One of the product goals for BitTorrent over the last year has been to better unify our desktop and mobile products. We are proud to announce a new version of µTorrent (and BitTorrent) for Android that does just that. To get the apps, please go to the Google Play store: µTorrent | BitTorrent. The new version allows you to remotely pair µTorrent Android with µTorrent on your Windows home computer. Once the pairing is complete, you can quickly add, remove, start and stop downloads on your home computer with your Android device from wherever you are. The feature also allows you to check the download progress of files at home. Let’s take a quick look at how the pairing setup works, which only takes a few seconds:
Open µTorrent on your Android device and your Windows home computer, then make sure both your Android and Windows device are on the same wifi network. Tap on the computer icon in the top right corner of your µTorrent for Android. A window will popup with a 4 digit PIN code.
Go to your Windows home computer and find the popup window labeled ‘Connect to your device’, then enter the 4 digit PIN code that was provided to you on your Android device. Now you are paired and ready to add, pause, resume, and delete torrents from anywhere!
If you anticipate wanting to add downloads from your Android device, we encourage you to keep your Windows home computer on and µTorrent open and running. This ensures that when you add a download(s) on the go from your Android device, µTorrent on your home computer will be able to jump into action.
Also included in this release are various bug fixes and enhancements, so we encourage everyone to update to the newest version as soon as possible. We are already working hard on the next version, so please lookout for things like a redesign to make the app easier to use, a re-imagined video and music library, and more in the coming months. If you’re an iPhone user, look out for an exciting announcement soon as we get closer to launching our new iOS app. From everyone on the BitTorrent team, we thank our community for making our Android products some of the World’s most popular apps on the Google Play store!
µTorrent Web is a Web-based torrent client for Windows that meets the streaming demands of today’s users. Available for Windows across all major browsers, µTorrent Web makes it possible to quickly download and play torrent files inside the browser. When we first started the project, our vision was to build a torrent client with simplicity and quick playability. With a simple download to play experience as the focal point of µTorrent Web, we see more users successfully downloading and playing torrents than with any other product in BitTorrent’s history.
As µTorrent Web now comes out of Beta and into full release, we know that millions of our users are familiar with and love the desktop version of µTorrent, also known as µTorrent Classic. Our long term plan is to continue development across both products and make them available on utorrent.com. From everyone on the BitTorrent & µTorrent product teams, we thank our community of over 100M users for making our desktop, web, and mobile products some of the most popular in the world.
Hundreds of thousands of members of the TRON community are using the power of tronscan.org, TRON wallet, and their TRX balances to vote for 27 SR candidates. Last week, µTorrent entered its candidacy to run for TRON SR. This week, we extend a big thank you to the community for electing us as a TRON Super Representative. As the company behind one of the most popular decentralized p2p applications in the world, µTorrent has an invested interest in maintaining a stable and reliable decentralized network for TRON over the coming years. Today we celebrate. Tomorrow we provide the infrastructure needs to meet the demands of the TRON ecosystem of decentralized apps and services of the future. Thank you once again!
As a practitioner of the BitTorrent protocol, it’s no coincidence that µTorrent shares the same values and vision with another super representative candidate, BitTorrent. Our team is comprised of strong advocates of net neutrality and decentralized internet values, making µTorrent an ideal candidate to become elected as a TRON Super Representative.
µTorrent is participating in the election to promote the value of decentralizing the internet. To further qualify its bid to become a super representative, µTorrent already runs an extensive infrastructure to support its massive worldwide user base. It has servers housed in multiple state of art data centers around the world with disaster recovery centers in Los Angeles and Iceland.
Its team is comprised of some of the original custodians of BitTorrent and are still active in the open source community to enhance its legacy. We hope you share in µTorrent’s enthusiasm as we enter our bid to become a TRON SR! Please find more information about our candidacy by visiting the channels below.
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