BitTorrent, Inc. Grows to Over 100 Million Active Monthly Users

Massive user base provides new distribution opportunities for content creators

2011 International CES

SAN FRANCISCO--()--BitTorrent, Inc., an innovator of advanced technologies to efficiently move large files across the Internet, today announced a key milestone, growing to over 100 million worldwide monthly users of its two software products—the original BitTorrent Mainline, and the iconic µTorrent.

“This is an exciting day for our team. Our vision is to build a complete technology ecosystem comprised of software, content and devices, designed to connect modern content creators with a massive digital audience,” said Eric Klinker, CEO at BitTorrent. “This milestone highlights the size of our user base and the power of our software.”

Additional user statistics:

  • Average daily active users: Over 20 million
  • Average daily client downloads: Over 400,000
  • 52 languages (including English)
  • Clients checking in from over 220 countries every day

In 2010, BitTorrent unveiled new initiatives to make the BitTorrent user base more accessible to forward-thinking content creators, including a new Spotlight Artist program to help content creators distribute independent works. The company has also directly distributed a number of films in partnership with VODO, including Pioneer One, Yes Men, Four Eyed Monsters, and an album from PAZ.

The frequent result has been enthusiastic reception by the BitTorrent community—a highly engaged audience of tech-savvy consumers.

Later this week, BitTorrent will be privately showcasing future capabilities at CES in Las Vegas, from January 6-8. Interested media and potential partners may email

About BitTorrent

BitTorrent creates advanced, innovative technologies to efficiently move large files across the Internet. The company's two main products today include the original BitTorrent software and the tiny-but-mighty µTorrent, which combined boast over 100+ million users. BitTorrent is based in San Francisco, Calif. More information is available at


BitTorrent, Inc.
Allison Wagda, +1-650-906-6320


BitTorrent, Inc.
Allison Wagda, +1-650-906-6320