The File Extensions Database

.BTSEARCH File Extension

  • Developer by: BitTorrent
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .BTSEARCH file?

.BTSEARCH is BitTorrent Search Engine File

Search engine definition file used by BitTorrent applications, such as BitTorrent and uTorrent; saved in an XML format and contains search engine information that can be added to a BitTorrent application user interface; includes the name, description, and URL of each search engine.

Once a BTSEARCH file has been imported into BitTorrent or uTorrent, you can select the added search engine from the search box on the user interface. Additionally, you can view the installed search engines by selecting Options → Preferences → Advanced → UI Extras.

NOTE: The BTSEARCH format is based on the OpenSearch description document, but only supports a subset of the specification. The Mac version of uTorrent does not support BTSEARCH files.

Programs that open BitTorrent Search Engine File

How to solve problems with BTSEARCH files

  • Associate the BTSEARCH file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any BTSEARCH file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.BTSEARCH files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the BTSEARCH file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .BTSEARCH is BitTorrent Search Engine File. Because only the current version supports the latest BTSEARCH file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the BitTorrent manufacturer website after an available .BTSEARCH is BitTorrent Search Engine File update.
  • To make sure that your BTSEARCH file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.