BTSEARCH File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a BTSEARCH file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .BTSEARCH files.

What is a BTSEARCH file?

A .BTSEARCH file is a BitTorrent Search Engine Specificiation file. The BitTorrent peer-to-peer file-sharing applications use the .btsearch extension. The BTSEARCH files control how the BitTorrent client searches for a torrent on a particular P2P search engine. This allows the search engines, such as Google, to be added to a user's built-in torrent search bar. The BTSEARCH files contain the name, URL, and description of the search engine that is being added.

How to open BTSEARCH files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension BTSEARCH for different purposes. We have identified 1 BTSEARCH opener for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of BTSEARCH file.

Programs that open these files

We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Suggest another file format using extension BTSEARCH

While we know of one file format using the .BTSEARCH file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .BTSEARCH file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of BTSEARCH files. Remember, different programs may use BTSEARCH files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

uTorrentuTorrentUser submitted
BitCometBitCometUser submitted
FlashGet3.7FlashGet3.7User submitted
BTGuardBTGuardUser submitted
TorqueTorqueUser submitted
BitLordBitLordUser submitted
FlashGetFlashGetUser submitted
WinRARWinRARUser submitted
BitSpiritBitSpiritUser submitted
Good Download ManagerGood Download ManagerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with BTSEARCH-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with BTSEARCH-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!