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ruTorrent plugins

Our services all have the full rutorrent plugin package installed along with a few selected third party plugins.


If you wish to enable/disable a plugin the steps are:

1) Login to ruTorrent 
2) Locate the "Plugins tab"
3) On the list of plugins, right click on the plugin you wish to activate/disable and select 'Enable/Disable' in the 'Launch' menu.
4) Reload ruTorrent and the plugin should be enbaled for use / disaabled for use.

If you are missing a plugin which you think is very useful and would like it added just contact us and we'll look into adding it!

Currently there are the following plugins:
  • _getdir - this plugin helps ruTorrent find and render directories.
  • _noty - this plugin provides the notification functionality for other plugins.
  • _noty2 - replacement for _noty using the Web Notifications API instead of the jQuery plugin noty.
  • _task - this plugin provides the possibility of running various scripts on the host system.
  • Autodl-irssi - irc bot for auto downloading.
  • AutoTools - realizes some automation functions (autolabel, automove).
  • Check_Port - adds an incoming port status indicator to the bottom bar.
  • Chunks - this plugin shows info on torrent pieces (which pieces have downloaded).
  • Cookies - allows to define a set of cookies for trackers which use such method of authorization.
  • Cpuload - shows cpu loading on the bottom bar in an easy to read fashion.
  • Сreate - adds the command of new torrent creation.
  • Data - this plugin adds an http download option to the "files" tab and torrent menu.
  • DataDir - allows to change the torrent's data directory.
  • DiskSpace - shows remaining space on the bottom bar in an easy to read fashion.
  • Edit - allows to edit the trackers list of the existing torrent.
  • EraseData - adds "Delete with the data" to the right click context menu.
  • ExtRatio - this plugin extends the functionality of the ratio plugin.
  • ExtSearch - adds an internal search function to many popular public and private sites
  • Feeds - this plugin is intended for making RSS feeds with information of torrents.
  • FileDrop - allows users to drag multiple torrents from desktop to the browser.
  • GeoIP - shows country name and flag for connected peers.
  • History - this plugin is designed to log a history of torrents.
  • HTTPRPC - similar to RPC but with low bandwidth use in mind.
  • IPad - allows ruTorrent to work properly on iPad-like devices.
  • LoginMgr - this plugin is used for sites where cookies fail, to help support RSS and ExtSearch
  • LookAt - allows to search for torrent name in external sources.
  • Mediainfo - this plugin is intended to display media file information.
  • Ratio - allows to set different ratio limitations for groups of torrents.
  • Retrackers - automatically adds defined re-trackers for newly added torrents.
  • RPC - a plugin for linking rtorrent and a web server. (Replacement for mod_scgi).
  • RSS - realizes operations with RSS-feeds.
  • RSSURLRewrite - this plugin is used to rewrite http links for rss using regular expressions.
  • Rutracker_check - checks the rutracker.org tracker for updated/deleted torrents.
  • Scheduler - allows to change speed limitations of downloads/uploads depending on hour of the day and day of the week.
  • Screenshots - this plugin is intended to show screenshots from video files.
  • SeedingTime - adds the column with the torrent's finishing time to torrents list.
  • Show_peers_like_wtorrent - changes the format of values in "Seeds" and "Peers" columns of the torrents list.
  • Source - this plugin lets you download the .torrent file.
  • Theme - adds several themes and the ability to choose which one to use from the settings menu.
  • Throttle - allows to set different speed limitations for groups of torrents.
  • TrackLabels - adds a set of automatically generated by trackers' names labels onto categories pane.
  • Trafic - adds a subsystem of the traffic counting.
  • Unpack - unpack downloaded torrents.
  • UploadETA - Add upload target and ETA columns to torrent list.
  • XMPP - send notification through xmpp about finished downloads.
3rd Party Plugins
  • AddZip - this plugin allows adding of torrent files frmo a Zip Archive.
  • Checksfv - this plugin is intended to display media file information.
  • Disklog - this plugin displays disk usage in the log window.
  • Filemanager - file manager plugin.
  • Fileshare - file share plugin.
  • Fileupload - sharing services file uploader.
  • Force_save_session - force saving all torrents in the session.
  • InstantSearch - plugin allows you to search for running torrents, displaying results instantly.
  • Logoff - plugin allows you to switch users or logoff.
  • NFO - plugin for displaying the content of the .nfo file.
  • Pausewebui - plugin to pause the ui.
  • Ratiocolor - change color of ratio column depending on ratio.
  • rutorrentMobile - ruTorrent for mobile devices.
  • Showip - this plugin displays server ip address in the bottom bar.
  • Spectrogram - this plugin is intended to show spectrogram of audio files.
  • Speedgraph - this plugin allows for changing the duration of the speed graph.


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