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Ludvig Strigeus
Swedish computer programmer

Ludvig Strigeus

Ludvig Strigeus
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Intro Swedish computer programmer
Is Software engineer Programmer Engineer Computer scientist
From Sweden
Field Engineering Technology Science
Gender male
Birth 15 January 1981, Gothenburg, Sweden
Age 41 years
Star sign Capricorn
Residence Gothenburg, Sweden
Chalmers University of Technology
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Ludvig "Ludde" Strigeus (born January 1981) is a Swedish programmer, best known for developing software such as the BitTorrent client μTorrent, OpenTTD, and Spotify.

Strigeus was born in January 1981, and he graduated from Chalmers University of Technology with a master's degree in computer science and engineering. He currently resides in Gothenburg, Sweden, and works as a software engineer at Spotify.

In 2005, his development team won PuzzleCrack, a week-long puzzlehunt competition that combines problem-solving with computer hacking.

Due to a rare muscular disease, Strigeus uses a wheelchair.


  • μTorrent - small footprint BitTorrent client for Microsoft Windows and OS X (closed-source)
  • ScummVM - interpreter of adventure game engines, most notably LucasArts's SCUMM
  • OpenTTD - reverse engineered game engine of Transport Tycoon, lead to many ports and game improvements over the original
  • Ports of Dr. Mario and Kwirk for the TI-89 calculator
  • "The Idiot" - card game for Windows
  • WebWorks - a text HTML editor
  • Spotify - a commercial music streaming service
    • Spotiamp - a lightweight Spotify Premium client for Windows, created as a tribute to Winamp
  • TunSafe - VPN client for Windows using the WireGuard protocol
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 24 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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