Today, everything is available online. Be it movies, TV Serials, Books, Photographs, software, games and so on. The best possible way to access the mentioned above is by downloading them and Torrent streams are the most popular, famous and easily available place to do it.

TORRENT is a file for peer-to-peer sharing technology called BitTorrent. These torrent files contains&qout;data about data&qout;, i.e. informationabout files and folders which is to be distributed; called Metadata. This Metadata also has a list of the network locations of trackers, which are computers that help participants in the distribution system find each other and form groups known asswarms. A Torrent File is named with the extension .torrent.

A TORRENT file does not hold the content to be distributed; it only contains information about those files, such as their names, sizes, folder structure, etc . There are two types of people involved in this distribution system; Leechers and Seeders. Seeders are the one who let you download a particular file with a certain downloading speed. Leechers are the other people in your system that are downloading the same file which you are. Having more seeders then leechers always have helps in this system.

How to download with TORRENT?

The different files can be downloaded from any source of one platform via client software. UTorrent and BitTorrent are the software which can be downloaded free. Once this software is downloaded on your desktop, you would need a P2P (Person to Person/Peer to Peer ) website and the websites that list torrent trackers for movies, books or music.

Look for those websites with better seed proportion for faster downloads or else it will take you longer for downloading files. Look for the format of the files you want to download. Go for the ones’ you know how to extract or are at least familiar with them.

Once the client software is downloaded, the torrent file will be downloadable after a double click in a minute or so.

It is necessary to seed; i.e. once you have downloaded the file – do not move it. Moving the file will inhibit other users from downloading it. Don’t forget that you are able to download the file because of the other users seeding it, so keep seeding and do not move the file.

Torrent system is distributed hence anyone can download and open it easily.

Open TORRENT File on Windows OS

  • Look for an TORRENT file you need to open in Windows Explorer and double-click on it
  • If the file doesn’t open automatically and you see a “Windows can’t open a file” message then you should search for a program which can open TORRENT file
  • If you have a program which can open TORRENT file installed on your computer then launch that program and select “File” and then “Open” or similar options from its menu to open the TORRENT file
  • If you don’t have the program installed then you need to try searching for “TORRENT wiki”, “how to open TORRENT file” in the search engine.
  • Once you find the application, install it on your computer
  • After the program is installed double-click on the TORRENT file to open it

File extensions are used by Windows operating system to specify what kind of information is stored in the file. Every file in Windows OS needs to have file extension and file extensions are used by Windows to determine which application it should use to open the file. Every application installed on Windows OS places information about which extensions it could open into the Windows registry and Windows uses this information to determine which application it should launch when user double-clicks on the file. If application which can open TORRENT file is not installed, then Windows will show ‘Windows can’t open TORRENT file’ message and buttons to either select an application on the computer which can open the file or to search the web for the application which can open TORRENT file.