Sync Security and Privacy Brief Now Available

Security and privacy are two of the leading issues for users when transferring important data. Keeping data on-premises makes business and IT leaders feel more secure, but comes with technical challenges when there’s a need to share data externally. BitTorrent Sync offers the ability to sync data securely and privately by replicating data directly between […]

Sync Dev: Envisioning decentralized peer-to-peer email

Part of the fun of working on a decentralized peer-to-peer application like Sync is imagining what cool things could be built on the API and how the world could benefit from decentralized [insert technology here]. As I was sending emails today, I started to think about what decentralized email would look like built on Sync. […]

Sync Dev: Resources For Building On Sync’s API

Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. It’s not a secret – one of my personal and professional goals is to get more people building decentralised peer-to-peer applications on Sync’s API.  The Sync developer community has been great so far with providing wrappers, help on the forums, […]

Sync Dev: Staying Connected While Away From It All

Developing on the Resilio Sync (BitTorrent Sync) API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. In last week’s Sync Dev column, I wrote about my home Sync configuration and how I use Sync to “phone home” and back up my photos while I’m on the road. This week, I’m at the Four Seasons […]

Sync Dev: How I Sync

Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you.   Admittedly, I really enjoy reading the Sync Stories that Lou puts together – they’re a great look into how folks from all walks of life use Sync to better handle their data.  This week’s story – 5 Ways A […]

Sync Dev: How Secure is a Sync Key?

Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. Most of my speaking engagements around Sync focus on what I consider are three fundamentally great features of Sync: its speed, security and price.  We have some exciting speed data to share in the future, but for today, lets talk […]

Sync Dev: Software Defined Radio

Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. What I love about working in technology is that there is always something new to tinker with and new tech on the horizon to look forward to. I’ve been eagerly anticipating the arrival of Great Scott Gadget’s HackRF One Software […]

Sync Dev: Suggestion Box Open Now on API Feature Requests

Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. Like many Sync fans, I was incredibly excited with the launch of Sync 1.4 last week – I think that the new UI is gorgeous, the addition of links is awesome, and all of the other tweaks and enhancements make the 1.4 […]

Introducing BitTorrent Sync 1.4: An Easier Way to Share Large Files

With new sharing features and a redesigned user experience, version 1.4 brings cloud-free sync to a wider audience BitTorrent Sync began as a technology experiment; a way to see how a distributed, peer-to-peer model can change the way we sync and share files. Sync takes central servers and the cloud out of the equation and brings […]

Sync Dev: Q&A with the Creator of SyncNet

Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. It has been an exciting and busy week with the Sync team and I’m always thrilled when the Sync API and the folks who are developing on it get some attention.  Ryan Tate just covered us in his Wired piece: […]

Sync Stories: Backup all Received Media Files on Your Android

In this week’s edition of Sync Stories, we discovered a neat trick from one of our forum members (Laloeka). For our Android users, instantly backup all received media files on your mobile device – be it downloads or something you get on a messaging app – with this simple, but useful tip.

Sync Dev: DEF CON 22 – A Top 10 List

Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. DEF CON is a big deal for me and I have every intent to describe this year’s experience in greater detail, but alas, I am completely buried in Sync Alpha work this week, so a quick Top 10 list will […]

Sync Stories: Zotero + Sync for Academia = Anywhere Access

Sync Stories is a column dedicated to our users. Each week, we showcase a different use case for BitTorrent Sync and the personal stories behind it. In this week’s edition: engineer Chris Salter shows how a combination of research tool Zotero and BitTorrent Sync allows him to manage his academic research effectively, keeping everything synchronized […]

Sync Stories: Dual Backup with a BeagleBone Black and Virtual Private Server

Sync Stories is a column dedicated to our users. Each week, we showcase a different use case for BitTorrent Sync and the personal stories behind it. In this week’s edition: Co-founder of creative web development studio UXGent John Griffiths shows how he uses BitTorrent Sync, an at-home BeagleBone Black and off-site VPS to create a personal […]

Sync Dev: Q&A with the Creator of MeshedSites

Developing on the BitTorrent Sync API? Our developer evangelist is here to work with you. Last week’s column on MeshedSites.com was a hit, so this week I am talking with the creator of MeshedSites – Ian Maxwell – about his work on the site and with the Sync API.  Developers – what projects would you […]