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Torrents are by far the most popular form of file sharing. People use them to download audi, video, software, books, etc. In case you’re new to this then go straight to our mini tutotrial at the end of the post. As for all others, I would like to introduce you to a number of coolest torrent tools out there.

TORRENT SEARCH

    (1) YouTorrent / PizzaTorrent – The only torrent search engines you will ever need. Both of them let you search for torrents on several popular torrent sources simultaneously. Search results can be sorted by various criteria, i.e. file size, number of seeds, peers and category (Pizzatorrent only).

    Pizzatorrent- Torrent Meta Search Engine

TORRENT CLIENTS (DOWNLOADERS)

    (2) [NO LONGER WORKS] Bitlet – Bitlet is a web-based torrent client that makes it easy to download torrents in places where you can’t install your own programs (work, college labs etc.)

    (3) uTorrent (Windows) – Tiny, fast, user-friendly and extremely popular torrent client. Probably the best torrent client for Windows PCs. Suitable both for beginners and advanced users.

    (4) TransmissionBT (Mac, Linux) – An equally good resource-friendly torrent client for Mac and Linux users. Simple, intuitive and absolutelly free.

Torrents mini-tutorial: What? How?

  • 1. Before you can start downloading torrents you need to install a torrent client (see above).
  • 2. Once the client is installed, go to one of the torrent search sites (see above) and search for whatever you want to download.
  • 3. Click on the desired search result and you will be redirected to the torrent page.
  • 4. Click on the ‘Download this torrent’ link and save it to your PC
  • 5. Start your torrent client (step 1) and drag’n drop downloaded torrent file on top of it.
  • 6. Press Confirm / OK to start downloading the file.

That’s about it. Got another noteworthy torrent tool ? Lets us know in comments.

  1. allwrk
    June 20, 2009 at 5:33 pm

    hello guys I invite you to use one of (p2pfinder.com) new torrents search sites, take a look and tell me about, this is my favorite.

  2. nickel22
    October 23, 2008 at 3:59 am

    youtorrent.com is not good for me,
    but utorrent is the best client :D

    Nice list, otherever there are much torrents finder on the net :)

    Bye & 10x

  3. zero-kill
    April 16, 2008 at 7:34 pm

    And YouTorrent has become legalized!

    • kickback
      June 5, 2008 at 1:30 am

      Try btdig.com instead. imo much better than both pizza- and youtorrent. Has all the features of the other metasearch engines, but you can also download the torrents directly from the site instead of visiting some other advert-spammed torrent index. nice :)

  4. zero-kill
    April 16, 2008 at 7:34 pm

    Pizza Torrent is dead ='(

  5. Sandokan
    February 29, 2008 at 10:16 am

    Multitorrent (http://www.multitorrent.org) is a good web alternative

  6. Bradley
    February 23, 2008 at 6:38 pm

    I use the portable version of utorrent, that way you can take your torrents with you.

    • Aibek
      March 1, 2008 at 11:28 pm

      Yeah, i like it as well

  7. shiri
    February 17, 2008 at 2:21 pm

    wow, excellent recommendations!!! finally a search like PizzaTorrent and YouTorrent!, i have always had to go into each torrent app and search for the programs, now it's all in central place.
    Thanks a bunch!!

  8. Jake
    February 17, 2008 at 12:55 pm

    Another great post, I hope to see more of this in the future. Also if I can get a Hulu invite that would be great, I been on the wait list for ever. Thanks!

    • Aibek
      March 1, 2008 at 11:29 pm

      Sorry mate,

      We had abt 500 invites but they were gone in abt 2-3 hours.

  9. Manu
    February 17, 2008 at 9:58 am

    Very helpful post.

    BTW if you have a torrent, you can download it using FlashGet as well.

    • Aibek
      March 1, 2008 at 9:53 pm

      Didnt' know abt that, thanks for sharing.

  10. Greg
    February 16, 2008 at 6:29 pm

    Excellent post...I have been using various Bit Torrent clients for years and had never heard of Pizza Torrent, TED, or Bitlet....excellent stuff. Thanks for bringing it to us.

  11. k.s.reddy
    February 16, 2008 at 5:12 am

    Excellent info on Torrents.

  12. EmptyK
    February 16, 2008 at 12:01 am

    Torrentflux I still think is the best.

    • Aibek
      March 1, 2008 at 9:52 pm

      TorrentFlux is a good application but I wouldn't call it the best. Mainly because it runs only on Linux Machines.

      For those who are in the dark here: "TorrentFlux is an open source bit torrent client for Linux, Unix & BSD platforms that runs on a web server."

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