Just one week after the launch of the BitTorrent Now application for iOS and Apple TV, the company presents the beta version of the app for Mac. This version has been released to cover live the national conventions of the Republican and Democratic parties in the middle of the US electoral process.
BitTorrent Live is a working project of the torrent client company in an effort to work within the legal framework. Its operation is based on streaming technology to broadcast and share audiovisual content.
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This is the beta of BitTorrent Live for Mac
Unlike BitTorrent Now, BitTorrent Live makes the most of the P2P technology or peer-to-peer. Thanks to her, every viewer becomes a broadcaster or issuer of the content you are viewing. The company aims end lags of live broadcasts and do without expensive content delivery systems.
At the moment the offer of channels that perform video streaming through BitTorrent Live is scarce, although varied. So far the service consists of fifteen channels: A Wealth of Entertainment, Clubbing TV, Fast & Fun Box, Lightbox, Film Box ArtHouse, France24, Heroes TV, NASA TV, NewsMax, Nusic TV, One World Sports, One America News Network, Pursuit Channel, RNC Evening Coverage, and TWiT.
How to get the beta of BitTorrent Live on your Mac
For, access the BitTorrent Live beta You just have to visit the official website and click on the button «Download for Mac (Beta)». Once the application is downloaded, it will provide us with a activation code to validate the user registration through the account site.
The application, in its beta phase, presents Some errors, especially in its interface. However the streaming works perfectly and the tests carried out by the users have been satisfactory. BitTorrent Live is presented as a interesting alternative to the other services already established.