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I've been using Transmission for a pretty long time, and there was good feature which allowed me to put torrents with different labels into different folders. For ex. torrents with label music would go /users/my_profile/downloads/music

Is there anything similar in the Windows version of uTorrent\BitTorrent?

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  1. Add persistent labels under Options / Preferences / Advanced / User Interface:

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  2. Then under Options / Preferences / Downloads select Move completed downloads to and especially Append the torrent's label to the directory name:

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  3. Finally assign each torrent a label according to its content as shown below and it ought to end up in your Downloads_Dir\Label_Dir:

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Screenshots are from here so things may have moved around a bit, but those options are still very much there as per the FAQ.

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thanks, this is exactly what i was looking for –  Avdept May 16 '13 at 5:56
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Just a small note: latest version of utorrent removed that option, but it is still available from web gui –  Ionut Staicu Aug 3 '13 at 11:12
    
Ionut: checking that option in remote.utorrent.com should make effect in windows utorrent gui settings, right? So it should work even if it doesnt have the option? –  Enrique Apr 11 at 21:16

Discovered a workaround for the disappeared "Append the torrent's label to the directory name"

Enable your uTorrent's web interface, go to it using your browser, adjust the settings from there - the "append..." checkbox is still present in that interface, and it still works (just tested it).

How To: Link below.

Credits: stevew_f (uTorrent Forum User)

Removed in full from: http://forum.utorrent.com/topic/88673-label-rule-system-vs-append-the-torrents-label-to-the-directory-name/

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As far as I know, uTorrent supports organization in directories if you apply the label before the torrent completion. However, if you add/change the labels of your torrents after their completion, uTorrent will not move the files to the new directory. This makes space management of your uTorrent directory quite hard.

This python script can help you to re-organize your torrents after changing labels: https://github.com/m000/cliutils/blob/master/bin/utorrent_tidy.py. The only dependency of the script is a recent version of Python and the bencode Python module.

It works like this (assuming you are on a Mac - Windows should be straightforward to get right):

# uTorrent must be stopped!
killall uTorrent

# Rewrite resume.dat and move files using the script.
cp ~/Library/Application\ Support/uTorrent/resume.dat .
./utorrent_tidy.py resume.dat resume2.dat
cp resume2.dat ~/Library/Application\ Support/uTorrent/

# restart uTorrent
open /Applications/uTorrent.app
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