BitTorrent Bundle Project Manager Justin Knoll offers fans a peek into a few new features and what’s next for Bundle.
With BitTorrent Bundle, we’re building a sustainable publishing platform for today’s internet. We can’t do that without a community of really amazing fans. To make Bundle even better for our users, our developers have been working on some new features. Check them out, and let us know what you think.
Stay Connected with Trending Now Bundles
Discover what Bundle users are listening to, watching, sharing and unlocking now from the new Trending Now category on the Bundle homepage. Don’t see your favorite Bundle trending? Share it on social media and encourage your friends to check out and download the Bundle.
BitTorrent Bundle Tab On the Way For uTorrent Client
Adding to the integration of Bundle into our clients, you will soon be able to access featured and trending Bundles without leaving the the uTorrent client with the new uTorrent Bundles Tab. While inside the client, click on any Bundle preview to get more info. Like what you see? Download the Bundle to start listening immediately as the download begins. If you think this is as cool as we do but don’t have uTorrent — get it here. Keep an eye out for this new feature as it rolls out in the coming weeks.
Coming Soon: Paygates
We were pretty excited when the New York Times got onboard to announce to next big step for BitTorrent Bundle. This Fall, we’ll be introducing a new paygate option on Bundle pages, allowing publishers to put a price on their premium content. Fans can pay to unlock content and know that their money is directly supporting their favorite artists, musicians and filmmakers.
We will make this feature available to all publishers in the coming months. Sign up as a BitTorrent Bundle publisher to stay updated on paygates and new projects this Fall. Check out more on Marco Weber’s Children of the Machine series coming this fall on the BitTorrent blog.
These are only a few of the new fan curation features we’re currently working at BitTorrent. If you’ve got an idea to make BitTorrent Bundle even better for fans, email us. We want to hear from you. Want to see your project featured on the Bundle homepage? Contact our team to get more info. We’ll be super excited to hear from you.
About BitTorrent Bundle
BitTorrent Bundle is an alpha project made with and for the web’s creative community. Our mission is to help artists connect directly with fans, inside the content they share.
Each BitTorrent Bundle allows artists to distribute content directly to the Internet. And each Bundle comes with a key. Fans can unlock artist content with an email address. The idea is to make each song a storefront, and each file more valuable, every time it’s shared. Got ideas for the next BitTorrent Bundle? Hit us up.