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How To Download Movies, Softwares, Games using Torrent

The following steps will teach you how to use a torrent file and download through it.
Step 1) Get yourself a torrent client. Client is a application which downloads files for you.
Here is a list of recommended torrent clients in order preference :
1. µTorrent – The number one choice.
2. Azureus – Slow, java based, but very popular too.
3. Bittorrent – The original Godfather.
4. BitComet – Popular but banned by some trackers due to incorrect reporting.
After downloading and installing the said client proceed to step 2.
Step 2) Go to the torrent site and search for the file you want to download.
Some of the good torrent sites are isohunt.com and mininova.org. Alternatively you can search torrent file from google or through torrent search engines.
Tip : Try to download torrent file with most seeds and leeches.
Step 3) Once you have found the desired file on the torrent site, click the “Download This Torrent“. Now you will have a file with (dot)torrent as extension.
* A torrent file is a small file between 15kb to 100 kb and takes 5 to 10 seconds to download. It is a meta file and contains information for downloading tour main file.
Step 4) Open this file with the torrent client. (Most of the times double clicking on torrent file automatically opens client.)
Step 5) Now the download should start automatically.
You are done.
TIPS:
-Get a media player to play (dot)avi, (dot)divx or any such media files found in torrent world. Recommended players are Media Player Classic and VLC .
-You can shut down your computer anytime you want between downloading. Next time when you start your computer, just open torrent client to resume downloading.
-Even if downloading is complete, keep client running for atleast one hour.
-Beware of malicious and fake torrents. There is high probability of virus contamination in them.
-You can pause, stop or resume your downloading whenever you want through client.
Enjoy !!! Torrents are an excellent way to get the free and latest movies, games and software’s although illegal .

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Rohit Salve

Hi I am Rupesh Salve. I am the owner and editor of this blog. I love tech and like to write about it.

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