WHAT IS THE MEANING
A Torrent is a file sent via the BitTorrent protocol. According to an article from The Technology Bay, Torrenting is when two computers or more share files over a peer to peer network. Basically, the computers send data to and one from another.
DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that there is a legal side about torrent downloads? Torrents are usually affiliated with piracy but not many people know that BitTorrent, the protocol, has a legal side as well where you can .torrent files from official sites itself. There are also several torrent websites for providing legal torrent downloads so that the user has different options to choose from. As presented on Hackgyd, torrent websites or servers have a lot of pros and cons, by using it, people can download any content for free no matter if it is banned from the user’s country or not. By torrent, one can also share any file with the whole world within a short duration from anywhere on the internet. In a torrent, one can download any paid software for free. Also, Torrents can achieve download speeds over 1.5 megabits per second. What makes a Torrent more special is that the user will not only download from the original seeder. It will be able to download sections from other peers as well. It is safe to say that the user’s downloaded files or documents will never be shared, exchanged or otherwise affected. However, there are also a lot of downsides like some of the torrent files contain viruses. Downloading and uploading speed of torrents are also very slow even if you have decent internet speed. This is because of the worldwide traffic to torrent servers.