One of the most commonly asked questions is “Is downloading torrents legal or illegal?” Here we will explain it all and show how to protect yourself.
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If you are already using a VPN for browsing, you might want to extend it for torrenting too. here is how to use BitTorrent with a VPN.
BitTorrent clients for Android have been around for some time; and they keep getting better. Here are five of the best BitTorrent clients for Android you should try.
ZeroNet is a P2P networking tool powered by BitTorrent & encrypted with Bitcoin tech. It lets you access and host websites in peer-to-peer fashion.
Are you having difficulty downloading torrents with your current Internet connection? Bitport allows you to download torrents remotely and access them online.
To get started in downloading torrents, you will need a BitTorrent client. Here are some of the best BitTorrent clients for Windows systems.
Looking for an app to chat securely and privately with your friends? Try BitTorrent new P2P messenger Bleep that offers end-to-end encryption.
If you want to keep your files safe while synchronizing them between computers, Syncthing is a good alternative for Dropbox that you can use.
Online chat rooms is never considered a secure place. That is what the BitTorrent Chat hopes to solve for the world of chat. Find out more here.
If you have your own web server, you can use BitTorrent Sync as a backup tool. Here is how you can setup BitTorrent Sync on a Linux server.
BitTorrent makes use of a distributed technology to download bits of a file from different sources and combine them together at the end point. This results in faster downloading without adding burden to any server. Wouldn’t it be great if you can use the same technology to sync files across multiple devices?
Peer discovery is an essential part of the BitTorrent protocol. It’s how its downloads happen so quickly: You connect to multiple people, and each of them upload a little piece of the file to you. This article explains how the whole BitTorrent DHT peer discovery process works.
There are plenty of download manager and bit-torrent client for Windows and Linux, but what about Mac? If you are looking for a download and torrent manager, Folx could be the one for you.
Internet security and privacy are two topics that are frequently in the news. Those Internet users who use the BitTorrent protocol to share files are perhaps more aware of these security and privacy issues than others. Many government agencies, special interest groups, corporations, and hackers with malicious intentions monitor torrent downloads and look for people […]
KTorrent is KDE’s BitTorrent client that has a uniquely useful plugin allowing users to connect and add torrents remotely using a web browser. In a previous post, we gave you a taste of what Ktorrent can do. Today, you will learn how to start Ktorrent remotely, add torrents from URLs or file uploads, and make […]
Bittorrent is the clear leader when it comes to efficiently distributing large files online. Just about any media site or Linux distribution offers files as torrents, and there are several options when it comes to the client you use to download those files. So many, in fact, that it can quickly become overwhelming when you […]
FrostWire is a free, open source multiplatform Gnutella and Bittorrent P2P client. It’s based on LimeWire, and includes many features from LimeWire’s Pro version. It includes such features as live chat, encrypted transfers, iTunes compatibility, and even built-in content through FrostWire’s 100% legal content site – FrostClick.com.
There are some things that are less about usefulness, and more about the cool factor. One such thing is setting up your own torrent tracker. There are plenty of legitimate use cases, but for most people, a personal tracker would be overkill. If, however, you need to distribute large files without wasting bandwidth, or just […]