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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Masticate, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. Masticate

    Masticate Lurker
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    Hello.
    I would like to know what torrent do you use and why ?
     



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  2. vosg

    vosg Android Expert

    None because I only use legal software.
     
  3. Masticate

    Masticate Lurker
    Thread Starter

    oh in my country its ''legal'' to have it heh Thank you for you straight answer :)
     
  4. psionandy

    psionandy Extreme Android User

    I use the Ubuntu torrents to download the latest Linux distribution... And would definitely recommend them
     
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  5. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven ...eschew obfuscation...
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    Moderator note: Torrents and talk of them are OK as there are many legitimate and legal uses.
     
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  6. svim

    svim Extreme Android User

    There's nothing illegal about BitTorrent, torrent applications are free and legal to use. The problem is the general public holds to a misguided perception that it's only used by those who use it to illegally share copyright-protected content. But in the real world, it's just a peer-to-peer file sharing technology. As an example, if you're a developer and you want to distribute your product you have the option to maintain and fund your own server with it's corresponding costs (upload bandwidth isn't free), or use a online file server service (also not free), or buffer your costs by relying on torrenting.
     
  7. bcrichster

    bcrichster ROMinator
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    I personally use uTorrent, it does the job quite nicely
     
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  8. Masticate

    Masticate Lurker
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    Well i use uTorrent on pc but i wana know for phone's ?
    it was my bad not asking for phones specifically WOOPS
     
  9. bcrichster

    bcrichster ROMinator
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    I use uTorrent on BOTH the PC & phone [emoji41]
     
  10. Father Guido

    Father Guido Android Enthusiast

    Unsure if Transmission is available for a phone, but I use it in both Windows and Linux. Small footprint and works well. I just make sure to enable my VPN prior to use.
     
  11. Revenant Ghost

    Revenant Ghost Android Expert

    tTorrent works pretty well on my phone.
     
  12. AZgl1500

    AZgl1500 Extreme Android User

    I personally will not touch any version of Torrent, I don't trust allowing my PC to talk to numerous PCs anywhere in the world, and possibly receiving a hacker's finger on my pc.

    I want to know the validity of the website that I download from.
     
  13. svim

    svim Extreme Android User

    And yet that's the fundamental way any computer or mobile device gets connected to anything online. Every time you browse any web site, you're essentially just networking your computer to another computer over the Internet (typically multiple computers as most web pages consist of text, images, and cruft from several different servers in various locations).
     
  14. bcrichster

    bcrichster ROMinator
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    Absolutely available, I just use WiFi to reduce data consumption.
     
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  15. Flablitz

    Flablitz Android Enthusiast

    I use AndFTP and paid Seedbox/server with ruTorrent installed on it. Reason it is the best is because you do not use data seeding back and you also get max speeds download.
     
  16. Grrrrrrrrr

    Grrrrrrrrr Newbie

    My VPN provider supplies me with a custom version of uTorrent.
     
  17. Grrrrrrrrr

    Grrrrrrrrr Newbie

    Wow, just wow. AZgl1500, find a little program called "Tcpview". You can get it alone or in the "Sysinternals Suite" which was written by current Microsoft Employees.

    Just loading this page from an "about:blank" page in your browser makes about 40-50 separate internet connections. That falls off to about 10-15 connections as you sit on the page.
     
  18. Father Guido

    Father Guido Android Enthusiast

    Yeah, but your in Windows. Inherently insecure.
     
  19. Slug

    Slug Check six!
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    I think the point being made is that any connected device, regardless of platform, will have multiple connections open, many of which are perfectly legitimate but are not immediately obvious to the end user.

    In any case, it's not really pertinent to the OP's question so let's keep this thread on-topic. ;)
     
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  20. Masticate

    Masticate Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Thank you all for answers I really didn't expect that much and I appraised it! Since my last post I have downloaded Nova torrent downloader. I've been using it a lot and I mean a lot. I downloaded about 200 music and its working fine for now. And what I really like is inbuilt search engine. Any other of you use this torrent?
     
  21. dan330

    dan330 Extreme Android User

    I use Bitcom.. been using it for a long time.

    what sites do u guys use most?
     
  22. codesplice

    codesplice Elite Recognized Moderator
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    Friendly (and obligatory) reminder: Let's be careful to steer clear of suggesting sites hosting torrents of pirated/copyrighted material please. :thumbsupdroid:
     
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  23. argedion

    argedion The TechnoFrog

    I never used torrent on my android devices but for my computer I use qbittorrent. I've been using it for years to help share all those wonderful nudes of ME :D
     
  24. Stiles Joram

    Stiles Joram Lurker

    I'm a mac user too, and I've tried both µTorrent and Bittorrent, i can tell you that when using Bittorrent, it won't let me select the files from the torrent that i wish to download. And, is slower to run, takes more space, and the connection to the torrents are apparently slower. Hope this helps.
     
  25. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    I use Transmission on a Mac, and Linux sometimes, and it's very satisfactory. Very light, can select individual files from a torrent, suspends and resumes torrent downloads OK, etc.
     
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