If you want to download files and stuff without using a torrent client such as utorrent etc, you need to check out BitLet. This is a web based tool where you just need to give the torrent file url and it does the rest. You can save it the place you want and evevn confgiure the port settings.
You can even create a tracker and select files related with it. This fills in the uploading files features if you were wondering. This tool is very close and a good alternative to Torrent Clients.