Tixati Bittorrent Client – Review + Recommended settings

Tixati is a very good torrent download manager.

Shows a lot of info about the torrent

You can do a lot of settings and customization.

FEATURES

  • Ultra-fast downloading algorithms
  • DHT, PEX, and Magnet Link support
  • Easy and quick install – no java, no .net
  • Super-efficient peer selection and choking
  • RC4 connection encryption for added security
  • Detailed bandwidth management and charting
  • UDP Peer Connections and NAT router hole-punching
  • Advanced features such as RSS, IP Filtering, Event Scheduler

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RECOMMENDED SETTINGS

  • Click “Load” next to “Light background”

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  • Click “Configure” next to “Notifications”

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  • Untick “Show tray balloon when download completes”
  • Click “close”

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  • Select “Every day” next to “Randomize port”

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  • Set “Outgoing Peer Connection Encryption” as “Encrypted only”
  • Set “Outgoing peer Connection Protocol” as “TCP>UDP”
  • Set “Incoming peer Connection Protocol” as “None”

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  • You should set the “Download slots” and “Upload slots”
  • I have set “Download Slots” to “1”
  • I have set “Upload slots” to “1”
  • Untick “Recycle unused download slots for uploads”
  • Untick “Recycle unused upload slots for downloads”

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  • You may set Locations as shown below

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  • Set “Activate IP filter feature” to “ON”
  • Set “Automatic reload interval” to “1 week”

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  • Set “Activate Scheduler Feature” to “On”

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USING IPFILTERS TO INCREASE THE PRIVACY

Download link for ip filters
level 1   :      http://list.iblocklist.com/?list=ydxerpxkpcfqjaybcssw&fileformat=p2p&archiveformat=gz

Unallocated address space   :       http://list.iblocklist.com/?list=gihxqmhyunbxhbmgqrla&fileformat=p2p&archiveformat=gz

Badpeers   :       http://list.iblocklist.com/?list=cwworuawihqvocglcoss&fileformat=p2p&archiveformat=gz

Ipfilter :    http://list.iblocklist.com/lists/tbg/ipfilter.dat.gz

it is recommended that you use level 1, Unallocated address space and badpeers lists .

  • Click “Add” to add a new ipfilter

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  • Give it a name. In this case it is  “LEVEL 1”
  • Copy the Level 1 download link from above list and paste it in the “IP List Source HTTP” as shown below
  • Click “OK”

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  • LEVEL 1 Ipfilter added to the list

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  • Similary add ipfilter “Unallocated address  space” and”Badpeers”
  • It should look like below

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SET DOWNLOAD ADN UPLOAD BANDWIDTH

  • It would be nice if you set the Download speed ( Limit Incoming KB/s ) and the Upload speed (Limit outgoing KB/s ).
  • Find out the maximum download & upload speed of your internet connection.
  • Then set the “Limit Incoming” and “Limit Outgoing” which is set in KiloBytes per second.

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