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A file is much much more general than a torrent file. A torrent file is a type of file. Torrent files are downloaded files that are in the middle of being processed and downloaded. They're kind of like crown downloads.

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Q: What is the difference between a file and a Torrent file?
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How you would know that the torrent file is a zip file before download?

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If you download a torrent do you have to keep the complete downloaded file on your computer to seed it or can you just leave the torrent file?

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Can I download torrent file with other software like internet download managerI?

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What is the difference between a peer and a leach in torrents?

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