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 […]