How to Use Torznab: Setup, Benefits, and More!

If you’ve been looking for ways to improve your torrenting experience, you might have come across the term “Torznab”. As an experienced tech enthusiast, I can tell you that Torznab is a powerful tool that can make your torrent searches much more efficient. That’s why I’m going to walk you through what Torznab is, how

Torrentdownloads – How to Use it Safely

Want to download torrents but aren’t sure how to use TorrentDownloads safely? I have two decades of experience with various torrent sites, so I’ve had my fair share of challenges and successes. This guide will help you understand how to use TorrentDownloads efficiently while keeping your device safe with a proxy or a VPN along

How to Fix qBittorrent Stalled Status

As someone who’s been torrenting for decades, I understand how frustrating vague error messages from torrent clients can be. One of the worst is the qBittorrent stalled status, which indicates that a torrent has stopped downloading. If you’re currently stuck with a qBittorrent stalled message, don’t worry. This guide will help you understand this error

Seedbox vs VPN: Which is Best for Torrenting?

Staying safe in the torrenting arena is crucial to keep internet snoopers off your tracks. Many users face a dilemma: choosing a Seedbox or a VPN to protect their p2p activities. Each solution offers variations in speed, privacy, and security, so choosing the right option for you is paramount. In this guide, we’ll take a

ZbigZ – All to Know or Why You Shouldn’t Use it

As a technology expert, I’ve used hundreds if not thousands of software, hardware, and online services designed to improve our digital lives. We have streaming services, torrents, VPNs, proxies, AI, and more that make our online activities interesting, fun, easy, and secure. Well, ZbigZ is not one of them. Yes, it works. Yes, it is

The Best Torrent Client for 2024

Torrent users have all experienced bad clients with connection issues, server restrictions, file corruption, safety hazards, and more. Accordingly, a poor torrent client is not only frustrating but also leads to security vulnerabilities and could jeopardize your online defense. In contrast, the optimal torrent client provides advanced utilities for efficient and secure file sharing without

MagnetDL: Review and Alternatives

If you are familiar with torrenting, you must have heard of or used the website MagnetDL, but if you are new to torrenting, there is a big chance you will find MagnetDL and torrenting—in general—befuddling. However, you need not worry. In this article, we will review MagnetDL, outline alternatives to MagnetDL, and explain some terminologies

qBittorrent vs uTorrent: A Side-by-Side Comparison

qBittorrent vs uTorrent? Which one is the best?  In a nutshell, no download client is better than the other. While uTorrent has the largest user base among all torrent clients and is the most popular, it doesn’t mean it is the best. Also, while qBittorrent is open-source and slowly gaining popularity, it doesn’t mean it

Nothing in Life is Free. Understanding the 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

What is 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. Disclaimer: This material has been developed strictly for informational purposes. It does not constitute endorsement of any activities (including illegal activities), products or services. You

Leechers Meaning: What is a leecher?

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 qBittorrent Safe and Reliable? [2024 Update]

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 2024 Review.

Although the Safe Torrent Scanner has much 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 web data.

The Five uTorrent Replacements for Mac (2024 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

What is torrenting? Everything you need to know about torrents. [2024]

In a nutshell: A torrent file is a type of small computer file with the extension .torrent. It is used by the BitTorrent file-sharing protocol to share, transfer, or download files (usually large data within a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) network. Torrenting is thus, the act of participating in the sharing (downloading and uploading) of data using

BitTorrent vs. uTorrent – Their key differences.

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

Best qBittorrent Settings for Speed & More

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.

Step-by-Step Guide to Autodl-irssi (Exclusive)

Autodl-irssi: Introduction Autodl-irssi is a plugin for monitoring torrent IRC announce channels, downloading torrent files based on a user-defined filter, and then sending the torrent files to a local or remote torrent client. This plugin is installed on top of a ruTorrent client that can automatically load and process the torrent files that autodl-irssi will grab and works in over 44 trackers.

How to Change Deluge WebUI Password

Using your Deluge webUI access URL – http://seedboxIP:8112/ given in the welcome email from your seedbox, paste it into your browser, and you’ll see a login window. Provide the default password and proceed with clicking Login. Photo by Deluge On the WebUI console, choose “Preferences”, then “Interface”on the next splash screen. Photo by Deluge Photo

ruTorrent Common Errors and Possible Fixes

ruTorrent may seem to encounter more errors than the other clients because of the vast functionality that it offers. Although some of them appear to be technically overwhelming for an average user, here are the most common errors and their possible solutions: Errors and Solutions Problem getting response info – [Errno 2] No such file or