Hadouken is a headless BitTorrent client for Windows. It is written in C# and is designed to run as a Windows Service managed through a built-in web interface.


Quick start

Here are the most common ways of getting started with Hadouken.

Chocolatey is a package manager for Windows. Hadouken has an official Chocolatey package to make it super easy to get started.

CMD> cinst hadouken
CMD> start http://localhost:7890/

Download and install Hadouken with a single line of Powershell.

CMD> @powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy unrestricted -Command "iex ((new-object net.webclient).DownloadString('http://www.hdkn.net/install.ps1'))"
CMD> start http://localhost:7890/

Manual installation of Hadouken is a piece of cake.

  1. Download the latest version of Hadouken.
  2. Run the installer.
  3. Point your browser to http://localhost:7890/ (specify port accordingly).

Open source

We believe in open source and so should you. The source code for Hadouken is hosted on GitHub and includes everything needed to build it yourself.

Plugins, plugins and plugins

In Hadouken, plugins are first-class citizens. In fact, we believe so much in plugins that much of the core functionality is implemented as plugins. Plugins are easy to install and maintain, and we have loads of them!

Community driven

It is the community that makes Hadouken so frickin' awesome. Ideas, plugins and general epicness all comes from the community. We <3 you.

No ads, no bullshit

We aim to make you happy, and that is why you will never see ads on this site, in the installer or in the web interface. We also do not try to shove crapware and toolbars down your throat.