Six simple tips straight form the lips of Olivier Chalouhi, co-founder and CTO of the Vuze BitTorrent client.
Everybody in the BitTorrent community is always looking for ways to optimize their download speeds. One of our members here at Zeropaid even compiled a guide on how to “Improve BitTorrent Download Speeds” which is arguably one of the most detailed of its kind.
magine being on the autobahn with the accelerator down and then you realize that you are driving a wrecked car. The plight is not so uncommon on the information superhighway too.
Torrent users would attest to the fact that half of our time is spent looking for ‘healthy’ torrents and the other half trying to download (and a bit of upload too) at the maximum speed. The former is mandatory; the latter thankfully is within the realm of tweaking.
Here’s a ridiculously easy tip to squeeze out as many users as you can on a dead or dying torrent. It’s particularly handy when a torrent stops near the end, and/or the seed count is listed as zero. Having said that, I’ve also noticed that it helps to increase download speeds from healthy torrents, as well.
NOTE: Do not attempt this trick with private torrents – it possibly might get you banned from the tracker. Use this tip with torrents you find at Isohunt, TPB, Vertor, KickAssTorrents, etc.
Help! BitTorrent is slow… This is probably one of the most frequently asked questions I get about BitTorrent. Unfortunately there’s not some kind of magic trick that makes your torrents go through the roof. But you could take some simple steps to optimize your speeds.
Have you ever wondered why your direct downloading gives you more speed than your torrents? Do you want to know how to increase the downloading speed? The default settings of any torrent client will always gives you slow downloads because your client doesn’t know which type of connection you have. Every torrent client needs to be tweaked so as to increase the download speed. Today we will show you how to increase your torrent’s speed without using any any complex software, you’ll see the difference in downloading speed.
f you followed along with our five-part beginner’s guide to torrents then you’re undoubtedly aware of how to use torrents and how to use uTorrent as a torrent client. If you’re looking to get more out of your torrent usage, however, this five-part series will help you to speed up your torrent downloads so that you can get torrents quicker.
Before you can speed up your torrents, you need to have optimized your BitTorrent settings. Check out the optimize BitTorrent speed guide first if you haven’t already. I will explain two tips here that have nothing to do with your actual BitTorrent program preferences and may speed up torrents.
This guide shows how to speed up downloads in Transmission. All bittorrent programs need to have their incoming and outgoing communications flow freely in order to achieve the highest download speeds and that is essentially what this guide is about.
This guide was put together using information given by the developers of bittorrent programs at their forums, guides and FAQs. There are no secret tricks, just the real basics of proper set up of a bittorrent program. Following these simple steps should result in increased download speed.
9. Maximizing BitTorrent Speeds with uTorrent (Guide / Tutorial) version 1.166 (Updated December 2010)
This article explains how to get up and running with utorrent Bit Torrent efficiently. It shows how to battle ISP’s throttling bittorrent speed, optimize download speed and other ways to speed up utorrent and increase utorrent download speed.