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1.

What is a torrent?

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What are seeds?

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What are peers?

4.

How do I download files after I get the torrent file?

1. What is a torrent

A torrent is a small metadata file. It contains the information about the files you will be downloading. Your bittorrent client needs this to download the files you want.

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2. What are seeds?

A seed is someone who has all the files. Once you download everything you become a seed.

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3. What are peers?

A peer is someone who is currently downloading but does not have the everything. When they do they will be referred to as a seed.

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4. How do I download files after I get the torrent file?

You will need a bittorrent client that can open the torrent file. Once that occurs it will allow you to save the files to your computer. There are various clients on the net. Utorrent is a popular choice.