How to identify Fake Torrent Files Downloads

Latest new movies and Tv Shows, which may not be Available on DVDs or CDs, but can be found on torrent sites. Out of the hundreds of torrent websites, some are genuine and others not so much. So how can you download genuine files and avoid fake ones?

Yes, fake torrents do still exist. In fact, out of every 100 files in public tracker, 15% of them are either corrupted, fake or contains viruses.

Downloading fake torrent files can do more harm than good for your PC or Laptop. Sometimes scammers create fake files and name them as “Spider-Man Far From Home 2019 720p BDRip X264 .avi” or “Toy Story 4 2019 720p DVDRip .avi” and so on, luring us to download them quickly.

Fake Uploaders also embed malware programs into torrent. For every download they receive, companies pay them a couple of dollars, but the sad part is, your computer will ultimately be a victim of malwares.

How to identify Fake torrents by following few simple tips that are given below.

1. Downloading Torrents from Trusted uploaders.

If you are downloading any torrent files, from any torrent sites — be it private or public tracker — you may want to follow or know Genuine torrent uploaders.

2. Check Torrents ratings and Comments

Read Comments or check Rating before downloading torrents. This will tell you a lot — whether the movie is of good quality, audio is in sync, or if any video part is missing. Big torrent sites have a report system Like We have in LimeTorrents, wherein a torrent is fake, users can instantly report them to the mods.

3. Use Best Trusted Torrent sites

It’s always better to download torrents from Best Trusted Torrent Sites. Private torrent sites that require invitation code, have virus-free torrents, and rarely do such sites have fake uploads. If you are grabbing movie torrents from sites like ThePirateBay, make sure to read the comments or look up uploader’s history before downloading.

4. Look at the Torrent Movie Content files

Check the content of the torrent file before downloading. Use your favorite torrent client to see if the torrent file is of proper size. If you are downloading a quality movie, you know the size of the file cannot be less than 700MB.

5. Good Seeders and Leachers Equals Good Movie

Go with torrents that have many Seeders and Leachers. Any uploaded torrent that is genuine will always have plenty of seeders. But Try to Update Trackers info to check the Current Seeders and Leachers to make Sure it have Good Torrent Health.

6. Cross Check And Verify Date of Movie and Tv-Shows

If the torrent file has been uploaded before the movie Release, you sure know it’s a fake copy. Take your time to make sure the file is genuine by reading Comments, Rating and filesize, Plus looking at the number of seeders, etc.

7. Do not Download .exe .rar .zip .wmv Movie Files

Gone That days when uploaders used to .rar or .zip and .wmv files on torrents in Movies and Tv Shows. Torrent sites are aware of the sleazy tricks spammers come up with and block such files, but it is always better to avoid compressed torrent files.

Wrapping Up

Now I hope you can discover various ways to check fake torrents file downloads from anywhere. The task of identifying illegitimate torrents is a challenging one. However, following the above-described tactics, you can securely perform torrent-downloading task easily.

Still, do not forget to equip yourself with a VPN. It works as the best line of defense against malicious threats and viruses.

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