How to Make Vuze Faster When Downloading Movies

Written by matt mcgew
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Vuze is a free software application that allows you to transfer files using the BitTorrent protocol, a peer-to-peer file sharing system for transferring large amounts of data. By default, when you download and install Vuze on your computer, the installation will set your default maximum upload and download speed. You can, however, make Vuze faster when downloading movies by manually changing Vuze's upload and download speed settings.

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  1. 1

    Double-click the Vuze icon to open the Vuze application on your computer.

  2. 2

    Click "Vuze" from the main Vuze toolbar menu, and select the "Preferences" option.

  3. 3

    Click the "Transfer" option on the left side of the "Preferences" window.

  4. 4

    Enter "0" in the "KB/s global max upload speed" text box.

  5. 5

    Enter "0" in the "KB/s global max download speed" text box.

  6. 6

    Click the "Apply" button to save the new settings. Vuze will now download your movies faster.

Tips and warnings

  • Vuze will cap the maximum download speed based on your upload speed setting. Therefore, you need to select "0" for both the upload and download speed to maximise your potential download speed.

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