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BitTorrent Surf lets you download torrents straight from your browser

Posted By Enrique Manalang On April 16, 2013 @ 10:46 AM In Browsers | No Comments

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BitTorrent has just announced the release of BitTorrent Surf, a sharing plugin that “brings BitTorrent to your browser.” Basically, BitTorrent Surf hopes to eliminate the need for a separate torrent client and make downloading easier.

In addition to making downloading content easier, BitTorrent is hoping that Surf will make discovering content easier as well. The plugin has a recommendation engine built to “help creators and fans connect over content.” One example would be, when you’re constantly downloading music from a certain artist, the recommendation engine might surface more content that you might like, like a similar artist with the same sound or style of music. Another interesting detail about the plugin is that it will also “prioritize legitimate content.”

BitTorrent Surf is now available as a plugin for both Google Chrome and Firefox. If you’d like to see how it looks in action, check out the video below:

What do you think of BitTorrent Surf? We want to know! [2]

BitTorrent Surf for Chrome [3]

BitTorrent Surf for Firefox [4]

[via BitTorrent [5]]


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[1] Image: http://dottech.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/bittorrentsurf2.jpg

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[3] BitTorrent Surf for Chrome: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/bittorrent-surf-beta/ibpbofogepkkeoockhkfcgngjkimndlp?utm_source=blog+post

[4] BitTorrent Surf for Firefox: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/bittorrent-surf-beta/

[5] BitTorrent: http://blog.bittorrent.com/2013/01/10/introducing-bittorrent-surf/

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