The following is a list of notable software for running a BitTorrent tracker.

Tracker Programming Language License IPv4 IPv6 Operating System Support Description
MLDonkey[1] OCaml GPL-2.0-or-later Yes Windows, OS X, Unix-like, Morph OS Has a built-in tracker and announcement service
MonoTorrent[2] C# MIT Yes Windows, Mac OS, Unix-like Uses Mono or .NET Core for cross-platform support (.NET)
Opentracker[3] C Beerware Yes Yes (IPv4 and IPv6 have separate binaries and processes that do not share any information between them. If a client communicates to the tracker over IPv6, it will only receive IPv6 addresses in the response.) Unix-like (source code only) Uses libowfat,[4] performs well even on embedded hardware. Only requirement is a POSIX compliant OS. Supports only a compact peer list.
PeerTracker[5] PHP GPL-3.0-or-later Yes Web application Extremely lightweight and efficient BitTorrent tracker. Supports SQLite3, and MySQL for storage.
μTorrent[6] C++ Freeware Yes Windows, OS X, Linux, Android Does not have a list of hosted torrents.
qBittorrent[7] C++ GPL-2.0-or-later Yes Windows, OS X, Unix-like, OS/2 Lightweight. Supports DHT, PEX, announcements via UDP. Does not have a web interface or list of hosted torrents; it is not designed for secure or large-scale application.
Vuze[8] Java Disputed Yes Windows, Mac OS, Linux Vuze (formerly Azureus) has a built in tracker.

References

  1. ^ "BT-default tracker". sourceforge.net. Archived from the original on 2013-03-15. Retrieved 2012-02-11.
  2. ^ "MonoTorrent". February 2, 2022. Archived from the original on January 14, 2022. Retrieved February 5, 2022 – via GitHub.
  3. ^ erdgeist. "opentracker". erdgeist.org. Archived from the original on 2013-01-12. Retrieved 2009-05-13.
  4. ^ "libowfat". fefe.de. Archived from the original on 2009-05-04. Retrieved 2009-05-13.
  5. ^ "latest known svn revision of the trigunflame peertracker, which is a lightweight PHP/SQL BitTorrent Tracker: JonnyJD/peertracker". March 21, 2019. Archived from the original on January 29, 2016. Retrieved January 17, 2017 – via GitHub.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on May 13, 2009. Retrieved May 8, 2009.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "qBittorrent official website". sourceforge.net. Archived from the original on 2015-11-23. Retrieved 2013-09-15.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-07-02. Retrieved 2009-05-12.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)