New to Mac - Downloading torrents

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  1. befriending

    befriending New Member

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    I used to download torrents on my PC and open them up with Azerus (sp) and everything transferred to my music folder etc.

    Can I do that with my macbook? I'm completely clueless.

    Better yet, what's the best way to download music and have it save to my music folder so I can play it in iTunes?

    :dunno:
     
  2. Kirk Hinrich

    Kirk Hinrich New Member

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    Well I use transmission as my BT client, azureus is a disaster for OSX (unless they've recoded it lately)

    You can choose where transmission will save whatever you download, and from there you can either drag it into your itunes folder or add it manually.
     
  3. Toodles

    Toodles You are the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the w OT Supporter

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    Are there any new torrent clients for OSX that allows you to download individual files from a torrent rather than the whole thing?

    i miss utorrent :wtc:
     
  4. FEELSGOODMEN

    FEELSGOODMEN New Member

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    google vmware fusion.

    then use utorrent
     
  5. Turboed_2

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    Transmission
     
  6. befriending

    befriending New Member

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    hmm for some reason my downloads are taking forever with transmission.
     
  7. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    probably a port problem
     
  8. verbal

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    Have you downloaded the same exact torrent from the same exact place before? Cause that's the only way you could compare.

    Even comparing that way has flaws.
     
  9. DouggieJ

    DouggieJ OT Supporter

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    Azureus works on the Mac fine, it's what I use.
     
  10. befriending

    befriending New Member

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    its probably due to my wireless connection. on my pc i had my own router and everything went at a decent speed. but i dont have a router..for now.. and im using my neighbors connection.
     
  11. Deepsix

    Deepsix OT Supporter

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    :rofl: @ running a whole OS when you could just deselect them in transmission.
     
  12. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    you mean people would have to check their preferences :confused:
     
  13. c.a

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    frostwire handles torrents too. could try it.
     
  14. LOLZILLA

    LOLZILLA New Member

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    transmission ftw

    azureus is cool too.
     
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    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    :ugh:

    that is the worst idea ever.
     
  17. SuperCzar

    SuperCzar Mac Crew, DSLR Crew

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    No, this method is fail.

    utorrent is great, but virtualizing windows to download torrents is all fail and aids.
     
  18. urban ape

    urban ape take that take that take that

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    :crying: this program sucks, it wont do ________ :crying:

    did you check your preferences? because theres a box you can check to make it do _______.

    oh really? i just bitch about stuff before learning how to use it/what it can do :bowdown:

    /macshack
     

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