When it comes to downloading movies, applications, books, games, etc., we normally seek help from a BitTorrent client. Among many torrent clients, millions of people around this world trust uTorrent.While you are reading this article, it seems you are quite familiar with uTorrent, the most popular BitTorrent client. This is a free and user-friendly BitTorrent client that you can easily use to download your files. However, using uTorrent to download your files can be a little risky if you do not take effective precautions. You may also want to avoid pirated versions download from uTorrent. In this article, we will discuss how you can install uTorrent on your PC or Mac and how to download files using uTorrent.

Precautions

Although uTorrent is a free and suitable torrent-client to download your favorite movies, books, applications, etc. there are some risks associated with uTorrent download. Therefore, you need to take effective measures in order to download uTorrent. Some effective precautions that you can take are-

  • Installation of Anti-Malware Program:

Even though uTorrent is safe, you should always have an installed anti-malware program in order to scan the downloads and check your internet connection continuously. Installation of an anti-malware program is essential to keep your PC secured against any malware. If you do not have an anti-malware program on your PC, you should install it before you start downloading files using uTorrent.

  • VPN Installation:

You can also install a VPN and connect to a VPN server in order to protect your privacy. If you want to hide the IP address of your system, you can use this technique. You may require the installation of a VPN if you want to download pirated or copyrighted movies, shows, or music. However, downloading copyrighted files is illegal and you may want to use this technique so that no one can track your IP address.

Downloading Files with uTorrent Web

In order to download files through uTorrent Web, you have to go through the following steps-

Install uTorrent Web:

If you want to download files through uTorrent web, first, you need to install uTorrent web on your Mac or PC. uTorrent web runs through any web browser and you can play torrents during downloading. You need to carefully check all the installation screens during the installation process. During the installation process, you might be prompted to download other apps and you must click on the “Decline” if prompted. If you find any error while installing uTorrent on your Windows due to the presence of a virus or malware, you have to follow these steps-
i) Open setting by pressing Windows key + i
ii) Click on the “Privacy and security” button and then click on the “virus & threat protection” button
iii) Click on the “Allow on device” button below the warning about the error.

Open uTorrent in Your Web Browser:

After downloading the uTorrent web, you will find this in the launchpad of your Mac or Windows menu. When you will open uTorrent web, uTorrent will open automatically in the web browser.

Searching for a Torrent:

Within the uTorrent web, you will find a torrent search option and there you can search for your content. Otherwise, you can also use a search engine or a certain torrent site for searching by opening it in another tab.

Visit the Torrent Site:

Now, you have to check out the website that has your preferred files. However, before you click on the link of the website and start downloading, you need to verify the website by searching on Google. There are several popular sites for downloading movies, games, apps, but many of them offer pirated content. For instance, some alternatives of yts proxy sites such as 1337x, The Pirate Bay, and RARBG offer pirated or illegal content. Therefore, you need to be very careful about the website from where you are downloading.

Torrent Evaluation:

The evaluation of the Torrent site is essential to keep your computer system safe and to have fast downloaded. In order to have fast downloading of your files, you need to look at the number of “seeds” available for the torrent. The downloading speed of your files increases with the increase in the number of seeds. You should also check out the comment sections of the websites in order to understand other people’s reactions about downloading from this website and whether they faced any malware or not.

Download the Torrent File:

On the torrent site, you have to download your files by clicking on the download button.

Review the Information about the Files:

You have to double click on your downloaded file and uTorrent web will display information about a list of files that you are downloading. After verifying the information, you need to click on the “Add” button.

Search for the Downloaded files:

After downloading the torrent files, you can see those files in your download folder. You will automatically have movie or audio files and you can enjoy watching or listening to these files.

By following these steps, you can download your favorite movies, audio, books, apps, etc. However, after you have finished downloading, you should allow torrent to seed automatically so that other people have a similar opportunity. Even though this is a simple way to download your preferred files, you should be careful in every step in order to secure your system against malware or virus.