One of the best alternatives towards the use of Popcorn Time is XBMCtorrent, which is an addon for XBMC. This program allows you to have an Amazon level of quality for downloading and streaming movies. The problem with this is that the installation of the XMBCtorrent addon can be quite difficult, so here’s how you can install the XMBCtorrent addon.
Download and Install XBMC
1. Go here to download the XBMC file;
2. Follow the Instructions provided by the XBMC setup file.
Download and Install XBMCtorrent
You can download the XBMCtorrent file here; https://github.com/steeve/xbmctorrent/releases/download/v0.6.4/plugin.video.xbmctorrent-0.6.4.zip
Once you have installed the main program, you will then have to open the program up.
Make sure you know the location of where the XBMCtorrent file was downloaded. In the main user interface, slide over to the section called “System”.
Once you have put your mouse over “System” then a small menu will open up below, giving you a few options. You will want to click on “settings”, which will open up a new menu.
From this new menu, you will want to click on “Add-Ons”, which bring up another menu. This menu is where you will click “Install from Zip File”. Find the location of where the zip file is and click on it to install it into the program.
Once it is install, you will need to go back out to the main user interface menu. Once you double-left-click on the addon, it may automatically bring up a menu. If this does not happen, you will need to go to the “Videos” tab, which will bring up a small menu with two options. One of these will be the video “Addons” option.
Clicking on this option will show you where you can find the addon. Once you have found the XBMC Torrent addon, right-click on the addon to bring up the next menu where you will click on “addon settings”.
You will want to turn on auto-unblocking just to make sure that you have access to all of the material. This is also where you can set-up where you want the file to go and various other aspects. Once you have made sure to do this, then you will want to go to back out to the addon menu.
This time, you will left click on the addon and this will bring up the sites that you can torrent your movies from. They will not be found anywhere else and it is important to remember that you are still downloading possibly illegal torrents, so make sure to get something called a VPN or a virtual private network so that it is harder for other people to get into your computer; like bitcoin miners and similar harmful coded programs. If you experience any problems or want to add the XMBC program to your browser, make sure to check out the XMBC forums for the solutions.