BitThief Documentation

Requirements

Running BitThief

Windows

Download “BitThief.exe” from the download page, and execute it.

Mac OS X

Download the tgz-file from the download page, decompress it and run the enclosed application (“BitThief.app”).

Linux/Unix

Download the tgz-file from the download page, decompress it and use the enclosed starter script (“BitThief”). You can do that by opening a shell prompt, changing into the BitThief directory and running the script as follows:
./BitThief &

Jar File

If you want to run the jar file directly, you can download it from the download page, change into the enclosing directory and enter the following in a command prompt:
java -Xmx512m -jar BitThief.jar

Configuration

The following global settings are available: These options are specific to a single torrent download: