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How To Make Your Torrent Download Speed 300% Faster?

How To Make Your Torrent Download Speed 300% Faster?

Is your torrent download speed slow and you want to speed it up? Here, we have written a comprehensive guide that covers different aspects of torrent downloading.
Using torrent clients is one of the most popular ways to share files over the web. There are many popular torrent sites to do the job. While there are just minimal basic settings needed to run these clients, there are some tweaks for more advanced users. Before you proceed with our guide on increasing torrent download speed. Learn more about how torrents work and are these illegal here!
How to make BitTorrent download faster in simple steps?
To increase the torrent download speed, you can always find plenty of good ways online. In this article, we are trying to provide you all those methods and tips at a single place. Take a look:
1. Install a Lightweight Torrent Client
To increase the torrent downloading speed, the very first step you need to follow is to install a lightweight torrent client. Although BitTorrent is one of the most popular torrent clients around, it comes with lots of bloated apps and other features. So, I prefer uTorrent most for hassle-free and faster torrent downloading. You can also install qBittorrent since it’s another lightweight torrent client.
The reason for using a lightweight torrent client is that it only focuses on downloading torrents and speeds up the transfer rate. utorrent and qBittorrent are available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
You can also refer our list of best torrent clients for Mac, Windows, and Android.
2. Choose a Healthy Torrent
For choosing a healthy torrent, first, you need to understand the concept of seeder and leecher. These two terms always confuse the new torrent enthusiast, so, here I will try to clear your doubts in simple language.
A seeder is one who has the complete copy of the file shared across the network which you intend to download. However, a leecher is one who does not have the complete copy of file and has joined the network to download the file. Once a leecher downloads the file completely, he/she will become a seeder.
For a high torrent download speed, the number of seeders should be higher than the number of leechers. The more is the number of seeders, the healthier your torrent will be. So, while choosing a torrent, make sure that the seeder-leecher ratio is high.
Also Read: What Are Torrents? How Torrent Works? — BitTorrenting 101
3. Add an Exception to Windows Firewall
Windows Firewall can block your torrent client or you can say your incoming BitTorrent connections. So, adding an exception to the Windows firewall will be a good option to boost torrent downloading speed. First, navigate to Options> Preferences> Connections, now check the Add Windows Firewall exception box and then click Apply.
(Check Enable UPnP port mapping in case it’s unchecked).
Warning: Do not shut down Windows Firewall permanently as it leaves your PC open to attack.
4. Change General Settings to Optimize uTorrent
To increase the speed of your torrent, make sure you have the best uTorrent settings configured on your machine. All the three options that are shown in the figure below should be checked.
To find these options, navigate to Options> Preferences> General then check Append.! ud to incomplete files and Pre-allocate all files. Usually, the third option is already checked but if it’s not, check that too.
5. Limit Your Global Upload and Download Rate
You can also speed up your torrent downloading on clients like qBitTorrent, BitTorrent, uTorrent, etc., by limiting the upload and download rate. But first, you should understand the fact that torrents breathe the uploading done by users.
So, turning it completely off, or setting it as 1kB/s, would not be a wise option. But, at the same time, you don’t want your upload rate to set it as the maximum (‘0’ stands for unlimited) as it can choke down your own connection.
Setting upload rate to about 70-80% of your maximum upload speed would be a great option to speed up torrenting. Whereas, you can keep the download rate 0, as it is considered as maximum. To configure these options navigate to Proprties> Bandwidth, then set the Global Upload Rate Limit as 80% your max upload.
Also Read: How To Use uTorrent Web To Download And Stream Torrents In Your Browser?
6. Change the Number of Connections
Once you’ve set the upload/download rate, you can now change the number of connections to avoid any overload. Although, if you do hit and trial with the settings you might get a better result. But, for those who aren’t very much sure, I can suggest you some rough numbers which might increase torrent downloading speed.
Navigate to properties> Bandwidth, then set Global maximum number of connections to 150 and the maximum number of connected peer per torrent to 100. Leave the upload slot as it is.
7. Add More Trackers
Trackers are a good way to optimize the torrent download speed. Adding new and faster trackers to your existing torrents can increase the download speed by adding new seeds and peers to your connection.
The method of adding trackers to your torrent is not so complicated as you only have to add these links to your existing trackers. While pasting the new tracker, make sure that you are not erasing the existing ones (and do not worry about duplication).
To add new trackers, first right click on the torrent you are downloading and then select Properties. Under the General tab, you will find the trackers list. Scroll to the bottom and paste trackers from the list given below.
Here is the list of trackers:
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In case you want more trackers, here is the complete torrent tracker list.
8. Pick the best port for torrenting
As you might know, the BitTorrent protocol depends on the TCP protocol for transferring data over the internet. The recommended and possibly the best TCP port for torrenting is between 6881-6889. So, if you’re still wondering how to make torrent downloads faster, you can try configuring the same on your computer.
Did you find the article on how to increase torrent download speed useful? Or, do you know any other methods to speed up the torrent downloading? Let us know in comments below.
Also Read: 10 Best Websites For Legal Torrents And Safe Download | 2019 Edition
Why is my download speed extremely slow? - Support

Why is my download speed extremely slow? – Support

A number of things can be causing this issue. Let’s eliminate these one-by one:1. NO SEEDERS: The most common issue is the torrent does not have enough people sharing the file or “seeders”. You can check to see if there are enough seeders for the file by checking the file using this website -. WIFI ONLY MODE: Your app is in ‘wifi-only mode’ and you are not on a wifi network. To check this, tap on the menu button (three dots) in upper corner of the screen in portrait (vertical) mode, then tap on ‘Settings’. Turn off the switch for ‘Use Wi-Fi networks only’, then toggle it once to make sure it is off. This will turn it red. 3. POOR CONNECTION: Your network connection is poor (common). To check this, try streaming content on your browser or an app (e. g YouTube). If you can stream content without too much buffering, then you probably have a strong connection. Alternatively, check your wifi speed with the free Speed Test app from Google Play. Here’s a popular one -. BLOCKED WIFI: Your wifi network connection is blocked by the ISP. This means your network is blocking torrent files, or is blocking your outgoing port. To check this, try downloading a Featured Content torrent on another network. If you can download a torrent on another network (particularly a fast wifi network), then it’s likely that your wifi network is causing the issue. To fix this, tap on Menu, then Settings, then Incoming TCP Port in our app. Look at the TCP Port number, and increment it up by one. For example, if your port number is 6881, make it 6882. If this doesn’t work, your wifi network may be throttling BitTorrent traffic, in which case we can’t help with a workaround. 5. PHONE ISSUE: The app isn’t working well with your device. To check this, delete any unfinished torrents, then close the app. Next, delete BitTorrent app data by going to your phone’s Settings, then App, then BitTorrent, then Storage, then Clear Data. Next, reboot your phone, then uninstall and reinstall the app, then reboot your phone again. Then try downloading a test torrent here -. NOT SHARING FILES: You are not seeding, and the swarm is ignoring you. If you are not seeding, you may be anonymously identified by the swarm as a leecher. Leeching means you download, but you don’t share. Some users reporting slowdowns after using the app for a long time are having this issue due to not seeding. To check this, go to your phone’s Menu, then Settings, then Upload limit, then change this to a reasonably number (not zero). Try seeding a little, and see if your torrents start speeding up. But please don’t do this with your data plan. Use wifi-only mode, which is also under Settings.
Are torrents less efficient than regular downloads? - Super User

Are torrents less efficient than regular downloads? – Super User

When I download a file in torrents, the actual download (seen in the Ubuntu ‘System Monitor’) is a bit more than the download observed in the ‘Transmission BitTorrent Client’. Are torrents less efficient than regular downloads? Is this because my torrent client has to talk to a number of other torrent clients to get the file?
Is there a way make this difference smaller, keeping the download speed the same?
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asked Oct 13 ’11 at 15:00
Praveen SripatiPraveen Sripati1, 6553 gold badges23 silver badges40 bronze badges
Torrents work by trading a few extra bytes downloaded and some extra software complexity, CPU time, upload bandwidth, and additional active sessions in exchange for the potential to download the desired bytes at a much faster rate.
So it depends on how you define efficiency. If your primary concern is for transmission size, then torrents are not efficient. If your concern is how fast you get your data, they are great.
Each of the costs I listed in my first sentence are real. They are designed to not be a factor for most users, but any of them can be important in the wrong situation. For example, the small college where I’m network admin has a fixed limit on the number of simultaneous sessions we can push through our gateway at one time. BitTorrent users can generate in excess of a thousand sessions each. Just a few users like that and suddenly internet access suffers for everyone even though we have bandwidth to spare, because we can’t process more sessions.
answered Oct 13 ’11 at 15:07
Joel CoehoornJoel Coehoorn27. 7k13 gold badges83 silver badges129 bronze badges
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Torrent speed depends on seeders, both quality and quantity. If a torrent only has a few seeders with slow connections it’s not going to download quickly at all. Http downloads that rely on servers are usually more reliable. But a well seeded torrent can be astronomically fast, it’s definitely where i’ve seen my download speed maxed out most often. Most hosts don’t have servers that can match those speeds.
I’m not sure about setting your maximum peers, but I doubt it will help you. It’s pretty common to set max upload and download peers to 300 when tweaking rtorrent, that would be for a seedbox with an incredibly fast connection and horrible specs. Transmission isn’t quite as efficient as rtorrent without it’s GUI but i’d consider it to be very efficient regardless.
I don’t have access to Ubuntu’s System Monitor but is it possible that the uploaded data is getting reported also? Unless you explicitly set it otherwise you’ve probably been uploading to other peers while you download, especially on more popular torrents. Even if you have set it otherwise you’re also sending data to all the tracker URLs of the torrent, which would account for a little chunk of network usage.
answered May 3 ’18 at 15:47
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Why is BitTorrent download speed so slow?

This means your network is blocking torrent files, or is blocking your outgoing port. To check this, try downloading a Featured Content torrent on another network. … If this doesn’t work, your wifi network may be throttling BitTorrent traffic, in which case we can’t help with a workaround.Jan 23, 2020

Is BitTorrent faster than normal download?

Torrent speed depends on seeders, both quality and quantity. If a torrent only has a few seeders with slow connections it’s not going to download quickly at all. Http downloads that rely on servers are usually more reliable.Oct 13, 2011

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