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Installing qBittorrent

Chocobo1 edited this page Jan 27, 2022 · 21 revisions


qBittorrent is available for Linux, Windows and macOS. It can be compiled from source for any of those platforms, but binary packages are provided for convenience.


qBittorrent binary packages should be available in your distro's repositories. Both the qbittorrent (qBittorrent with GUI) and qbittorrent-nox ("no X", for headless server environments) packages should be available.

It is recommended to always use the latest version, and new issue reports should be filed against the latest stable version (or a more recent master commit) only. However, some distributions do not always provide the latest packages. In this case, you should either:

Currently, two official PPAs are maintained for Ubuntu:

qBittorrent is also available semi-officially on FlatHub:

For CentOS, Fedora and RHEL, enable the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository (epel-release) to install qbittorrent or qbittorrent-nox.

Unofficial nightly builds for Debian (from Kolcha):

Windows and macOS

The only official source for Windows and macOS release builds is this page (and the links within it):

Experimental development builds are available here: When reporting bugs against these versions, be sure to mention which specific one you used and its commit ID (which is visible in the top left corner after clicking in a specific run).

Use any other builds at your own risk. Issue reports from using other builds such as PortableApps and the like are not supported.

You can also compile from source if you wish, by following the relevant guides listed under



External programs

Search plugins





State Version
Current qBittorrent ≥ v4.1
Previous qBittorrent v3.2.0 - v4.0.x
Obsolete qBittorrent < v3.2.0

WebAPI clients

Alternate WebUI

Reverse proxy setup for WebUI access

WebUI HTTPS configuration




Common information for CMake

*BSD, Linux



Obsolete compilation guides

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