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       mktorrent - simple BitTorrent metainfo file creator


       mktorrent [OPTIONS] <target directory or filename>


       mktorrent is a text-based utility to create BitTorrent metainfo files used by trackers and
       torrent clients.  It can create metainfo files for single files or complete directories in
       a fast way.


       -a <url>[,<url>]*

              specify  the full tracker announce URLs. At least one is required and additional -a
              add backup trackers

       -c <comment>

              add a comment to the metainfo


              don't write the creation date


              show help screen

       -l <n>

              set the piece length to 2^n bytes, default is 18, that is 2^18 = 256kb

       -n <name>

              set the name of the torrent, default is the basename of the target

       -o <filename>

              set the path and filename of the created file, default is <name>.torrent


              set the private flag (dissalow DHT and Peer Exchange)


              verbose output

       -w <url>[,<url>]*

              add web seed URLs, additional -w add more URLs


       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of
       the  GNU  General  Public  License  as  published  by the Free Software Foundation; either
       version 2, or (at your option) any later version.


       Emil Renner Berthing <>

       This  manpage  was  written  for  the  Debian  GNU/Linux  distribution   by   Nico   Golde


       Please  send  bug  reports, patches, feature requests, praise and general gossip about the
       program to:

                                            mktorrent                                MKTORRENT(1)