How To Download Torrent Files in 2020 (Working Methods)

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Last Updated on May 4, 2020 by Larious

How To Download Torrent Files in 2020 [Working Methods]
How To Download Torrent Files in 2020 [Working Methods]

Torrent is one of the vital internet element from where you can download all sorts of contents like Movies, Softwares, Games, etc. at no price tag. Since torrenting is free, millions of users visit torrent sites regularly to download their important stuff.

However, torrenting is not entirely legal because it’s also a house of copyrighted content. Downloading copyrighted content can invite lots of legal troubles. Now torrent sites were divided into different categories like music torrent sites, video torrent sites, and so on.

On techviral, we have shared lots of articles on torrents like the best torrent sites to download games, music torrent sites, movie torrent sites, etc. However, we haven’t shared any guide on how to download torrent files. Since things have changed now, we have decided to share the working methods to download torrents in 2020.

How To Download Torrent Files from torrent websites?

So, in this article, we are going to share a few best methods to download torrent files at maximum speed. So, let’s check out how to download torrent files from torrent sites.

1. Download & Install BitTorrent Client

This is the very first thing that you need to do. At first, you need to install a reliable BitTorrent client.

For those unaware, a torrent client is a software that is used to download torrent files. Some of the popular torrent clients were – BitTorrent, uTorrent, Vuze, etc.

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Download & Install BitTorrent Client

For a complete list of torrent clients for Windows, check out our article – Best Torrent Clients For Windows

2. Visit a Torrent website or search engine.

After downloading the torrent client, now you need to visit a torrent website. You will need a VPN to access torrent sites. For a complete list of VPN, check out the article – Best VPN For Windows (Access Blocked Sites On Windows)

Once done, you need to visit any torrent sites of your choice. Torrent sites were of different types. For example, if you want to download movies, then visit YTS or YiFi movies. Similarly, for ISO files and Games, you need to visit The Pirate Bay.

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Visit a Torrent website or search engine

For the best torrent site, you can check out our list of best torrent websites in 2020. Similarly, you can discover the best movie torrent sites, music torrent websites, too.

3. Download Torrent files

Once you have landed on the torrent website, you need to search for the torrent file. Let’s say; you want to download a Linux distro, head to the torrent website, and search there.

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Visit torrent site

On the list of available torrents, you need to pick the file with lots of seeders. Once done, click on the ‘Download Torrent’ button.

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Click on download torrent button

The downloaded torrent file would look like this –

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Now open the BitTorrent client and locate the downloaded torrent file. That’s it! Now the BitTorrent client will download the torrent.

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BitTorrent client

4. Download Torrent using the Magnet Link

Magnet links serve as the easiest option to download any torrent file. The magnet link will work only if a BitTorrent client is installed in your system. It will directly open the torrent file on the client.

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Download Torrent using the Magnet Link

Just visit the torrent file on the site which you want to download and then click on ‘Magnet Link’ it will show you a popup. Click on the ‘Ok’ button, and the torrent file would be loaded in the client.

Is it safe to download torrents?

No, torrenting is never safe as it can invite legal troubles. Also, the files that you download from torrent sites were full of viruses. So, an antivirus program is essential.

How to pick the best torrent file?

To get the maximum download speed, pick files with more seeders. For reliability, check the comment section.

Do I need to use VPN while visiting the torrent sites?

Yes, you would need to use a VPN service to visit torrent websites.

So, this article is all about how to download torrent files from torrent sites. I hope this article helped you! Share it with your friends also. If you have any other doubt, discuss it with us in the comment box below.


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