BTFS V1.5.1(Ada) is now released!

BitTorrent Inc.
2 min readMar 5, 2021


BTFS V1.5.1(Ada) is out now! In the celebration of the coming International Women’s Day, BTFS Team chooses Ada as the code name for BTFS V1.5.1 to memorate and honor Ada, the world’s first female programmer.


*Added build support for FreeBSD, though we don’t publish pre-built binaries, users need to build themselves

*Enabled BTFS node to collect discovery info from other nodes in its swarm peer table, then report it to Status server

*Added an environment variable to enable accessing wallet remotely if users do need it. This poses potential security risk, use with caution. Refer to for more info.

*Added GitHub actions to build docker images and publish to GitHub Container Registry automatically


*Import wallet on Host UI Chinese version fails to work

*Gateway doesn’t support download of files inside a folder

*Host UI Chinese version text typos and layout bugs

*Some other minor bugs

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Founded with a leading peer-to-peer sharing technology standard in 2004, BitTorrent, Inc. is a consumer software company based in San Francisco. Its protocol is the largest decentralized P2P network in the world, driving 22% of upstream and 3% of downstream traffic globally.

Its flagship desktop and mobile products, BitTorrent and µTorrent, enable users to send large files over the internet, connecting legitimate third-party content providers with users. With over 100 million active users, BitTorrent products have been installed on over 1 billion devices in over 138 countries worldwide.

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