Reshaping the Internet: What’s a Magnet Link?
Currently in Beta, Project Maelstrom aims to help more of the Internet work the way BitTorrent works. In today’s post, team lead Rob Velasquez discusses one of the key components that makes BitTorrent work so efficiently.
The 2015 BitTorrent Report
From Ratking to Rubble Kings: how DIY scenes and outside voices shaped pop culture in 2015. 2015 saw creativity’s declaration of independence. More than 41% of artists we surveyed now say that direct-to-fan distribution — the freedom to share work without a label or a studio — is the single biggest change impacting the arts. It’s bigger…
The FADER Announces BitTorrent Bundle Distribution Partnership
The award-winning publication becomes the first to use BitTorrent Bundle as its primary digital distribution channel. Read up.
Staff Picks: October 2015 Edition
30 days in 10 essential downloads from The FADER, Soulection, Fresh Moss, and more. Soulection: White Label Series 001 – 016 The influential beat collective shares a living digital archive for all things White Label, spanning 16 editions, including the latest from Monte Booker, and bonus tracks.
How BitTorrent finds torrents
When you click a magnet link on a website to get a torrent, it automagically opens a torrent file with a list of files you can download. Ever wonder how uTorrent finds that file in the big mess of the peer to peer internet? You can now see how this works with a new visualization…
Project Maelstrom Adds Subtitle Support
One of the key features in Project Maelstrom is the ability to easily enjoy video and audio from torrents without having to wait for the entire download to complete. As you might expect, much of our effort is going to be focused on improving the media player and we’re happy to announce that one of…
Bundle Music Staff Picks: June 2015 Edition
The ten best things we heard in June.
Bleep Now Publicly Available Across All Major Platforms
Private Messaging App Rolls Out for iOS and Adds “Whisper” Messages Since our open alpha release last September, a lot has happened in the private messaging space. Services have come and gone, some have been breached and patched, and in many cases, users have been left feeling violated, or at the very least, changed what…
BitTorrent’s Ocean Beach Cleanup 2014
BitTorrent gives back during the Holiday Season. We have fun here at BitTorrent.
10th Anniversary: Innovation Timeline
Ten years ago, BitTorrent, Inc. was formed to build a business harnessing the power of the BitTorrent protocol. Since then, we as a company have created a culture of innovation that looks outside the boundaries of what the Internet is now and focuses on what the Internet will be next. In continued celebration of our…