P2P Software

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#1

I’m looking for a user friendly P2P software program. I’m using Limewire. I would like to get into bit torrent but so far it seems extremely difficult. I’ve picked up bugs galore trying to find a user friendly bit torrent website.
Any help?


#2

I use Utorrent and I have had no problems so far.

Another good point is that you dont have to install it on your system.

Here is a link for you Utorrent


#3

Azureus is pretty good I find.


#4

The best client is IMO Azureus.
As for the torrent sites, why go to the trouble of searching every one of them when there’s a site that does it for you?


#5



http://azureus.aelitis.com/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
www.portforward.com
www.mininova.org
www.isohunt.com
etc etc…


#6

I haven’t tried Limewire because i’m weary of it. I hear that it’s a gateway to trojans and other nasty stuff. I’ve been using Bittorrent for a long time now and I have pretty good luck finding the albums I want. The only drawback is that. It’s not for single files. I had to download a half gig discography for 4 or 5 songs by this one artist. LoL.


#7

most torrent apps let you choose what file you want to download, assume the torrent is a set of files. If its just a compressed lot of files, you’re sol.


#8

It don’t matter which P2P software your using you can end up with Trojans. Most of the P2P accesses the same torrents so if you are going to download something with a Trojan you will get it.


#9

I have to agree with coathi, the moral is scan everything with an antivirus before installing it, regardless of source.


#10

bit spirit i found it very good … check it its free http://www.techspot.com/downloads/270-bit-spirit.html

its the best one believe me


#11

The best bang for you bang is using utorrent, but if you have a decent computer with ram to spare go for Azerus.

I wouldnt bother with mininova or isohunt if you can get into a private tracker like demonoids.com (hehehe i got invited a couple months ago to that site). Other than that use piratebay, isohunt or mininova. Not to many other torrent sites i would trust.


#12

bang for your buck*


#13

Azureus or uTorrent + http://www.torrents.to/

That’s pretty much all you need to get started.


#14

Shareaza is deffiently the way to go, expacially if your gonna download torrents. Shareaza has a scheduler wich lets u tell it how much bandwith u want to be going in or out at what time, THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT if your using a cable connection, because u will have to upload while downloading and if u have a constast upload of 150kbs for over a certain amount of time, ur modem will be capped to a lower speed.

Long story short being able to set a schedule helps keep u from losing speed. I set mine for full speed one hour, limit 50% the next, full again, and then no speed at all. THen repeat that order. This will keep u download and uploading at top notch. I can dl 1.1mbps at my best and upload 800kbps on my best.


#15

there’s a plugin for Azureus which does the same thing as above…

Shareaza is definitely NOT the way to go when choosing a BT client…


#16

BitComet and BitSpirit are good BT clients. I mostly use BitComet unless the tracker banned it, then I use BitSpirit. If you want to minimize your chance of getting viruses and other stuff, use PeerGuardian2, you can add a bad trojan and fake file senders’ ip to your block list, so they can’t connect to you at all.


#17

why would you recommend a client like BitComet that is banned on many well run trackers? there’s a reason it’s banned :rolleyes: