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How to Download Movies on Popcorn Time [2021]



Popcorn Time Movies

Popcorn Time is a powerful tool that enables you to play hundreds of movies and TV Shows directly on your Android device, without having to download anything. Popcorn Time app takes the .torrent file for a movie or episode, that lets you watch and stream it on your device. So that it is a very good idea to have a WiFi connection when you are using this application. Sometimes the video might end up stored on your device so that it is better to clean the temporary file folder for Popcorn Time frequently. Popcorn Time’s interface is elegant and intuitive. On the first screen of the app, you can quickly access any of the latest releases that are available to download and you can even access the selection of series of search tools by tapping on the screen.

It is the movie and series player that provides plenty of content for its fans. Plenty of people uses Popcorn Time for watching movies and shows. The application is available for all the platforms So that you can enjoy watching your shows on your Android, iOS, Windows, and Linux devices without any hassle. The application works much similar to Netflix. It provides you with a lot of movies. The options change daily but the main screen is dominated by the most recent blockbusters. You can easily search for folders and popular movies. Popcorn Time is great for streaming TV shows and Movies. The Movie list of Popcorn Time gets updated frequently So that you can watch all the latest movies on time. 

Related: How to Install Popcorn Time on Smart TV?

How to Download Movies on Popcorn Time?

Step 1: On Popcorn Time, just go to the show or movie that you want to download and look for a magnet icon and circle like shown in the picture below.

Popcorn Time Movies

Step 2: Just hover your mouse over the circle to see the details about the file availability:

  • Few or none seeds. Might work or not.
Popcorn Time Movies

  • Medium number of seeds. It will work but will take more time to download.
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  • High availability. Plenty of seeds. File will play easily.
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Step 3: Click on the Magnet icon

  • Left mouse button click executes the default application that is assigned to the magnet links. If you don’t have such an app or if the app isn’t opening then nothing will happen after a click. 
  • Right mouse button click copies the magnet link to your clipboard.

Step 4: If you right-click the icon, just go to your torrent client and paste the magnet link on it. 

Step 5: If you used the left mouse button then the default Torrent client will open already having the magnet link. 

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Save by Cache Directory

Step 1: Go to Settings

Step 2: Scroll down to the Download Directory option.

This is where the movies are downloaded to. You can change the path based on your needs.


Step 3: In Cache Directory you will see sub folders like: torrent-stream, TorrentCache, d9729feb74992cc3482b350163a1a010da3ea1b6 – zero or more.

  • You can ignore the first two. Movies are in a long letter-number folders. These are torrents hash codes.

Step 4: If you want to show subtitles they will also be in the movie directory. Basically, it is a complete set of files to watch.

  • If you want to check the download progress, Just hover your mouse over the eye icon while the movie is playing. This will show up the estimated time remaining to complete the download.

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