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#1 2011-05-18 02:35:55

beroal
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bittorrent2player - watch torrent movies online

Technically, it converts the BitTorrent protocol to the HTTP protocol. Of course, it transmits files of any type, not just video. CLI. To start a playback:

bittorrent2player --hash-file=/tmp/movie.torrent --save-path=/tmp
mplayer -cache 8192 -cache-min 99 http://127.0.0.1:17580/movie.avi

To view the contents of the torrent, with hyperlinks to files:

Its man page is the only documentation. Many thanks to authors of "libtorrent-rasterbar", especially for their excellent documentation. This program in AUR.


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#2 2011-05-18 07:14:37

Army
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Re: bittorrent2player - watch torrent movies online

Not very legal I guess, but I'll take a look at it, seems interesting

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#3 2011-05-18 08:03:46

JackH79
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Re: bittorrent2player - watch torrent movies online

Why doesn't it look legal? Bittorrent is not a synonym for illegal file sharing - regardless of what some people would like to make you believe. There is a lot of legal stuff out there as well. As always: it's just a question of how you use it.

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#4 2011-05-18 16:08:43

Army
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Re: bittorrent2player - watch torrent movies online

That was supposed to be a joke, I see now that it doesn't read that way. Pardon me!

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#5 2011-05-19 01:44:39

beroal
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Re: bittorrent2player - watch torrent movies online

Army wrote:

Not very legal I guess, but I'll take a look at it, seems interesting

It preserves the coefficient of legality. smile


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#6 2011-06-29 20:22:28

beroal
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Re: bittorrent2player - watch torrent movies online

Updated. Changes:
bt2pd - a variant of this program suitable for file managers
libtorrent.session parameters were optimized to increase download speed
dynamically change "--piece-par"
"--fast-seek" was removed
diagnostic messages
handling of resume data was tested
resume data is saved periodically now
"fastresume_rejected_alert" is catched now
code was rewritten


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