When you are running low on disk space while downloading files using the Bittorrent protocol and applications like uTorrent or qBittorrent, you may sometimes need to make room for downloads or other activities on the drive. One option that you have that can be quite useful in this regard is to move some of the half-finished downloads to another drive. While you can do that temporarily to free up space, you can also move them there permanently to continue downloading the torrent to your computer.
Most Bittorrent clients come with options to do so in a handful of easy to follow steps. The downloads continue right from the position they have been in before the move, so that you do not have to download everything again.
I'm going to show how this is done in uTorrent and qBittorrent. Most Bittorrent clients should offer similar options, and while the menu items that you need to click on may differ, the way is always the same.
Qbittorrent moves the files and folders of each torrent automatically to the new destination so that you do not have to move the files manually.
You can use the method to quickly free up space on a drive where Bittorrent downloads make up a sizable part of the drive's available storage.
Update: The uTorrent client just like qBittorrent moves the data that has already been downloaded to the new location automatically.Advertisement
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