

  • This is just B30 rebuilt with a Java 1.6 compiler to fix some cross-compilation issues introduced with a build system update.

New in version Beta 30 (January 24th, 2015)

  • Tabs maximize to detailed view
  • Devices now have auto-share-to-tag feature

New in version Beta 29 (January 23rd, 2015)

  • Added subscription menus to the subscriptions view
  • Added file logging to messaging windows
  • Added messaging view windows limits to config
  • Monitor thread activity for high CPU usage to warn about possible issues

New in version Beta 28 (January 21st, 2015)

  • Minor fixes to messaging UI
  • Added output redirection to console UI

New in version Beta 27 (January 18th, 2015)

  • Comments/Ratings dialog in reasonable shape.

New in version Beta 26 (January 16th, 2015)

  • Start of comment lookup during torrent addition

New in version Beta 25 (January 15th, 2015)

  • Double click message icon to open all outstanding messages
  • Fixed up the download specific messaging key to be more consistent
  • Persisted last-seen-message across restarts
  • Fixed up disconnect logic for duplicate connections as previous fix was incorrect

New in version Beta 24 (January 13th, 2015)

  • Added logic to kick duplicate incomplete outbound connections
  • Added a ‘kick’ option to peers view right-click menu (no ban)

New in version Beta 23 (January 9th, 2015)

  • Added option to hide ‘do not download’ files in the Files View:
  • Added option to automatically mark files with configured extensions as ‘do not download’ when adding a torrent:
  • Fixed a bug that caused Vuze to incorrectly send ‘interested’ messages to peers.

New in version Beta 22 (January 8th, 2015)

  • Improved the installation flow for anon messaging in a few places

New in version Beta 21 (January 6th, 2015)

  • First snapshot for 2015 - fixed up some address encodings and added some utility functions

New in version Beta 20 (December 26th, 2014)

  • Sharing is now async
  • Improved magnet download
  • Support multiple concurrent private message channels

New in version Beta 19 (December 24th, 2014)

  • Drag+drop sharing of library content/external files in chat window

New in version Beta 18 (December 23rd, 2014)

  • Schedule subscription updates more fairly
  • Browser option for handling non-public URLs

New in version Beta 17 (December 21st, 2014)

  • Fix file download dialog name display for urlencoded titles
  • Added ability to specify the rendezvous to use when traversing NAT

New in version Beta 16 (December 19th, 2014)

  • Don’t include file type in name selection in quick-rename dialog
  • Added some subscription settings to the right-click menu

New in version Beta 15 (December 18th, 2014)

  • Some translation updates and minor fixes

New in version Beta 14 (December 17th, 2014)

  • Fixed anon-chat links opening as public
  • Added explicit indirect read support for RSS feeds

New in version Beta 13 (December 16th, 2014)

  • Fixed some URL encoding issues

New in version Beta 12 (December 13th, 2014)

  • Fix various browser based views not closing properly

New in version Beta 11 (December 12th, 2014)

  • Added ability to generate RSS feed from channel
  • Support pause_tag and resume_tag options in speed limit handler

New in version Beta 10 (December 11th, 2014)

  • Added a ‘Chat Overview’ view

New in version Beta 09 (December 9th, 2014)

  • Support .vuze file plugin installs in the wizard
  • Support disable upload/download tag rate limits
  • Fixed speed limit scheduler to handle disable up/down tag limits
  • Right-click copy option added to message view

New in version Beta 08 (December 6th, 2014)

  • Fixed UI highlighting issue when messages truncated

New in version Beta 07 (December 4th, 2014)

  • Minor fixes to messaging UI

New in version Beta 06 (December 2nd, 2014)

  • More sensible default save path location when multi-selecting torrents in open dialog
  • Added some error reporting to messaging window
  • Fix up non-public network webseeds

New in version Beta 04 (November 26th, 2014)

  • Added persistence to favourite channels

New in version Beta 03 (November 25th, 2014)

  • Some minor additions to chat UI and support for persisting messages across restart.

New in version Beta 02 (November 21st, 2014)

  • Attempted fix for occasional vanishing status bar content

New in version (November 20th, 2014)

  • A new visual guide that walks you through the find and download features of Vuze to easily connect with free Vuze featured content bundles
  • Additional tips and suggestions are provided for using Vuze to find/open torrents, optimize downloads and engage with other Vuze related products
  • Option added that allows blocking of local DNS resolution attempts for trackers hosts when using a SOCKS proxy
  • Shortcut implemented for download location using CTRL+ to save torrents
  • Improvement made to ‘remove top level folder’ option when adding torrents, by right-click menu or by right-clicking on multi-selected torrents in the left panel of the multi-torrent options dialog
  • Additions of various console-UI commands to improve usability:
  • New ‘subscriptions’ command has been added to allow subscriptions to be added and removed and each subscription can have its results inspected and marked as read/unread and downloaded
  • ‘Hack’ command has been extended to allow the setting/clearing of categories and the addition/removal of tags, as well as create tags and categories if needed
  • Torrent info now includes category/tag info
  • Option to show aggregated transfer rates of selected torrents
  • Speed Limit Scheduler features added such as:
  • Renamed ‘IP Sets’ to ‘Peer Sets’ as for a while they have denoted more than just peers selected by IP
  • Added tag restriction support to Peer Sets (previously only categories were supported)
  • Added Network selection to go along with IP ranges and country codes – use ‘Public’, ‘I2P’ or ‘Tor’ as required
  • Updated rate limiting support for Peer Sets to included ‘Disabled’ for upload and download rates.
  • Added the Peer Set description as a tooltip on the Peer Set name in the Tags Overview view
  • Configuration pages now have shortcuts to access specific settings quickly: max simultaneous downloads, global max upload speed and global max download speed
  • Get started with Vuze Bittorrent Client 5.5 and bring more power to your torrent experience!

New in version Beta 01 (November 20th, 2014)

  • Pipe cleaning!

New in version Beta 45 (November 19th, 2014)

  • Trying to diagnose some DHT issues

New in version Beta 44 (November 18th, 2014)

  • Added some notifications for messaging
  • OSX users - an updated SWT library has been released - please report any UI strangeness!

New in version Beta 41 (November 14th, 2014)

  • Added messaging icon

New in version Beta 40 (November 12th, 2014)

  • Added quick-view/launch option to the double-click action in File views. This will use quick-view if available for the file, launch otherwise.
  • Added right-click menu to links in config panels etc to allow copying of the URL and opening elsewhere

New in version Beta 39 (November 11th, 2014)

  • Minor UI fixes to allow sub-view to get access to their parent views when needed

New in version Beta 38 (November 10th, 2014)

  • Fixed up torrent messaging UI somewhat

New in version Beta 35 (November 4th, 2014)

  • Added ability to set a download’s share ratio. This is a locally maintained value and is not reported to trackers.
  • The share ratio is calculated directly from the amounts of data downloaded/uploaded for a torrent so to adjust the share ratio it is necessary to modify these values. To this end the amount downloaded is set to be the size of the download and then the amount uploaded is set to achieve the required share ratio (e.g. a share ratio of 0.5 will set the amount uploaded to half of the download size).
  • The intent behind this feature is principally to allow downloads ‘added for seeding’ to be configured in such a way as to play nicely with the seeding rules.
  • It is implemented via a new right-click menu item on the ‘Share Ratio’ column in the Library views.

New in version Beta 10 (September 13th, 2014)

  • Fixed metadata download bug with low availability of peers

New in version Beta 4 (August 25th, 2014)

  • Added some features to the Speed Limit Scheduler (
  • Renamed ‘IP Sets’ to ‘Peer Sets’ as for a while they have denoted more than just peers selected by IP
  • Added tag restriction support to Peer Sets (previously only categories were supported)
  • Added Network selection to go along with IP ranges and country codes - use ‘Public’, ‘I2P’ or ‘Tor’ as required.
  • Updated rate limiting support for Peer Sets to included ‘Disabled’ for upload and download rates.
  • Added the Peer Set description as a tooltip on the Peer Set name in the Tags Overview view

New in version (August 14th, 2014)

  • User Interface:
  • Added ‘force start’ and ‘super seeding’ options to the create-torrent wizard
  • File filter added to torrent-options dialog
  • Minimum/Target share ratio setters added to column menu and torrent options view
  • Added ‘SHA1′ column to files-view
  • Added a default save directory to apply when ‘best guess’ is enabled and nothing matches
  • File path names can now be entered into the search box to open the torrent
  • New column showing the date of completion of the most recent file
  • Added ‘initial tags’ to the create-torrent wizard
  • Enabled networks can now be specified in torrent-options dialog
  • Added an ‘apply to current’ function to tags with initial-save/move-on-complete set
  • Added ‘availability’ button to torrent-options to allow a torrent’s availability to be checked before addition
  • Tag buttons can now be enabled in Library view; category buttons can be hidden
  • Added ‘pause for’ option for selected torrents in Library view via Advanced menu
  • Client Core:
  • Added simple tag constraint language (e.g. to define a tag that contains downloads whose title matches a regex)
  • BEP 40: Canonical Peer Priority
  • Added ‘copy-on-complete’ function to tags
  • HTTPS support for web-seeds
  • Speed limit handler can now start/stop downloads assigned to particular tags

New in version Beta 46 (July 22nd, 2014)

  • Another double-menu fix for OSX - this one occurred with the torrent detailed view

New in version Beta 36 (June 17th, 2014)

  • Added ‘availability’ dialog to open-torrent-options to allow seeds/peers for a torrent to be views before adding the torrent for download.

New in version Beta 22 (May 13th, 2014)

  • Allow seeds to be stopped to make way for higher priority ones when the upload limit rule added in B21 is preventing us reaching our max seed count.
  • Extended speed scheduler to allow the starting and stopping of a tag’s downloads when the rule is active. See
  • Added HTTPS support for get-right webseeds

New in version Beta 19 (May 6th, 2014)

  • More bug fixes and tidy up - please report any weirdness.
  • New webui plugin released with fixes for file priority and wanted state.

New in version Beta 15 (April 7th, 2014)

  • Added clipboard torrent URI monitor - enable by right clicking on the ‘Open Torrents’ button in the toolbar area (for Vuze UI, blank area in the header for Classic UI) to enable/disable. When enabled any URIs copied to the clipboard will automatically be opened by Vuze.

New in version Beta 12 (March 18th, 2014)

  • Added a new column that records the date of a download’s most recently completed file.
  • Made the sash style consistent in the Library view and fixed an issue regarding sub-tab minimization and restoration.
  • Allow torrent file names to be pasted into the search box.
  • Don’t auto-start paused torrents if the media server attempts to access file data

New in version Beta 10 (March 10th, 2014)

  • Extended tag constraints to support more features, see the wiki for details.
  • Added a ‘copy on complete’ tag action (right-click on a tag and select Files->Copy on Complete’ to set this).

New in version Beta 3 (February 14th, 2014)

  • Added up/down speed limit options to open-torrent-options dialog
  • Fixed enabling logic for the force-start/super-seeding options added in B02 to the new torrent wizard

New in version Beta 2 (February 12th, 2014)

  • Fixed a bug that prevents the swing web UI plugin from working
  • Added ‘force start’ and ‘super seed’ options to the last panel of the ‘new torrent wizard’ to allow those settings to be applied to newly created torrents.

New in version Beta 26 (February 7th, 2014)

  • Fixed up incorrect handling of announce sets when modifying a torrent’s urls - also tried a fix for the occasional issue where duplicate entries appear in the ‘sources’ table.

New in version Beta 25 (February 6th, 2014)

  • Some small changes to support the web remote in displaying stats correctly when ‘do not download’ files are present.

New in version Beta 24 (January 31st, 2014)

  • Added an ‘auto pause torrents that are added in a stopped state’ feature under Tools->Options->Files->Torrents to support a schedule that uses ‘resume_all’ to kick off downloads added during the day later that evening.

New in version Beta 23 (January 30th, 2014)

  • Defer sub-tab datasource changes until they are visible to save CPU
  • Logging added for files that take a long time to access (e.g. they’re on a shared drive that is unavailable)
  • Added indicator to multi-level tag menus to indicate whether or not a selection exists in a sub-level

New in version Beta 22 (January 29th, 2014)

  • Improved DHT bootstrapping in light of network issues
  • Reduced selected content thrashing when dealing with multiple selections in library views
  • Fixed a bug with piece info view adding multiple listeners when handling concurrent datasource changes

New in version Beta 20 (January 23rd, 2014)

  • Fixed issue with deletion of partial files on removal from library

New in version Beta 19 (January 22nd, 2014)

  • Right-click menu in tracker sources to delete a tracker directly (multi-select support added)
  • Fixed json meta search single result parse error borking entire result set

New in version Beta 17 (January 17th, 2014)

  • Fix window during VPN disconnect that could permit connections to be established over the public network even though ‘enforce bind’ set
  • Persist the expansion state of entries in Library views

New in version Beta 16 (January 15th, 2014)

  • Added subscriptions to list of external browser options
  • Added transparency option to transfer/download bars
  • Attempt to fix issue whereby downloads occasionally end up in the temp folder and subsequently get deleted

New in version Beta 15 (January 11th, 2014)

  • Added the ability to select an external browser to be used for launching external links as opposed to using the computer default. Also you can select to show search results in an external browser, as long as you install the Vuze Web Remote plugin

New in version Beta 14 (January 7th, 2014)

  • Made manual tags optional in the sidebar so they can be ‘closed’ and then re-opened if required

New in version Beta 13 (January 4th, 2014)

  • Split tagging menu when large number of tags

New in version Beta 11 (January 3rd, 2014)

  • Added per-file read/write speed columns to files view and a per-file ETA based on write speed. Also made the write speed visible as ‘download speed’ in library views and ETA visible under ‘smoothed ETA’

New in version / Beta 9 (December 27th, 2013)

  • Handle failing DTD refs in RSS feeds better.

New in version Beta 7 (December 21st, 2013)

  • Fixed locking during association lookup
  • Improved handling of featured content downloads
  • Added support for plugin-provided proxies

New in version Beta 6 (December 16th, 2013)

  • Added option to change the URL of a subscription - this will in fact create a new subscription with the updated URL and rename the existing one by appending ‘(old)’ to its name.
  • Also added a ‘rename’ menu item so you can change the name displayed for a subscription if desired.

New in version Beta 5 (December 10th, 2013)

  • Added options menu to tray icon to allow enabling of tool-tip and access to more config options
  • Extended the tray tool-tip to indicate outstanding alert count (if any) and optionally the ETA of the next download expected to complete

New in version Beta 4 (December 7th, 2013)

  • Initial support for prioritizing downloads based on their speed

New in version Beta 3 (December 4th, 2013)

  • Change detection logic for writable directories in attempt to fix an issue whereby a valid default save location is flagged as invalid
  • A few fixes around slow UI initialisation for Vuze when AV products are blocking socket connections

New in version Beta 2 (December 3rd, 2013)

  • Added ‘share ratio progress’ column that captures the times at which a download’s share ratio passes certain thresholds - default is 1.0 which means ‘every time a full copy’s worth of data is uploaded’. The interval can be configured by right-clicking on the column header.
  • The column can be added using the ‘column setup’ dialog (from the same menu above) - it is level ‘intermediate’ so either set your mode to intermediate/advanced or use the ‘filters’ in the column setup window.

New in version (November 27th, 2013)

  • New features:
  • UI: Added menu option to notification area to dismiss all notifications
  • UI: Added download name to sidebar tooltip as may be truncated in sidebar view
  • UI: Added some image types to the 'quick view'
  • UI: Manual update option for DHT tracker
  • UI: Added current IP to transfer stats view
  • UI: Support the assignment of colours to manual tags
  • UI: Menu option to select folder contents in open torrent options dialog
  • UI: Added Option to use a single open torrent options dialog for multiple torrents
  • UI: Torrent options dialog now supports file priorities
  • UI: Automatic setting of decreasing file priorities within a torrent (based on selection order)
  • UI: Added session up/down stats to library views
  • UI: Option to edit trackers when adding a download
  • UI: Added 'open torrent' option to tray icon
  • UI: Option to add peer(s) from peers view
  • UI: Multi-select files in the open torrent options dialog and move them to a folder in one operation
  • Core: Support Per-download and per-file alerts
  • Core: Some interesting config parameters (port numbers for example) are now exported into a readable file in the config dir
  • Core: Auto-tagging based on torrent tracker hosts
  • Core: Support tags on devices
  • Core: Support never-transcode as option for device auto-transcoding
  • Core: Added an 'Untagged' tag to represent downloads with no manual tag assigned
  • Core: Added script actions as options for downloading/seeding complete events
  • Core: Added ability to set a download's tags in the open torrent options dialog
  • Core: Option to set a tag's initial save location
  • Core: Per-tag target share ratio
  • Changes:
  • UI: XML torrent import function was lost in the Vuze UI at some point - brought it back
  • UI: Added download size to archived download display in console UI
  • UI: Support maximising of torrent options window
  • UI: Brazilian Portuguese translation update
  • UI: Basque translation update
  • UI: Spanish translation update
  • UI: Brought back the select all/mark/unmark buttons to open torrent options dialog
  • UI: Brought back ability to set top level folder name for multi-file torrents
  • UI: Non-simple torrents with a singel file were displaying inconsistently
  • UI: Handle double-click actions in files view correctly
  • UI: Sidebar download details order no maintained over restart
  • UI: Scale minibar fixed widget widths to accommodate font changes
  • Plug: Report removed downloads for a while in xmwebui in case there are multiple active clients
  • Plug: Ignore any socks proxy when using loopback connection to analyse content
  • Core: Disabled metadata exchange for private torrents
  • Core: Improved performance of JSON encoding
  • Core: Prefer UTF-8 over system encoding for torrents if it seems to be as good
  • Core: Support more date formats when parsing search results
  • Bugs fixed:
  • UI: Persist column add/remove via header menu
  • UI: Table structure change was losing a tag listener and subsequently failing to update correctly
  • UI: Multiple concurrent torrent additions causing duplicate dialogs
  • UI: Unloading a plugin was causing a second plugins images to be disposed
  • UI: Search bar was truncating long URIs
  • Plug: Magnet plugin wasn't handling URIs with 'xt' sections properly
  • Core: Removed blocking call to get public IP address from initialization path
  • Core: Downloads were being auto-stored in the wrong location
  • Core: Respect 'do not activate UI' on download addition again
  • Core: Fixed end-game-mode looping bug
  • Core: Lots of minor fixes detected by Coverity static code analysis tool
  • Core: Improved performance of timer event handling
  • Core: Fixed 'upload only' message support
  • Core: Prevent a hanging UPnP device from blocking caller
  • Core: Handle separators other than '-' when parsing port ranges
  • Core: Remove unnecessary retry on downloads that will most likely fail identically
  • Core: Alert audio files weren't playing when contained in folders with certain characters in name
  • Core: Improved robustness of magnet URI handling

New in version Beta 50 (November 26th, 2013)

  • Added timeout to selector open flow as this is hanging under some situations and causing general nastyness

New in version Beta 49 (November 23rd, 2013)

  • Fixed a bug with initial-save-location tagging.

New in version Beta 48 (November 21st, 2013)

  • Added an option to the security settings to reset the certificate store - this can be used to attempt to solve SSL issues involving failures to validate certificate chains.
  • Fixed a bug with the removal of an untagged view
  • Actually the previous snapshot missed the commit that increased UDP socket limits, its in this build, honest!

New in version Beta 47 (November 20th, 2013)

  • Disabled SSL SNI extensions to see if it helps with some SSL errors with Java 7
  • Bumped up max udp sockets
  • Added ‘remove’ option to tracker templates - this removes the trackers in the template from the downloads (both during edit operations and via auto-Tag application)

New in version Beta 45 (November 16th, 2013)

  • Switched most ETAs to ‘smoothed’ values
  • Added RCV/SND buff values to advanced network options
  • Fixed swarm discoveries selection bug

New in version Beta 44 (November 14th, 2013)

  • Reworked magnet download handling to improve robustness.

New in version Beta 43 (November 13th, 2013)

  • Added per-tag target share ratio controls
  • Fixed up some RSS feed link parsing

New in version Beta 42 (November 9th, 2013)

  • Added File view to Peers view when using Detailed view that shows a peer’s file completeness percentage.

New in version Beta 23 (October 1st, 2013)

  • Get “upload_only” from the m dict in LT handshakes
  • Don’t support metadata transfer for private torrents (note that this actually an unnecessary restriction as once a peer can establish a connection it can access all torrent content data regardless of the private flag or not, the private flag is soley to control peer discovery. However, it seems common practice to also deny metadata access)
  • Various other fixes

New in version Beta 4 (August 28th, 2013)

  • Added image types to the ‘quick view’ feature
  • Added manual announce for DHT tracker
  • Update to Transcoder plugin to work around analysis issue when running with SOCKS proxy
  • Update to Updater plugin to allow setting of alternative instance ports

New in version (August 15th, 2013)

  • New features:
  • New Open Torrent dialog design
  • Tags Overview
  • Torrent file availability
  • Mark multiple torrents as Watched
  • Per-Torrent Share Ratio Seeding Rules
  • Extensible column options
  • Amend transfer stats
  • Option to show/hide rank column icon
  • Add tags column to library view
  • Per-file availability to column
  • Option to toggle the ‘new’ download state for multiple selections
  • Bug fixes:
  • Min/max button displayed in tab view
  • Toolbar selection issues have been repaired
  • Sidebar pop-up menu reinstated
  • Better sidebar auto-opening handling over restarts
  • Better icon transparency on Windows 8
  • DNS config section wiki link fixed
  • ‘New’ indicator now cleared for ‘launch’ actions
  • Hidden column sort function fixed
  • Authentication dialog with deadlock corrected
  • Newly added subscriptions show correctly
  • Fixed sort order in file on index column
  • Console view to library tabs enabled via logging
  • Fix for firewalls closing UDP listen ports and preventing rebinding
  • Corrected triggering of swarm discoveries

New in version Beta 31 (August 13th, 2013)

  • Bug fixes (fixed sort of Progress column, Peer sources in open-torrent dialog)
  • Added Console view to Library tabs (requires logging to be enabled)

New in version (May 9th, 2013)

  • FEATURE: Blog | See for beta version blog posts
  • FEATURE: UI | Buttons on toolbar now only shows on views that need the buttons [TuxPaper]
  • FEATURE: UI | Support dragging files out of Files View as a File object, allowing dragging to Explorer, Editor, Player, etc [TuxPaper]
  • FEATURE: UI | Program icon in file rows of Library view [TuxPaper]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added ´pause´ as right-click menu option in Library [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added option to add-torrent dialog to perform a swarm file-size lookup for alternative torrents [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added ´DHT Graph´ view to the statistics tab that shows the main DHT operation state [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added ´Tag Activity´ view to the statistics tab that shows achieved up/down rates for selected tags [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added peer flag and country code as default columns in library view [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Swarm view now shows peer´s flags and has tooltip for more information; double clicking on a peer takes you to the peer in the peer´s view [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added torrent detail tab views to bottom of library views to give quick access to the download stats [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Made the Library view tabs closable [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added a new ´Speed´ tab to Library tab view and torrent details view showing a particular download´s activity [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added auto-tags for download state (queued, active, complete etc) [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added manual tags to allow manual tagging of downloads [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added ´ip set´ tags to show peers belonging to ip sets (or country code sets) and optionally apply rate limits [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Flash the ´downloading´ sidebar entry when a new download is added [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Table header info in Files views now shows number selected when > 1 [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added menu link to get from entries in all-peers view to the relevant download [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added ´remaining´ count to aggregated torrents view [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Plug | Added option to Media Server plugin to ignore explicit bind-ips [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Plug | Added ´prevent computer sleep´ option the the Embedded Media Player plugin [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Plug | Introduced the ´location provider´ plugin to make location information (peer CC, flag) available to the Vuze core [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Plug | Added public tags to Swarm Discoveries information [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | uTP outbound connections now supported [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | uTP supported on Linux [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | JSON encoding support for .vuze files [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Added a new .vuze file component type to encapsulate download addition [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Introduced Tags as an (eventual) replacement for categories [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Added a --restart command to allow scripted restart of Vuze [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Speed Limit Handler now supports the inclusion of country codes into ´ip set´ definitions [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Fixed up IPv6 version server and DHT bootstrap somewhat [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Support IP bind for HTTPS URLs [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Added option to retain ´force´ status of a download when transitioning from downloading to seeding [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Improvements to plugin interface to support embedding Vuze [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Better magnet URL parsing when entering web page URL [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: UI | Torrent icon is now shown by default in name column [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: UI | Blue now is "incomplete" and green is "complete" for progress bar column, play button,
  • download/upload arrow [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: UI | Default columns in "Simple View" have changed [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: UI | Added a up/down arrow to the "#"/"Order" column [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: UI | Progress column no longer shows speed and ETA by default (configurable) -- speed and ETA have been added as separate columns [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: UI | Start, Stop, Play/Stream, and View Mode buttons on toolbar updated [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: UI | Sidebar now has a "Content Discovery" section. Related views have been moved there (Vuze HD Network, Games, Search Results, Swarm Discoveries, Subscriptions) [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: UI | Renamed "Files" section to "My Torrents" and moved the section to the top [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: UI | Added the rating column by default to some library views [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Tidied up some aspects of the rating plugin interface [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Reset table config when the ´reset config´ button selected in Options->Mode [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Increase maximum manual piece size in torrent creation wizard [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Improved the ´no updates available´ text for beta users [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Romainian language update [Laurentiu]
  • CHANGE: UI | Brazilian Portuguese translation update [Havokdan]
  • CHANGE: Plug | Vuze Web Remote: Support most of Transmission´s remote API [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: Plug | Remember side-bar close state for Swarm Discoveries and Embedded Media Player [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: Plug | Remember Swarm Discoveries selection when switching away from the view and back [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Support faster refresh interval for the auto-torrent importer; ensure import run on startup [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Decrease memory used with queued UDP packets by trimming to MTU [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Decrease buffer copy operations for UDP operations (DHT and uTP) [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Added ´sleep´ parameter to powrprof call when putting computer to sleep [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Improve performance for async-dispatcher operations [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Don´t waste CPU creating anti-spoof ids for distant DHT nodes [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Cache torrent file count to reduce torrent file loading on startup [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Webseed downloader instantiation delayed until required [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Pick up value for download link if nothing else available in RSS feed subscriptions [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Library in "Simple View" mode is now tall enough to display two lines of text [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Sample column on Column Setup Window is no longer partially hidden by scrollbar [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fixerd filter box flickering when mousing over [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fixed resource leak in table views, in particular the ´all peers´ view [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | ´Play now´ was not working properly with files using the ´incomplete suffix´ feature [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fixed classic view options panel not auto-reopening on start [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | External seed peers weren´t showing outgoing request details [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Files using the ´incomplete suffix´ feature were not having this removed correctly if manually relocated [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Built-in tracker wasn´t obeying the ´ignore key check´ option [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Ensure UDP selector is deactivated when idle [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Auto-resume of auto-paused downloads on stop option was broken [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Stop completely failing SSL certificates containing ECC named curves that we don´t know about [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Work around the occasional presence of alternative crypto providers that clash with the default [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Reworked the registration/lookup mechanism for the rating plugin to improve scalability [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Resource downloader wasn´t ending the ´no proxy´ block correctly [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Torrent paused state was not being cleared properly when the torrent was manually started [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fixed high CPU usage bug in magnet-uri handler when bind failed [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fixed deleted tracker URLs reappearing due to DNS TXT handling and main announce URL being same
  • as deleted one in tracker group [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fixed UI deadlock in table sort code [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fixed some performance issues caused by per-download listeners being added to various config variables [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Introduced a linked-list backed ´copy on write´ implementation to fix some performance issues [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Prevent metadata downloads from triggering ´on download complete´ actions [Parg]

New in version (February 18th, 2013)

  • New features:
  • Core: 'move do not download files to a subfolder' is back but defaults to 'disabled'
  • Core: Support compact I2P announce responses
  • Core: Speed Limit handler now supports pausing and resuming, total transfer limits and ip-sets
  • Core: Added option to disable availability-based webseed activation to support faster startup
  • Plug: Added 'boss key' plugin for Windows users
  • Plug: Swarm Discoveries now support 'tracker sources'
  • UI: Added UPnP media-server browser and playback (and add-to-device) under Devices Playback (deselect 'simple view' to access)
  • UI: Console UI now supports 'show t' option for dead torrents
  • UI: Added 'number of queued downloads' to library view header
  • UI: Added keyboard shortcut for 'pause-for-time' menu option
  • UI: Added option to show Vuze interface in all uppercase for those users that seem to be unable to turn capslock off on the forums
  • UI: When adding a torrent with the same hash as an existing download you are now prompted to merge in any additional trackers
  • UI: For non-OSX users the current transfer rates can now be displayed in the window title
  • changes:
  • Core: Reset the 'maybe VPN' settings when bind IPs modified
  • Core: Vuze clients are now displayed as 'Vuze' in the peers view instead of 'Azureus'
  • Core: The 'move dnd files to subfolder' now only applies to new downloads
  • Core: Support multiple routers to UPnP devices and try alternatives when one fails
  • Plug: Disabled the per-ASN DHT announces as no evidence it is of significant benefit
  • Plug: Plugin installer now defaults to per-user installs
  • UI: Speed test is now not automatically run on first install but linked from FTUX
  • UI: Search results details pages now open in exernal browser
  • UI: Brazilian Portuguese translation update
  • UI: Basque translation update
  • UI: Spanish translation update
  • Bugs fixed:
  • Core: Fixed rare sort-contract-violation error under Java 7 during piece picking
  • Core: Keep definitions of old network interfaces so correct classification can still be applied after an interface is lost
  • Core: Disable DND TXT handling when using SOCKS proxy
  • Core: Turn off auto-speed when applying the result of a speedtest otherwise it overwrites it
  • Core: Fix update operations failing on OSX with Java 7
  • UI: Fixed display of disabled peer sources in sources view
  • UI: Fixed 'escape' key not closing donation dialog
  • UI: Declining a 'Close Vuze?' prompt left window in invalid state
  • UI: Recalculate hot spots in sidebar when scrolled
  • UI: 'Full copy last seen' column was broken

New in version (December 19th, 2012)

  • Core | Removed the 'move do not download files to a subfolder' feature as it is misbehaving - see the 4813 beta series if you want to help test this [Parg]

New in version (December 17th, 2012)

  • New features:
  • Core | Added a 'pause for' (or 'resume after') option to the File menu to temporarily suspend downloads for a time period
  • Core | Added option to prevent automatic copy to iTunes after conversion to allow tagging
  • Core | Option to place 'do not download' stub files into a subdirectory (currently limited to downloads with Connection->Proxy Options there is now a 'test' button to check proxy status
  • UI | Added download context menu option to show the link that was used to download a torrent (where available)
  • UI | Added Help->Advanced option to show a torrent's details without loading the torrent into Vuze
  • UI | Added a 'browse to generated torrent' button to the new-torrent wizard
  • Changes:
  • Core | Automatically accept unknown SSL certificated from HTTPS trackers (option to revert behaviour if required)
  • Core | Made it possible to disable the DNS tracker extension support as some users experiencing issues with their AV software and increased DNS activity
  • Core | Handle remote clients with no cookie support better
  • Core | Improved the 'reset configuration state' behaviour somewhat
  • UI | The new-torrent wizard will now prompt to overwrite the created torrent file if one already exists with same name
  • UI | Don't permit the auto-hiding of soem devices we know should never auto-hide
  • UI | Spanish translation updated
  • UI | Brazilian Portuguese translation update
  • UI | Korean translation update
  • UI | Romanian translation update
  • Bugs fixed:
  • Core | Fixed a SOCKS issue regarding local UPnP services
  • Core | Fixed error caused by read-only plist causing incorrect 'document dir' default under OSX
  • Core | Don't block Vuze initialisation when reading UPnP state from 'slow' routers
  • UI | Fixed bug where the upload speed options were sometimes missing in the right-click status icon menu
  • UI | Dialogs weren't be centered correctly under some circumstances
  • UI | Show pairing errors in remote-pairing dialog
  • UI | Fix columns not being able to change their default alignment because user saved an unchanged alignment for it
  • UI | Fix AllPeersView nad PeersView getting their subviews mixed up
  • UI | Fix All Peers View not showing subviews (Piece Map, etc)
  • UI | Fix ever growing listeners list bug
  • UI | Some statistics sub-views weren't opening correctly

New in version (October 30th, 2012)

  • New features:
  • Blog: See for beta version blog posts
  • Plug: Swarm Discoveries
  • Plug: The RSS Feed plugin now can filter on min+max file types and also has a 'copy-filter' function [Parg+Community]
  • Core: Reduced resource usage mode on startup - still in a beta state
  • Core: 'Prevent Computer Sleep' options now available on OSX
  • Core: Added options to streaming and transcoding to prevent computer sleep
  • Core: Auto-preview for .nfo and .txt files (Quick View) option added to Library and Files view
  • Core: Analysis of .rar file content (indication of password protected entries) added as a Quick View function
  • UI: Added 'edit as text' option to the tracker URL editor dialog
  • UI: Added right-click menu to Sources tab to allow tracker URL edits
  • UI: Extended the existing 'add tracker url' Library menu option to accept multiple trackers
  • UI: Custom date format now applicable to ETA colums
  • UI: Added 'Torrent Creation Date' column to Library views
  • UI: Added per-column date formats for the ETA columns
  • UI: Added aggregate stats view (e.g. aggregate share-ratio for a number of downloads) to the 'Torrent Options' view
  • UI: Added plugin install and uninstall buttons to the plugin configuration view
  • Changes:
  • Core: The previous release disabled IPFilters for Vuze update torrents, this has been reverted
  • UI: Plugin views now listed in View menu
  • 64 bit support
  • UI: Absolute ETA display now separately configurable for ETA and Progress column
  • UI: Ignore temporary 'incomplete' suffix when showing file types
  • UI: Updated Catalan translation [GosGroc]
  • Bugs fixed:
  • Core: Fixed bug whereby some transcodes were being incorrectly failed as 'prematurely terminated'
  • Core: Fixed race condition that occurred when auto-transcoding from an RSS feed
  • Core: Fixed error when creating manually-selected piece size torrents
  • UI: Fix CTRL-PGDN/CTRL-END in Library
  • UI: Fix sidebar entries for categories not updating numbers
  • UI: Fix sort column not refreshing sometimes
  • UI: Added some double buffering to fields that were flickering on update
  • UI: Fixed UI hang under some multi-select conditions
  • Plug: Transcoding was sometimes reporting 'no disk space' errors instead of the actual error

New in version (September 19th, 2012)

  • New features:
  • Blog: See for beta version blog posts
  • Core: Option to randomize TCP/UDP listen ports on startup
  • Core: Window's user options to control computer sleep behaviour while downloading/seeding
  • Core: Ability to selectively disable tracker client protocols
  • Core: DNS Tracker Preferences [] implemented
  • Core: Added explicit application map to be used for launch operations
  • UI: New column in Library views to show file extension
  • UI: File view columns for CRC-32 and MD5 file hashes
  • UI: Column-header right-click option on ETA/Progress columns to show absolute ETA
  • UI: Torrent file index and torrent path columns added to File view
  • UI: Keyboard accelerators added for Pause+Resume
  • UI: Torrent creation wizard now allows arbitrary selection of files to be added to a torrent
  • UI: If move-on-complete is enabled for downloads the progress of this is now shown in the Status column
  • UI: Vuze remote connection status now shown in the status bar
  • UI: Added custom date format for column display
  • UI: Added option to disable 'backup complete' notification
  • UI: Number of unread blog posts shown in beta side-bar entry
  • UI: Option to specify table header height
  • Srch: Search templates can now do variable substitution (no UI yet)
  • Inst: Installer customize option now permits the clearing of config data
  • Inst: Custom install now lets you choose Classic or Vuze UI
  • Plug: DVD Burn plugin now has Library context menus to create new DVD and add content to existing
  • Changes:
  • CORE: Added .mts and .m2ts to playable extensions
  • UI: Added visual feedback for device problems such as lack of disk space
  • UI: Vuze sidebar entry can now be rolled up
  • UI: Don't show 'all' and 'uncategorized' entries in sidebar when no categories defined
  • UI: 'Draw grid lines and fill blank areas' no longer fills blank areas when unchecked
  • Bugfixes:
  • Core: Prevent recursive backup hell if backup location selected in wrong location
  • Core: Correctly handle invalid upload_only entries in handshakes
  • UI: Table headers now use system colors; IP filter on status bar now obeys system colors
  • UI: Table scrollbars now have better page-scroll behaviour
  • UI: Fixed ctrl+home/end not working in tables
  • UI: Fixed inability to scroll completely right
  • UI: Fix message texts not being resolved for sidebar entries on occasion
  • UI: Allow dropping .torrent files onto blank area of sidebar
  • Plug: DVD Burn: fix bug that was preventing warnings such as dual-layer, rw-disk blanking from showing

New in version (July 16th, 2012)

  • New Fearures:
  • Core:
  • Added a 'low' file priority setting and the ability to set negative priorities for various levels of 'low'
  • Support for metdata download based magnet link resolution
  • Added means to backup and restore yoru Vuze config, manually and automatically
  • Added per-download and per-category option to prioritise uploading over other downloads
  • Added 'personal share' feature that auto-generates and seeds files with unique torrents
  • Per-torrent IP Filter enabling
  • Added extra arguments to magnet exports (dn,tr,ws)
  • Added a basic 'speed limit' handler with support for defining and scheduling various speed limit profiles
  • Added system property to set default timezone (azureus.timezone)
  • Detect some types of corrupt torrents and add Help menu item to attempt a fix
  • Support for &fl arguments in magnet links
  • Handle https->http redirects
  • Handle http redirects with http seeds
  • UI:
  • Warning triangle at bottom right now flashes a number of times when warnings are added
  • Added to Devices configuration to allow 'play now' buffering time to be configured
  • Added ability for the Library filter to search on comments (prefix with c:) and file names (prefix with f:)
  • Extended Library filter search of tracker URLs (prefix with t:) to consider all trackers
  • Added negation to Library filter logic (prefix with !)
  • Made it clearer when Library filter in regular expression mode and the regex is in error
  • Added details of hidden generic devices to tooltip to surface them
  • Option to remove all devices that have been discovered
  • Added feature to allow devices to be explicitly tagged and then the view restricted to only those devices
  • Added the number of matches found to the Library title information when filtering
  • Added options to status bar IP Filter stats to get to IP Filter options
  • Added 'next ETA' and speed controls to the Transfer Bar
  • Added option to the torrent-add window to enable IP Filters
  • Added 'explore folder' for torrent files to advanced menu
  • Added magnet export to Shares view
  • Added right-click torrent view menu to a torrent's detail view header
  • Extended search results header to include active total
  • Added menu option to remove a search template to the right-click menu on search results
  • Extended recognised clients
  • Better error messaging for broken plugin installs
  • Enhanced search box - allows for entry of magnet links, torrent urls and hashes in the search box
  • Support 'bits' based base-10 display unit
  • Export magnet URI menu added to Share View
  • Allow dragging stuff to Share View sidebar entry
  • Added Tracker Name column header menu option to allow specification of preferred trackers to display for multi-tracker torrents
  • Plug:
  • New highcharts stats demo plugin
  • New plugin to add tracker URLs to multiple torrent
  • Added JSON request format to Vuze Web Remote along with start-all and stop-all RPC support
  • Added plugin ability to add rate limiters to downloads and peers
  • Added alerts to Vuze Web Remote if default folders not configured
  • Persist default media server name in UPnP Media Server
  • Changes:
  • Core:
  • Fallback to 'DOT_ALL' matching when no results found. This allows search templates to specify constructs such as .*? correctly
  • Disable fast-extension for downloads with explicit speed limits set as they aren't applied correctly
  • Maintain seeding-only and downloading-only totals based on real elapsed time to be consistent across computer sleeps
  • Import &tr arguments from magnet links
  • Support some more (non-standard) RSS date formats
  • Added support for Double values in BEncoder
  • Handle common type in URL protocol in torrents
  • Automatically retry failed torrent downloads with an explicit referrer
  • Don't auto-retry transcodes on permanent failures (such as lack of disk space)
  • Plug:
  • Try setting up user-level registry entries when iTunes integration fails
  • UI:
  • Disable 'show generic' devices option when there aren't any
  • Include torrent name in SSL certificate trust window
  • Changed %done torrents view item to excluded DND files
  • Improved error message on add-torrent fail to make the cause more obvious
  • Auto-open and scroll the details area on magnet add so user sees error messages
  • Extended update tracing for 64 bit windows SWT updates
  • OSX: Enable playing sound on completion
  • Replaced native OS tables with custom (faster, more control)
  • 'All' and 'Uncategorized' are now shown in Sidebar when categories in sidebar is enabled
  • Bugfixes:
  • Core:
  • Fixed I2P Proxy support and updated the plugin to fix issues with I2P network integration
  • Handle malformed XML entity escapes better
  • Support SSL certificate install for scrapes
  • Added code to detect potentially evil regex (
  • Fixed edge-case file rechecking issue with piece-reordering mode
  • Fixed ETA calc for Play-Now files in multi-file torrents
  • Avoid enumerating USB drives if we crashed doing so last time (happening with some encrypted volumes)
  • Handle existance of null entries in search template column maps
  • Secondary lookup service URL was wrong
  • Work around for torrents with illegal characters in file names
  • Work around for systems where ti is taking huge amounts of CPU to enumerate network interfaces (mainly due to masses of borked 6to4 adapters)
  • Handle malformed 'upload only' values that are appearing
  • Re-enable streaming of incomplete files
  • Only udp-probe the IP network
  • Handle truncated peer response from trackers
  • UI:
  • Update UI on subscription name change
  • Fixed null-pointer exception in remote pairing dialog
  • Roll up some of the device stats correctly when tree nodes not expanded
  • Fixed some forum links in the client
  • Ensure filter background is consistently drawn and reverify regex when switching modes
  • Double buffer All Transfer and Mini Bars to reduce flicker
  • Double buffer transfer-stats view
  • Re-enable the start/stop toolbar options for transcoding view
  • Disable toolbar icons correctly when no selection
  • Fix drag+drop behaviour onto Shares view
  • Fixed table row consistency issue when downloads rapidly removed and added
  • Fixed incorrect base-10 unit display
  • Fixed menu not showing on first right click on the Torrent Details sidebar entry
  • OSX: Fixed buttons in Column Setup not all being displayed
  • Plug:
  • Various minor fixes to mlDHT

New in version (December 28th, 2011)

  • New Features:
  • Core | Initial support for portable Windows Vuze installs (more info)
  • UI | Toggle Fullscreen mode using Command-Shift-F (Mac) or Control-Shift-F (Non-Mac)
  • UI | Added filter mode to files view
  • UI | Added text-alignment option to column setup
  • Corrected bugs:
  • Core | Fixed version server check protocol fallback bug
  • UI | Fixed image management resource leak

New in version (September 23rd, 2011)

  • New Features:
  • Device | Improved Device Playback support: improved compatibility and many new devices added
  • Changes:
  • Core | Moved some device detection code out of core
  • Plug | Removed IView, AbstractIView, SWTManager and other deprecated plugin APIs
  • Device | Button for "Do Not Transcode"
  • Device | Sidebar icon for devices that supply one
  • UI | Switched all views using IView to UISWTVIew
  • UI | Moved all non UI table refreshing code out of SWT thread (should result in faster UI)
  • Misc | Removed various left over and unused code (saved a measly 200k)

New in version (March 17th, 2011)

  • Changes:
  • UIv3 | Better messaging for Plus users on license expiry
  • UI | 50% faster table redraw on Windows when cell value changes
  • Corrected bugs:
  • UI | Fixed some dialogs that could open larger than the screen size

New in version (February 7th, 2011)

  • Feature:
  • Core | Relocate MOOV atoms to front of mp4 files for streaming
  • Core | Allow specification of IP address restriction for device content availability
  • Core | Grab entities from RSS feed if present
  • Plug | Rate limit download speeds when play-now active to avoid disk contention
  • UI | Add 'Play Now' column for streaming
  • Change:
  • UI | Added visual indication to first level menu for auto-device xcode selection
  • UI | Support drag-n-drop onto classic share view
  • Bugfix:
  • Core | Fix rare case where torrent at top of queue doesn't start & one later in the queue continues to download
  • Core | Fix case where certain non-ASCII chars were causing metasearch config bloat
  • Core | Fix incorrect handling of reload of upnpav plugin resulting in xcodes disappearing until restart
  • Plug | Restore AV 'scanning' spinner icon
  • UI | Fix missing columns in "New" view
  • UI | Fix drag indicator when prioritizing torrents in Library
  • UI | Fix case where certain non-ASCII categories were causing azureus.config to bloat
  • UI | Fix cases where Web Search wasn't opening results in external browser
  • UI | Fix incorrect toolbar selection when in files view
  • UI | Fix incorrect handing of devices set to 'never transcode'

New in version (January 17th, 2011)

  • New features:
  • Core | UDP NAT Test tool
  • Core | Added device export/import feature
  • Plug | uTP support
  • Plug | Streaming playback
  • Plug | Added simple HTML view and explicit download option to device RSS feed
  • UI | Add menu link from sidebar entries to plugin options where applicable
  • UI | Option for what happens when pressing delete key or tb delete in My Torrents/Library
  • UI | Allow dropping torrent URLs onto sidebar (to add torrent)
  • Changes:
  • Core | Prevent UDP scrape probes and DHT fallback scrape values from overriding more relevant values
  • Core | Added some more client type peer-id decodes
  • Core | Ensure piece picker file priorities take precedence over first/last piece
  • Core | Don't auto-xcode low noise torrents
  • Core | Propagate cookies across http->https redirects
  • Core | Various minor startup tweaks to increase startup performance
  • Plug | Bump up the DHT minimum supported version
  • Plug | Added option to force delayed restart on install
  • UI | Rate limit various update operations to improve performance
  • UI | Make tracker update button scrape torrents that are stopped
  • UI | Wire up play button to xcoded content
  • UI | Sidebar redesign
  • UI | Categories can now be shown in sidebar
  • UI | Filter text in Config view now gets highlighted
  • Bugs fixed:
  • Core | Fix poor perf with large peer connection count
  • Core | Pickup changes in transcode file categories
  • Core | Disable outbound UDP data connections if proxy set
  • Core | Fix reading some rare .torrent files with only UTF-8 keys
  • Core | Fix bug when loading multiple .torrent files at once when they have the same URL filename
  • Plug | Fixup names displayed during plugin load/init
  • UI | Prevent sources from being added multiple times

New in version (October 7th, 2010)

  • New features:
  • Core | Monitor available JVM memory and warn user if it is running out and auto increase (Windows only)
  • UI | Support opening .vuze files from URLs
  • UI | Allow setting of JVM direct memory max from UI (Windows only)
  • UI | Added 'protocol' column to peers view
  • UI | Expanded state of Sidebar entries are now remembered
  • UI | (Windows) Added Closeable Games sidebar entry
  • Changes:
  • Core | Changed the trigger for upload rate bias when unlimited upload and inactive downloads
  • Core | Permit export of all search templates
  • Core | Reduce debug messages for connection-refused type tracker errors
  • Core | Reduce version-check timeouts to prevent version server errors from adversely affecting Vuze
  • Core | Be more tolerant of large PEX messages as clients are sending valid exchanges that exceeded our old limits
  • Core | Improve detection of devices
  • Core | Report better error messages for failed plugin installs
  • Core | Add alert details to alert log
  • Core | Log plugin load-at-start state to diagnostics
  • UI | Better handling in in-client browser for search engines and (blocking) pop-ups
  • UI | Device status column now reports when a file is being copied to the device
  • Bugs fixed:
  • Core | Fixes to superseeding mode [thanks Mmore1q3]
  • Core | Fixed up disabling of UDP tracker protocol and added option to control UDP probing
  • Core | Fixed bug involving switching search template from manual to auto mode
  • Core | Immediately drop incoming connections for stopped downloads (they used to persist and timeout later)
  • Core | Fixed bug whereby add-for-seeding torrents with reorder-piece file mode and move-to dirs resulted in download being marked as incomplete
  • Core | OSX - handle UTF-8 BOM in plist
  • UI | Sort column editor available table correctly
  • UI | Fix case where sidebar doesn't display properly at startup
  • UI | Changing name of Device should now be remembered
  • * | Fix various Null Pointer Exceptions

New in version (September 1st, 2010)

  • New features:
  • Core | Allow multiple primordial UDP handlers
  • UI | Ability to auto-send crash logs
  • UI | Members of the Beta Program now get a Sidebar entry which will one day have useful beta information
  • Changes:
  • UI | Improved languages change detection so more of the text now shows in the new language (unfortunately not all)
  • UI | (Windows) Bigger click area around the "X" in the Library's filter box
  • UI | (Windows) Triple click in search box now selects all the text
  • UI | Replaced "Remove And.." menu tree from Library's content menu with "Remove..." entry that gives you the same options. Two related configs are in Options->Files->"File Deletion"
  • Bugs fixed:
  • Core | (Windows) Fix drive detection/removal when multiple drives get added/removed at once
  • Core | (Windows) Fix drive with letters D: H: L: P: T: X: not being detected when plugged in while Vuze was running
  • Core | Fixed some hard drives incorrectly being added as a Device and shown in the sidebar
  • Core | (OSX) Add additional (new?) crash log directory to crash log generator (
  • Core | (OSX) Fixed two cases where main window would not show after clicking the dock icon
  • Core | Don't open files with write-access unless required
  • Core | Ensure new profiles are picked up when xcode plugin reloads
  • Core | Correctly sequence plugin events to ensure that listeners see the correct plugin state
  • Core | Delete .vuze files when subscriptions are removed
  • UI | (*nix) Fix table cells not getting click events (affected triggering the "New" column's state)
  • UI | Fix case where scrolling right in a table view (Library) didn't draw the newly visible columns
  • UI | Fixed some cases where column re-ordering was not being remembered
  • UI | Fix Help->Check for Updates not notifying user there were no new updates found
  • UI | Fixed visual problems with Tracker Status column when "Don't Scrape Stopped" is enabled
  • UI | Fixed Queue and Stop not working on Torrent menu and right click of Sidebar's download's details item
  • UI | (OSX) Fixed bug where a false double click was registered when Vuze did not have the focus and you single clicked on a row in the Library
  • UI | Fixed subscription name and count on Sidebar not redrawing when either changes

New in version Beta (August 5th, 2010)

  • Feature:
  • Plug | Android Devices support
  • Change:
  • Core | Try alternative trackers when seeding and zero connected peers
  • Bugfix:
  • UI | Layout improvements in torrent Info view

New in version (May 10th, 2010)

  • Core | Fix PEX bug
  • Core | Fix "Error Running Veto Check" error
  • Core | (*nix) Fix client not launching after launched once
  • UI | Fix late-loading sidebar entries not auto-opening

New in version (May 6th, 2010)

  • Changes:
  • UI | (OSX) Prep client for SWT 3.6 (M7 and later)
  • UI | (OSX) Use Java calls for moveToTrash and showInFinder
  • UI | Double click in library view on incomplete downloads no longer invokes the launch manager for permission
  • Core | Added some new message types to help diagnose connection speed issues
  • Core | Removal of various useless debug generation
  • Core | Use UTF-8 for debug files
  • Corrected bugs:
  • Plug | If EMP is disabled fall back to default player
  • Core | Fix deadlock condition in devices view
  • Core | Prevent single key failure from exiting select result processing
  • Core | Fix deadlock when download stopped while move-on-complete in progress
  • Core | Various fixes to handle restarts with non-ascii user directory name
  • Core | Ensure plugin verification works with internationalised plugin dir name
  • UIvz | Fix bug where toolbar was hidden with no way of showing it
  • UIvz | Fix bug where DVD Burn sidebar entry would reappear after removing it and restarting
  • UIvz | When doubleclick in Library is set to show details, don't show AntiVirus warning
  • UIvz | Fix OSX case where client could not be started due to old SWT version
  • UIvz | Fix case where there was nothing downloading, but the download spinner in the sidebar was still present

New in version (April 11th, 2010)

  • New Features:
  • Core | Feature manager
  • Core | Added mechanism to add virtual devices
  • Core | On-demand media analysis
  • Core | Added a few hooks to ease third party use of code
  • Core | Added means to hook into content launch operations
  • Core | Allow devices to be specified as 'no xcode required'
  • Core | Added option to prevent IP filters being cleared on reload
  • Core | Re-attempt torrent download via magnet if possible
  • Plug | Added mechanism for a cache-plugin to reserve pieces for their cache-peer
  • Plug | Added mechanism for plugins to specify executable properties of installed files
  • Plug | Added method for testing if move-on-complete actions are active
  • UI | Toolbar support for selecting files in file-view
  • UI | Feature Manager UI
  • UI | Better Drag&Drop indication on sidebar
  • UI | Better pop-out/pop-up supression from Search Results pages
  • Changes:
  • Core | Added ability to add xcodes in stopped state
  • Core | When there's only one transcode profile available, don't allow user to make a (non-existant) choice
  • Core | Added country-code to version server response
  • Core | Don't push direct file reads through the file cache
  • Plug | Allow plugins to force their columns to be visible
  • Core | Allow the removal of transcode jobs to be vetoed
  • Core | Take USB detection off init thread in case it hangs
  • Core | Added download property to allow force and direct deletion to be specified
  • Core | Enforce update action ordering
  • Plug | Added swt info to update check to allow different plugin versions for different swt
  • UI | Limit max torrent file size to prevent bad behaviour when large files dropped onto UI
  • UI | Truncation percentages shown for xcode to avoid useless ".0"
  • UI | Restructure Sidebar/Tab system into a common MDI structure
  • UI | Some dialogs now switch Ok/Cancel to Cancel/Ok on OSX
  • Corrected bugs:
  • Core | Fix 'no space' display for offline downloaders
  • Core | Fixed opening torrent from Finder bug under OSX 10.4
  • Core | Magnet download of large torrent files speed up
  • Core | Resource downloader was firing complete events twice sometimes
  • Core | File channel support for 2GB+ files
  • Core | Update pending files in xcode view when files deletes
  • Core | Fix relayout bug in status bar
  • Core | Fix various places where linked files were being ignored
  • Core | Fix rare case where Donation window was popping up too often
  • Plug | Ensure that reloaded plugin's message resources are loaded
  • Plug | Ensure installation failures are reported
  • UI | Extend cell refresh logic to include those with refresh listeners
  • UI | Fix rare case where table sort order is incorrect after raid data updates
  • UI | Patch case where Vuze prevents Windows 7 from shutting down
  • UI | Fix buttons having ugly BG on Win7
  • UI | Fix some columns not showing up in "All Torrents" views
  • UI | Fix clipboard menu not working for some columns (Torrent Name Column)

New in version (January 26th, 2010)

  • New Features:
  • Core | Option to auto-start Vuze on login on Windows and OSX [Parg]
  • Core | Option to close Vuze when downloads/seeding complete [Parg]
  • Core | Sources details view and tracking enhancements [Parg]
  • Core | Option to automatically set upload slots and connections limits based on measured line speed [Parg]
  • Core | Added support for fast-allowed pieces [Parg]
  • Core | Extract downloaded values if returned by tracker [Parg]
  • Plug | Added auto-authorisation default to pairing enabled web plugins [Parg]
  • Core | Windows - added JVM max/min memory configuration to the options [Parg]
  • Core | Added support for webseeds in magnet links [Parg]
  • Core | Added support for less-verbose auto-full-update [Parg]
  • Core | Completed the 'pairing' feature [Parg]
  • UI | Added Pairing dialog [TuxPaper]
  • Changes:
  • Core | Added local network interfaces to pairing details [Parg]
  • Core | Drop the half-open TCP socket limits for Vista SP2+ and Windows 7 [Parg]
  • Core | Modify connection timeouts if sufficient peers available [Parg]
  • Core | Ignore HTTP seeds if we're seeding [Parg]
  • Core | Vary min requests when starting up [Parg]
  • Core | Changed metasearch default to auto=true [Parg]
  • Core | Default save directory for new installs switched from 'Azureus Downloads' to 'Vuze Downloads' [Parg]
  • Core | Auto-enable the 'connections per torrent when seeding' default and set to half the normal number of connections [The8472]
  • Core | When force-closing Vuze delete any outstanding updates to prevent them being applied [Parg]
  • Plug | Make WebPlugin configuration parameters amendable without requiring a Vuze restart [Parg]
  • UI | Added arrows to swarm view and differentiate unchokes/fast requests [Parg]
  • UI | Moved slideys that were System Notifications to statusbar [TuxPaper]
  • Corrected bugs:
  • Core | Fix remembering of auto-speed settings on restart [Parg]
  • Core | Fix initial storing of search engine rank bias [Parg]
  • Core | Fix LT Peer-Exchange bug [Parg]
  • Core | Remove HTTP seeds when stopping download [Parg]
  • UIvz | Fix list view modes (menu and button display) being grayed out when toolbar is in "No Text" mode [TuxPaper]
  • UI | Remove cached peers from swarm view on data source change [Parg]
  • UI | When upgrading SWT, dialog box now shows correct platform (Cocoa, Carbon) [TuxPaper]

New in version (November 20th, 2009)

  • New Features:
  • Core | Support per-url config for http seeds and max_speed setting
  • Plug | Start of a fallback magnet lookup service
  • UI | Clicking on dock icon always opens main window
  • Changes:
  • Core | Parse hex-encoded magnet URIs too
  • Core | Immediate-close option for tracker socket connections
  • Core | Return IP address instead of DNS names for external seeds
  • Core | Support more non-conformant RSS feed dates
  • Core | Auto-speed bias towards min ping times rather than pure average
  • Corrected bugs:
  • Core | Reverted socket handling to initial 1.6 fix status to fix with network binding/stall problems
  • Core | Added option to disable all IPv6 support and defaulted to 'disable' on OSX as some users experiencing crash when enabled
  • Plug | Don't cause all dht torrents to perform an 'announce' when 'pause-all' selected
  • Plug | Webplugin config section override was using the wrong variable prefix
  • UI | Fixed name column sort
  • UI | (OSX) Fixed opening .vuze files when client isn't running
  • UI | Fixed table view not loading (showing gray area) sometimes
  • UI | (Windows) "Open Containing Folder" in default "folder association" app
  • UI | (*nix) Fixed name column blanking
  • UI | (OSX) Fixed Password option hanging UI
  • UI | Fixed sidebar font sizes (mostly for *nix)
  • UI | (OSX) Opening .torrent file when "Add Silently" is enable should no longer activate the main window
  • UI | Fix losing cursor indication on Sashes (and other widgets)
  • UI | Sidebar now accepts dropping torrents

New in version (August 28th, 2009)

  • New Features:
  • Core | Drive Detection for Devices for OSX (for PSP devices)
  • Core | Factory option to allow switchable unchoke algorithms
  • Changes:
  • UI | Less CPU usage for Seeding Rules
  • Core | Only create the transcode directories when required
  • Core | Allow OSX platform component to be updated properly
  • Corrected bugs:
  • UI | Fixed Speedtest not working
  • UI | OSX 10.6 support (opening torrent from file)
  • Core | OSX 10.6 support (not getting data from connected peers)
  • Core | Fixed deadlock during UI initialisation

New in version (July 10th, 2009)

  • FEATURE: Core | Subscription options for auto-starting auto-downloads [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Support for sharing .vuze files [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Added support for adding categories to transcoded content [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Added default transcode dir option [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Support for keep-alive and more gzip on web contexts [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Added percentage complete and eta to content descriptor [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UIvz | UI displays while core initializes [TuxPaper]
  • FEATURE: Plug | Plugin interface to the search functionality [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Added another non-standard RSS date format [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Allow HTTP seeding for simple torrents without knowledge of file name [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Keep log files open rather than continually opening and closing them [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Improved reporting of 'no disk space' errors for FAT32 [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Improved logging performance [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Support for updated via installer as opposed to incremental updates [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Work around for broken socket handling on freebsd7.x [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Recover from borked transcode queue config [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fix xml stats export with undefined characters [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Support >2GB resource downloads [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fixed HTTP seeding when switching content on a keep-alive connection [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fix tracker announcer to pay attention to user options correctly [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Multi-file torrents were borked in content directory [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Set speeds in bits/sec when bits/sec display is selected [Parg]

New in version (April 10th, 2009)

  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix wrap on category buttons [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix rare case when last sash position in My Torrents wasn't being obeyed [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Remove device toolbar when device feature not avail [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fix hang on startup with some UPnP devices [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Plug | Force decode of HTTP headers to lowercase using ISO8859-1 charset to fix matching error in Turkish [Parg]

New in version (March 23rd, 2009)

  • FEATURE: Core | Devices [parg]
  • FEATURE: UIvz | UI for Devices panel, individual Device panel, Device chooser, and Device Profile Chooser [TuxPaper]
  • FEATURE: Plug | Transcoding [gudy,parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fix IP binding error when performing a NAT test under Vista [The 8472]
  • BUGFIX: UIvz | Fix some notifications not getting pulled [TuxPaper]

New in version (February 26th, 2009)

  • FEATURE: UI | Donation Window [TuxPaper]

New in version (February 5th, 2009)

  • FEATURE: UI | Config option for max stalled seeding torrents (was hardcoded in 4100) [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fix null-pointer-exception when initiasing old categorised shares [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Remove accidental invocation of the get-networks Vuze RPC when running in classic UI [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Remove null-pointer-exception in TCP connection manager [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fix subscription auto-download with sites where supplied referer caused error [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UIvz | Click area for Friend's "chat thought bubble" was wrong, preventing click to chat in some cases [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UIvz | Fix share of vuze content (users could only share non-vuze content) [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Column Setup visual fixes for gtk [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Revert category buttons to working state [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fixed memory leak in All-Peers view [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fixed resource disposal in config view causing some status bar icons to not draw [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: Core | Remove various debug-spew [Parg]

New in version (January 27th, 2009)

  • New features:
  • Core | New FP Ignore rule: Ignore 1st Priority after X hours of idle upload speed (default 24h)
  • Core | Support for loading torrents when the HTTP response is an error (like 404, 500) but the data is still a torrent
  • UIvz | Support multiple Content Networks [parg,tuxpaper]
  • UI | Experimental neuronal speed algorithm [Gudy]
  • UI | Added AS/ASN peer column
  • UI | Added properties view to buddies avatar widget
  • UI | Control+I in library to open torrent info (torrent details) page
  • Plug | Share categories with friends as subscriptions
  • Plug | Support table column removal
  • Plug | Added getComputerName method
  • Plug | Cache connected friend details for faster reconnect on startup
  • Changes:
  • Core | Pulled out Vuze related operations into ContentNetwork
  • Core | Go to CDP when torrent unauthorised if possible
  • Core | Added date field an modified case of response HTTP headers to improve behaviour of SSDP clients
  • Core | Limit # of stalled 'seeding' torrents to prevent cases where all completed torrents could start up
  • Core | Give stalled torrents a seeding rank handicap based on how long they've been stalled for
  • UI | (Memory) Images that are unused after 60 seconds are now disposed of
  • UI | Fixed regression of Auto Open Tabs not opening seeding torrents (Config option now split)
  • UI | Bring back classic-share menu for non-basic mode users
  • Bugs fixed:
  • Core | Setting files as do-not-download was deleting files
  • Core | IPv6 compact tracker support
  • Core | Fix possible deadlock in generic connection handling
  • Core | Disable if-modified logic when editting RSS search templates to allow retrieval of results
  • Core | Clear down TLS stuff to reduce memory usage when plugins unloaded
  • UI | Fixed rare case where table rows would display blank
  • UI | Fixed 'close all details' in classic UI
  • UI | Prevent constuction of mytorrents context menu from flipping download stats
  • UI | Fix cursor transition in table cell
  • UI | Fix incorrect handling of weak references for UI views that resulted in them never being released
  • Plug | Various fixes to correctly release unloaded plugin resources

New in version (November 21st, 2008)

  • New features:
  • UIvz | Ability to change List modes in View menu
  • UI | Added a 'mark all results unread' menu item
  • UI | Added specification of data save directory to config wizard
  • Core | Added subscription support to customisations
  • Core | Added an 'azplug' URL protocol to allow plugins to handle URLs
  • Core | Allow subscriptions to handle azplug protocols thus allowing plugins to be the source of subscription content
  • Core | Allow magnet links in search results
  • Changed:
  • UIvz | Deleting via toolbar now lets you apply action to all selected entries
  • UIvz | Search bar shrinks a bit when there's not enough width to display all toolbar buttons
  • UI | Date Column auto-sizer now shows day of month (mm/dd) instead of year (yy/mm) when column is small
  • Core | Only show feed errors after 3 consecutive fails to avoid distracting transient errors
  • Core | Add asset hash to subscriptions and auto-associate existing content on subscribe if avail
  • Core | Various performance improvements
  • Core | Modify DHT size calc algorithm to take account of firewalled contact
  • Plug | Assume buddies support chat
  • Bugs fixed:
  • UIvz | "Mark All Watched" now only affects completed content (which is also what Unwatched only shows)
  • UIvz | Fix Global Rating column not sorting properly
  • UIvz | (Mac) Fixed closing sidebar entries sometimes showing a blank area instead of selecting a new sidebar entry
  • UIvz | Fixed bug where "My Library" info bar displayed on Downloading sidebar entry
  • UIvz | Fix some notification entries losing their related avatar image
  • UIvz | Log View's "Show Config" button wasn't going to proper config section
  • UIvz | Fix default visible columns, order, and sort column for new installs for "Advanced" library Lists
  • UI | "Show Time" state on date columns now remembered accross sessions
  • UI | Fix "Pieces" column in Library view not updating unless you clicked it
  • UI | Info tab in Torrent Details now displays more columns that it couldn't before (like share ratio)
  • UI | Localize the date in the subscription view correctly
  • Core | Synchonize access to file operations so that an close op can't be interleaved with file facade switching and bork disk channel operation
  • Core | Filter out duplicate skew reports to get more accurate figures
  • Core | Avoid NPE in chat when buddy unauthorised
  • Core | Preserve argument case in magnet link operations
  • Core | Fix mem leak when DHT router IP changed
  • Plug | Use UTF-8 when decoding plugin descriptions

New in version (October 25th, 2008)

  • FEATURE: UIvz | Added column to detail the linkage between content and associated subscription, where present [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UIvz | Simple view menu
  • CHANGE: Core | Remove restriction on uniqueness of subscriptions names [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Add popularity to subscription properties and size better [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Impose lower limits on download and upload when auto-speed running [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Reduce subscription publication concurrency [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Reduce acceptance of inaccurate DHT store operations [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Auto-download content when marked as unread in an auto-download enabled subscription [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UIvz | Image on left of search box now activates search when clicked [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: UIvz | Toolbar's "Show Text" state now remembered across sessions [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: UIvz | Classic users upgrading via the installer will start up in My Library in "small" mode (classic My Torrents View). Previously, only "Advanced UI" users got this. [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: UIvz | If you hold the mouse down for a period of time on Up and Down toolbar items, it will move the selected items to the top/bottom (this was present in 4000, but now the tooltip says it) [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: UIvz | Added tooltip to subscription wizard to show more details on subscription [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UIvz | Drop into edit mode after creating an RSS subscription [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UIvz | Reduce size shown for downloads to 3 digits max for subscriptions and searches [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UIVz | In Library view fix sort so 'new' entries do sort to top [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Plug | Reduce derived tracker targets by raising swarm size limits [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fix auto-subscription of DHT located singleton subscriptions [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Subscription to already cached, unsubscribed subscriptions wasn't working [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fix 100% CPU problem due to unsafe HashSet modification [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Remove duplicate results from subscriptions [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Report subscription creation errors to user [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | If a subscription was deleted which being processed it used to report errors [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Set subscription popularity on selection [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UIvz | Fixed missing of all incomplete-specific and complete-specific torrent columns in My Library in "big" mode [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UIvz | If you previously chose top bar to be visible, and you aren't in advanced user mode, there was no way to remove top bar. Fixed by not showing top bar in non-advanced user mode [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UIvz | Fixed sidebar sash disappearing when moving beyond minimum size [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UIvz | Fixed "Close All Details" menu item always being disabled [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UIvz | Fixed extremely slow Library view when one column was animating [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Table cells with cutoff text should show tooltip now [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fixed copying cell's text to clipboard [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Info tab in Torrent Details now displays some columns that it couldn't before [TuxPaper]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Clear log view widgets when not visible to reduce memory [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: UI | Fix sub tabs in Torrent Details view not remembering their view after restoring from min. state [TuxPaper]

New in version (October 15th, 2008)

  • FEATURE: Core | Async request processing for non-blocking tracker [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Support HTTP redirects between http/https protocols in resource downloader [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Add content to UPnP authentication dialogs [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Support PList mods for app registration on OSX [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Added http auth helper to support authenticated search templates/subscriptions [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Fix built in RSS feed parser to handle Atom feeds [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | RSS based search templates [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Light weight seeds to allow seeding of simple content such as subscriptions [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Subscriptions [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Added a 'prefer UDP connections' option [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Config options for max queued outgoing connections [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Support dht:// URL protocol [Parg]
  • FEATURE: Core | Advanced options for specifying TCP select timeouts [Parg]
  • FEATURE: UI | Added "Column Setup" icon to the iconbar [amc1]
  • FEATURE: UI | New console command - "plugin". Displays plugin information and can toggle startup status [amc1]
  • FEATURE: UI | Console command "show" can now filter to list only torrents which are transferring [amc1]
  • FEATURE: UIv3 | SideBar (F7 to Hide/Show) [TuxPaper]
  • FEATURE: UIv3 | New ToolBar with hideable text [TuxPaper]
  • FEATURE: UIv3 | Library now has Large and Small view modes. Small view mode is classic My Torrents [TuxPaper]
  • FEATURE: Plug | Added option to remove originators IP address from stored values [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Improve app startup time [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Make full name and namespace URI available to simple XML parser users [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Core | Improved handling of mixed IPv4 and IPv6 bindings [The 8472]
  • CHANGE: Core | New option to refresh UPnP mappings when we become firewalled [amc1]
  • CHANGE: UI | Improve performance with single data source dispatch aggregator [Parg]
  • CHANGE: UI | Debug messages are no longer displayed by default when running the console UI [amc1]
  • CHANGE: UI | The comment icon column now displays a blank icon if there is no comment (rather than no icon) [amc1]
  • CHANGE: UI | Delete priority is now properly reflected in the Priority column [The 8472]
  • CHANGE: UIv3 | Faster Startup [parg,TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: UIv3 | Reduced UI memory footprint [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: UIv3 | Friends moved to the bottom of the sidebar [Khai]
  • CHANGE: UIv3 | All table views (Library, Notifications) now use native table widget [TuxPaper]
  • CHANGE: Plug | Essential plugins are now automatically re-enabled if previously disabled by user [amc1]
  • - the "Start / Stop Rules" plugin was disabled by users in the past, this was causing torrents to be stuck in "waiting" state
  • CHANGE: Plug | New command line option - "azureus.safemode", to disable lots of functionality when debugging problems [amc1]
  • CHANGE: Plug | Client ID plugin is removed [amc1]
  • CHANGE: Plug | New command line option - "azureus.loadplugins", to skip plugins being loaded at startup [amc1]
  • CHANGE: Plug | Accept store operations from furher away contacts to decrease store fails [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Plug | Evict contacts sooner from DHT router to improve liveness [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Plug | Delay DHT task init to save memory [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Plug | Finer-mesh for DHT network position derived tracking [Parg]
  • CHANGE: Plug | De-prioritise DHT tracker put ops [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fixed problem on Vista where "Failed to establish listen on port UDP:xxxxx" errors may be reported [parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Treat any address binds as no bind IP when rewriting URLs [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Added third party impressions urls for torrent ads [JR]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fix timer cancellation behaviour [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fixed DND deleting files in single-file torrents [The 8472]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fixed occasional deadlocks on startup under linux [The 8472]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fixed rare situation where user was prompted for authentication to connect to trackers which didn't need it [amc1]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Made the load and unload buttons on the plugin page behave properly [amc1]
  • BUGFIX: Core | Fixed problem where queueing rules do not enter "seeding-only" mode when there are queued downloads [amc1]
  • BUGFIX: Plug | DHT storage manager key removal fix [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Plug | Various fixes to avoid DHT running out of control under extreme diversifications
  • BUGFIX: Plug | Fix magnet download timeouts [Parg]
  • BUGFIX; Plug | Fix DHT operation timeout bug introduced when moving to async exec [Parg]
  • BUGFIX: Plug | Limit buddy reconnect to avoid thrashing [Parg]