How to increase Torrent download speed

Just recently a friend complained of slow torrent download speeds, and I know there are so many more people out there who are facing this frustration every day. I love to torrent and I know you do too, so today I am willing to share with you How to increase Torrent download speed. Here in Netmediablog, I promised to share important information like this and I am glad I am fulfilling them, so I recommend you visit often for important posts as this. Simply bookmark Netmediablog today.

increase Torrent Download Speed

Now let’s get started, if you read my blog post Best BitTorrent Clients you would’ve known that torrent is a peer-to-peer file sharing protocol used for distributing large amount of data, so since this protocol is a peer-to-peer sharing protocol, you can only give and receive at same rate. The way that torrents work is that it allows you to download at about your upload speed. So if you are uploading at a fast speed you will also download at same speed.

So what if there is a way to trick the torrent client to think you are uploading at a fast speed so you can download at a fast speed too? This was the idea I had until I found a perfect application that can do this easily. GreedyTorrent is an application that runs hand in hand with other torrent clients, GreedyTorrent will allow you tweak your upload speed so you can download at a faster speed.

How to increase Torrent download speed using GreedyTorrent:

Step 1: Download GreedyTorrent and uTorrent and install them both on your PC.

Step 2: Launch the just installed GreedyTorrent and under the ‘Report my Upload as’ change the upload to download, then click on ‘Preference’. Copy the port number as indicated on the image below.

How to increase Torrent download speed using GreedyTorrent

GreedyTorrent preference

Step 3: Then launch your Torrent client (uTorrent in this case), click on ‘Options’ and choose ‘Preference’.

utorrent preference

Step 4: Select ‘Connection’ and enter the post number you copied from Greedytorrent and enter on the proxy and choose Http protocol type as indicated on the image below.

utorrent preference connections

Step 5: Then apply and Ok. Then restart the GreedyTorrent and uTorrent, then GreedyTorrent will power your uTorrent, start your torrent download and see the fast speed.

torrent download without greedytorrent

Torrent download without Greedytorrent

How to increase Torrent download speed

Torrent download with Greedytorrent

Notice and compare the upload speed and download speeds on the torrent downloads above. While i am uploading at 0.1kb/s i am downloading at 203.9kb/s. Is this not awesome? Now i can download my torrents faster and so should you.

Now you can download your torrents faster using Greedytorrent. I hope you find this post How to increase Torrent download speed interesting to share with your friends. Use the comment form below to share with me what you think of this post.


  1. Henry Young says

    This is indeed great now i can be able to download torrents on a faster speed with greedytorrents. thanks

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