FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions):

What is KAT?

KAT is a kickass torrent search engine and torrent directory which does NOT host .torrent files, KAT only linked to torrents hosted on other websites.

What is Bittorrent?

Bittorrent is a protocol to transfer files from one computer to an-other using torrent unique infohash, files transfer process required bittorrent clients, like uTorrent, Vuze, Transmission etc.

Where can I get a Bittorrent client?

utorrent is the best bittorrent client and it can be found at utorrent.com

What is a .torrent file?

It's a small meta-data file which contains information about the data you would like to download, it is NOT the data itself.

What is a magnet link?

Magnet links are a new way of linking torrent files. Instead of downloading the torrent from a webserver, you download it directly from a seed/leecher. The biggest advantage is that you might be able to download the content of the torrent, even if the tracker is down or closed for registration. You need a DHT enabled bittorrent client to use this feature.

What are Seeds?

Seeds are the clients which have the full data of a torrent

What are Leechs?

Leechs are the clients which are connected and already downloading the data of a torrent file and did not complete the full download yet.

What is a tracker?

A tracker is a server on the internet which coordinates the actions of BitTorrent clients, when you open a torrent, your computer connects to the tracker and asks for a list of seeds and leechers to contact to.

What is a private tracker?

A private tracker is a tracker that needs registration before usage.