Custom create your own torrent

utorrent 30 535x535 Custom create your own torrentWe all have downloaded stuff using torrents. Torrents aren’t just good for downloading stuff but also can be used for personal file sharing system. Suppose you have to send a large file to a number of people. The online file sharing services are there but privacy is a major issue with them. Making an safe and secure transfer of file is a really tough task but torrents can be used in such a senario.

In this example I will use μtorrent as it is a cross-platform software and is an efficient one.

First you need to download and install μtorrent. One up and running go to File->New Torrent or press Crtl+N (for Windows) / Command+N (for Mac) . Select the file or directory you want to send. Yes you can send a whole directory without compressing it. Next we need to add a tracker. You can choose from a list of public trackers available but technically only one would be sufficient but personally I adding multiple trackers is always good. You can select trackers fron the following list of public trackers :-

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Next just click create and save as, start seeding the torrent. Share te link with your friends and they would be able to download the file.

Ashmeet Singh

I have just passed class 12 and am looking forward to making it into a good college. I have also been the writer of many blogs such as TechnoDesi,NewtrojansBlog,GammersLane etc. and this blog is my new endeavour in the field of technology.

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