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    You can open zips/rar/7z/etc with apps, is there a way to download a torrent and open it directly on the phone? Not looking for PC utorrent clients, but actual native torent clients that work and download torrents to the phone
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    I'm not aware of any bittorrent apps for WP8 no, just remote control apps to control a bittorrent client running on your PC.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WindowsPhone8User View Post
    You can open zips/rar/7z/etc with apps, is there a way to download a torrent and open it directly on the phone? Not looking for PC utorrent clients, but actual native torent clients that work and download torrents to the phone
    Eh, this wouldn't work so well. There are several issues.

    Data:
    - Would use up your data very quickly.
    - Unable to open ports (You get a public IP that is shared with who knows how many other devices) thus nobody could connect to you.
    - Would kill your battery life.

    API:
    - WP doesn't have a multitasking model that would allow it to run in the background long enough to be able to do anything.
    - All files would be downloaded to the app's isolated storage. The app would need to include some sort of method to actually transfer the files out of itself.
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    lol @ thinking any of this would be possible on windows phone

    you can't download a pdf, do you really think you will be able to download torrents?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Panda858 View Post
    lol @ thinking any of this would be possible on windows phone

    you can't download a pdf, do you really think you will be able to download torrents?
    Sure you can. Its up to the handling app if the file should be downloaded or not so a torrent app could easily download the torrent file. You would have the problems listed in my previous post though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Panda858 View Post
    lol @ thinking any of this would be possible on windows phone

    you can't download a pdf, do you really think you will be able to download torrents?
    You can download PDFs.

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