Go Back   TechArena Community > Software > Windows Software
Become a Member!
Forgot your username/password?
Tags Active Topics RSS Search Mark Forums Read

Sponsored Links



What is a Torrent File?

Windows Software


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 27-07-2009
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 29
What is a Torrent File?
  

I am downloading a torrent file from BitTorrent, but i want to know what is a torrent file ,is it good ? I have installed windows xp on my system.

Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 27-07-2009
Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 4,829
Re: What is a Torrent File?

A torrent file itself is simply a "stub" that contains information about the file to which it was created. A torrent is also a small file that when used with a bittorrent client, tells the client how to find the and download the software it corresponds to. A torrent file is simply information to download a file via the bittorrent protocol. A seeder is a computer that has already downloaded the file, and is providing the download to other leechers.A torrent can have two meanings. The first meaning is when you download/share a file via the bittorrent protocol, that file is called a torrent.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 27-07-2009
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 11
Re: What is a Torrent File?

A torrent is a type of computer file. The .torrent file extension denotes a file that contains the basic information for another file or another set of files. The basic information stored in a torrent file includes the name of the file(s), the date of creation and a list of trackers (see below for more information on trackers). Every torrent file has a unique information hash, which means that no file (or set of files) will have the exact same information hash. hope you get some idea.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 27-07-2009
Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 4,339
Re: What is a Torrent File?

Torrents or BitTorrents are files shared with the BitTorrent peer-to-peer network. This torrent file acts as a pointer to the bit torrent client you are using to get the correct data from the person(s) who has it.Peer-to-peer means that the files are shared by individual computers on the network rather than stored on one central server.
Reply With Quote
Reply

  TechArena Community > Software > Windows Software
Tags: , ,



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads for: "What is a Torrent File?"
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Which is better to share file FTP or Torrent Xiti Windows Software 4 30-07-2013 01:30 PM
Lots of Torrent file in the torrent folder Winnebago Technology & Internet 6 22-06-2010 12:36 AM
Updated torrent-file / Adding incomplete file Jabeena Windows Software 4 21-06-2010 11:54 AM
How to get hash out of .torrent file Nilakshi Technology & Internet 4 18-06-2010 02:36 AM
How to download a Torrent file Yash-papa Technology & Internet 3 20-08-2009 11:44 PM


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 03:29 AM.