Thursday, May 19, 2016

thumbapps.org BitLord Portable, the easiest torrent downloader!
"Overall, I like BitLord because it seems to have plenty of useful features without leaving it too confusing to use. This means it can be the sole torrent client for anyone and everyone." —Stacy Fisher, freebies.About.com (July 30, 2015)
"...if you care only about file-sharing, BitLord will do the trick." —Preston Gralla, PCWorld.com (Oct 9, 2007 12:00 AM)
"Its OK. on par with bit Torrent and U torrent and Vuse" —PJL (a user), download.CNET.com (January 05, 2014)
BitLord is a p2p file-sharing program fully compatible with torrent files, which is one of the most popular p2p protocol designed for high-speed distribution of 100MB or GB-sized files.

BitLordPortable_2.4.6_build_341.paf
Size: 248 MB (260,493,312 bytes) Packed Size: 69.3 MB (72,667,136 bytes)
SHA-256: 21E1DD80CB131965330A040BB6BB828C68434C6344C923BE900A74826591B929


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Release Details

Developer: House of Life & thumbapps.org
Requirements: Windows XP or later
License: Partially open source freeware (personal use)—EULA
Source: Included in the package (.ini files)

DIY/Do It Yourself: Upgrade to the Latest Release

Requirements 7-Zip, NPP/Notepad++ or other text editor, PortableApps.com Launcher Generator/PAL, PortableApps.com Installer/PAI.

  1. Get the latest portable app. template, and extract the content with 7-Zip.
  2. Get the latest BitLord release (standalone/offline installer) or here (older link).
  3. Put it in the same folder as the extracted template, in our example C:\0TEST, then extract the installer with 7-zip to BitLordPortable\App\BitLord folder, Extract installer file
    Into App\BitLord
  4. Browse into App\BitLord folder, delete:
    • $PLUGINSDIR folder,
    • Bitlord-uninst.exe.nsis,
    • vcredist_2013_x86.exe, and
    • vcredist_x86.exe.
  5. Add latest Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x86) (just msvcp120.dll and msvcr120.dll files) and Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable (x86) (basic) binaries to App\BitLord folder.
  6. Look up version from BitLord.exe properties, Look up version
  7. Browse to BitLordPortable\App\AppInfo and open appinfo.ini file with NPP. Replace the [Version] section with the latest version number. Make sure the PackageVersion entry is in 4 place digit, eg. 2.4.6.326 not just 2.4.6,
     [Version]
     PackageVersion=2.4.6.326
     DisplayVersion=2.4.6.326
    
  8. Run PAL, paste the template folder address C:\0TEST\BitLordPortable, and click Go—a new launcher will be created, Create new launcher
  9. Test the new launchers by following this guide.
  10. When all is OK, then delete the BitLordPortable\Data folder and run PAI, paste the package folder address C:\0TEST\BitLordPortable, and click Go—to create the installer package. Create installer
  11. Use the installer package to upgrade your portable application. Don't forget to at least backup your Data folder before any upgrade :)
  12. If you find any changes that's not handled by the launcher, consult the PAL help file to modify the launcher yourself or ask for our paid upgrade support.

Portability Notes

  • BitLord do not have portable mode. It stores its settings in Windows registry and data folders while running.
  • Make sure it exits cleanly before plugging out your thumbdrive.
  • You can help by sending request to the official developer to add "portable mode" to their future release.

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