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# Assemble the file(s) and folder(s) in the way you wish it to be presented. (ie. Series in folders, Manga in archived files, OSTs organized by CD)  
 
# Assemble the file(s) and folder(s) in the way you wish it to be presented. (ie. Series in folders, Manga in archived files, OSTs organized by CD)  
 
# Open uTorrent
 
# Open uTorrent

Revision as of 11:21, 7 November 2008

This article is aimed at providing a simple guide for BoxTorrents users to follow when creating torrents and offering them to the BoxTorrents tracker. Remember to read the Blacklist before attempting to offer to the tracker.

Creating Torrent Files with Different Clients

Note: Ensure that the folder does not contain improper files before creating the torrent, unless you have already set up exclusive file filters that remove such files from the created torrent.

Azureus


uTorrent 1.6.0 -1.8.1

uTorrent's "create torrent" window (with necessary options checked)

  1. Assemble the file(s) and folder(s) in the way you wish it to be presented. (ie. Series in folders, Manga in archived files, OSTs organized by CD)
  2. Open uTorrent
  3. Select File -> Create New Torrent, or alternatively select the Create New Torrent button
  4. To select a single file, select Add File. To select a folder containing files and folders, select Add Directory.
  5. Select the files or folders you wish to upload and press OK.
  6. In the Trackers box, add the address http://tracker.boxtorrents.com:2710/announce.php
  7. Be sure that the 'Piece Size' value is set to Auto.
  8. Place a checkmark in the box that says private torrent.
  9. Select Create and Save as..., the .torrent file will be created.
  10. Select the destination you wish your file to be created in and click Save.
  11. You are done. You are now ready to offer to the tracker.


Official BitTorrent 6
  1. Assemble the file(s) and folder(s) in the way you wish it to be presented. (ie. Series in folders, Manga in archived files, OSTs organized by CD)
  2. Open BitTorrent
  3. Select File -> Create New Torrent, or alternatively select the Create New Torrent button (The icon looks like a Sun for 6.0.0 to 6.0.3 | a magic wand on 6.1)
  4. To select a single file, select Add File. To select a folder containing files and folders, select Add Directory.
  5. Select the files or folders you wish to upload and press OK.
  6. In the Trackers box, add the address http://tracker.boxtorrents.com:2710/announce.php
  7. Place a checkmark in the box that says Private torrent. 1
  8. Select Create and Save as..., the .torrent file will be created.
  9. Select the destination you wish your file to be created in and click Save.
  10. You are done. You are now ready to offer to the tracker.

1 - Also, you may want to check Start seeding so you do not have to worry about doing so later.


Transmission 1.3x
  1. Assemble the file(s) and folder(s) in the way you wish it to be presented. (ie. Series in folders, Manga in archived files, OSTs organized by CD)
  2. Open Transmission
  3. Select File > Create Torrent File... or click the Create Torrent File button on the toolbar
  4. Select your file(s) or folder(s) in the file dialog that opens and press Select
  5. Click the "+" button under the Trackers box and add the address http://tracker.boxtorrents.com:2710/announce.php
  6. In the comments box, type any information that you want downloaders to know (this may include the author's name, torrent contents, or other information about the torrent)
  7. Check the Private checkbox
  8. Select where you would like your torrent file to be saved to by clicking Change... and click Select
  9. Click Create. You are now ready to offer your torrent to the BoxTorrents tracker.