Tag Archives: bittorrent

μTorrent Mac Beta

Today, we are releasing a beta version of the μTorrent Mac client. Several of the enhancements in this version have been top requests from you – the users – within our Idea Bank. As was the original intent of the Idea Bank, we are taking your valuable feedback and using it to enhance and provide […]

Announcing μTorrent With App Studio and New Feature Film ‘Four Eyed Monsters’

We first introduced apps in a µTorrent beta this past spring. Since then, thanks to the feedback and assistance of our user community, the product has gone through several iterations and upgrades. Now we are ready to launch the App Studio as a full feature to the entire µTorrent user base. We will always strive to maintain […]

BitTorrent Adds Chief Strategist, Executive Vice President of Marketing

For the past several months, the expansion of apps and delivering quality content to our community has been a couple of our top priorities. Our goal is to create a platform where content creators can deliver their artistic works and build relationships with fans while giving our users access to unique content. Bridging the digital […]

Announcing Artist Pilot Program and New Apps

Today is the first day of the TechCrunch Disrupt conference, and we have a couple of exciting announcements to share. First, if you check your new apps feature (recently released in the new BitTorrent Mainline client and the µTorrent beta), you’ll find two cool new apps. The first brings the world-famous TEDTalks directly to you, […]

The Arrival of Apps

We’ve always strived to make the BitTorrent client simple and useful, basing our design philosophy around this core ideal. At the same time, we recognize there are many features that may enhance your experience – by choice. The solution? Apps. Available today for the first time in a new release candidate build of the BitTorrent […]

Introducing µTorrent Server for Linux

If any group has embraced the possibilities and power of BitTorrent for distribution, it is the Linux community. Virtually every distribution is available via torrent download and many even ship with a BitTorrent client in the default configuration. While the BitTorrent Python code has always been available for Linux users and uTorrent runs very well […]

Security Patch for Windows DLL Bug Coming Today

Yesterday, we were alerted to a DLL vulnerability in Microsoft Windows reportedly affecting up to 200 consumer software applications. Subsequently, attack code targeting the μTorrent client was posted to a third-party website, and while thus far, no attacks have been reported to us, we will release a new build of our μTorrent software today. The […]

Musician “PAZ” Chooses BitTorrent for Distribution

For a lot of musicians the dream is to get a deal with a big record label; make an album; and then make lots of money. The reality is that most musicians will never get that big record deal. Even if they do, most traditional models follow the sort of “hit maker” model that removes the artist from […]

BitTorrent 7 Goes Stable

Fundamentally, BitTorrent is about creating a more efficient and open Internet. We believe that μTP, an updated BitTorrent protocol that makes efficient use of bandwidth while reducing network problems, is a critical component in continuing to drive that legacy forward. μTP is an enhanced BitTorrent transfer protocol that we introduced in our μTorrent client a […]

New to Apps: Torrent Discussions with Torrent Tweet

Today we’re releasing Torrent Tweet – the latest entry into our Apps ecosystem. Torrent Tweet is a Twitter-based system for following and contributing to discussions relating to individual torrents. Tweets are indexed with an automatically generated hashtag unique to each torrent file. Find out what people are saying about torrents you are downloading and sign […]