BitTorrent is trying to integrate the power of BitTorrent
with the browser, with the release of BitTorrent Torque.
torrent client that exposes all the power of BitTorrent to
web developers. Simply put, it allows anyone to utilize
BitTorrent's technology to create new experiences for users
with just a couple lines of code.
"This alpha allows BitTorrent to move beyond desktop
clients," BitTorrent said in a blog post. "We believe web
developers are pioneers when it comes to creating
beautiful, intuitive user experiences. Torque will empower
them to create powerful applications that will appeal to
BitTorrent also launches Torque Labs
, a web site that showcases
various web apps and demos related to Torque. These demos
include 'Paddle Over', which allows users to transfer files
between computers by simple drag and drop and offers
social sharing tools. Another demo called 'OneClick' turns
your torrent downloads into normal in-browser downloads.