BitTorrent Revamps Android App With Easier File Sharing
BitTorrent brings a new look and feel to its Android app. BitTorrent Version 2 shows significant changes like the ability to select and download individual files within a torrent. You also get a completely redesigned interface for simpler file downloading and for easier sharing of BitTorrent Bundles. Similar UI changes also come to BitTorrent’s desktop application and uTorrent as well.
Downloading is now far more intuitive – you can not only download individual files within a torrent, but you can do it before or during the download. The mobile app allows you to pick a download location and see the progress of individual downloads with nicely colored indicator bars. Also, you can now delete torrents only or remove both torrents and files.
Mobile usage of BitTorrent has crossed 50 million installs in two years. It is a significant milestone in our increasing interaction with smartphones as go-to devices for everything.
BitTorrent has announced that bundles will be integrated into the desktop torrent applications; making it easier for users to discover and choose what to download. Creatives can tap into the wide userbase for promotion of their work, and also for revenue. BitTorrent bundles as a publishing medium still needs a push from its present Alpha stage, though. Making it a core feature for desktop BitTorrent and uTorrent users can only help.
Source: BitTorrent Blog