What is IPFilter Updater?
It’s a small Windows application that will download and update an ipfilter list for use in Bit Torrent clients.
What Bit Torrent clients are supported?
Currently uTorrent, BitTorrent and qBittorrent are supported out of the box, but you can also configure other applications to pick up the downloaded list.
What is an ipfilter?
An ipfilter list is a simple (but usually very large) list of addresses and ranges of malicious peers that will transmit junk data (i.e. anti-P2P) or peers that may be intrusive on your net privacy.
Why do I need an ipfilter?
For privacy and more reliable peers
Why do I need IPFilter Updater?
It will make it easier to download a list, and keep it up to date
Where does the list come from?
I do not maintain any of the lists.
I try to keep a variety of third party list options available, but the availability and quality of free, up to date lists seems to be dwindling.
Where does the filter get downloaded to?
The ipfilter.dat is downloaded to your local user profile in a directory called IPFilter i.e.
For example, if your username is Bob and you were on Windows 7 or higher, then the location by default would resolve to