- BitTorrent client
Software which downloads files using Magnet links / torrents.
- Seeders (uploaders)
Users, who finished downloading all files in torrent and now upload them to other users. More seeders means better torrent health. Which means faster downloading for you.
- Leechers (downloaders)
- Users, who are still downloading files in torrent.
A server in internet, which keeps lists of seeders and leechers and sends them to your client software. These days trackers are being replaced by distributed seeding protocols (DHT/PEX). Bitsnoop is not a tracker, we're "torrent indexer".
- Torrent health / availability
Basically, amount of seeders divided by amount of leechers. Better health means faster download.
- Magnet Link
Another form of hyperlink. Popular way to download torrents — you don't have to deal with .torrent files any more, client will download them for you.
1. Download and install BitTorrent client
2. Find torrent you want, click Magnet link — and start downloading
If you're using older browser or Magnet links did not register properly in OS, clicking might not work.In this case right-click the link and select "Copy Shortcut" or "Copy Link". Go to your torrent client and use "Open from URL" to start downloading.