Creating and Sharing files with Torrents


uTorrent Logo - Create TorrentWhy rely on 3rd-party File Sharing sites when you can create yourself a torrent and share it in real-time? Torrents are the easy and the best way to share your files. All you need to have is a Tracker!

Few Torrent Terms

Tracker : A Torrent Tracker is a server that helps in the communication between the peers of the torrent.

Peer : Downloader. The one who downloads the package (files in the torrent). Once the package is fully downloader, he/she turns in to a seeder (uploader).

Seed : A user who has the fully downloaded package (files in the torrent) and shares it with fellow peers.

Create a Torrent

1. Open your Torrent Client – uTorrent, BitComet, Azureus (uTorrent is used here)

2. From the File menu, click Create New Torrent (or) click the Magic Wand icon (or CTRL+N)

3. In the Select Source combo box, choose the file/directory.

4. Torrent Tracker is an important field and many find it hard. You’ll just have to use any/all of the following popular public trackers. A single tracker would do, but you can add more and its up to you.

http://denis.stalker.h3q.com:6969/announce
http://open.tracker.thepiratebay.org/announce

http://www.sumotracker.com/announce

3. Key in your comments. This is optional.

4. Finally, click Create and save as.

You can now save your torrent in its *.torrent format. Once you are done, you can use the .torrent file to share your files with your friends.