USING INFO_HASH OR TORRENT HASH TO DOWNLOAD FILES

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info_hash is the 20 byte sha1 hash of the bencoded form of the info value from the metainfo file. Note that this is a substring of the metainfo file. Torrents have an info_hash or and torrent hash that represents the torrent as a whole with all its files (it’s actually a hash of the “info” section of the original torrent file), and is calculated using SHA1 encryption. I know the technical bit is not interesting, but a little introduction won’t harm. So today I will show you how to download files using info_hash just in case you don’t come across a magnet link in the torrent page that has your file.

It all started when I wanted to add more albums to my music Library. As a good “googler”, I searched for the name of the album and added the word “torrent” to be specific to the search engine. To my shock, the file was listed in a torrent site which was new to me. Going deep, No Magnet link….Now what? Went through the page and came across “info_hash”. Looked intriguing to me. Looked it up and life became easy as it will for you.

Follow these steps:

I. Go to the Online Magnet Link Generator:
http://romanr.info/magnet.html

Magnetic Link Generator romanr  II. Copy the info_hash or Torrent hash. The pictures are examples of info_hash

info hash Torrent Hash Torrent Tracker Info Hash Info Hash Base-16, Info Hash Base-32

Info Hash Number

Tip: When you see that the file your looking for has no seeders, Copy and Paste the info_hash into the search engine input box and look through the results for the ones that have seeders. As shown below: 

Seeders Lecchers Info Hash

The above site has no seeds, so I looked through other links on the results page of the search engine and got the below one which had at least a seeders.

torrentusIII. Paste it on the Online Magent Link Generator on the new opened tab.

Online Magnet Link Generator ConverterIV. Copy the name of your file as it is on your torrent site to the torrent name input.

Online Magnet Link Generator Converter Torrent NameV. Now click on Generate to get the Magnet Link.

Magnetic Link Generator ConverterVI To download the files, follow the instructions on this page on this blog: Downloading Torrents Without a Torrent Client but with IDM

Hope you enjoyed.

If it helped you out, please don’t forget to like and share 🙂

Cheers!

Lima Kilo

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8 thoughts on “USING INFO_HASH OR TORRENT HASH TO DOWNLOAD FILES

  1. Hi John,

    That’s actually a good site. The thing is it’s good but the process is not that straight-forward. The interface is confusing. But I would put it in that list.

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