Deluge is a customizable, lean and powerful torrent client, owing to its extendable via plug-ins, enabling the user to effectively build their own personalized version of Deluge. The best aspect of the application is its highly customizable plugins that can be used to add all kinds and sorts of features to the program and there are both third party and official options made available to choose from, inclusive of browser plugins for Firefox and Chrome.
The current list of plug-ins includes –
A scheduler which limits the Deluge bandwidth in accordance to the schedule, a Label that allocates labels for custom action to the torrents, an extractor which extracts the completed files, a block list plug-in to import and download the IP addresses blocklists, an auto add which provides support for multiple watch folder, a notification alarming the users in regards to a new email or of pop ups in the form of a blink and sound notification as well, and a WEBUI which initiates the interaction between the user and the software running on the Web page within Deluge.
The Browser plugins for Chrome consists of DelugeSiphon and Deluge Remote and For Firefox comprises of BitTorrent WebUI+ and WebUI Quick Add Torrent.
The development team of Deluge includes Bendik (bendikro), Calum Lind (cas), and Andrew Resch (andar).
The project goals of Deluge strive to let every feature be complimented with an extensive set of tests. Deluge aims to be light-weight, provide an extended functionality through plug-ins, and provide a GTK+ desktop client and a console client that can be used on most of the major platforms, and use a split core and ui architecture to provide a core daemon which can be connected by all the clients.
As a user, if your requirements are simple, a standard installation will cover all the essentials. The user gets everything required for everyday torrenting like torrent and magnet like support, web seeding, UPnP, per-torrent, and global speed limiting. An active online forum is also made available to exchange ideas with the other users as well as the developers of Deluge.
Deluge has been around for quite a long time and resembles uTorrent without the hassle of an unwanted software, manually adds alphabetical downloading, adjusts the speed according to the network conditions, schedules everything, moves the downloaded files to specific directories in accordance to its types, create pretty graphs, integrates with Firefox and Chrome and Batch rename downloads.
You can download the Deluge program from the official website here.
You can download the Deluge program from an external website here.
You can be a part of the Deluge BitTorrent Project on the Deluge Forum here.
You can access the Plugins available for the Deluge program here.
You can access the User Guide for the Deluge program here.