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BitTorrent metainfo file (.torrent) creation utility

Project Description


  • Generate BitTorrent metainfo file (.torrent) files from files or directories (BEP-3)
  • Fast (disk read-speed being the limiting factor)
  • Supports international characters (Unicode)
  • Everything included in the metainfo file can be customized
  • Optionally include a comment or website address
  • Optionally include one or multiple DHT nodes (BEP-5)
  • Optionally include one or multiple trackers (BEP-12)
  • Optionally flag torrent as private (BEP-27)
  • Can display Magnet URIs after creating torrents (BEP-9)


  • Python 3.2 or newer
  • 2+ CPUs recommended


Run directly from within the extracted source package without installing or the need to specify any extra arguments:

./ <file or directory>

Torrents will by default rely on DHT or similar decentralized networks for peer discovery. Including a --node <dht-node> (or --announce <tracker>) will help clients discover peers and donwload faster.


Visit the mitorrent’s website or run with the --help command:

mitorrent --help


Run the installation script from within the source package:

python3 install

Then run the program from anywhere:

mitorrent <file or directory>
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