In this particular article we are going to see How to Stream Torrent Online directly in VLC Player or KMPlayer or MX Player (for Android) without actually having to download them.
Streaming is preferred over downloading by many users. It’s more convenient to stream videos or movies online directly rather than downloading them to the pc or phone and playing it locally. Did you know that you can stream movies or videos located on your computer in your phone over WiFi.
Considering that the average internet speeds have far matured to a respectable level, streaming is a good option over downloading content. For all those who use torrents to download movies or videos from the internet, you can simple stream them directly in your favorite media player eliminating the need to download the torrent. Previously we have seen how to convert torrents to direct link so that you can download torrents faster.
Convert Torrents to Streamable Links
This is the first thing we have to do. We have to convert the torrent into a streamable format. Since torrents works by the Peer to Peer model, its not directly streamable. We are going to see the best method to stream torrents with really good speeds and no buffering at all.
Stream Torrent Online (Old Method)
Before we talk about our method of streaming , we will see the most common method that is used for streaming torrents. But the problem is that there will be buffering and its not good. Video will not be stable. You need to install a torrent client to get the stream link.
Cons of the old method:
- Requires Torrent Client to be installed.
Best Way to Stream Torrent Online ( New Method)
In this method we don’t have to install any software on our system. This method works with computers and smartphones which is a great plus. Its way fast compared to the traditional method. This method has no or very less buffering depending on your internet connection speeds.
Pros of the New Method:
- No Buffering.
- Highly Stable video.
- No software required.
- Works on Phone and PCs.
Steps to stream torrents in VLC or KM or MX Player
- Go to Seedr Website and create a FREE Account.
- Verify Email and Login to Seedr Account.
- There are 3 ways to add a torrent file to Seedr Cloud Storage:
- Find the “.torrent” file link and paste it in Seedr.
- Get the torrent magnet link and paste it in Seedr.
- Download the torrent file to your PC or Phone and upload it to Seedr.
- Once the torrent gets added to Seedr, Click Copy Download Link (see image above).
- You will get a direct link with Streaming support.
You can click on the Download option in Seedr to directly download files using IDM or in UC Browser with good speeds. Also you can get upto 6.5GB of FREE Cloud Storage for Torrents.
Play Torrent Online in VLC Player without Downloading
Once you get the download link and copied it. Open VLC Media Player.
Step 1: Click on Media and select Open Network Stream. Or you can just press Ctrl+N on your keyboard.
Step 2: You will seeing an Open Media dialog box where it says Please enter a netwrok URL. Paste the copied link and Click on Play.
Once you click play, it will take a few seconds to start the streaming. You will be able to watch videos or stream movies directly in your VLC Player.
Play Torrent Online in KMPlayer without Downloading
The process of playing torrents in KM Player is similar to what we have done in VLC Player. Open KMP player to start streaming and follow the steps.
Step 1: Right Click while in KMPlayer to open the Menu. Click on Open and then select Open URL option from the menu. Or you can press Ctrl+U on your keyboard to open up the streaming menu.
Step 2: Paste the copied URL in the field and Click Open to start streaming the torrent in your KMPLayer.
Stream Torrent Movies Online on Android
Similarly you can also stream torrented movies or videos on Android using the same method. Make sure you installed MX Player on your phone.
Step 1: Open MX player and Click on the 3 dotted Menu on the top right corner.
Step 2: Select Network Stream option and paste the link that we got from Seedr. Click on OK to start streaming torrent in your Android phone without downloading.
Cool Tip: Pause the video for a while so that it loads the video and you can play without a single buffering issue. ( also depends on your internet connection speeds).
If you don’t have MX Player installed on your phone, you can play open seedr in UC Browser and Click on Download and then select Play Online option to stream the file instead of downloading.
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For those who consume torrent media a lot, this small trick could help. It is way more convenient to directly stream the torrent compared to downloading the torrent and then playing it locally. You could stream torrents without any buffering(depending on your internet connection ofcourse).