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CakeTorrent Makes Torrent Downloading a Snap!

Postby Overnet User » Wed Jul 08, 2009 5:20 am

As one of the more knowledgeable computer users among most of the people I know, I’ve had a lot of people ask me how to download things from the Internet, or how to use BitTorrent. After explaining to them what torrents are, how to install µTorrent, how to find and download .torrent files, etc. - well, the whole process can be a bit much for some people. Especially for those just starting out.

There’s a new site called CakeTorrent ( with the sole purpose of making BitTorrent as easy as possible to use for people who have never heard of it. Or just quick and easy for the rest of us. Searching to downloading is just 3 clicks from the front page, and includes a mashup of torrent search engines with a browser based BitTorrent client - so that everything works without the need to download .torrent files or browse torrent sites. Users don’t even need to install a BitTorrent client on the home computer - it’s that simple. And of course, it’s free!

CakeTorrent is an online solution that pulls together two distinct services - torrent searching and browser downloading via As a standalone, BitLet doesn’t incorporate torrent searches: users still have to download actual .torrent files and then upload them to the webapp, or copy/paste a working URL of a torrent metafile from an indexer such as Mininova or Isohunt. This in itself increases the overall learning curve of the BitTorrent protocol + BitLet, something that CakeTorrent remedies with the integrated searching. Simply search and download straight into BitLet - how could BitTorrent be any easier?
How It Works:

1. Search for something on CakeTorrent. Click on a desired search result to bring up some options. Take notice of the seed/peer numbers and file size (to compare to other similar results).

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Re: CakeTorrent Makes Torrent Downloading a Snap!

Postby Xsoldier2000 » Wed Jul 08, 2009 6:31 am

Good find Overnet. When people usually ask me I typically send them to Slyck's Guide...tell them to read it and come back with any questions.

I've found that if I try to explain the whole process, people immediately get the glazed over look once I mention to them about seeders/leechers...and so on...

Thanks again, this will work for all those lazy pirates...
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