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Old 02-03-2011, 12:54 AM   #1
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Question Converting Torrent.

I am new to this and ask if it is possible to convert torrents to epub. When i try to convert I get a message: no suitable source format was found. Is there some way around this or are torrents unreadable.

Would appreciate any comments.
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Old 02-03-2011, 01:00 AM   #2
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Normally the Torrent is a "meta" file that is used by a BitTorrent client to download a file. You would have to get the file that HAS been obtained by a BitTorrent client, and convert that to ePub.

The file downloaded though could be any format though, so frankly, without knowing more it's hard to say.
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I am new to this and ask if it is possible to convert torrents to epub. When i try to convert I get a message: no suitable source format was found. Is there some way around this or are torrents unreadable.
No, a torrent file is in no way a book and can not be converted to one. A torrent is used by peer to peer bittorrent software to download files from the web.
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Also, jacking copyrighted books is a basically rotten thing to do.
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... Not to mention ilegal, Peter. Best wishes. Neil
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... Not to mention ilegal, Peter. Best wishes. Neil
Thanks for the feedback. Your comments are appreciated
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