Every time you download less content to your computer: the evolution of technology has made music consumption veer streaming services like Spotify, instead of MP3 downloads, and viewing movies and TV to video on demand, Netflix as the king of mambo, rather than downloading to your PC. But that does not mean that downloads are dead, far from it. First, because not all artists are available on the Swedish music streaming service, and secondly because we can not enjoy all the series and movies that Netflix would like to see Game of Thrones for example.
King of P2P downloads.
So no one should wonder you continue downloading content to our PC, even if we do less and less, and one of the best methods certainly is offered by the BitTorrent protocol for file sharing peer to peer, or P2P. Although this protocol have its official client downloads, by popular acclaim uTorrent It has become a favorite of users of this network to download all kinds of video files, audio, documents, e-books and software to their computers.
¿uTorrent or BitTorrent? What is the difference between them?
Even if we finish counting that muTorrent, which is as it should pronounce, is milk and because you're imagining that gives many turns to the official application to download torrents in Windows, nor is it entirely true. Some argue that this client is lighter and helps downloads are completed before, but the truth is that since 2006 both desktop applications are developed in parallel by the same company, and it costs a lot to believe that favoring one of the two developments bet by one who bears his name. Yes, although there is no obvious differences, the software created by Ludvig Strigeus still has many more followers.
- Searching torrents from the application or adds those already downloaded from sites like elitetorrent or Newpct.
- Pause, resume or cancel transfers at any time.
- Allocates bandwidth to use for each download.
- progressive downloads that let you play incomplete downloads.
- Create torrent files to share with other users of peer-to-peer network.
- Access Statistics as average speed, maximum and minimum and compis and trackers available.
- Possibility of controlling downloads remotely using a mobile device with uTorrent Remote.
- Set the download queue to determine the maximum number of active downloads.
- Modify the connection settings for optimize speed download.
uTorrent Pro for demanding
Everything you've told so far is based on the free version of the program. But if you're tired of having to put up with more or less invasive advertising offers, you can always opt for free Ad-Free version or ads for the modest price of $ 5 a year.
Forget the annoying advertising when downloading.
Also, if you do not have enough to eliminate advertising, you can always subscribe to the Pro edition for $ 20 year to enjoy many advantages: no publicity, instant transmission while downloading torrents, virus protection and access to new features before anyone else.
How to configure the client to download faster?
That is the question that many users are:how to optimize the download speed of torrents? You are browsing the web will find many tutorials that will talk you open this or that port, adjust the bandwidth limiting the upload speed and configure the download queue with this or that number of simultaneous active downloads. The truth is that we must consider a number of details that will help us download faster, but cebarnos with everything that we read out there, because they often offer us contradictory data:
- Opens port the program is assigned, or change it to another, to avoid blocking by the router or firewall. If you do not know what to put, choose a random one.
- Controls the number of active downloadsLimits the number of transfers so that the bandwidth is not distributed among too many downloads.
- Share the torrents you download, if only for a while, and thus avoid penalties on download speed.
- The greater the number of users who share a file, more bandwidth will be available so Look at the number of seeds.
- Upgrade to the latest version of the program: Always work best an updated one customer obsolete and it is safer.
What's new in the latest version
- Fixed several bugs that made the application to stop and stop working.