How to Create a Torrent File to Share Movies with Friends

How to Make a Torrent File

The spirit of the internet is sharing. When it comes to sharing large file resources such as movies and TV serials, torrent is the way to go. Here, we’ll show you how to make a torrent file from start to the end. Let’s get started…

Moreover, torrent allows you to share files of any format or size. There are no restrictions whatsoever. That’s a significant departure from what most other file-sharing platforms such as emails have to offer. With that being said, let’s get to the details of how to make a torrent file step by step from start to end, with no steps skipped.

1) qBittorrent

 To get started with qBittorrent, first, you need to download and install the desktop client from the official site.

Installing qBitTorrent

  • Tip! This offline desktop torrent client runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems.

Step 1: Once successfully installed, launch the tool on your PC, then click on the Tools tab then select torrent creator. The torrent creator window will appear. You can also access the torrent creator by simply pressing Ctrl+N.

qBittorrent torrent creator

Step 2:  In the Torrent Creator window, click on the Select file or Select folder buttons to choose the file or folder you wish to share. Alternatively, you can use the drag and drop area to select the target file or folder.

qBittorrent Select file folder buttons

Step 3:  After selecting the file or folder, go ahead and check the boxes right below, depending on how you want the torrent file to turn out.

Step 4: Enter the Tracker URLs for convenient communication between the peers downloading your torrent file. This is important considering that torrent file sharing is P2P-based. Meaning, if more people download the content concurrently, the speed is likely to be much slower, leading to a more protracted download time. The converse is also true.

qBittorrent Tracker URLs

Tracker URLs give the user access to alternative links for accessing the torrent file in case the original one goes down for whatever reasons, thus ensuring much faster download speeds. Examples of torrent tracker sites include:

If you need help with your tracker URLs, here’s a full list of Torrent Tracker URLs you might want to check out.

Step 5: At the bottom of the Torrent Creator window, click Create Torrent. That will prompt you to save the file. Select where you want to save your new torrent file. Congratulations! You’ve successfully created your first torrent file.

qBittorrent Torrent Creator window

qBittorrent save the torrent file

You can now share the torrent file with friends and colleagues via a download link or simply upload it on torrent sharing sites such as:


2) Utorrent

Utorrent download

Creating torrent files with Utorrent is much easier than you think. To get started, navigate to their official site, and download the torrent client for Windows, Mac, Android, or Linux.

Step 1: Install and then fire up the Utorrent desktop client.

Install Utorrent desktop client

Step 2: Click on the File tab, then select Create New Torrent. Alternatively, you can locate and click on the Create New Torrent icon under the tabs section. A window with the same name will pop up.

Utorrent Create New Torrent

Step 3: On the pop-up window, choose the file you wish to turn into a torrent by clicking on Add file button. Alternatively, you can click on Add directory and then search or paste the link for the location of your selected file.

Utorrent Add file Add directory

Step 4: Add the tracker URL (for more help, check out this full list of tracker URLs), then under the “piece size” dropdown, choose auto-detect. Under “other,” check the boxes for Start seeding and Preserve file order.

Utorrent Add the tracker URL

Step 5: Click Create and Save as at the bottom of the Create New Torrent window, then save your torrent file.

save Utorrent Create New Torrent

If you followed through to the end, your torrent file should be ready for seeding. Go ahead and share with friends or upload the file to one of the popular torrent sharing sites like:


3) Kimbatt Online Torrent Creator

While it’s easy to create torrent files offline using desktop torrent clients, the procedure is even easier when done online. Here’s how to do it using the Kimbatt Online torrent creator.

Step 1: Visit the site, then choose the file or folder whose contents you wish to convert to torrents. To do that, click on either select file or select folder, as appropriate.

Kimbatt Online Torrent Creator select file folder

Step 2:  Enter your preferred torrent name under piece size select automatic. Leave the box for private torrent unchecked. Instead, check the box for “set creation date.”

Kimbatt Online Torrent Creator torrent name

Step 3: Insert the tracker URLs under the “add trackers” section. If your file is sourced from the internet, copy and paste the site’s URL under the “web seeds” section; else, just skip the section.

Kimbatt Online Torrent Creator add trackers

  • Tip!

i). Do not check the private torrent box unless you don’t want users to access and download your torrent file.

ii). If your file is sourced from the internet, paste the site’s URL under the web seeds section.

Step 4:  Click creates torrent and proceeds to save the torrent file(s) on your computer.

Kimbatt Online create torrent and proceed to save

Step 5: Once the torrent file is downloaded and saved, you can create a download link on your site so that users can access and download the torrent file directly. Alternatively, you can upload the file to any of the top-rated torrent sharing sites.

Kimbatt Online create a download link

Share you File via Torrent

Share File via Torrent

As you have seen, creating a torrent file is so easy. Now that you have the torrent file ready with you, the next task is sharing it. There are two ways to do that. You can create a download link on your site and share the same with friends so that they can access and download the torrent file. Another option is to upload the file to popular torrent sharing sites from where many users can access and download it.

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