A tutorial video about downloading

We recommend the Transmission torrent client which supports all major operating systems:

From the command line

For downloading from the command line we provide a pure python client at-python which can be installed as follows:

pip install academictorrents
at-get c5af268ec55cf2d3b439e7311ad43101ba8322eb

Alternativly for large files we recommend aria2c


Python API

This repository is an implementation of the BitTorrent protocol written in Python and downloadable as a pip module.

You can download datasets from in two lines of code:

import academictorrents as at
path_of_dataset = at.get("323a0048d87ca79b68f12a6350a57776b6a3b7fb") # Download mnist dataset