Many peers sharing files

What Is Peer-to-Peer?

Over the last few decades, peer-to-peer (P2P) sharing has exploded in popularity, and it is now being used by millions of people across the globe. Instead of getting your files from centralized servers, this system allows you to directly download…
A nat firewall protecting a system

What Is a Nat Firewall?

Some VPN services often offer a NAT firewall protection to their users as an added security precaution. If you've wondered what a NAT firewall does or how it will impact your ability to share torrents, you aren't alone. While NAT…
The dangers of a DNS Leak

Are DNS Leaks Dangerous?

It is by now a well-worn cliche that the Internet is a double-edged sword. It places an extraordinary range of information at our fingertips and allows us to communicate virtually instantaneously will people all over the world. But the sheer…
Getting media through a magnet link

Are Magnet Links The Future of Torrents?

If you've been scouting popular torrenting sites like The Pirate Bay or Lime Torrents for a while, you've probably noticed a confusing link adjacent to the download file. Well, have no fear: magnet links are simply one of the increasingly…
The best alternative torrent sites to TPB

The Best Pirate Bay Alternatives

The Pirate Bay (TPB) is the most well-known torrenting site with millions of regular visitors and a vast database of files. It is also a frequent target of governments, ISPs, and copyright trolls. Due to legal issues, the site often…
The best search engines to look for torrents

The Best Torrent Search Engines

File-sharing sites come and go frequently. Because of lawsuits and legal challenges, these websites are constantly shutting down. This makes it difficult to keep track of the best sources for torrents. Torrent search engines provide a solution. You use these pages as…
List of Torrentz alternatives

The Best Torrentz Alternatives

Torrentz was a popular meta-search engine, providing results from a couple hundred different file-sharing websites. It allowed users to look for just about anything without needing to visit multiple sites. Unfortunately, as with many of these sites, Torrentz shut down. The replacement,…
A list of torrent websites to get ebooks

Best Torrent Websites to Download Ebooks

In the past, if you wanted to download ebooks through a BitTorrent client, you needed to visit popular torrenting sites. Because of copyright content, ISPs and government agencies monitor traffic to these sites. Some of them are also getting shut…
The legal side of torrenting in Germany

Torrenting in Germany: Is it Safe?

Germany has gained notoriety for its strict stance on torrenting. Users face large fines and potential jail time for sharing pirated content. The tough laws have worked. Fewer than 2% of Germans admit downloading copyrighted content. In nearby Bulgaria, 27%…
Comparing uTorrent vs qBitTorrent

qBitTorrent Versus uTorrent

uTorrent and qBitTorrent are comparable pieces of software. Both options have lightweight, simple designs that require minimal resources. You can run these torrent managers without hogging the CPU. The menus are easy to browse, allowing anyone to start torrenting within…