BITCOMET CHANGELOG

v1.44 2016.11.11
GUI Bugfix: dialog layout mistake in high-DPI monitor
GUI Bugfix: the columu width of some list not saved properly
v1.43 2016.10.19
GUI Bugfix: the setting of download part of files in torrent may lost after BitComet restart
GUI Bugfix: fix icon display in high-DPI monitor
v1.42 2016.07.04
GUI Improved: improve support for high-DPI monitor
v1.41 2016.05.25
GUI Improved: display Batch Download window when open multiple torrent files in File Explorer
GUI Improved: merge 32bit/64bit editions into one install package
Core Improve: increase default disk cache limit from 50 MB to half of total momory, up to 1GB
Core Improve: add peer software version recognization
v1.40 2015.09.06
GUI Improved: support Windows 10
GUI Bugfix: Torrent make dialog not displayed when drag-n-drop files to the web-view pane in main window
Core Bugfix: when delete download task and its files together, sometimes certain sub-directories are not removed
v1.39 2015.06.29
GUI Bugfix: fix the expired code signing certificate
v1.38 2015.03.30
GUI Improved: add open-folder button in download finish pop-up window
GUI Improved: display download speed and progress together when floating window re-sized large enough
GUI Improved: change the option of auto-stop seeding time from minutes to day-hour-minute
GUI Bugfix: fix the floating window display problem when using multiple monitors
Core Improve: improve file read/write performance, reduce UI stuck
Core Improve: support ReFS disk volume
Core Improve: support Chrome browser extension
Core Bugfix: the minimize value of network.max_connecting_connections in advanced options changed to 8
Core Bugfix: fix bugs in IE extension
v1.37 2013.12.31
GUI Improved: add download speed/progress graph in task summary pane
GUI Improved: add download size in total, upload size in total, torrent create time in task list, hidden by default
GUI Improved: display new finished tasks in bold
GUI Improved: display proxy server connection errors in task log
GUI Improved: after hash checking, mark the banned and removed files in piece map as empty
GUI Improved: improve the operation of open file, open folder and invoke anti-virus software, avoid UI not response
GUI Improved: add new language: Kurdish
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug of missing file extension name when start download by Magnet URI
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug of not keeping selection state when switch between task list and torrent exchange list
GUI Bugfix: install package supports Windows 8.1
Core Improve: improve Firefox extension to support multiple Firefox versions
Core Bugfix: fix the bug in Firefox extension that unable to start BitComet from Save As dialog
Core Bugfix: fix the bug of the save folder of HTTP/FTP file is not set to the desired one from remote download webpage
v1.36 2013.5.2
GUI Bugfix: program crash occasionally when delete task
Core Improve: support Firefox 20
v1.35 2013.2.19
GUI Improved: show the "Saving data" tip when shut down computer while BitComet running (Vista or later)
GUI Improved: max seeding time changes from 1000min to 99999min. max share ratio changes from 2000% to 9999%
GUI Improved: do not show right-bottom corner popup tips by default
GUI Improved: changes some text in UI
Core Improve: support Firefox 18
Other Change: switch to new translation site: www.bbcomet.com
v1.34 2012.9.18
GUI Improved: improve Remote Download web page
GUI Bugfix: the torrent file creation time in UTC is not displayed correctly
GUI Bugfix: support jump list of taskbar in Windows 8
Core Improve: support Firefox 15
Core Improve: add queuing state to VIP Acceleration, which can be canceled anytime while queuing or preparing.
Core Bugfix: cannot finish hash check for torrents with 16MB piece size
Core Bugfix: the proxy settings cannot be saved when the IE proxy setting is empty
v1.33 2012.7.31
GUI Improved: update comment info in torrent list when torrent comment page loaded
GUI Improved: remember export folder when selecting multiple tasks to save torrent files
GUI Improved: store the settings of Socks and HTTP proxy server separately
GUI Bugfix: after clear all in Torrent Collection list, the corresponding number in left Fav bar not cleared
GUI Bugfix: remove the space at the beginning of the first column in each line of Tracker list
GUI Bugfix: in BitTorrent task properties dialog, the selection size is always 0 when the folder collapsed
GUI Bugfix: certain language names displayed in Tools menu incorrectly
GUI Bugfix: using Tab key to navigate among panels of main window
Core Improve: support Firefox 14
Core Bugfix: program crashes when connect to proxy server with authentication info
v1.32 2012.3.13
GUI Improved: improve the snapshot icon display in task list
GUI Improved: when resize the main window, keep the width of left fav bar unchanged
GUI Improved: when load a URL list file to do a batch download, show a message if duplicated URLs detected
GUI Bugfix: after sort task list, the sort state will not be restored when program restart
GUI Bugfix: when download a Magnet URI, the default save folder is not filled in the new task dialog
GUI Bugfix: when multiple URL links are selected in IE9 web page, they cannot be drag&drop to the floating window
GUI Bugfix: the sort state of task list will be broken when modify the task filter
GUI Bugfix: if the multiple-monitor configuration of Windows changed during program running, some dialog will be displayed in invalid position
GUI Bugfix: when multiple tasks are selected, the refresh of task number in status bar will flicker
GUI Bugfix: fix the program icon of 256x256
Core Improve: support Firefox 10
Core Bugfix: program may crash if failed to load detail file of any task
v1.31 2011.12.12
GUI Improved: save the heights of task list pane and Torrent History pane separately
GUI Improved: keep the tasks which occur downloading error together when sort task list by state
GUI Improved: add confirm dialog when restore the display of hidden torrents in Peer Share list
GUI Bugfix: Auto-Shutdown at specified time does not work
GUI Bugfix: open URL using system default browser instead of IE
GUI Bugfix: torrent file icon should not use the program icon
GUI Bugfix: when adding new Torrent, all files will be downloaded instead of only selected
GUI Bugfix: task position in the task list should not be changed when press Home/End
GUI Bugfix: the setting of View - Task list - Show filter does not work when program starts
Core Bugfix: handle torrent file not using UTF-8 encoding
v1.30 2011.11.11
GUI Improved: cleaned up and improved a lot of code, reduce program size
GUI Improved: add VIP download list button in task list toolbar
GUI Improved: do not allow hide the title column of task list
GUI Improved: new command in View menu: Find Task (Ctrl+F)
GUI Improved: switch file list to Simple List or Tree List, from context menu
GUI Improved: display the tree list of files correctly when the files in Torrent are not sorted by directories
Core Improve: support Firefox 7
Core Improve: the file size limit of Torrent changed to 10MB
Core Improve: support torrents whose piece size is not the integral multiple of 16 KB
v1.29 2011.09.23
GUI Improved: display prompt message when UI no response while writing piece_part file
GUI Improved: new option in advance page of BitTorrent task properties dialog: Bypass task seeding rules, keeps active
GUI Improved: change the health value of task displayed on the right of availability graph in task summary to the availability value
GUI Improved: display the download size/rate from VIP Acceleration in the tooltip of task summary
GUI Improved: after click the prompt balloon of task finish, the corresponding task will be highlighted in the list
GUI Bugfix: task list failed to sort by download/upload size
GUI Bugfix: tracker setting not saved after remove a tracker from the context menu of tracker list
Core Improve: Web seeding supports HTTP servers which do not accept range request
Core Improve: improve connection request algorithm, decrease unnecessary connection number
Core Improve: disable eMule plugin for Anonymous Download
Core Improve: support Firefox 6
Core Bugfix: BitTorrent download containing too many files can not launch VIP Acceleration
Core Bugfix: failed to auto-shutdown after all download finished if any queued seeding task exists
v1.28 2011.06.28
GUI Improved: move VIP Acceleration window into BitTorrent task properties dialog
GUI Improved: new option in VIP Acceleration tab of BitTorrent task properties dialog: Anonymous Download
GUI Improved: add Anonymous Download state to VIP icon in task list
GUI Improved: bookmark list in left favorites bar recovered
GUI Improved: remember the position and size of task properties dialog
GUI Improved: add Folder and Private columns in task list, hidden by default
GUI Improved: display a balloon tip when accessing network share folder leads to UI no response
GUI Improved: 32/64 bit editions use separate install packages
GUI Improved: auto update identify 32/64 bit editions correctly
GUI Improved: the language list uses the language names provided by Windows
GUI Improved: add icons to the main menu and context menu of floating window
GUI Improved: display a balloon tip when launch a new instance of BitComet while another is exiting
GUI Improved: the default action of minimize button of main window changed to minimize to task bar under Win 7
GUI Improved: remove the AutoRefresh option in Torrent Collection toolbar. new torrents are appended to the bottom directly
GUI Improved: when the display number of Torrent Collection list reaches max value, a info bar will be displayed
GUI Improved: add Remove command to Torrent Collection list
GUI Improved: decrease start-up delay of Torrent Collection by loading torrents information asynchronously
GUI Improved: display a balloon tip when sorting the list of Torrent Collection leads to UI no response
GUI Improved: add a icon for "Properties" in the context menu of task list
GUI Improved: improve the thumbnail task list for system tray icon and floating window when mouse hovering
GUI Improved: add "reset to default layout" the context menu of detailed tabs of Torrent Share and Torrent History
GUI Improved: the option of "show detailed info" in View menu works for Torrent Share and Torrent History
GUI Improved: display free memory of BitComet process in Statistics pane
GUI Bugfix: disable task operation buttons in toolbar when display VIP download list
GUI Bugfix: the setting of show toolbar and show status bar in View menu not remembered
GUI Bugfix: failed to read cookie from Firefox 4 when add HTTP download
GUI Bugfix: support saving files larger than 4G in volume of HFS+/HFSJ/HFSX
GUI Bugfix: v1.27 failed to start under Win2000
GUI Bugfix: the text of weekday in Schedule setting page misplace in certain display setting condition
GUI Bugfix: batch adding torrents have Chinese file name will fail under English Windows XP
Core Improve: support Anonymous Download for tasks enabled VIP Acceleration, preventing any direct connection to trackers or BitTorrent peers
Core Improve: update BitTorrent client identification code
Core Bugfix: memory access violation leading to program crash
v1.27 2011.04.22
GUI Improved: display Batch Download window when drag&drop multiple torrent files to main window or floating window
GUI Improved: remove the drop-down menu from the delete button in toolbar of Torrent History or Torrent Share list
GUI Improved: add "Show Detailed Info" option in View menu
GUI Improved: new setting in option dialog: add to Torrent Share when opening torrent
GUI Improved: display translation text of "Day" and "Hour" in task left time
GUI Improved: display recovered and dropped data size by hash-checking in task log list
GUI Improved: display used memory size in Statistics pane
GUI Improved: new setting in Advanced Option page: max number of UDP packets sent per second
GUI Improved: display upload/download speed in the left of main window's title bar
GUI Improved: display more accurate error info when opening Magnet URI of unsupported types
GUI Improved: display preview window of task downloading progress when mouse hovers on floating window or system tray icon
GUI Improved: display Batch Download window when open multiple torrent files from File menu
GUI Improved: display confirm window if tasks need hash-check when started
GUI Improved: add new global option: display hash-check confirm window
GUI Improved: enhance video file capture ability of Firefox extension
GUI Improved: max cache size in global options page up to 16 GB under 64-bit system
GUI Improved: display download/upload size of this session in Statistics pane
GUI Improved: drop-down menu of remove button in toolbar is removed. click remove button with shift key can remove download task and files together
GUI Improved: decrease the context menu level of floating window and system tray icon
GUI Improved: available space can be displayed correctly even if the save folder is a symbol link to other volume
GUI Improved: improve the crash report program
GUI Improved: new task list of VIP Downloads
GUI Improved: "delete task and files" removed from task context menu. click "delete task" menu command with shift key to delete download task and files together.
GUI Improved: support context menu of IE 9 to download using BitComet
GUI Improved: modify the size of BT task properties dialog, compatible with 1024x600 resolution
GUI Improved: display navigation pane of Windows Explorer when open task download folder under Windows XP
GUI Improved: the text of task status in summary pane can't be displayed completely when it's too long
GUI Improved: new button in toolbar: add Magnet URI
GUI Improved: BitComet video download extension for Firefox supports Firefox 4
GUI Improved: BitComet plugin for Firefox supports Firefox 4
GUI Improved: un-installation program will notify running BitComet to exit
GUI Changed: update check for popular software removed totally
GUI Changed: remove the "Don't show again" option in task remove confirm window
GUI Bugfix: "Open Forum" button in toolbar become invalid when file list is showing
GUI Bugfix: after remote connection established, the network status light turns green, but the tooltip of the light and the listening port status in Statistics pane not refreshed
GUI Bugfix: in v1.26, certain settings in Proxy page can't be saved
GUI Bugfix: in v1.26, unable to create new tag from Task Tag option page
GUI Bugfix: in v1.26, the seed number not displayed in task summary pane
GUI Bugfix: the option "add to Torrent Share when opening torrent" doesn't work
GUI Bugfix: when mouse hovers on the system tray icon, the preview window of task downloading progress displayed in incorrect position
GUI Bugfix: the detail info windows of download/upload size in task summary pane couldn't be able to shown up after program running for a long time
GUI Bugfix: the task state icon displayed as warning if only download part of files of a BitTorrent and choose "Download Later"
GUI Bugfix: after increase text size of Windows (DPI setting), the layouts of certain windows went wrong
GUI Bugfix: the function of shutdown computer after all task download finished ignores tasks in queue
Core Improve: native support for 64-bit system
Core Improve: read file in working thread after disk cache of BitComet used up, to avoid UI responding slowly while high-speed seeding
Core Improve: slow down download speed when disk writing speed can not catch up, to avoid UI responding slowly while high-speed downloading
Core Improve: improve uploading queue handing, to boost uploading speed in LAN
Core Improve: if the the download drive not accessible when task starts, hash-check will be skipped to avoid download progress be reset
Core Bugfix: stop and restart BT task containing 0 size files will lead to unnecessary hash-checking
Core Bugfix: drop incoming peers whose listening port is unknown when their connection disconnected
Core Bugfix: files not closed after task stopped as disk space full, making those files locked for moving or removing
Core Bugfix: if only select part of files in a BitTorrent download, the task progress may fall back after hash-checking
Core Bugfix: when the setting of allocate space before downloading enabled, only the space of the first 50 files is allocated
Core Bugfix: if the save folder is a junction of directory, the download will fail
Core Bugfix: download rate limit for single BT task not applied to downloading from Long-Term Seeds
v1.26 2011.01.27
GUI Improved: improve text information displayed in VIP acceleration dialog
GUI Improved: improve progress bar of disk space in task properties dialog
GUI Improved: new setting in advanced option page to enable/disable auto hash check after downloaded file changed
GUI Improved: new setting in advanced option page to enable/disable disk boost service (only Vista and later)
GUI Improved: display the status of disk boost service in statistical tab (only Vista and later)
GUI Improved: tasks in queue will be displayed in Active task list
GUI Improved: improve re-connection timers displayed in tracker list
GUI Improved: do not display torrent downloading prompt dialog when open a magnet link
GUI Improved: improve GUI font when choosing Traditional Chinese in non-Traditional Chinese Windows
GUI Improved: simplify torrent status icon in torrent history and torrent share list
GUI Improved: do not fix the width of date column in torrent history and torrent share list
GUI Improved: improve display refreshing code of torrent history and torrent share list, reduce CPU usage
GUI Improved: display the default command in context menu of torrent history and torrent share list as bold
GUI Improved: new command in context menu of Torrent Collect list: Add to Torrent Share
GUI Improved: add openbittorrent and publicbt as default trackers when creating torrents
GUI Improved: green light appears after incoming connection established from a remote peer
GUI Improved: add large icon of 256*256 for Vista/Win7
GUI Improved: add new column to Torrent History list: private torrent
GUI Improved: do not lock the width of preview column in task list
GUI Improved: display total download time in task summary tab
GUI Improved: display the number of days in case of downloading left time is more than 24 hours
GUI Improved: check downloaded files at program startup, and display warning icon on task if file missing. It can be disabled in advanced option page.
GUI Changed: Long-Time Seeding renamed to Long-Term Seeding
GUI Bugfix: the downloaded size in task statistical dialog when selecting multiple tasks is invalid
GUI Bugfix: when mouse cursor hovering on system tray icon in XP, the task running info balloon can not be shown
GUI Bugfix: the delete button in toolbar grayed out when pressing Ctrl to select multiple items in Torrent History and Torrent Share
GUI Bugfix: in the global option dialog, the max value of cache size for each connection of HTTP download should be 2MB
GUI Bugfix: after torrent downloaded for Magnet URI, the hidden options in advanced page of task properties dialog is not shown right away
GUI Bugfix: the error message of failure to listen on UDP port is not accurate
Core Improve: using disk boost service to create large files when start downloading, to speed up disk operation, avoid UI no response (only Vista and later)
Core Improve: improve kernel to reduce CPU usage for UI refreshing when downloading BitTorrent task
Core Improve: connect to one only tracker at a time when downloading private torrent, and clear all peers when switching tracker
Core Improve: improve crash report program
Core Improve: improve transport interval of peer exchange
Core Improve: use worker thread to process socket message, thereby reduce message handling in UI thread
Core Bugfix: do not connect to tracker when remove a tracker from tracker list (thanks to kluelos)
Core Bugfix: when listening port disabled in option dialog, program will dead-loop when exit
v1.25 2010.12.08
GUI Improved: new global option: customize actions of mouse double-click on task list
GUI Improved: show log of trackers from tracker list
GUI Improved: display progress bar of disk space in task properties dialog
GUI Improved: add Torrent History button to toolbar of task list
GUI Improved: add task list button to toolbars of Torrent History ad Torrent Share
GUI Improved: remember sort state of task list after program restart
GUI Improved: new icon for Torrent History
GUI Improved: VIP Acceleration can be canceled if a task can not complete for a long time
GUI Bugfix: UNC path can not be set as default download folder in option dialog
Core Bugfix: improve kernel stability
Core Bugfix: improve stability of BHO
v1.24 2010.11.11
GUI Improved: add "VIP Accelerate" for BitTorrent download, enable from the VIP icon in task list
GUI Improved: new global settings: move downloaded files to specified folder after task finished
GUI Improved: add task filter on the top of task list, filter tasks by states, tags and keywords
GUI Improved: move task tag list from the favorites bar at left to the task filter bar above task list
GUI Improved: add keyboard shortcut Ctrl+F to find task
GUI Improved: show batch download dialog when open multiple magnet links using Ctrl+U
GUI Improved: change the text of preview/open in task list to icon
GUI Improved: remove the upper limit of the peer number displayed in peer list of BitTorrent task and display all
GUI Improved: display a yellow warning icon for tasks that failed to move/rename files after download finished
GUI Improved: improve the "Search ED2K links" dialog launched from the file list of BitTorrent task
GUI Improved: add thumbnail picture for task bar button in Windows 7, to display downloading task information
GUI Improved: display download progress on task bar button in Windows 7
GUI Improved: add frequent used operations to context menu of task bar button in Windows 7
GUI Improved: new global settings to specify main window action when program starts, minimized or closed
GUI Improved: new option for auto-shutdown, to action once or forever
GUI Improved: OpenDir, Properties and Delete buttons in toolbar available when switched to Torrent History list
Core Improve: support "VIP Accelerate" for BitTorrent download
Core Improve: keep original creator name of torrent file when save torrent as
Core Bugfix: connect to peers returned from DHT network using encryption protocol by force (thanks to Ori)
Core Bugfix: VideoSnapshot.exe can not exit normally when processing abnormal video files
Core Bugfix: change the limit of disk cache up to 2GB
v1.23 2010.08.31
GUI Improved: add Summary tab to Torrent History and Torrent Share list
GUI Improved: open Torrent from URL dialog supports multiple URLs
GUI Improved: export all torrents in one time by selecting multiple tasks in task list, Torrent History or Torrent Share list
GUI Improved: display "click to add" in file list when BitTorrent task missing ED2K links
GUI Improved: add Snapshot and Comment tab to Torrent History and Torrent Share list
GUI Improved: new command in context menu of Torrent History: "add to task list"
GUI Improved: support import unfinished download files with any extension name
GUI Improved: new advanced option: allow preview program to open files of any type from file list (thanks to greywizard)
GUI Improved: enhance video file capture ability of Firefox extension
GUI Change: CometPassport renamed to CometID
GUI Bugfix: percent of score bar for CometID level up displays invalid for level 50+ (v1.22)
GUI Bugfix: after modifying save path in task properties dialog and selecting moving files, the downloaded files are copied to new folder, not moved
GUI Bugfix: no beeps after download completed (v1.22)
GUI Bugfix: after changing torrent file encoding in task properties dialog, the task name in Torrent History is not refreshed
GUI Bugfix: cannot send crash report under XP
GUI Bugfix: after switched to Torrent History, some buttons in toolbar should disabled
Core Improve: supports HTTP 301/302 redirecting for Web Seed
Core Improve: eMule plugin Xtreme Mod upgraded to v8.0 (eMule v0.50a)
Core Improve: after error code received from Tracker, increase retry interval and re-connect later
Core Improve: increase priority of HTTP tracker connection
Core Improve: improve piece request algorithm for BitTorrent task, reduce CPU usage
Core Bugfix: if BitTorrent task containing multiple files, multiple eMule plugin will be launched incorrectly(v0.50a)
Core Bugfix: failed to generate Crash Report in Vista/Win7 (v1.22)
Core Bugfix: upload task number limit works incorrectly when there are any task whose torrent not downloaded yet
Core Bugfix: perform hash-check if file changed or missing when start BitTorrent task
Core Bugfix: FTP download did not handle the error of disconnect by server unexpectedly
Core Bugfix: FTP download failed to resume download from certain FTP servers
Core Bugfix: fix DNS query function
v1.22 2010.06.30
GUI Improved: improve IE context menu display effect under Vista/Win7
GUI Bugfix: tab key response incorrectly in Torrent Maker dialog
Core Improve: improve compatibility of UDP transmission modular with third-party software
Core Improve: eMule plugin upgraded to v0.50a
Core Bugfix: failed to fetch cookie info from Firefox 3.0 and above when HTTP downloading
Core Bugfix: failed to save DHT nodes file when program exiting in some situation
Core Bugfix: fix DNS query function
Core Improve: do not reset task progress to 0% when disk drive inaccessible(e.g. flash disk unplugged)
Core Bugfix: fail to save task list when use_app_data == false under Vista/win7 (v1.21)
Core Bugfix: improve kernel stability
v1.21 2010.05.28
GUI Improved: support open magnet URI with multiple tracker parameters
GUI Improved: include multiple tracker parameters when copy magnet URI from BitTorrent task
GUI Improved: download installation package of new version in background automatically if enabled
GUI Improved: support SHA1 verification for downloaded file in HTTP task properties dialog
GUI Improved: display confirmation dialog when choose re-download HTTP task
GUI Improved: improve icons in context menu of task list
GUI Improved: rename "Web Interface" to "Remote Download" in Option dialog
GUI Improved: username, password and referrer can be specified when add HTTP download in Remote Download web page
GUI Improved: add log list for HTTP task connections in Remote Download web page
GUI Improved: add start/stop operations in task info web page of Remote Download
GUI Improved: Firefox extension supports capture .hlv video file
GUI Improved: when using multiple user accounts of Windows, each user has individual task list and program settings
GUI Bugfix: share ratios of BitTorrent tasks are displayed incorrectly when program just started
GUI Bugfix: displaying tooltip in toolbar may lead to crash
Core Improve: support file path longer than 260 characters
Core Improve: remove LUA scripts support for intelligent rename of HTTP download
Core Improve: update BitTorrent client identification code
Core Bugfix: fail to download HTTP URL containing single quotes
v1.20 2010.03.25
GUI Improved: new command in file menu: "Import Unfinished Download", supports BitComet, uTorrent, Xunlei
GUI Improved: start download from torrent infohash directly in "Open torrent from URL" dialog
GUI Improved: drag & drop task names to rearrange task list(when task list not sorted)
GUI Improved: BT task summary tab: show BT task pieces number; show down/upload speed/size detail info in tooltip when mouse hovers on them
GUI Improved: BT task peer list: new command "Friend Upload Slot" in the context menu, for only one IP at the same time
GUI Improved: BT task tracker list: show seeds, peers, downloaded number returned from tracker
GUI Improved: BT task file list: sort file names in the same order as Windows Explorer(thanks to RadioNoise)
GUI Improved: display snapshots tab in new BT task dialog when open torrent file
GUI Improved: modify the size of BT task properties dialog, compatible with 1024x600 resolution
GUI Improved: for finished BT task, "search for Long-Time Seeds" displayed as "enable Long-Time Seeding", "search for eMule sources" as "enable upload to eMule sources" in task properties dialog
GUI Improved: new global option: maximum number of concurrent seeding BitTorrent tasks
GUI Improved: new global option: Don't use proxy for tracker/peer connections
GUI Improved: new global option: specify separated listen port for Web UI
GUI Improved: supports Occitan language(see lang\HowTo-Translate.txt)
GUI Improved: when using remote desktop, disable highlight the row on which mouse hovers in file list, peer list and tracker list
GUI Improved: improve compatibility of install package with Vista/Win7
GUI Bugfix: tailing space in tracker address leads to connection failure
GUI Bugfix: can't start BitTorrent download when drag&drop a Magnet URI text to floating window
Core Improve: use UTF-8 encoding when making torrent file by default for all language versions of Windows
Core Improve: improve algorithm, reduce CPU usage of DHT modular, avoid GUI blocked
Core Improve: improve algorithm, reduce CPU usage of Long-Time Seeds download modular, avoid GUI blocked
Core Improve: support HTTPS tracker
Core Bugfix: after Scheduler stopped all tasks, the option of "Auto start task when download rate less than specified rate" will still start tasks
Core Bugfix: after BT task stopped, corresponding DHT connections didn't stop totally
Core Bugfix: invalid DHT packet may lead to program crash(thanks to Pierre Noguès)
Core Bugfix: task list backup file from v1.19 can't be imported by itself
v1.19 2010.02.21
GUI Improved: Torrent maker dialog changed to modeless window
GUI Improved: supports edit Tracker URL for Magnet URI task before torrent downloaded
GUI Improved: new command in Tools menu: enable eMule plugin, show/hide plugin window
GUI Improved: support set task tags in BT/HTTP task properties dialog
GUI Improved: move downloaded files to tag associated folder optionally when add task tag using task context menu
GUI Improved: supports switch input focus to list control inside task tabs by Tab key
GUI Improved: add icons to task context menu
GUI Improved: display "not supported" in ed2k link field of file list for private torrents
GUI Improved: new setting in advanced page of option dialog: system.show_debug_info
GUI Bugfix: can't drag&drop download links to floating windows from IE8 in Win7
GUI Bugfix: the save path edit-box in BT/HTTP task properties dialog doesn't support mouse wheel
GUI Bugfix: Web interface doesn't support to download Magnet URI
GUI Bugfix: the last task in task list doesn't get refreshed in some situation
Core Improve: support BitTorrent Extension Protocol of peer exchange, compatible with BitTorrent mainline
Core Improve: new eMule plugin (based on Xtreme 7.2 mod)
Core Bugfix: after removing tasks without removing files, the Long-Time Seeding for these files won't stop immediately
Core Bugfix: after disable LT Seeding in option dialog, running tasks won't stop downloading from Long-Time Seeding immediately
v1.18 2010.01.20
GUI Improved: display the properties of multiple tasks will show a task statistics dialog
GUI Improved: drag&drop a Magnet URI or HTTP URL to main window of BitComet will launch a download
GUI Improved: add legend to the piece map tab of task
GUI Improved: new setting in advanced page of option dialog: system.use_app_data, detailed info refer to wiki
GUI Improved: display error message when failed to load/save task list xml file
GUI Improved: new command in context menu of tracker list: add tracker
GUI Improved: new setting in connection page of option dialog: randomize port each start
GUI Improved: display "added date" in torrent history, and hide "snapshots", "comments", "rating", "popular" by default
GUI Improved: display translator info in about dialog
GUI Improved: enhance BHO, display BitComet icon in context menu of IE8
GUI Improved: enhance video downloader extension for Firefox, display captured files in Tools menu besides in context menu
GUI Improved: new setting in BT task page of option dialog: display task properties dialog after torrent downloaded from Magnet URI
GUI Improved: display batch download dialog when multiple torrents selected to download in Torrent Exchange
GUI Bugfix: when shutdown scheduled at specified time, shutdown will still be launched when all download finished
GUI Bugfix: error occurred when non-admin user try to modify IE integration setting under Vista/Win7
GUI Bugfix: task properties dialog displayed incorrectly for right-to-left languages, e.g. Arabic and Hebrew
GUI Bugfix: the setting of shutdown at specified time does not take effect at first time
Core Improve: save bak files for task list xml file up to 7 copies
Core Improve: update BitTorrent client identification code
Core Improve: the BT tasks which haven't downloaded torrent will not enter the task queue
Core Bugfix: enhance the stability of UDP transport
Core Bugfix: enhance the stability of HTTP proxy connection
v1.17 2009.12.28
GUI Improved: support download Magnet URI when click "Open Torrent from URL" from file menu
GUI Improved: change "copy BC link" in context menu of task list, Torrent History and Torrent Exchange to "Copy Magnet URI"
GUI Improved: new auto-shutdown condition: shutdown at specified time
GUI Improved: display information of every connection to the same server in connection tab of HTTP task
GUI Improved: add context menu to BT task file list header, to select columns to display
GUI Improved: display the preview buttons of files in BT task file list according to each file's downloading progress
GUI Improved: support mouse wheel in task summary
GUI Improved: remove "Task Content" tab
GUI Improved: highlight the row on which mouse hovers in file list, peer list and tracker list
GUI Improved: rename "Super-Seeding" to "Initial-Seeding" in BT task properties dialog
GUI Improved: display local-language name of every language in Tools menu, besides theirs English name
GUI Improved: remove es_ar language due to the limit in launchpad.net, and add Uighur
GUI Improved: rename Torrent Archive under Torrent Share to Torrent Share under Torrent Exchange, and add Torrent History in addition
GUI Improved: display introduction page when click Torrent Exchange in left fav tree
GUI Improved: new option in BT task page of options dialog: add to Torrent History when open .torrent file
GUI Improved: new option in BT task page of options dialog: list of BitTorrent clients allowed connecting to
GUI Improved: new option in Integration page of options dialog: associate with Magnet URI
GUI Improved: option to restart program immediately when send crash report
GUI Improved: when opening video file, use the player program configured in advanced option
GUI Bugfix: fix many spell mistakes in GUI (thanks to greywizard)
GUI Bugfix: cannot input Web Seed address longer than one row of the input edit-box
Core Improve: support BitTorrent Extension Protocol of metadata exchange, compatible with BitTorrent mainline
Core Improve: support BitTorrent Extension Protocol of report DHT port, compatible with BitTorrent mainline
Core Bugfix: display file failed to create in task log when start new BT task in certain situation
Core Bugfix: can not open torrent file containing multi-files, in which the name field ends with space
v1.16 2009.11.10
GUI Improved: add "Task Tags" page to Options dialog, default download folder for each tag can be set here.
GUI Improved: improve "Directories" page in Options dialog, task tags for each candidate download directory can be set here.
GUI Improved: set task tag and default download folder for new task automatically according to file extension name.
GUI Improved: improve drop list of save folder in task properties dialog, display candidate download directories and corresponding tags
GUI Improved: add "Set as Default Directory" button in BT task properties dialog
GUI Improved: add "Super Seeding" option in advanced page of BT task properties dialog
GUI Improved: add BT task log list
GUI Improved: add preview/open button in BT task file list
GUI Improved: display user group info in peer list of BT task in blue
Core Improve: support Super Seeding for BT task (for initial seeding server only)
Core Improve: improve preview download mode for BT task
Core Improve: improve connection algorithm of Long-Time seed
Core Bugfix: save task list failed in Vista/Win7 64bit
Core Bugfix: data in first/last piece of file may not be saved properly when select part of files in BT task to download
Core Bugfix: failed to remove torrent file with read-only attribute in program data folder when remove BT task
v1.15 2009.09.25
GUI Improved: task information panel lists change to task information tabs, support drag & drop and context menu
GUI Improved: redesign "Task Summary" tab
GUI Improved: task "Recommend" page changes to "Start Page" tab
GUI Improved: hide unnecessary task tabs when no task selected or task stopped
GUI Improved: add "Network Setting Wizard" to "Network" page in Option dialog
GUI Improved: improve context menu of status bar, add "port mapping again" and "help"
GUI Improved: add download/upload limit setting to context menu of floating window and system tray icon
GUI Improved: show "ED2K link" in file list of BT task
GUI Improved: highlight the current time block in scheduler setting page
GUI Bugfix: password not cleared when change user name in CometPassport sign in dialog
GUI Bugfix: pieces status and upload speed of eMule plugin display incorrectly in peer list
Core Improve: eMule plugin upgraded to v0.49c
Core Improve: improve connection algorithm of Long-Time seed for high-speed network
Core Improve: "Start all seeding" from context menu of floating window do not start tasks with file missing
Core Improve: improve DNS query
Core Improve: update task finish time when BT task download finished again after selecting more files to download
Core Bugfix: EVENT_COMPLETE should be sent to tracker only when all files in BT task downloaded, not only selected (v1.13 and v1.14)
Core Bugfix: connection number too small after some files in BT task finished
Core Bugfix: UPNP modular can not exit normally sometimes
Core Bugfix: task should enter in queue if when started during stopped time of schedule
Core Bugfix: remove port mapping of eMule plugin when program exiting
v1.14 2009.07.31
GUI Improved: support Web Seed when make torrent file
GUI Improved: support modify Web Seed list in BT task properties dialog
GUI Improved: display download/upload rate of user group in peer list of BT task
GUI Improved: display downloading piece position in peer list of BT task
GUI Improved: display balloon on system tray icon when disk busy leading to GUI losing response
GUI Improved: new appearance option: minimize when program start
GUI Improved: add loading page to bookmark in left fav bar
GUI Improved: loading torrent collection list from xml file in working thread, avoid GUI freezing
GUI Improved: decrease the delay switching to torrent collection list from task list
GUI Improved: add new command in context menu of floating window: start uploading all
GUI Improved: change the BitComet icon in system tray to grey when program exiting
GUI Improved: new setting in connection panel of option dialog: Alternate max upload rate when not downloading
GUI Improved: statistics panel displays current download rate limit and upload rate limit
GUI Improved: individual max concurrent downloading task numbers for BT tasks and HTTP tasks in option dialog
GUI Improved: new "Force" option for BT task protocol encryption in option dialog
GUI Improved: new setting in Long-Time Seeding panel of option dialog: Auto upload rate control
GUI Improved: statistics panel displays current upload rate limit of long-time seeding
GUI Improved: BitComet not responding dialog will be closed automatically after GUI resumed
GUI Bugfix: can't add HTTP Tracker whose port is 80 in BT task properties dialog
GUI Bugfix: if task selection state changed before task delete dialog displayed, the task will be deleted may not be the originally selected
Core Improve: BT task supports downloading from Web Seed, compatible with BitTorrent mainline
Core Improve: decrease CPU usage of DHT modular
Core Improve: ban the peers from the specified IP even they changed peer ID
Core Improve: improve connection algorithm for UDP download from Long-Time seed
Core Improve: send no-retry instruction to remote UDP peers when exiting
Core Improve: improve connection algorithm for BT uploading
Core Improve: give BT upload connection higher priority when auto upload rate control of long-time seeding enabled
Core Bugfix: max simultaneous half-open TCP connection number in advanced option page does not take effect
Core Bugfix: making torrent file may fail if there're too many files in the specified folder
v1.13 2009.06.22
GUI Improved: add "Uploading" queue to the left fav bar
GUI Improved: BT task file list in properties dialog and right-bottom pane changes to tree list for directory structure
GUI Improved: BT task file list in properties dialog and right-bottom pane support sorting
GUI Improved: add new commands to context menu of BT task file list: expand/collapse folders
GUI Improved: add check box to BT task file list pane for each file and folder, to switch download it or not
GUI Improved: add connection status icon for each peer in BT task peer list
GUI Improved: add "new peer" command to context menu of BT task peer list
GUI Improved: BT task peer list displays prompt string when frozen by ScrollLock
GUI Improved: support only export selected tasks into backup file
GUI Improved: support import tasks from backup file and merge them into task list
GUI Improved: select whether import global program settings while import tasks from backup file
GUI Improved: language list in Tools menu changes to a 2-level sub menu
GUI Improved: add loading page to task content, Snapshot, Comment and Recommend pane
GUI Improved: do not clear rate graph in floating window when stop all tasks
GUI Improved: do not show the message of missing BitCometAgent.dll when program start
GUI Improved: optimize reconnect time after Comet Passport sign in failed
GUI Improved: add support for several new languages (see lang\HowTo-Translate.txt)
GUI Bugfix: when open a GB2312 encoding torrent file in traditional Chinese Windows, the task name and publish info displays incorrectly after change character encoding
GUI Bugfix: TCP, UDP mode setting of Long-Time seeding in advanced options can not be saved
GUI Bugfix: restore the torrent archive list which removed in v1.12
GUI Bugfix: if select none of files in BT task to download, the task progress will display incorrectly when program start next time
Core Improve: improve taskname.piece_part.bc! file structure, which used to save file boundary data for BT task, therefore decreased memory usage
Core Improve: BT task Anti-Leech setting changes to three levels: "disable", ""auto", "strict"
Core Improve: improve network modular code, avoid program losing response when download in high speed
Core Improve: add disk cache for UDP Long-Time seeding, 50MB max
Core Improve: set the thread priority of UDP Long-Time seeding below normal
Core Bugfix: memory leak in UDP uploading modular of Long-Time seeding
Core Bugfix: too many memory and CPU used when Long-Time seeding in high speed using UDP
v1.12 2009.05.18
GUI Improved: remove torrent share list in simplified Chinese version
v1.11 2009.04.28
GUI Improved: elevation is not needed to associate torrent file in Windows Vista
GUI Improved: save to My Document in HTTP batch download dialog is supported
GUI Improved: the client version and transfer mode of Long-Time Seeding peer is displayed in peer list of BT task
GUI Improved: add piece error column in peer list of BT task, hidden by default
GUI Improved: display connection time of Long-Time Seed in peer list of BT task
GUI Bugfix: when using multi-monitor, BitComet do not restore window position to the monitor last exit from.
GUI Bugfix: can't sort peer list by the cols that in the right of any hidden column
Core Improve: support the UDP transfer mode of Long-Time Seeding, can be enabled in advanced options
Core Improve: support test UDP port in WAN/LAN ip detector
Core Improve: stop connect to a peer that send too many error pieces
Core Improve: improve connection algorithm for Long-Time seeding
Core Improve: improve the compatibility to the old versions of eMule plugin, support v1.06 and later
Core Improve: delete Thumbs.db when remove task downloaded files
Core Improve: set taskname.piece_part.bc! as hidden file, avoiding deleted accidently
Core Improve: update BitTorrent client identification code
Core Bugfix: program crash when using proxy server
Core Bugfix: user and password setting for proxy server do not work
Core Bugfix: making torrent file fail if containing empty sub-folders
Core Bugfix: invalid local IP displayed in statistics pane
Core Bugfix: publish date of very few torrent display incorrect in torrent collection list
v1.10 2009.03.09
GUI Improved: add task search box in toolbar, which can be enable from View menu
GUI Improved: add a button in HTTP task properties dialog to set current download folder as default
GUI Improved: improve the file type filter in BT task properties dialog
GUI Improved: improve the auto shutdown function in Tools menu
GUI Improved: show item number count in HTTP batch download dialog
GUI Improved: new command in context menu of task archive list: show torrent file properties dialog
GUI Improved: show task index and total count in floating window when it's large enough
GUI Improved: new setting in advance page of option dialog: User-Agent string for all HTTP task
GUI Improved: add support for several new languages (see lang\HowTo-Translate.txt)
GUI Improved: do not switch to task list after download a torrent file from torrent collection list
GUI Bugfix: download several torrents from torrent collection list and display their task properties dialog at the same time may cause program no response
GUI Bugfix: files large than 4GB can be downloaded to volume using exFAT
Core Improve: improve file boundary data save for BT task
Core Improve: enhance virus protect auto-config
Core Improve: HTTP download task support redirection to relative path
Core Bugfix: authentication information is not send to server in very few situations of HTTP redirection
Core Bugfix: private BT task will search peers in DHT network in very few situations
Core Bugfix: uploading of Long-Time seeding is unstable
v1.09 2009.01.20
Core Bugfix: certain BT task may occur progress error caused by saving file boundary data when task stop
v1.08 2009.01.18
GUI Improved: add filter by file type to file list in BT task properties dialog
GUI Improved: display torrent create software and create date display BT task properties dialog
GUI Improved: support to add mirror URL manually in HTTP task properties dialog
GUI Improved: move the option of "power off or standby after download finish" from option dialog to Tools menu
GUI Improved: remove toolkit VistaTcpPatch.exe, merged into main program
GUI Improved: open torrent file directly if existed in torrent archive when open BC link
GUI Improved: show task archive and torrent collection immediately after program startup, without pending load
GUI Improved: improve the item number info in status bar when filter the torrent archive and torrent collection
GUI Improved: append new torrent to the bottom of torrent archive or torrent collection list
GUI Improved: remove old torrent from the top of torrent collection list, when the torrent number reaches the max number
GUI Improved: new download status icon in torrent archive list, to indicate the task download finished
GUI Improved: add "open save folder" command to the context menu of torrent archive list, available after task download finished
GUI Improved: add "Unhide all" command to the context menu of torrent collection list
GUI Improved: hit Del to delete selected items in torrent archive list, or block selected items in torrent collection list
GUI Bugfix: when the item in torrent archive or torrent collection has no snapshot, click the empty snapshot icon area will open invalid webpage
Core Improve: improve connection algorithm for Long-Time seeding
Core Improve: improve file boundary data save for BT task
Core Improve: ignore thumbs.db when making torrent file
Core Bugfix: download failed from certain video website
Core Bugfix: user name and password info filled in HTTP task don't take effect if reference page not filled
v1.07 2008.12.03
GUI Improved: add tags to task by context menu (support multi-selection)
GUI Improved: filter tasks by tag from favorites list
GUI Improved: new option in task setting panel of option dialog: add tag to new task by download file type
GUI Improved: display task tags and public date for BT task in summary pane
GUI Improved: display task tags for HTTP task in summary pane
GUI Improved: add "Apply" button to option dialog
GUI Improved: new option in Web Interface setting panel of option dialog: display prompt window for web interface operation
GUI Improved: show prompt window when open a torrent file that already existed in torrent archive list
GUI Improved: when modify the save path of an existed BT/HTTP task, show a prompt to choose whether to move downloaded files to new save path
GUI Improved: when modify BT/HTTP task save path, show the path auto-complete drop list
GUI Improved: when the width of file list in BT task properties dialog is not enough for file name, try to display the head and tail part of the filename, with the middle part as ellipsis
GUI Improved: when switch task lists, task tags or torrent share list from favorites list, remember the scroll bar position and task selections before switch
GUI Improved: add context menu to BitComet passport and DHT area in main status bar
GUI Improved: when click comment or snapshot icon in task list, display them below task list, instead of open a browser window
GUI Improved: add support for 10 new languages
GUI Bugfix: program crash when display task delete confirm dialog under Win98/2K
Core Improved: Web Interface support create new task from BC link
Core Improved: When create a task that already existed, Web Interface will displays an webpage link to the existed task
Core Improved: eMule plugin can download file boundary data for BT task, where one piece containing multi files
Core Improved: create bak file when save task list to downloads.xml
Core Bugfix: error data received in file boundary piece makes task download can not finish
v1.06 2008.11.12
GUI Improved: rearrange main menu, "tools" changes to "software", "options" changes to "tools"
GUI Improved: add submenu to select default save directory in tools menu
GUI Improved: improve directory setting panel in option dialog. double click to set default save directory
GUI Improved: new Web Interface setting panel in option dialog
GUI Improved: add MD5 verify pane to HTTP/FTP task properties dialog
GUI Improved: downloaded files can be moved to candidate directory from context menu of task list
GUI Improved: add downloaded size and uploaded size columns in task list (hidden by default)
GUI Improved: remove Flv player from install package
GUI Improved: improve Long-Time seeding display in peer list
GUI Bugfix: fix some translation errors.
Core Improved: new Web Interface modular, to remote BitComet from web browser (disabled by default)
Core Improved: improve Long-Time Seeding module
Core Improved: increase first-time loading speed of torrent share list
Core Improved: limit download rate for HTTP task automatically when download speeding larger than disk writing speed, to avoid wasting too many memory for disk cache
Core Improved: update eMule plugin to v0.49b
Core Bugfix: UI may response slowly when downloading BT task in high speed
Core Bugfix: program crash after install IE8 beta
v1.05 2008.10.10
GUI Improved: split save location of BT task into 2 parts: save path and filename for single-file task, save path and subfolder for multi-files task.
GUI Improved: when add new BT task, start now/start later combo box changes to 2 buttons below in the dialog
GUI Improved: remove "set as default" button in BT and HTTP/FTP task properties dialog. Save path of new task will be added into candidate directory list in option dialog automatically.
GUI Improved: new candidate directory list in option dialog. The directories in list can be pick up easily when add new task.
GUI Improved: rewrite batch HTTP/FTP download dialog and download all dialog. They are merged into a new designed batch download dialog, which is more convenient.
GUI Improved: new site password manager for HTTP/FTP download. Username & password will be filled automatically when add new task if existed. This can be enabled in option dialog.
GUI Improved: in torrent maker dialog, network type combo list changes into private torrent check box and add DHT nodes check box.
GUI Improved: after popular software update checking, updated softwares will be list under tools menu in main window.
GUI Improved: show an error message box when click [play] on a finished task, while the downloaded file has been deleted.
GUI Bugfix: under Windows Vista, search box in toolbar displays incorrectly after switch search type
Core Improved: UI language files change from .xml format to .mo format, which are more universal and can be concurrent translated in https://translations.launchpad.net/bitcomet
Core Bugfix: under Windows Vista, BitComet will lost task list if running under administrator privilege
Core Bugfix: if the HTTP task stopped because the file locked by other program, data integrality can not be guaranteed when resume downloading.
Core Bugfix: in few situations, the BT task finish progress is 100% after hash checking, but the file finish progresses are not displayed as 100%
Core Bugfix: if a BT task has been specified file download order, program will lose respond when switch a file to be download or not.
v1.04 2008.8.22
GUI Improved: "my shared torrent list" turns into "torrent archive". all downloaded torrent files will be saved there.
GUI Improved: add filter edit box to torrent archive list.
GUI Improved: remove deleted task list. when delete BT task, its torrent file can be kept in torrent archive
GUI Improved: new option: clear peer sharing torrent list when program exits. enabled by default.
GUI Improved: new option: standby, hibernate, restart or shutdown computer when all task downloaded and stopped
GUI Improved: new command in Tools menu: check for BitComet updates
GUI Improved: improve Long-Time Seeding download rate display in peer list
GUI Improved: displays play button in task list after download audio file, like mp3, wma
GUI Bugfix: open file from file list will fail, after rename BT task and restart BitComet
GUI Bugfix: when make torrent file in v1.03, files in sub-directories will not be added into torrent
GUI Bugfix: when main window is not wide enough, the search box in toolbar will display in invalid position
GUI Bugfix: total downloaded/uploaded bytes in statistics list will be clear in some situation since v1.02
Core Improved: all opened torrent files will be saved to archive folder
v1.03 2008.7.17
GUI Improved: redesign preferences dialog, improve option layout
GUI Improved: new advanced option: User-agent sent to HTTP tracker
GUI Improved: new advanced option to adjust Anti-Leech rules
GUI Improved: new advanced option to config file path of video player
GUI Improved: improve connection number display in task list for HTTP/FTP task
GUI Improved: add left size column to task list (hidden by default)
GUI Improved: add context menu to BT task peer list header, to select columns to display
GUI Improved: BT task peer list support group display
GUI Improved: freeze BT task peer list when ScrollLock turned on
GUI Improved: HTTP task properties dialog will display free disk space of save location
GUI Improved: BitComet not responding dialog can be disabled
GUI Improved: BitComet don't hide already running eMule plugin window when startup
GUI Improved: remove task category management
GUI Improved: remove history task list
GUI Improved: remove video file preview window, launch external video player instead
GUI Improved: remove BitComet resource browser from install package
GUI Bugfix: FireFox extension can download flv file from FireFox cache
Core Improved: remove NAT Traversal via UDP, to improve TCP transfer efficiency
Core Improved: improve TCP half-open patch for Windows XP SP3
Core Bugfix: after a file in BT task download finished, disconnect corresponding Long-Time Seeding connection immediately
Core Bugfix: the pieces containing file boundary data of BT task will be download repeatedly in some situation
Core Bugfix: BitComet does not save the BT tasks created by BC link when program exit
v1.02 2008.6.3
GUI Improved: task category will display "empty" when not set
GUI Improved: whether to search for mirrors when add new HTTP task can be set as default setting
GUI Improved: new option for preview window: keep aspect ratio of video
GUI Improved: new switch button in toolbar of preview window: skip undownloaded range or waiting for buffering
GUI Improved: BitComet resource browser (CometBrowser.exe) will exit immediately after close all its window
GUI Improved: remove server mode option in advanced network settings
GUI Bugfix: user name and password in HTTP/FTP task properties dialog do not take effect
Core Improved: Long-Time Seeding can download file boundary data for BT task, where one piece containing multi files
Core Improved: when select part files of a BT task to download, the file boundary data will be saved in taskname.piece_part.bc!
Core Improved: enhance virus protect auto-config
Core Improved: support TCP half-open patch for Windows XP SP3
Core Improved: FireFox extension support FireFox 3.0
Core Bugfix: error occurs when connect to certain trackers: "Tracker Return Zero Length Response"
Core Bugfix: EVENT_COMPLETE should be sent to tacker only when all files in BT task downloaded, not only selected
Core Bugfix: HTTP download task do not reconnect server after connection disconnected by server
Core Bugfix: HTTP download task do not drop invalid data from out-of-date mirror server, lead to redownload after hash check failure
v1.01 2008.5.5
GUI Improved: new option in advanced connection settings of preferences dialog: Enable Anti-Leech
GUI Improved: FireFox extension add download video files command to context menu of web page
Core Improved: after enable Anti-Leech, connections which transfer little data during a long time will be disconnected
Core Improved: enhance video file preview, support avi, rmvb, wmv, mpg, flv, ogm, mkv, mp4 files
v1.00 2008.3.24
GUI Improved: move "add torrent to my sharing" check box in BT task properties dialog to Advanced page
GUI Improved: new command in Tools menu: check software update
GUI Improved: new command in context menu of Peer list: Remove peer
GUI Improved: new command in context menu of Tracker list: Remove tracker
GUI Improved: FireFox extension add download video files command to Tools menu, which can capture video files in webpage.
GUI Bugfix: pause and resume preview video file will lead to exit full-screen mode
GUI Bugfix: Refresh button in toolbar of BitComet resource browser does not work
Core Improved: update TCP half open limit modification for Windows Vista
Core Bugfix: Long-Time Seeding does not stop when Scheduler pause all download
Core Bugfix: BitComet resource browser cannot download video files embedded in webpage after install IE7
v0.99 2008.2.1
GUI Improved: check software update in system automatically, can be enable in option dialog
GUI Improved: new FireFox extension, support download file using BitComet
GUI Improved: new option in advanced setting page: query task comment and snapshot info automatically
GUI Improved: when browse the save location folder of task, do not open new window if this folder has already been opened
GUI Improved: add time interval setting to context menu of floating window
GUI Bugfix: BC link of BT task displayed as error link in HTTP task properties dialog
GUI Bugfix: failed to verify login password at BitComet startup will lead to crash
Core Improved: increase connection speed of downloading torrent file in BC link, and querying HTTP file size
Core Bugfix: preview in full screen mode for more than twice do not work properly under Windows Vista
v0.98 2008.1.8
GUI Improved: start downloading torrent file while show the task properties dialog of new opened BC link
GUI Improved: search box in toolbar remains in the same row of the toolbar buttons when resize main window
GUI Improved: HTTP task properties dialog support query file size and server resume-supported ability for HTTP/FTP link with password authentication
GUI Improved: improve display effect of peer download status bar in BT task peer list
GUI Improved: BT task peer list support sorting
GUI Improved: BT task peer list display download status bar of each peer
GUI Improved: HTTP task connection list display download status bar of each source
GUI Improved: new command in HTTP task context menu: Verify MD5 checksum
GUI Bugfix: ESC key do not work in download all links dialog
GUI Bugfix: task remains in queue after deleted into recycle bin
Core Improved: improve HTTP task download algorithm to avoid download speed decrease near finish
Core Improved: HTTP task support redirect to FTP url
Core Bugfix: preview unfinished HTTP task may cause program crash
Core Bugfix: tasks which disable Long-Time Seeding download should not upload for Long-Time Seeding
Core Bugfix: tasks in recycle bin should not upload for Long-Time Seeding(persistent seeding)
v0.97 2007.12.07
GUI Improved: improve BC link support when download all links from web page
GUI Improved: add overwrite prompt when save torrent file of a BT task to another location
GUI Improved: new command in Tools menu: Show eMule plugin
GUI Bugfix: after sort URL list in download all links dialog, the downloaded links do not match the selected links
GUI Bugfix: torrent file association icon cannot display
GUI Bugfix: install package compatible with Windows Vista
GUI Bugfix: invalid input prompt for save location in BT/HTTP task properties dialog
GUI Bugfix: status bar language not changed after switch UI language
Core Bugfix: program may crash when download HTTP file from redirected server
Core Bugfix: task added at eMule plugin startup will not be created successfully
Core Bugfix: cannot connect to certain tracker that forbid web browser connection
Core Bugfix: v0.96 cannot load configuration file BitComet.xml in Windows Vista/2K
v0.96 2007.11.07
GUI Bugfix: bugs in install package script
Core Bugfix: cannot query file size of FTP link containing non-English character in FTP task properties dialog
Core Bugfix: HTTP connection logs do not display in version 0.95
Core Improved: main program compressed, decrease loading time
v0.95 2007.11.05
GUI Improved: new hotkey Ctrl+B for HTTP/FTP batch download
GUI Improved: remove search bar below favorites list
GUI Improved: remove recommend window
GUI Improved: if download rate in user list of BT task less than 1K, display it as "<1 kB/s"
GUI Improved: display "play" button in task list for flv and swf file when it download finished
GUI Improved: hot key Ctrl+R in add download group dialog will fill max value of wildcard automatically
GUI Bugfix: icons in task log display incorrectly in Windows Vista
GUI Bugfix: task auto stop function can not work if this task has been previewed
GUI Bugfix: Scheduler will not refresh task list after pause all task
GUI Bugfix: user name and password info is not imported from captured FTP URL link
GUI Bugfix: the option of search for more users to speed up download in HTTP task properties dialog does not work
Core Improved: improve preview download mode of BT task, decrease CPU usage
Core Improved: eMule plugin can handle ED2K link opened from IE
Core Improved: when BitComet creates task in eMule plugin, the task category of new task will be set to _bitcomet_imported
Core Improved: when BitComet downloads BT task from eMule plugin, if the same file already exists in plugin's download queue, downloaded data will be imported
Core Bugfix: .bc! file is not removed occasionally when download very small HTTP files
Core Bugfix: unable to download zero byte HTTP file
Core Bugfix: private torrent didn't disable persistent seeding
v0.94 2007.10.08
GUI Improved: new function in context menu of BT task file list: search ED2K link for selected file
GUI Improved: enable Windows open file security warning for downloaded executable files
GUI Improved: new option in preferences dialog: Login BitComet Passport Automatically
GUI Improved: hide notify window of start downloading torrent file immediately after download finished
GUI Improved: support query file size and server resume-supported ability for BC link in HTTP task properties dialog
GUI Improved: launch BitComet resource browser to capture video file when click "download video" in IE context menu
GUI Improved: add Accelerate Keys page to Help menu
GUI Improved: remove horizontal scroll-bar of fav list and task info pane list
GUI Bugfix: tasks in queue will not start automatically at next time of BitComet launch
GUI Bugfix: task list and file list do not refresh after rename task
GUI Bugfix: get invalid BC link when copy BC link from FTP task
GUI Bugfix: the display effect of resizing floating window is not correct under Windows Vista
GUI Bugfix: zero-size BT task will display in downloading list all the time
Core Improved: eMule plugin supports searching ED2K link for selected file of BT task, to help BitComet download from ED network
Core Improved: new toolbar button in BitComet resource browser to capture flv video files in webpage and download them
Core Improved: HTTP task decrease download rate automatically when disk writing speed much lower than downloading rate
Core Bugfix: HTTP task will download file repeatedly in some special situation of hash check failure
Core Bugfix: the file name and sub-directory name in torrent file is invalid when make torrent of an entire disk from root directory
Core Bugfix: in-queue task number may get wrong if select to download remainder files of a BT task after part files of which download finished
Core Bugfix: eMule plugin window appears incorrectly sometimes
Core Bugfix: preview download mode does not work correctly sometimes
Core Bugfix: play button does not display in task list after download video file from HTTP server without resume-supported ability
v0.93 2007.09.10
Core Improved: improve the stability of persistent seeding
v0.92 2007.08.31
GUI Improved: task list sorting by task name use pronunciation order
GUI Improved: add "toolkit" menu to download software correlated with BitComet
GUI Improved: the global max upload rate in preferences dialog must larger than 10kB/s
GUI Improved: the notice window of free disk space insufficiency will not close until user click
GUI Improved: improved torrent file maker dialog layout, supporting dialog resize
GUI Improved: display file type icons in file list of BT task
GUI Improved: display connection time in peer list of BT task
GUI Improved: HTTP/FTP task support hash check (only support certain files)
GUI Bugfix: bug in sorting my shared torrent list by whether shared
GUI Bugfix: torrent file association error in Windows Vista
GUI Bugfix: downloaded file is not selected correctly when view task save folder in Windows Vista
GUI Bugfix: the right and bottom edge of torrent file maker dialog and BT task properties dialog is not displayed correctly in Windows Vista
GUI Bugfix: RealMediaSplitter.ax registration failed in Windows Vista, result in fail to preview rmvb file
GUI Bugfix: available space size in BT task properties dialog displayed in red color mistakenly, not considering task downloaded size
GUI Bugfix: the option of replace wildcard "(*)" to letters does not work in add HTTP download group dialog
GUI Bugfix: fail to set torrent file create date when add it to my shared torrent list from new BT task dialog
Core Improved: add "preview download mode" in BT task context menu, supporting download pieces in sequence
Core Improved: eMule plugin support sending crash report
Core Bugfix: new BT task will stop downloading due to nonexistent disk error in some situation
Core Bugfix: default TCP half open limit in Windows Vista is displayed as 0. it's 10 actually
v0.91 2007.07.19
GUI Improved: double click un-downloaded torrent file in my shared torrent list to start download it
GUI Improved: restore option: add .bc! file extension to unfinished file
GUI Improved: new function in context menu of BT task file list: search ED2K link for selected file
GUI Improved: add real-time sort to task list. enable it from View menu
GUI Improved: new operation in context menu of peer shared torrent list: "add to my share list"
GUI Improved: new status icon for BT task downloading torrent file in task list
GUI Improved: add torrent publish date info to torrent share list
GUI Improved: right click torrent share list header to choose displayed column
GUI Improved: a notifier window will display after add a BC link task
GUI Improved: add file category combo list to torrent share list toolbar
GUI Improved: support multi key words in peer shared torrent list filter, separated by space
GUI Improved: torrent file name in torrent share list will be displayed in infotip when mouse hover on it if too long
GUI Improved: specify ED2K link from context menu in file list of BT task, to help ED plugin search ED download resource
GUI Improved: when double click .bc! file, prompt to open the unfinished file using the program associated with the original file without .bc! suffix
GUI Improved: right click toolbar of main window to choose displayed buttons, or using View/Toolbar/Buttons menu
GUI Improved: enable auto adjust column width from View/Tasklist menu
GUI Improved: when HTTP/FTP task connection failed, detail error and retry info will be displayed in connection log
GUI Improved: add HTTP/FTP task error retry interval time option in preferences dialog
GUI Improved: restore allocate disk space before downloading option in preferences dialog
GUI Improved: display upload rate and left time in task list by default
GUI Improved: when available space of save location in BT task properties dialog is not enough, the available space size is displayed in red color
GUI Improved: add copy IP address to context menu of status bar in main window
GUI Improved: display task size, progress and preview button in history task list by default
GUI Bugfix: the order of tasks in queue does not match the order in tasklist when start all task from context menu of floating window
GUI Bugfix: the task number in fav list does not refresh when move task to a new category using context menu of tasklist
GUI Bugfix: the wildcard "(*)" does not work in add HTTP/FTP download group dialog
GUI Bugfix: the HTTP/FTP task in queue failed to stop when double click it in tasklist
GUI Bugfix: the wildcard "(*)" does not work in add HTTP/FTP download group dialog for FTP links
GUI Bugfix: when click cancel button of BT task properties dialog after torrent file downloaded from BC link, the BT task will not be removed
GUI Bugfix: unable to handle non-English character in publisher URL of BT task
Core Improved: support persistent seeding to seed finished torrents in background automatically without starting the task
Core Improved: support uploading rate limit for all persistent seeding, tweak in preferences dialog
Core Improved: support customize file download order for BT task, in BT task properties dialog
Core Improved: support patch TCP half-open limit in Windows Vista
Core Bugfix: program will lose respond for a while to flush disk cache when high-speed downloading HTTP/FTP file from LAN
Core Bugfix: ED plugin will upload invalid data in some situation
Core Bugfix: scheduler failed to resume download after stop tasks for 2 hour or longer
Core Bugfix: unfinished tasks will not auto-start at program startup if BitComet is not closed normally
v0.90 2007.06.19
GUI Improved: add search for eDonkey download source option in BT task properties dialog
GUI Improved: add ED download plugin configuration page in preferences dialog
GUI Improved: display download rate from HTTP/FTP sources and ED sources in BT task summary pane
GUI Improved: snapshot info for each item in task list and torrent share list changed to a clickable icon
GUI Improved: tasks remain selected after sort task list
GUI Improved: new context menu for my shared torrent and peer shared torrent in fav list
GUI Improved: decrease CPU usage for shared torrent list refresh
GUI Improved: new search icon for each item in shared torrent list
GUI Improved: prompt information will be displayed when shared torrent list is empty
GUI Improved: add "copy BC link" to context menu of shared torrent list, with hotkey Ctrl+C
GUI Improved: add "clear all" to context menu of peer shared torrent list
GUI Improved: new option in View menu to show search box in toolbar
GUI Improved: shutdown computer after download finish works for HTTP task now
GUI Improved: text in info bar and status bar of review window change to multi-language string
GUI Improved: the last task will be selected when BitComet startup
GUI Improved: minimize to system tray by close button or minimize button can be configured in preferences dialog
GUI Improved: a prompt window will popup if BitComet detected that the TCP half-open limit of windows is too small at startup
GUI Improved: new state of "detecting" for WAN/LAN ip detector in status bar
GUI Improved: HTTP task connection list move to the up of task log
GUI Improved: the auto-start order for queued task keeps the same to display order of sorted task list
GUI Bugfix: preview window fail to refresh when switch UI language
GUI Bugfix: "pause all active task" in context menu of floating window does not work
GUI Bugfix: program exit confirm when task running do not count up uploading tasks
GUI Bugfix: unable to click task comment, snapshot and voting for items of 10001th and below in shared torrent list
GUI Bugfix: redownload HTTP task will lose task list sort order
Core Improved: BT task support downloading from eDonkey network (ED plugin for BitComet is required)
Core Improved: BT task support uploading to eDonkey network
Core Improved: add eDonkey network listen port to Windows Firewall and UPNP NAT device when program startup
Core Improved: disable NAT Traversal via UDP automatically for WAN IP user, to improve TCP transfer efficiency
Core Bugfix: auto stop running BT task using a invalid condition mismatch to user settings
Core Bugfix: program will lose respond for a while to flush disk cache when downloading huge HTTP/FTP file under Win2003 64bit
v0.89 2007.05.31
GUI Improved: add "Hide this" to context menu of peer shared torrent list, no longer display the selected torrent files
GUI Improved: add "copy title" to context menu of peer shared torrent list, copy the title of selected torrent file to clipboard
GUI Improved: double click downloaded torrent file in peer shared torrent list to view corresponding task in task list
GUI Improved: new icon in my shared torrent file list to show the shared, but not downloaded torrent file
GUI Improved: peer shared torrent list will only refresh once when typing continuously in the filter edit box
GUI Improved: items in peer shared torrent list will keep selected when auto-refresh
GUI Improved: no torrent file will be displayed in shared torrent list in torrent file share disabled in preferences dialog
GUI Improved: the default number to show in the shared torrent list is set to "unlimit"
GUI Improved: new option of socket start interval(ms) in preferences dialog
GUI Bugfix: upload rate displays text error in task list if max upload rate of task is set
GUI Bugfix: operation to torrent will be misplaced after set filter to peer shared torrent list
GUI Bugfix: task number in history task list is not refreshed upon 0 clock at midnight
GUI Bugfix: "Open BC link" in file menu does not work if task summary pane is current active window
Core Bugfix: Share ratio of BT task is always 0 if only uploading without any downloading
v0.88 2007.05.24
GUI Improved: add an option to verify login password at program startup in preferences dialog
GUI Improved: add default task related info pane option in preferences dialog
GUI Improved: add an option to set BitComet as default IE download tool in preferences dialog
GUI Improved: add an option to enable torrent share in preferences dialog
GUI Improved: open BCTP link dialog replaced by open BC link dialog, which can create HTTP/FTP/BT task from BC link
GUI Improved: add "copy BC link to clipboard" command to task list context menu, with hotkey Ctrl+C
GUI Improved: add snapshot number column in task list
GUI Improved: add tooltip to display detail task status info when mouse hover on task icon in task list
GUI Improved: add tooltip to display upload rate, left time, health when mouse hover on download rate, progress, seed number
GUI Improved: upload rate, left time, health will not display in task list by default (can be shown in View menu)
GUI Improved: when task stopped, task can be renamed even if task is not completed
GUI Improved: double click to download torrent file in peer shared torrent list
GUI Improved: add popular column in peer shared torrent list
GUI Improved: new icon and tooltip to designate whether the torrent has been downloaded or shared by me in peer shared torrent list
GUI Improved: add auto-refresh checkbox in toolbar of peer shared torrent list
GUI Improved: add share-all checkbox in toolbar of my shared torrent list
GUI Improved: improve statistic pane display effect
GUI Improved: add save file already exist check when open torrent file to create new BT task
GUI Improved: able to save files to UNC path of shared folder in network during HTTP/BT downloading
GUI Improved: add warning prompt if save file large than 4GB to non-NTFS volume when create HTTP/BT task
GUI Improved: add balloon prompt on disk full error during HTTP/BT downloading
GUI Improved: add prompt dialog to close program and send error report when program is not responding
GUI Improved: add context menu to WAN IP detect light in status bar of main window
GUI Improved: remove some infrequent options in preferences dialog
GUI Improved: floating window remember its position and size automatically
GUI Bugfix: unfinished tasks will not auto-start at program startup if BitComet is not closed normally before shut down computer
GUI Bugfix: average download rate in task summary pane is cleared after BT task stopped
GUI Bugfix: comment number and snapshot number in shared torrent list is not refreshed in time
GUI Bugfix: operation to torrent will be misplaced after sort shared torrent list
GUI Bugfix: text in toolbar of shared torrent list and passport pane is displayed incorrectly after switch display resolution
GUI Bugfix: refresh of peer shared torrents list lead to high CPU usage
Core Bugfix: program crash in some condition
v0.87 2007.05.07
GUI Improved: add an option in BT task properties dialog to add this torrent file to my shared torrent list
GUI Improved: add "view task" command to the context menu of my shared torrent list
GUI Improved: add a filter in the toolbar of peer shared torrent list
GUI Improved: display peer shared torrent file number in peer shared node of fav list
GUI Improved: add an option to enable BT task search for HTTP/FTP download source in preferences dialog
GUI Improved: add commands to import/export task list and global settings under file menu
GUI Improved: add "rename task" function in context menu of task list
GUI Improved: detail error information will be displayed in tooltip when mouse cursor hover on the red-cross icon of a task which encounters error like disk full
GUI Improved: task rating information will be displayed in tooltip when mouse cursor hover on comment region of the task list
GUI Improved: add hotkey Ctrl+Home/End to move selected tasks to the top/bottom of task list
GUI Improved: support scroll information in all panes on which the mouse cursor is hovering by rolling mouse wheel
GUI Improved: add an option in preferences dialog to enable submit video file snapshot after task download finish
GUI Improved: add an option in preferences dialog to enable protection against ARP cheating attack from LAN
GUI Improved: new designed BitComet resource browser to accelerate open web page from BitComet
GUI Improved: improve displayed information layout in task summary pane
GUI Improved: add "minimize to system tray" to system menu of BitComet button in windows taskbar
GUI Improved: delete file check box in task delete dialog is displayed in red color
GUI Bugfix: View/download list/Columns menu does not work after switch UI language
GUI Bugfix: all tasks will be displayed as in queue if enabled auto-start task when download rate below specified value
GUI Bugfix: all tasks displayed in task list will be removed if launch clear recycle bin in recycle bin context menu even they are not in recycle bin
Core Bugfix: fix a bug sometimes lead to memory leakage
Core Bugfix: handle some BT task with zero-size file incorrectly
v0.86 2007.04.04
GUI Improved: new torrent share function: click my sheard or peer shared in fav list to manage shared torrents
GUI Improved: add option to calculate ED2K link for each file in torrent make dialog
GUI Improved: add preset button to choose preset save folder in BT task properties dialog
GUI Improved: add option to download from the mirror when the source url can't be connected in HTTP task properties dialog
GUI Improved: remove movie info related staffs from torrent make dialog and BT task properties dialog
GUI Improved: add mark highlight button and filter popup menu to download all links dialog
GUI Improved: add server mode option to preferences dialog, which support more connections but can't set precise rate
GUI Improved: improve search box in toolbar of main window
GUI Improved: if choose to open URL inside BitComet, new web window will open, without effect to main window
GUI Improved: after a torrent file downloaded by http task, the BT download will start automatically
GUI Improved: HTTP/FTP resources number for BT task is displayed in file list
GUI Improved: add hotkey PageUp/PageDown, Ctrl+Left/Right and Alt+Left/Right for preview window to seek 10 sec, 30 sec and 120 sec
GUI Improved: buffered time length is display in status bar when preview
GUI Improved: when close BT/HTTP task properties dialog, save folder and filename is verified to be valid
GUI Bugfix: ban IP menu in peer list of BT task do not work sometimes
GUI Bugfix: avoid system entering suspend/sleeping mode do not work in Windows Vista
GUI Bugfix: left time in task list is not correct if task size is too large or download rate is too low
Core Improved: new torrent share function, to download torrent files from peers
Core Improved: support HTTPS download
Core Improved: support download FTP resource for BT task
Core Improved: improve SHA1 algorithm, decrease CPU usage
Core Improved: improve NAT Traversal via UDP component, decrease CPU usage
Core Bugfix: upnp.exe launch fail in Windows 2000
v0.85 2007.03.19
GUI Improved: new option in torrent maker dialog to enable large file(>1MB) align to piece boundary
GUI Improved: new option in torrent maker dialog to allow user search for HTTP/FTP resources when BT downloading
GUI Improved: new option in BT task properties dialog to enable search for HTTP/FTP resources for BT task files
GUI Improved: new history task filter in fav list, in which tasks displayed in the order of download finish date
GUI Improved: improve task delete dialog, able to remove downloaded files while keep task record in recycle bin
GUI Improved: new option in preferences dialog to enable BT task access P2PCache server (need ISP support)
GUI Improved: task created date and finish date are displayed in task summary
GUI Improved: improve task piece graph, support page up/down using mouse wheel
GUI Improved: new recommend side-bar which can be toggled in view menu
GUI Improved: BitComet main window minimize to windows taskbar, and system tray icon always displays
GUI Improved: if the task name/publisher name in task list is too long to display, it will be displayed in tooltip
GUI Improved: new search toolbar in the top of BitComet passport view
GUI Improved: improve the clipboard monitor, only capture url links of specific files type
GUI Improved: add support for Maxthon browser
GUI Improved: unhide the option of browse url in BitComet
GUI Improved: downloaded file will be selected when open task save folder
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that some HTTP download fail due to missing cookie info
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that hash check of multi BT tasks not running in queue
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that move to other location command in task context menu does not work
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that some particular language can not be input to IE edit control when BHO loaded
Core Improved: add P2SP download function to BT task, able to search for HTTP/FTP resources to accelerate download
Core Improved: add large file(>1MB) align to piece boundary function to torrent maker and BT download module
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that may lead to crash when download HTTP task using P2P connection
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that may lead to crash when an error UDP packet received
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that downloaded file may save fail if unsupported character in current code-page occurred in torrent file
Core Bugfix: fix the bug about GZIP decode in HTTP 1.0
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that the task created from BCTP link is not properly saved if torrent had not downloaded.
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that unable to connect to some FTP server
v0.84 2007.02.08
GUI Improved: new task piece graph for both BT and HTTP, displaying detail file piece downloading state
GUI Improved: enhanced video codec version detection for preview. the extra video codec check wizard is removed.
GUI Improved: add clipboard monitor, which can be enabled in floating window context menu
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that fail to open torrent file during preview
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the UPNP operation results are not displayed in statistics view
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the floating window is not hide when hit boss key
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that the uploading rate is too low in some situation
Core Bugfix: fix the bug in the decode of GZIP data returned from HTTP server
v0.83 2007.02.04
GUI Improved: add option in HTTP task properties dialog to enable P2P http download
GUI Improved: add hot key Ctrl+R in add HTTP task group dialog, to replace selected text in url to wildcard "(*)"
GUI Improved: refer page url is filled to new http task when drag URL from IE to floating window
GUI Improved: new network rate graph of the floating window in large size
GUI Improved: improve the IE context menu for BitComet, add sub menu to download particular objects in the webpage
GUI Improved: add comment and preview/play column in task list
GUI Improved: WAN IP and network connection status is displayed in status bar of the main window, showing if the listen port is reachable to public domain peers
GUI Improved: enhance the RSS list display function
GUI Improved: add options in preferences dialog to enable network connection status auto check
GUI Improved: add options in preferences dialog to enable task statistical info submitting
GUI Improved: add "download link" to context menu of FireFox
GUI Improved: Hide the option of browse url in BitComet
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that "save torrent as" in task context menu will save other task's torrent file if category is selected in fav list
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug of the sort operation in task list
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the URL link name is not displayed in the selection dialog of downloading all links
GUI Bugfix: fix the display bug of floating window in Windows Vista
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the task list is not refreshed after cancel the operation of add HTTP task group
GUI Bugfix: fix the display bug of the HTTP task info window when switching selected task
Core Improved: add P2P download function to HTTP task, able to search more peers to speed up downloading
Core Improved: reconstruction NAT Traversal via UDP using encryption connections
Core Improved: improve the robustness of video file preview. the crash of video codec will not terminate BitComet main program
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that HTTP download resume will fail if the web server is rebooted
v0.82 2007.01.19
GUI Improved: add sound prompt when task download finish, which can be configured in preferences dialog
GUI Improved: improve the context menu of floating window and system tray icon
GUI Improved: processing progress dialog will be displayed when add http task group
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the task start order is not correct if reduce task queue length while the queue is not empty
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug of version 0.81 that program can not run under win98/me
Core Improved: the NAT port mapping and Windows Firewall operation is moved to a separated toolkit program, therefore the CPU usage of main program decrease
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that the preview window will lose response if click stop button while preview video file of BT task
v0.81 2006.12.27
GUI Improved: new floating window to display running status, supporting drag&drop of links in webpage and files to start download
GUI Improved: add new function of auto query file size and server resume-supported ability when add new HTTP task, which can be configured in preferences dialog
GUI Improved: the task number of a task queue is displayed in the favorites list
GUI Improved: new icons for HTTP task states in task list
GUI Improved: link count is displayed in add HTTP task group dialog
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that URL can not be opened from BitComet if FireFox is set to be default browser
Core Improved: new function of auto recycle memory, which can be configured in preferences dialog
Core Improved: compatible to Windows Vista, able to download HTTP links from IE7
v0.80 2006.12.15
GUI Improved: new designed HTTP properties dialog layout
GUI Improved: start preview video file while http downloading from toolbar button or task context menu
GUI Improved: support display URL with non-English UTF-8 characters correctly in English version Windows
GUI Improved: display "Minimize to tray" in task-bar context menu of BitComet if enabled
GUI Improved: new setting of "Optimize download strategy for preview" in Task setting page of preferences dialog
GUI Improved: add move file to desktop and to My Document function in task context menu
GUI Improved: after downloaded torrent file using BitComet, the torrent task properties dialog is displayed immediately
GUI Improved: toolkit FlvPlayer support running under Windows 2003 now
GUI Improved: toolkit FlvPlayer is able to seek while playing for most flv files now
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the description info in HTTP properties dialog not been saved after user modified
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the number of selected urls in url selection dialog not refreshed after applied filter
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that BitComet not able to launch FlvPlayer to play downloaded flv file in whose path has space character
Core Improved: HTTP download task support video file preview, etc. play video file during downloading
Core Improved: support to download URL with non-English UTF-8 characters in English version Windows
Core Improved: able to change HTTP connection number during task running
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that the program will lose response when decrease max downloading task number while any task running
v0.79 2006.11.30
GUI Improved: improve the performance of task list in task catalog switch action
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug in 0.78 that the program will crash when due to refresh task log start BT task
Core Bugfix: improve the process of some non-standard HTTP protocol packet
v0.78 2006.11.29
GUI Improved: change the display font in Statistics View to monospaced font
GUI Improved: improve the task delete confirm dialog
GUI Improved: add a button to rename download file by several rules in HTTP task properties dialog
GUI Improved: new proxy setting page in preferences dialog
GUI Improved: now can select which columns to display in task list by right click task list header
GUI Improved: now can import Flash files (.swf) when select download all links or download videos in webpage
GUI Improved: change the default operation for close button on main window to minimize main window
GUI Bugfix: fix the focus switch order when press Tab key in the HTTP task properties dialog
GUI Bugfix: fix the problem that the redownload button does not work when import a new task but a exist task with the same URL is detected
GUI Bugfix: fix the problem that the download left time is displayed as zero when download rate is zero
Core Improved: add support for connection via HTTP, SOCK4, SOCK5 proxy server
Core Improved: enhance the function of download videos in webpage, optimize for mainstream video websites
Core Improved: improved Rmvb file version and Real codec version detection algorithm, avoid most crash when play rmvb files
Core Bugfix: fix the problem that unable to download file from certain FTP server
v0.77 2006.11.18
GUI Improved: add recycle bin to place tasks deleted temporarily
GUI Improved: add toolbar button, task list context menu item and Delete hot-key to delete task to recycle bin
GUI Improved: add the function to capture http/ftp file download in IE
GUI Improved: add a setting to specify the file types to be captured when IE downloads file in in preferences dialog
GUI Improved: add "Download Videos using BitComet" command in IE context menu as a option
GUI Improved: adjust position of splitters automatically when resizing main window to keep optimal layout
GUI Improved: display translated text in status-bar in the language of user chosen when mouse hover in the toolbar
GUI Improved: display the number of imported urls in the selection dialog of download all links in webpage
GUI Improved: new toolkit: FlvPlayer
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the task list is cleared and not displayed after switch UI language
Core Improved: add the function of searching mirror site automatically for HTTP download task
Core Improved: add the function of download video files in webpage
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that the program may crash when only download partial files in a BT task
v0.76 2006.11.07
GUI Improved: add Scheduler setting page in preferences dialog to adjust bandwidth depending time
GUI Improved: add max/min upload rate per task settings in BT task page of preferences dialog
GUI Improved: add New HTTP/FTP download button in toolbar
GUI Improved: the total task number and selected task number are displayed in status bar of main window
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the BitComet main window is not active sometimes when download url from IE
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the function of avoid system entering suspend mode still works even when no task is running
Core Improved: improve memory allocation strategy, avoid huge physical memory usage when program running for a long time
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that in 0.75 sometimes the file is not downloaded entirely when task finish
v0.75 2006.10.24
GUI Improved: add HTTP/FTP download in file menu
GUI Improved: add HTTP/FTP download settings page in preferences dialog
GUI Improved: add "Download using BitComet" command in IE context menu as a option
GUI Improved: switch to downloading task list automatically if downloaded task list is being showed when add new task
GUI Improved: the translator's name is able to be set in language file edit dialog
GUI Improved: add clear button in torrent info search page of task properties dialog
GUI Improved: the TCP half open limit is up to 500 in preferences dialog
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug in 0.74 that non-executable file can not be opened in file list
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug of a display mistake of the balloon tooltip when task download finish
Core Improved: add HTTP/FTP multi-connection download function
Core Improved: add HTTP/FTP multi-connection download disk cache function
Core Bugfix: fix the bug in 0.74 that in rare situation program will crash due to file operation
v0.74 2006.10.14
GUI Improved: add default settings of view size and list col width for common screen resolutions
GUI Improved: change default setting to open webpage using IE, and hide browse button in toolbar
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that in 0.73 an explorer window will be opened when task finish if the virus scan program path setting is incorrect
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that task list every 5 minutes auto-save function does not work
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that "Task File Move to" -> "Other Location" function only applied to first task when multi tasks are selected
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that in 0.73 sometimes the file is not downloaded entirely when task finish
v0.73 2006.9.25
GUI Improved: add the function to scan virus upon download finish
GUI Improved: add a prompt to scan virus when open executable file
GUI Improved: add scan virus to task list and file list context menu
GUI Improved: add scan virus setting page in Preferences dialog
GUI Improved: add language translate editor dialog to option menu
GUI Improved: add the function to move task downloaded files to corresponding folder when change task catalog
GUI Improved: add catalog setting to BT task properties dialog
GUI Improved: add upload/download speed limit settings to advanced page of BT task properties dialog
GUI Improved: add a option to hide confirm dialog when open BCTP link from IE
GUI Improved: remove Caps LockNum Lock and ScrollLock status display in main window's status-bar
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the disk available space is displayed error in BT task properties dialog
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the default TCP half-open number setting is too small in Windows2003
Core Improved: add specific task upload/download speed limit function
Core Bugfix: fix the bug of high CPU usage when enable upload/download speed limit
v0.72 2006.9.16
GUI Improved: add the function to move task downloaded files to corresponding folder when change task catalog
GUI Improved: improve task list display speed
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the publisher's webpage may be openned incorrectly when selecting multi-task using mouse
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug in version 0.71 that the UPNP gateway NAT port mapping function does not work
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug in version 0.71 that the task download rate in balloon tip is not displayed correctly when main window is minimized
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug in version 0.71 that the balloon tip will not display when task download finish and main window is minimized
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug in version 0.71 that stop task while playing video may cause program crash
v0.71 2006.9.2
GUI Improved: Add "Move file to..." function to task list context menu
GUI Improved: Add task catalog manage functions to "download completed" task queue context menu in favorites list
GUI Improved: Add task catalog set and locate functions to task list context menu
GUI Improved: Improve task list display algorithm, decrease CPU usage
GUI Improved: Add Half-Open TCPIP connection limitation modification for Windows XP SP2, in Preferences dialog
GUI Improved: redesign "task automatic stop" settings in Preferences dialog
GUI Improved: remove task pause, resume operation
GUI Improved: remove "Global Log" window, in which the information displayed is merged into "Statistics" window
GUI Improved: Improved crash report program, send crash report to server directly instead of using email
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the BCTP link is not displayed correctly if opened from internal browser in BitComet
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the music in webpage of video play window does not stopped after video play starts
Core Improved: no longer depends on MSXML3, no need to install MSXML3 in windows 98
Core Improved: improved file piece request algorithm, increase the launch speed of online video play
Core Improved: more program run-time error can be detected by the crash report
Core change: Chat, Proxy, NAT Traversal via UDP, IP block rules is removed temporarily
Core Improved: kernel code reconstruction
v0.70 2006.6.24
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the program can not run in certain OS due to mistaken compile option
v0.69 2006.6.23
GUI Improved: download status information will be displayed in preview window info-bar when preview is buffering
GUI Improved: BitComet Forum URL is updated
GUI Bugfix: controls in Task Property Dialog will reposition correctly when resizing the dialog
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the spin buttons of min/max upload rate edit-box in Task Property Dialog do not work
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the peer list doesn't display any peer in very occasional situation
GUI Bugfix: be able to handle BCTP link opened from FireFox properly
Core Improved: improve preview buffer schedule algorithm, start buffer if data in buffer pool less than 50%, resume play if full
Core Improved: improve piece request algorithm when preview, decrease the chance of buffering
Core Improved: improve error detection of video decoder when start preview
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that the video and audio sometimes become asynchronous caused by preview buffering
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that the program may crash when parsing some non-standard HTTP protocol packet
v0.68 2006.5.29
GUI Bugfix: fix the problem that the option "Do not prompt when add new task" doesn't work
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the program may crash when display some non-standard rss item
Core Improved: improve selected file download algorithm, decrease the possibility to re-download file boundary data
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that the program may crash when parsing some non-standard HTTP protocol packet
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that the program may crash when parsing some non-standard encryption protocol packet
v0.67 2006.5.10
GUI Bugfix: fix the incorrect prompt text when open torren file failed
GUI Bugfix: change PayPal picture auto-update period to one day
GUI Bugfix: improve the detecting algorithm of Real file decoder in Video Codec Check Wizard
Core Improved: enhanced ICF/UPNP port mapping operation
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that the program may crash when received incorrect packet
v0.66 2006.4.27
Core Improved: more program run-time error can be detected by the crash report
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that the sometimes program will crash when display chat message
v0.65 2006.4.25
GUI Improved: add IE favorites list
GUI Improved: add a new function to update the PayPal picture in left tree list from BitComet.com site
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the Goto button on address bar doesn't work properly
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the program will crash if any torrent file is opened with the "Can't listen to port" dialog displayed
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the program will crash when loading some non-standard rss xml
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug in version 0.64 that the torrent maker dialog doesn't display the tracker url entered last time
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug in version 0.64 that the task property dialog can not be opened when the task is paused
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the media file playback will pause when preview window is minimized
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that the text on switch buttons of channel, search and IE fav doesn't change when language switched
Core Improved: add a new function to add a listening port of Windows Firewall in Windows XP SP2
Core Improved: connect to the previous peers immediately when restarting a task
Core Bugfix: fix the bug in version 0.64 that the function to ban user temporarily doesn't work
v0.64 2006.4.10
GUI Improved: the optional IE toolbar is removed
GUI Improved: able to read RSS feed
GUI Bugfix: chat user list is removed temporarily
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that the play button doesn't work after click stop button in task preview window
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that unable to seek continuous when preview avi/rm file
v0.63 2006.3.4
GUI Improved: fix the bug that sometimes torrent file can't be open properly after downloaded in BitComet embedded browser
Core Improved: Remove the old protocol header encryption, add new protocol encryption compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
v0.62 2006.2.14
GUI Improved: add the ability to fetch remote channel xml file and display its items in favourite bar
GUI Improved: adjust the toolbar position of embedded browser
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that sometimes the embedded browser can't handle BCTP link properly
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that sometimes the task name displayed as the http link of torrent file
GUI Bugfix: fix the bug that sometimes the task status displayed as failed after DHT torrent download finished successfully
Core Improved: user favourite data file changed from . av\my_fav.xml to .\Favourite.xml
Core Bugfix: fix possible crash when exit program while hashing
Core Bugfix: fix possible crash when detects WMP version at BitComet startup
Core Bugfix: fix possible memory access violation when remove task after DHT torrent file download finished
v0.61 2006.1.10
GUI Improved: enhance BCTP link command to lunch preview window
GUI Improved: support xp themes in the embedded browser
GUI Improved: no longer popup script error message in the embedded browser
GUI Bugfix: Possible buffer overflow when opening URL link using external browser. (Thanks Fortinet Security Research)
GUI Bugfix: the clip board can work in some user interface
Core Improved: support wmv/asf file in the preview window
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that DHT is added for the 'private' torrent after task begins
Core Bugfix: fix the bug that UDP port mapping is not released when BitComet exit
v0.60 2005.9.8
GUI Improved: new toolkit: BitComet Video Codec Check Wizard
GUI Improved: add open BCTP/HTTP link command in file menu
GUI Improved: add BCTP link page in Task Property Dialog
GUI Improved: add Boss-key choice option
GUI Improved: add Disable torrent file download dialog option
GUI Improved: add Display task delete confirm dialog option
GUI Improved: add piece size 2/4/8MB choice when making torrent
GUI Improved: open web link in internal browse of BitComet
GUI Bugfix: fix mistake delete when multi-selection after torrent list sort
GUI Bugfix: fix the win2k auto shutdown issue
Core Improved: add video file preview when downloading
Core Improved: add Torrent download from DHT network using BCTP link
Core Improved: add protocol header encrypt option
Core Improved: add Always using NAT Traversal via UDP option
v0.59 2005.6.8
GUI Improved: add Search button to search torrent in torrent website
GUI Improved: remove the drop-down menu of the Web button
GUI Improved: open all links using user default browser
GUI Improved: add three network mode when creating .torrent file
GUI Improved: add a light in the status bar indicate the DHT Network status
GUI Bugfix: fixed typing issue regarding the speed input box
Core Improved: add DHT Network support, BitComet become trackerless
Core Improved: add UDP port mapping in ICF/UPNP
Core Improved: support 'private' key in torrent
Core Improved: support 'private' key in tracker response
Core Bugfix: fix UPNP problem in v0.57, v0.58
v0.58 2005.5.6
GUI Improved: add Hash-check thread priority as an option
GUI Improved: add "Remove task only" confirmation
GUI Bugfix: disable file location change for paused tasks
GUI Bugfix: can not auto shutdown computer when desktop is locked
GUI Bugfix: the auto-stopped task can not upload
GUI Bugfix: fix the win98/me auto shutdown issue
GUI Bugfix: fix the dde regarding file association
Core Improved: add task option: peer info exchange enable
Core Bugfix: UDP tracker DNS resolve can cause stop response for 2s
Core Bugfix: fix the issue when one UDP tracker in a tracker group can not connect
Core Bugfix: continue download at startup can not work if crashed last time
Core Bugfix: fix one crash issue when connections are unstable
v0.57 - 2005.3.5
GUI Improved: add boss key: Alt+`
GUI Improved: embedded web view was improved
GUI Improved: Task Property Dialog can be resized or maximized now
GUI Improved: option to disable the prompt window when adding torrent
GUI Improved: enable multi-selection when open torrent files
GUI Improved: task list now support sort
GUI Improved: add seeding task catalog
GUI Bugfix: fix the copy paste problem in embedded IE
GUI Bugfix: never prevent windows from entering suspend mode if the computer is running on batteries (Thanks B. Larg)
GUI Bugfix: Save location reset to default upon changing encoding method. (Thanks ericbo)
GUI Bugfix: Incorrect time left if more than 24 hours (Thanks u1ookingatme)
GUI Bugfix: the max value of half-opened tcp can't be changed to smaller value
Core Bugfix: fix a upload selection bug which may affect download speed
Core Bugfix: auto stop may not work if enable auto checking after finished
Core Bugfix: possibly fix the tracker download reporting bug happens in TB, etc
Core Bugfix: fixed NAT Traversal rate can not be accurately limited
Core Bugfix: Can not create directory when change priority for running task (Thanks maxbkk)
Core Bugfix: IP rules do not effect in NAT Traversal connections(Thanks tianle)
Core Bugfix: add new task waiting queue, close bc, the file priority lost(Thanks hdll)
Core Bugfix: Hash Checking queue does not work (Thanks njiayu)
Core Bugfix: UDP tracker retry interval keeps to be 10s
v0.56 - 2004.9.23
GUI Bugfix: stop update peer list if select two peers and click the left or the top list (Thanks gjr)
GUI Bugfix: change the system time may cause gui buffer overrun (Thanks baul)
Core Improved: auto detect the max value of half-opened tcp for patched tcpip.sys in XP SP2
Core Improved: improve the efficient of NAT Traversal again
Core Bugfix: fix some compatible issue with ipfilter.dat in eMule(Thanks Soorpher)
Core Bugfix: may crash when exit while having queued hashing tasks(Thanks the crash report by Chi Yeong Teoh)
Core Bugfix: fixed a serious issue that NAT Traversal will occupy all the upload bandwidth (Thanks friends @ TB)
v0.55 - 2004.9.9
GUI Improved: torrent maker can auto-detect the best piece-size now
GUI Improved: do not check version for more than once in one day
GUI Bugfix: tray icon shows up when change the lock of the tray area (Thanks xl)
GUI Bugfix: fix possible crash when closing
GUI Bugfix: the issue of adding task by command line do nothing(Thanks Yu BOYTHERE)
GUI Bugfix: may crash in splitter (Thanks the crash report by Cytech-May & Punkrawk)
Core Improved: add auto stop task when share ratio reach specific value, auto shut down the computer
Core Improved: improve the efficient of NAT passthrough (incompatible with 0.53)
Core Improved: add Max Simultaneous TCP connection attempts to option, better works with XP SP2
Core Bugfix: fix the issue that min seeding rate also applies to download task
Core Bugfix: move on to next tracker slowly if no peers returned.
Core Bugfix: fix the issue that it will not stop connecting to tracker after task stopped
Core Bugfix: may crash because of thread conflict when writing the edge of files(Thanks the crash report by wluck)
Core Bugfix: may crash when exit while having queued tasks(Thanks the crash report by Asem Mohamed)
Core Bugfix: may crash when calculate the rate(Thanks the crash report by trudy)
Core Bugfix: fix some crash caused by overflow (Thanks the crash report by Huang Kan)
Core Bugfix: fix too short timeout disconnect issue with AZ and Official Seed
v0.54 - 2004.8.21
GUI Improved: global & per task 3KB/s upload rules ( Thanks DreadWingKnight )
GUI Improved: multi selection when ban ip ( Thanks CH )
GUI Improved: torrent file save as in task list
Core Improved: NAT passthrough by UDP! (still in experimental)
Core Improved: add crash reporter to release version
Core Improved: connect to UDP tracker first in the same group
Core Improved: support http tracker: 'key' flag ( Thanks neooff )
Core Improved: support the new UDP Tracker protocol ( v2 )
Core Improved: torrent strings fix the utf8 encoding problems with Azureus ( Thanks Henrique Vianna )
Core Changes: remove default backup tracker ( Thanks x )
Core Bugfix: may can't create torrent contains >4G files
Core Bugfix: fully support multitracker spec, support server groups ( Thanks DreadWingKnight )
Core Bugfix: strange http HOST problem in nipponsei.levillage.org ( Thanks AndyGod )
Core Bugfix: http redirection bug, fix connection problem in TorrentBits.org ( Thanks HiTechOutlaw )
Core Bugfix: fix connection problem in bt.edwardk.info ( Thanks fftfelix)
Core Bugfix: no longer skip the empty directories when making torrent ( Thanks 5Q heaven )
v0.53 - 2004.6.15
GUI Bugfix: fixed lots of gui crash problems
GUI Improved: tweak the column layout (Thanks stisev)
GUI Improved: display seeds numbers connected in the recent 10 minutes
GUI Improved: able to add task as paused
GUI Improved: send crash report is supported for all beta version
GUI Improved: auto add seeding task as paused after .torrent is made
GUI Improved: should runs more smooth for those download rate exceed 1MB/s - 2MB/s (Great thanks to GHOSTOPOST)
GUI Improved: avoid gui blink for non-XP os
GUI Improved: global pause/resume from the system tray (Thanks Assmongrel)
GUI Improved: avoid system entering power suspend mode when task is running
GUI Improved: command line add params: /? /s /m /tray /output <file>
GUI Improved: able to edit backup tracker in the options
GUI Changes: listening port now allow full range : 1 - 65535
Core Improved: limit the tcp connecting rate to 4 new connection per second
Core Improved: add default minimize upload rate, avoid zero rate seeding
Core Improved: add chatting support, support PM as well, support chat room torrent
Core Improved: a few queue behavior improvement, and pause all bugfix (Thanks Kameraman)
Core Improved: able to Hash check again when the download task finished.
Core Improved: avoid upload to only several best peers, cause download drops when upload is slow. (<100k/s)
Core Improved: avoid download task donot need to upload but all the seeding task has no upload at all. (Thanks ulion)
Core Improved: change the frequency requesting tracker, decrease the burden of trackers. (Thanks ulion)
Core Improved: able to ban user temporarily for 5 minutes, 1 hour, or 24 hours.
Core Improved: able to block IP permanently defined by ipfilter.dat (compatible with eMule)(Thanks Adam Thirnis)
Core Improved: detect peer who send bad data, and auto temporarily block it for 5 minutes
Core Bugfix: do not work correctly with tracker in compact mode
Core Bugfix: "allocate before download" won't allocate immediately ( thanks windy)
Core Bugfix: forget to load the default tracker when tracker-list existed ( thanks Henry)
Core Bugfix: UPnP may can't work with some hardware router ( thanks btchina for the financial support to buy one )
Core Bugfix: UPnP may can't find service ( thanks BK->NEW() )
Core Bugfix: can't release port mapping when exit
Core Bugfix: remove .xml file, hash checking, start will hash-checking again (Thanks lqbn)
Core Bugfix: incorrectly handle the files gap, may fix the hashchecking loop bug
Core Bugfix: auto start new task if download rate below can't work
Core Bugfix: avoid too large disk cache crash BitComet in low memory conditions
Core Bugfix: the small file next to the big one may be 100% but zero data until the big one is finished. (Thanks c-j-z)
Core Bugfix(critical): mistake the timeout interval in BitTorrent specification, only 1 minute timeout cause possible disconnect with seed using official client (Thanks ulion)
Core Bugfix(critical): potential download a corrupt file
Core Bugfix(critical): do not response tracker NAT checking, so that won't be listed in tracker. ( happen again :( )
v0.52 - 2004.4.23
GUI Changes: move language selection to menu
GUI Improved: remember list column order
GUI Improved: task status add status icon: connecting peers
GUI Improved: able to force start a queued task by start it again (Thanks fan_chenwen)
GUI Improved: new task is now at the bottom (Thanks Kameraman)
GUI Improved: able to auto run task when BitComet startup (Thanks Kameraman)
GUI Bugfix: Max Simultaneous Download Tasks changes won't be reflected upon the tasks immediately(Thanks windy)
GUI Bugfix: Toolbar will disappear next time if minimize BitComet to tray and close it.(Thanks Terence Tam)
GUI Bugfix: torrent encoding doesn't effect save location and comment.(Thanks kkj, Kameraman)
GUI Bugfix: minimize to taskbar and enable exit prompt cause confirm dialog can't be displayed(Thanks charlesyc)
GUI Bugfix: zero length file progress is always zero percent(Thanks Kameraman)
Core Improved: try to reserve disk space when downloading, almost zero disk fragment
Core Bugfix: rate measurement algorithm changed, should be more accurate but consume a bit more resource
Core Bugfix: hashing cause peers cache lost (Thanks Kameraman)
Core Bugfix: removing task incl files may delete all download directory, incl other files
Core Bugfix: hashing may crash at the end, and the task may can't be started
Core Bugfix: task minimize upload rate may cant work
v0.51 - 2004.4.13
GUI Improved: tray icon display balloon notification when task finished
GUI Bugfix: wrong displace position for task specific upload limits.(Thanks charlesyc)
GUI Bugfix: crash when click OpenDir or Property for empty task.(Thanks xChiNa)
GUI Bugfix: disk driver free space may be wrong at first. (Thanks spcat2000, happyfa97)
Core Improved: able to change torrent encoding code page when adding task
Core Improved: task queue sequence is the same as displayed, top task first
Core Bugfix: fixed no response when too many files in one torrent(e.g. >1000 files) in v0.50
Core Bugfix: should not scan when seeding (Thanks Windforce)
Core Bugfix: when seeding, should not open file for writing (Thanks coolsnowwolf)
Core Bugfix: forget to save peers info when task is stopped
Core Bugfix: start task more than once cause problems (Thanks windy)
v0.50 - 2004.4.8
GUI Improved: remember toolbar status
GUI Improved: thanks to SiC & Orochi for the graph design, much more pretty now
GUI Bugfix: in file dialog, right-click the driver and click Property will crash (Thanks to littlefoxes)
GUI Bugfix: can't remember window positions (Thanks to KELVEN13)
Core Improved: remove support for slots.xml, able to config in the option dialog
Core Improved: publisher information extension
Core Improved: able to set different upload limits for every task
Core Improved: add a simple queue system
Core Improved: add support for {hash} tracker url (idea by IH@isohunt)
Core Improved: file level priority control
Core Improved: remove upload download ratio limits in the config dialog.
Core Improved: file allocation in blocks and won't block gui and also decrease the disk fragment
Core Bugfix: random listening port won't larger than 32767, avoid route problem (thanks to Xing Zhanfeng)
Core Bugfix: total upload and download statistics overflow if larger than 2G (thanks to wpeng)
Core Bugfix: sometimes can't work with gzip tracker, get decode error (thanks to ihf)
Core Bugfix: lost percentage when it resumes downloads by BitTorrent 3.3 or above.
v0.49 - 2004.3.3
GUI Improved: if file changed, prompt dialog : check / ignore / cancel
GUI Improved: Ctrl+Delete remove task including files
GUI Bugfix: possibly fix the crash when restoring from system tray
Core Improved: optimize pieces manager again
Core Improved: optimize choke picker for slow connections
Core Improved: able to auto resize the cache according to the speed, set default max cache size to 50M
Core Improved: Auto config XP Internet Connection Sharing and Firewall (ICS/ICF)
Core Improved: when use proxy only for trackers, send HTTP GET rather than HTTP Connect
Core Bugfix: cache size calculate may overflow when the physical memory is getting lower
Core Bugfix: send event=stopped to tracker when program exited (Thanks to ulion)
Core Bugfix: load same torrent make it vanish (Thanks to bigjumbo)
Core Bugfix: UPnP always failed with DSL router/ICS (Thanks to wxhere ~_~)
Core Bugfix: may crash when cache is empty
Core Bugfix: possible to receive only part of the HTTP response, cause tracker decode failture.
v0.48 2004.2.18
Torrent Maker Bugfix: won't add announce-list if only one tracker address
GUI Improved: remember the favourite site choice last time
GUI Improved: prompt before remove task and delete all downloaded files
GUI Improved: peer-list sorted by ip
GUI Bugfix: won't prompt when hash checking
GUI Bugfix: always remember proxy server and port. (Thanks to wxhere)
Core Improved: consider connection stable after 3 minutes elapsed
Core Bugfix(critical): can't connect any peers when seeding
Core Bugfix(critical): do not response tracker NAT checking header, so that won't be listed in some tracker. (Thanks to stanhopea)
v0.47 2004.2.17
withdraw the release, skip it.
v0.46 2004.2.14
GUI Bugfix: total length incorrect if larger than 4G. (Thanks to Zergling)
Core Bugfix(critical): lots of pieces failed in SHA check, cause by disk cache bug.
v0.45 2004.2.13
GUI Improved: great change in Language File, almost all string can be translated and part of the information format could be customized by edit language xml file.
GUI Improved: remove task, or remove task include downloaded files
GUI Improved: An option in the toolbar to toggle ON/OFF the panel list on the left of the Main window. (Thanks to seto_2003)
GUI Improved: Add toolbar, add right menu for selecting in the Torrent Property dialog
GUI Improved: ctrl+ for "job move up" ; ctrl+ for "job move down" (Thanks to xsintill)
GUI Improved: change "completed" to "progress", indicates the download progress of selected files
GUI Bugfix: The other two tree-view won't flicking now. (Thanks to seto_2003)
GUI Bugfix: in tray mode, listen for a full mouse click before popping up. (Thanks to Keen314 )
Core Improved: add a torrent maker, support utf-8 and multi-tracker
Core Improved: intelligent upload slots control, auto optimize for different connection speed (config in slots.xml)
Core Improved: correctly handle disk full and disk i/o error
Core Improved: delete those files didn't even download a byte when remove the task
Core Improved: optimize socket by delay sending HAVE message
Core Improved: optimize piece manager
Core Improved: optimize disk cache swap algorithm, avoid small cache shaking.
Core Improved: optimize disk cache memory manage, and is now able to set the minimize and maximize size.
Core Improved: able to change download selection when task is running
Core Improved: if file changed before resume, tell user.
Core Improved: support socks4, socks5, http/https proxy
Core Bugfix: Dead incoming peers in the peerlist can't be cleared
Core Bugfix: Torrent with the same file name will make the download list make mistake (Thanks to spcat2000)
Core Bugfix: when add one torrent twice and click OK in the second time, zero the process of it (Thanks to zeng777)
Core Bugfix: add port to tracker http request header "Host", fix problem with some proxy (Thanks to linxiaolegend)
Core Bugfix: when unselect small file in the end of filelist, the next big file won't finish for ever
Core Bugfix: no longer add .bc! extension for zero length file
Core Bugfix(critical): possible to send invalid REQUEST every few minutes, cause disconnection from other peer
v0.44 2004.1.9
GUI Improved: able to identify BitSpirit, BitTorrent Plus
GUI Changed: auto update checker server changed to update.BitComet.com
GUI Changed: remove listening port above 1024 restriction (Thanks to Ano Nymous)
GUI Fix: auto update checker misunderstand the version number
Core Improved: add peer connecting number statistics and limits
Core BugFix(critical): fixed a bug in peer connecting limits, negative number cause it won't connect peers any more
Core BugFix(critical): security verification during peer communication
v0.43 2004.1.5
Setup Package: Merge two package (unicode & MBCS) into one
GUI Improved: Remember Main window position (Thanks to Liu Wei)
GUI Improved: one click active window in tray icon mode (Thanks to lurenyi)
GUI Changed: mix upload limits is 20kB/s, and download rate no more than 8 times of uploads
GUI BugFix: 100% CPU when UPnP operation (startup and exit)
GUI BugFix: Fix IE shell open file not found bug if have sharezaa installed previously
GUI BugFix: "donot ask again" in confirm exit may cause problem, removed temporarily
Core Improve: optimize for some heavy trackers if they have more than one listening port
Core Improve: able to disable disk read cache now
Core Improve: decrease one memory copy in uploading and downloading, less cpu usage theoretically
Core Improve: do not allocate cache when checking complete
Core BugFix: Upload and Download rate control more smoothly, still not perfect though (Thanks to Vulpes)
Core BugFix: try to open normal file (not .bc! file) first when save location changed
Core BugFix(tiny): in statistics, download from XXX peers not accurate
Core BugFix(critical): fixed a bug that made .bc!.bc! extension if multi-file download, and also can't resume correctly.
Core BugFix(critical): unselect small file may broke neighbor file corrupt and may cause runtime exception and exit if it is the first file (Thanks to GDIMk)
v0.42 2004.1.1
Add unicode build, fix some encoding bug under 2K/XP
GUI Improved: property diag more pretty
GUI Improved: avoid torrent list flicking under windows XP
GUI Improved: prompt exit only if there are running tasks
GUI Improved: auto version update checker
Core Improved: add Torrent Health statistics
Core Improved: Support Unicode torrent format extension
Core Improved: Option to add .bc! extension for unfinished files
Core Improved: one session per ip when seeding
Core Improved: flush file when saving status file
Core Improved: no longer stop response when doing the hash check
Core Improved: auto portmapping via UPnP, but local firewall still need to be manually config
Core Improved: accelerate hash check when resuming other client's downloads
Core Improved: support Tracker 301, fix cant connection bug for some trackers
Core Improved: torrent file path security checking
Core BugFix: Fix "download file length bigger than expected", ask for a choice now
Core BugFix: fix a bug that send zero port to tracker in no-listening mode
Core BugFix: fix a bug that can't resume torrent which contents only one file in a folder
Core BugFix(critical): Fixed: "unselect file A -> download -> stop -> select file A -> download" may cause runtime exception exit
v0.41 2003.12.07
Core Improved: better support for download selection changes
Core Improved: save peer which have a listening port in status file
GUI Improved: add progress bar indicate complete ratio (looks very ugly I think)
GUI Improved: add message box when exit BitComet
GUI Improved: add Right Menu Key support in torrent list
GUI BugFix: add a torrent, delete, then can't add it again
Core BugFix(critical): stay at 99% bug maybe fixed this time
v0.40 2003.11.27
Known bug: when only download selected files, never stop if cache size is set to zero;
or it is still possible to have some duplicated download in those gap pieces.
It doesn't matter too much... just waste a little bandwidth.
GUI Improved: add Ctrl+A, Alt+ENTER short key for torrent list
Core BugFix: incompletion in gap piece when add new download file which was banned before
Core BugFix: won't resize cache buffer when it is set to zero
Core BugFix(critical): Fix 100% but uncompleted bug caused by cache/piece manage
v0.39 2003.11.26
Core Improved: save connected peer info for a quick restart
Core Improved: save partial download piece info in statusfile
GUI Improved: able to associate .torrent at run time, restore it when close client
GUI Improved: no longer write view size into registry, saved in style.xml instead
GUI BugFix: select all item when delete the bottom torrent entry
GUI BugFix: correctly display status(download/resume/seeding) for torrent property dialog
GUI BugFix: no longer lost icon when taskbar recreated
Core BugFix: Fix exception occurred when multi-tracker torrent stopping
Core BugFix(critical): Fix piece pick bug which make it downloaded 120% - 200% sized data
Core BugFix(critical): Fix piece cache bug which caused a lots of failed piece
v0.38 2003.11.22
New Name: Change the name to "BitComet"
NewFeature: multi tracker supported
NewFeature: able to download selected files
NewFeature: no scanning seeding
Improved: global upload/download speed limits
Improved: optimize the piece picker, much more less CPU usage
Improved: pieces read/write cache, much better disk performance
Improved: rudely disconnect slow peers
Improved: torrent cache now using relative path
Improved: changed socket frame class, now support sock4, sock5 and http1.1 proxy
Improved: GUI interface more usable
BugFix: some problem about the connection with new version Shadow's Exp
BugFix: can't pause
BugFix: continue to connect tracker after failed 20 times now
BugFix: upload & download bytes wrong when reporting to tracker
BugFix(critical): passed pieces sum error when bitfield is initiating
v0.37 2003.10 - 2003.11
Great changes, skip it.
v0.361 2003.10.10
BugFix: "create empty document" error if download files > 2G
v0.36 2003.09.20
Improved: overall u/d speed in tray icon
Improved: use utf-8 style file if system supported
Bugfix: keep choosing different port every time when start program if it is set to zero
Bugfix: check the file again when restarted downloading
BufFix(critical): found that the Run Time Error in Win2k(or below) was cause by the exception of: _variant_t(unsigned __int64 ui8Src) throw(); when saving xml
v0.35 2003.09.19
Add: traditional Chinese language
Add: pick a random port button
Improved: socket write buffer max length
BugFix: a few bugfix about the multilanguage interface
BugFix: disconnect if error occurs when reading file, won't send garbage
BugFix: do not save download queue
BufFix(critical): fixed the huge memory leak caused by forgetting to release when handing xml file. Now, the memory is quite low, but cpu usage a bit high, though
v0.34 2003.09.16
Add: multi language support, auto selection
Add: save upload bytes in status file
Add: tracker http request add Host: item
Improve: change MSXML4 to MSXML3
Improve: 10 times upload speed for one peer for the first 3M upload or if the uploaded bytes of that peer is greater than downloaded bytes + 3M from me
Improve: isallpassed() cache, may reduce cpu usage a little
Improve: set upload zero means do not limits
BugFix: do not prompt when can't find status file during deleting
v0.33 2003.09.10
Add: remember view window column size
Add: enable drag and drop
Add: start/stop/pause/resume selected torrents
Add: max connected peer limits
Improved: put torrent popup menu into style.xml
BugFix: delete torrent cause error
v0.32 2003.09.08
Add: peer ip exchange protocol extension 09 00, 09 01, 09 02
Improved: newly added torrent on the top
Improved: open file as read only when seeding
BugFix: assume bitfield is already received when peer reconnected
BugFix: skip tracker announce when retry sometimes
v0.31 2003.09.06
Add: tracker retry interval time table, from short(30s) to long(5m)
Add: socks5 proxy now fully supported (auth, tracker)
Improved: when a piece failed sha1 check, mark the error
v0.30 2003.09.05
Add: global download speed limit
Add: simple socks5(no auth) support for peer connection
Improved: tidy the code of storage
Improved: longer the tracker retry interval & set the max retry to 20
BugFix: lost the last character of url when 302 redirecting
v0.29 2003.09.03
Add: global download speed limit
Improved: bnbt tracker now supported, found the diff between python tracker, http 1.0 res header &
Improved: rewrite piece picker, now pick the piece that is owned by the least peers
BugFix: support http 302 redirect
BugFix: spend more than one hour to find a memory leak when loading torrent status file
v0.28 2003.08.31 1st Public Version
Add: make a msi of MSXML4 & make a Setup by Innon Setup Compiler
Add: All Chinese
Add: Minimize to system tray
Bugfix: bug in deleting torrent in torrent list
Bugfix: complete percent now display OK
Bugfix(serious): always return true no matter SHA check succeed or failed
v0.27 2003.08.30
Bugfix(critical): goes wrong when doing bitfiled get in HEX
v0.26 2003.08.30
Add: Torrent list & status display column item names are now at style.xml
Add: Pause & Resume action supported
Bugfix: Large file display the wrong complete ratio
Bugfix: tracker connection status display
Bugfix(critical): socket fatal error after handshake failed then reconnecting
v0.25 2003.08.29
Add: Peer Log Property Diag
Add: version number added in peer version display
Improve: download slice picker
Bugfix: tracker connection failed won't retry
Bugfix: upload / download should not count the disconnected peers
v0.24 2003.08.26
Change: HTTP connection shift from WININET to socket, (consider WINHTTP5 later maybe)
Bugfix: one peer multi sockets
v0.23 2003.08.25
Change: Timer block was removed
Bugfix: file length check error in rawread()
v0.22 2003.08.24
Add: peer communication log, double click the peer
Bugfix(Critical): upload piece char* -> string
v0.21 2003.08.23
Bugfix(Critical): crush when delete socket
v0.20 2003.08.18
Bugfix(Critical): Timer event is called anytime, cause odd error. (e.g. delete element when iterating) global timer blocking is added.
v0.19 2003.08.16
Add: Max announce intervals
Add: global upload speed control & peer up/down ratio
Add: passive mode
Add: peer software version recognize
Bugfix(Critical): doesn't send INTEREST before download
Bugfix: null msg dead loop
v0.18 2003.08.15
Add: torrent cache option
Add: seeds/peers display
Add: random port
BugFix: Should not delete element when iterating a map (PeerMap)
BugFix(Critical): send the wrong protocol header for incoming connections
BugFix(Critical): when comparing, CString treat both strings as null-terminate strings, substitute with std:string
v0.17 2003.08.14
Add: Peer speed estimate, choke & interest info
BugFix: stop download do not delete socket
BugFix: keep announce when stopped
BugFix: Socket error when exist, caused by calling shutdown at a invalid socket handle
BugFix: Exist download won't do checking
v0.16 2003.08.12(first beta release)
Remaining time info is added
Single instance running....try many examples, found a working solution at microsoft at last.. ft
Lots of bugfix...
v0.15 2003.08.11
New icon designed by FallenAngel
Register itself for .torrent & mime
Properties dialog is added, though ugly
Lots of bugfix and improvement, all forget
v0.14 2003.08.10
BugFix: when delete torrent it won't completely delete data
v0.13 2003.08.08
Show complete radio of every file
Multi torrent management
BugFix: hex2bin & bin2hex error
BugFix: peer disconnect will not change the status of peer
v0.12 2003.08.07
ability to choose download location
bitfield cache bug fixed
v0.11 2003.08.06
first published version