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10 Best Alternatives to BitComet

In this article, we’ll discuss our favorite alternatives to the BitTorrent client BitComet. Table of Contents Introduction BitComet Alternatives at a Glance Transmission qBittorrent Shareaza uTorrent Classic Deluge FrostWire BiglyBT Free Download Manager PicoTorrent BitLord Conclusion Introduction BitComet is a BitTorrent, HTTP, and FTP client first released in August 2003. It has seen regular ongoing

10 Best Alternatives to BitLord

In this guide, we’ll look at the best BitTorrent clients with feature sets on par with the popular BitLord client. Table of Contents Introduction BitLord Alternatives at A Glance WebTorrent Desktop Soda Player Seedr qBittorrent Transmission uTorrent Classic Pro Vuze Plus Deluge BiglyBT Tixati Introduction BitLord is an easy-to-use BitTorrent client with several standout features.

Nothing in Life is Free. Understanding the Risks of Torrenting

risks of torrenting

Introduction In a world of online streaming media, BitTorrent remains the most popular peer-to-peer distribution by far. BitTorrent is the No. 1 cause of upload traffic—9.7% of the data we upload comes from BitTorrent. Though it can be used to share copyright-free content with thousands of people quickly, we can’t overlook that many people use

Why Should I Use an IPv6 Proxy?

IPv6 Proxy

Proxy servers are hugely useful for business and personal use. In this guide, we’ll look at the key differences between IPv4 and IPv6 proxies and why using an IPv6 proxy over an IPv4 proxy could save you a fortune. Table of Contents Introduction What is a Proxy? What Can I Do with a Proxy? Bolster

What Does Seeding Mean in uTorrent?

seeding in utorrent

To get the best out of torrenting programs like uTorrent, it’s important to understand what seeding is. Read on to learn everything you need to know about seeding in uTorrent. Table of Contents Understanding Peer-to-Peer Networking The Problem The Solution BitTorrent Clients Seeding in uTorrent Seeds and Peers on a Torrent Seeds and Peers in

10 Top Alternatives to Seedr.cc

Seedr offers a convenient way to download files from torrent and magnet links, but are there better alternatives to Seedr.cc? Table of Contents What is Seedr.cc? Seedr Features Seedr’s Limitations How Much Does Seedr Cost? Top 10 Seedr.cc Alternatives RapidSeedbox Maintaining a Healthy Ratio Real Media Streaming Pricing ZBigZ TorrentSafe Bitport FileStream ByteBx Transfercloud Offcloud

The Ultimate Guide to Sonarr.

Having to manually download your favorite TV show’s episodes every time they come out can be a tedious and repetitive task.  Enter automation.  Sonarr can be the precise tool to automate those TV shows downloads. In a nutshell, Sonarr is an advanced software-based Personal Video Recorder (PVR) for TV shows. It uses an advanced RSS

What is Seeding?

what is seeding?

Peers, seeders, and leechers are terms you might have encountered while torrenting. Do you need to be seeding? Or leeching? And what does it all mean?  In this “what is seeding?” post, we’ll break down this concept and the relationship with the others. Why are seeders important for leechers? And primarily, how to seed a

Leechers Meaning: What is a leecher?

Leechers meaning

Leechers meaning: A leecher in a P2P network is a user who disconnects the torrent as soon as he/she has the full copy of the desired file. When disconnecting the torrent, leechers minimize availability or ultimately put down the data upload. Leeching is the behavior of downloading more data than uploading (taking without sharing.) Leeching eventually

Is qBitorrent Safe and Reliable? [2022 Update]

is qBittorrent Safe?

Yes, qBittorrent is safe and reliable. First, it is open-source, so its code is transparent (anyone can see inside the code). Second, it is also free and supported by donations, so they are not interested in adding bloatware or showing you ads. And third, qBittorrent also has a positive and strong reputation. It is widespread

The Safe Torrent Scanner: A 2022 Review.

Safe Torrent Scanner

Although the Safe Torrent Scanner has a lot of potential, the torrenting community hasn’t widely accepted it (and for good reasons). In fact, for many, it brings trouble; first, it is adware, so it shows annoying ads, and second, it interferes with your web apps, services, and sites. Plus, it also has access to your

The Five uTorrent Replacements for Mac (2022 Update!)

Probably you are now looking for a uTorrent replacement for mac. A torrent client that does not install crapware or bloatware on your Mac without your consent? A lightweight, fast, and reliable torrent client, as the older uTorrent 2.2.1 was?  uTorrent has been the preferred BitTorrent client for many years. However, more and more people

Torrenting and Torrent Definition

torrent definition

Torrent Definition: A torrent within the technology domain is defined as a type of small computer file with the extension .torrent and used by the P2P BitTorrent file-sharing protocol. What is a Torrent? A torrent file (.torrent) contains information about the files to be downloaded, such as size, name, and folder structure. Bear in mind

Torrent Downloaders for iPhone

Although native torrent downloaders for iPhone are still around (such as iTransmission and iTorrent), they can’t be installed on your iPhone as you would install Transmission on macOS or uTorrent on Windows. Officially, you should not be able to install a torrent client and download torrent files directly to your iOS device. These torrent clients

Is Torrenting Illegal?

Let’s cut through the chase… torrenting is not illegal.  Do you want to know why torrenting is not illegal? Let’s keep reading. BitTorrent (the protocol itself) is not illegal and so does all its underlying technology (including clients, trackers, indexers, etc). But the action, what you do with the torrenting technology, and what type of

BitTorrent vs. uTorrent – Are they different?

BitTorrent and uTorrent are both proprietary (closed-source software) BitTorrent clients supported by ads (adware). Both belong to the same company, Rainberry, Inc. (former BitTorrent, Inc.), responsible for the continuous development of the one and only BitTorrent P2P protocol and the two torrent clients, uTorrent and BitTorrent, along with many other products.  The difference between BitTorrent

The Best qBittorrent Settings (2022 Update)

qBittorrent is a free and open-source torrent client based on the Qt 5 toolkit and the libtorrent-rasterbar library. qBittorrent is known for being remarkably safe and fast. Plus, it includes feature highlights such as a built-in torrent search engine, a torrent creator, and a fantastic web UI. In this ultimate guide to qBittorrent, we’ll go

Buying vs Leasing an IP address.

Generally, there are two ways to get your hands on your own IP address space: buy or lease it. Each of these two approaches has its advantages and disadvantages. Deciding on buying vs leasing an IP address can be challenging. The decision depends on your current financial situation and business goals. Both directions will provide

Bring Your Own IP (BYOIP): What is it and why use it?

While cloud providers already offer publicly routable IP address ranges, which is excellent for cloud-native applications or services, some users would rather use their own public IPv4 (or IPv6) address space as they are moving to the cloud. Bring Your Own IP or BYOIP is a set of policies offered by cloud providers to allow an

The Definitive Guide to Brave Browser (2022 Review).

Brave’s company team’s core mission is: “to safeguard your data, not take it—to close data loopholes, not open them.”  With this mission statement in mind, you’ll know what to expect from this web browser.  Brave is an alternative web browser attempting to serve a niche of the new “privacy-aware” users. Everyday Brave looks for and

The Step-by-Step Guide to Plex 4K Streaming.

Plex 4K Streaming

Streaming a 4K media file requires resources. If you want Plex to direct-play a 4K stream, the server will need the proper resources, including disk and lots of network resources. Direct-playing a 4K stream also introduces compatibility challenges. Not every device is compatible with every container format, audio and video codec, subtitle stream, etc. Transcoding

IPv6 vs. IPv4: Their 11 Key Differences.

ipv4 vs ipv6

IPv4 vs. IPv6? What are their differences, their pros, and their cons? IPv4 is the most common and widely used Internet Protocol version for now. Although IPv4 is still what holds the Internet together, IPv6 is slowly gaining interest. IPv6 is newer, more daunting, and more sophisticated. IPv6 was designed with one purpose in mind—

Torrent Proxy: How to set up a proxy for your torrents? (2021 Update)

Torrent Proxy. How to set up a proxy for your torrents?

A torrent proxy allows you to share torrents anonymously. For instance, proxies like the popular SOCKS5 can be more cost-efficient than VPNs and yet provide a similar security level. In this torrent proxy guide, you’ll learn the advantages, use cases, and configuration of proxies. You’ll also learn the why and when of using a proxy

The Absolute Guide to SOCKS5 Proxy.

Absolute Guide to SOCKS5 Proxy

A SOCKS5 (SOCKet Secure version 5) proxy is a type of proxy server that sits between you (source) and destination (web app or site). The proxy acts as an intermediary— intercepting all traffic between source and destination. A SOCKS5 proxy server is a great alternative to a VPN, as it also “intercepts” and protects the

Ultimate Guide: 10 Ways to Hide Your IP.

ten ways to hide your IP.

Your IP is like your home address. Your home address gives the post office a way to find you. Without a home address, you wouldn’t be able to receive any mail. But also without a home address, people wouldn’t be able to find you.  An IP can be treated similarly. Your IP is the unique

Paid Proxy Servers. The Reasons for Buying a Proxy.

Paid proxy servers. The reasons for buying a proxy

Why use a paid proxy service, when there are tons of free proxies out there? Everybody knows free stuff is awesome! you take what’s out there, without even reaching to your wallet. But the reality is that Proxies require resources to be maintained, monitored, and scaled,— so how are free proxies making a sustainable business?

The Truth About Proxy Lists.

The truth about proxy lists

Proxies are servers used for anonymous web browsing, data scraping, or bypassing censorships. They provide a gateway to other networks while keeping full anonymity of the original request. Proxies can be private or open/public.  Proxy lists are simply an updated collection of open proxies, showing IP, country, port, anonymity, uptime, and availability. Lists can be

Types of Proxy: Everything you Need To Know About.

Types of Proxy: Everything you need to know

When it comes to types of proxies, there is no one-size-fits-all. The types of proxy servers can be classified based on location, traffic flow, anonymity level, application, service, and type of IP. It all depends on your custom and dedicated demands. A proxy server is simply, the middle man— the intermediary that integrates and adapts

The SEO Proxy: What is it and Why Do You Need it?

SEO Proxy: What is it and why do you need one?

An SEO proxy provides anonymity, speed, and reliability when doing large-scale SEO campaigns. Also known as search engine proxies, SEO proxies are those intermediary servers that help you put on a mask when doing keyword research, competition research, web scraping, rank tracking, etc.  In this post, we’ll go tell you everything you need to know

Web Scraping: Everything You Need to Know About.

Everything you need to know about Web Scraping

Web scraping is the automated process of extracting information from websites. It can help you collect data from real estate listings, flights, weather, product reviews, or anything publicly available— fast and easy.  Although web scraping has had a bad reputation, it is not illegal. Still, most websites will attempt to stop it with a combination

VPN vs Proxy: 6 Differences you Should Know.

VPNs vs Proxy: Top 6 differences

VPN vs Proxy. Which one is better? It depends on you. Although VPNs and proxies may seem similar on the surface, as they both provide Internet security and privacy, underneath they are two completely different types of creatures— born and raised to provide different levels and types of solutions. VPNs were designed to “virtually” link

Everything you Need to Know About Renting an IP.

Everything you need to know about Renting an IP

We are running out of IPV4 addresses— it’s official! The European and North American Internet registries are officially out of free available IP version 4 (IPv4s). Other regions, including Africa, Asia, and Latin America, are also behind. It will take a few years, but the day will come when regional authorities are out of IPv4

Migration to IPv6: Benefits and Techniques.

The statement “We are running out of IPv4 addresses!” is nothing new… In fact, it is anticipation from scientists in the late 1980s to the early 90s, when the Internet started growing unexpectedly.  But if there are 4 billion IPv4 addresses in the pool, why are we running out of IPv4s?  There are many factors

Kodi — The Definitive Guide (2021 Update)

Guide to Kodi

The following is a full step-by-step guide that will introduce you to Kodi. You’ll learn everything about Kodi, from its legal concerns, installing, streaming, to troubleshooting it.

Plex Plugins for Your Seedbox (That Still Actually Work in 2020)

PLex Plugin that actually work

A seedbox lets you keep your whole media gallery on a high-speed server, download new releases as soon as a torrent is released, and share everything safely with others. Still, if you want to watch them, you have to download the files from a seedbox and have a media player on your computer. That is,

The Ultimate Guide to Plex Media Server (2021 Update)

The ultimate guide to Plex Media Server. 2021 Update.

A media player system such as Plex, allows you to build your own Netflix with your own media collection. It can even let you or your friends access your home media collection remotely.

Downloading your First Torrent: The Definitive Guide (2020 Update)

10 things you must know before downloading your new torrent

Everything about a torrent download, from what’s behind the technology, how to download a torrent with a free client, and even how to remain anonymous.

Optimize Your uTorrent Experience: 16 Easy uTorrent settings (2022 Update)

Optimize you uTorrent experience

These 14 easy uTorrent hacks will help you optimize your torrenting experience, maximize your speeds and improve your anonymity.

Handbrake: Complete Step-by-step Guide (2021 Update)

Handbrake: step by step guide.

Handbrake, the professional video encoder, lets you optimize those 4K media files for the web, or turn your DVDs and Blu-rays into digital files.

How to become a Pushbullet expert in 3 minutes (useful guide)

Become a PushBullet expert

Pushbullet helps you connect your devices as one and send clever notifications to each. In this guide, we’ll help you master Pushbullet feature.

The Ultimate Crib Sheet for Staying Anonymous Online

The Ultimate crib sheet for staying anonymous

Browsing the Web is essential for everyone. How would we know how to cook the greatest pancake ever? A safe web browser is key to staying anonymous online.

Seedbox 16.04-30 announced (probably our best seedbox ever)

We are excited to share our biggest Seedbox update to date with better stability, efficiency, and security which makes it probably our best Seedbox ever.

Secure your server with Fail2ban (simple and effective)

Rsb key

Gettings started with Fail2ban and protect your server from malicious attacks.

How to pay for your Seedbox with Bitcoin (Easy & Secure)

bitcoin logo

Learn how to easily get a Bitcoin wallet, load it with coins and pay for your Seedbox with them privately and securely.

7 Reasons to Own a Seedbox

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In this article, we’ll share 7 reasons to own a seedbox and why it is a very valuable service.

Safer Downloading

With BitTorrent downloading, you’re at risk to losing your anonymity. Safe, anonymous downloads are possible if you follow the following steps.

How to Tell Whether You Are Downloading Illegally

Anonymous downloading sounds illegal, but it’s not. Even if you’re downloading files and staying within the law, here’s how you can tell if you’re downloading illegal files on a torrent network.

How to Live Off-the-Grid (While Staying On-the-Grid)

Live of-the-grid

Live off-the-grid without letting others know you’re still on-the-grid using the Internet and downloading anonymously.

Who’s Watching You Download?

To download anonymously, you have to know who is watching you so you can protect your identity.

Step-by-Step Guide to Eliminating Slow FTP Speeds (2022 Update)

In this 5-min guide we share simple tips that you can use in order to troubleshoot slow FTP speeds and eliminate them.

How to Change your uTorrent Seedbox Password

How to change your uTorrent password

If you want to change your uTorrent Seedbox password for a WebUI, follow this tutorial to accomplish it. You can find your uTorrent Seedbox password in Welcome email that you’ve received after the order is complete. Step 1 Open your favorite web browser. Step 2 Login to your uTorrent Seedbox web user interface. Step 3

How to use uTorrent on your Seedbox

How to change your uTorrent password

uTorrent is one of most famous bittorrent clients out there. In this tutorial you will learn how to use uTorrent efficiently.

New Seedbox Announced!

Our new Seedbox features important updates including OpenVPN, a secure SSH based Remote Desktop and the latest versions of the most popular torrent clients.

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