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TORRENT

Type: Misc Files

Acronym: BitTorrent File

Opens With: BitTorrent, uTorrent

URL of a file or group of files downloadable with BitTorrent, a peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing program; may be downloaded from multiple locations at one time; BitTorrent downloads are split among multiple nodes, which reduces the bandwidth used by the primary server and speeds up download times.

Popular file types that can be downloaded using BitTorrent include digital movies and TV shows, music, and video games. Some are offered as free downloads, while other can be downloaded for a fee.