What torrent apps are there for PowerPC Macs on 10.4.11?

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  1. RMT25 macrumors member

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    What torrent apps are there for PowerPC Macs on 10.4.11 Tiger?

    I'm on Transmission 1.54 (app last updated on June 4, 2009) right now and seeking alternatives.

    List any and all that were updated as recently as 2009. Thanks! :)
     
  2. Whargoul macrumors member

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    Thats the only one worth using. Everything else is either garbage or a CPU hog.
     
  3. tayloralmond macrumors 6502

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    Is there any reason Transmission is letting you down? I'm still using it on my iMac G3 and I've had no problems with it. Transmission is such a light program, it runs really smoothly on old Macs.
     
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    Transmission doesn't support torrent magnet links, thats why I upgraded to Leopard
     
  5. raysfan81 macrumors 6502a

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    Yes it does.... I'm running it on my MDD which currently isn't plugged in or I would tell you the version number. Are you sure you are using the most recent build for Leopard?
     
  6. tayloralmond macrumors 6502

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    Transmission 2.20 is on my iMac G5 and it works with magnet links.

    EDIT: Forgot you were looking for one for Tiger...my bad.
     
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    Yes it does.
     
  8. biohead macrumors 6502

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    Quick google search got me to this site: https://forum.transmissionbt.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=11712

    Supposedly an Installer for 10.4 PPC, Transmission 2.31: link.
    Also on that site is the daemon version and a non-installer version.

    I'm pretty sure 2.31 is new enough to support magnet links. Hope it helps somewhat.
     
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    It should work, I had that version on Tiger if I remember correctly. I have also tried other applications but as the first answer said, they were either pretty bad or way to demanding on the system.
     
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    I have been using Vuze, and i really dont care..... but its compatible
     
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    Sorry - transmission FOR TIGER doesn't support magnet links.
     
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    Transmission 1.80

    Transmission is free to download and use on any machine running Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later.

    They don't list it as the BEST version for Tiger in their downloads section, but you can get the versions that do have the magnet links support here:

    http://download-origin.transmissionbt.com/files/
     
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    Transmission

    Been using it for some time now and am completely happy with its performance thus far. Transmission stamp of approval here !!!:D
     
  16. 92jlee macrumors 6502

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    No, it does not. I already tried it and it doesn't..
     
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