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TORRENT file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .torrent file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .torrent file?
  • What program do I need to open a .torrent file?
  • How can the .torrent file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .torrent files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ BitTorrent Meta File

TORRENT file is a BitTorrent Meta File. The .torrent file is a small file containing the information necessary for your BitTorrent client to download a larger file from P2P network.
Category: Other files
Application: BitTorrent
Mime-type: application/x-bittorrent
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
TORRENT aliases:
TORRENT related links:
TORRENT related extensions:
BitComet File

uTorrent File

Shareaza Skin

XoloX File

BitTorrent Search Engine Data

uTorrent License Key

BitTorrent Incomplete Download File

BitTorrent Skin Data

BitComet URI Data

Shareaza Thumbnail Data

Other types of files may also use the .torrent file extension.

🔴 Can't open a .torrent file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .torrent file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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