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Guide: Use Your PS3 to Download Torrent Files


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342w ago - Ken_vs_ryu has found a way to download torrent files directly to the PS3 without using a client.

Here are the instructions on downloading torrents directly to the PS3 via TorrentRelay, please use with caution and intelligence:

1. Find a torrent file link.
2. Copy .torrent link (ie: www.mininova.org/get/########)
3. Go to http://torrentrelay.com
4. Click on the 2nd input box with [Get URL] next to it, and type in the link from step #2.
5. Click on [Get URL].
6. Click on the file you want. It will list all the files available on the torrent.
7. Save As dialog should pop up.
8. We only tried an MP3, and it was downloaded directly into the Music folder. Video below:





Note: This really isn't good for the torrent community since the PS3 cannot seed files, but it's interesting that it's possible.



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#12 - PS3 News - 275w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by Takavach View Post
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Just a quick update, according to PSPSwampy this service is no longer free so be aware of that guys!

#11 - ScarFace123 - 308w ago
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Thanks a lot. works great ^^

#10 - mmattys30 - 309w ago
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well, its works fine for me!

thanks

#9 - jbarbe - 309w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by Sleepwalkz View Post
it wont work with bigger files... dont know exactly the limit but i think its 100mb?


I tried to download a file (using an HTTP file server) but I couldn't transfer a full video.

However, I was able to "stream" it to the PS3...

#8 - ArcticZero - 309w ago
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Eventually I hope it'll be plausible to turn the PS3 into a full-blown RSS-downloading torrent machine, mostly for my weekly anime episode fix.

 

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