GreedyTorrent is a small application designed to increase BitTorrent upload ratio and thus keep your account alive on private trackers that require a 1:1 download/upload ratio.
As you may know by now in case you're a BitTorrent user, there are many trackers out there that require registered members to keep at least a 1:1 ratio in order to be able to download files without any waiting time.
Well, that's the purpose of GreedyTorrent. The application can trick the tracker and increase your upload count depending on some user-defined settings.
The interface is quite simple and only allows you to set the upload that must be reported to the tracker, but the configuration process is the one more important.
Clicking on the “Preferences” tab opens a separate screen in which you're allowed to input the listening port you wish to use. Well, GreedyTorrent works with several BitTorrent clients, including uTorrent and Azureus, all of them needing further configuration to be able to send the fake upload report.
First, you need to enter the proxy settings of your BitTorrent client and enable the HTTP option. The host should be localhost, while the listen port must be the same value entered in GreedyTorrent.
The Internet connection is not at all affected by GreedyTorrent and it should all work like a charm if you're setting it up correctly. In case of any problems, make sure you check the help section, there's a dedicated manual in there ready to help you.
All in all, GreedyTorrent is quite a handy piece of software, but don't forget that you may get your account banned in case of any issues.