When we introduced the first version of our API, we wanted to provide developers access to the BitTorrent Sync engine and see what applications they could build to leverage it. It was an effort to build a community that made good use of distributed technology, one that took the reliance off of third-party servers and […]
We built BitTorrent Sync to be a great tool for business workgroups and individual power users. It gives people an easy way to sync files across their devices and share with others, leveraging peer-to-peer technology to work fast and maintain a high standard of privacy.
Steve Cassingham, founder of Metastyle Films, shares how Resilio Sync (aka BitTorrent Sync) helps him and his editor share Adobe Premiere files without having to deal with consistent folder structures:
Danny Davis, the founder of Wonder Giant, shares how his team uses BitTorrent Sync to focus on creating and how they remove technical hurdles like providing everybody access to files and keeping projects secure:
The more you use Sync, the more folders you have in the main list, the more you interact with other users, and the more devices synchronize files. Until now, the more valuable information you have in Sync, the harder it often became to navigate. Recently, we implemented a search feature and some additional columns in […]
BTCjam’s mission is to offer affordable credit everywhere. There are a lot of people especially in developing countries that cannot fulfill their needs or dreams because don’t have access to affordable credit, or sometimes to any credit at all! We created a peer-to-peer marketplace that connects those borrowers with investors mainly from developed countries, that […]
Corey Henderson, co-founder and CTO of RecordSetter, shares how at the 2015 Bay to Breakers road race in San Francisco, BitTorrent Sync played an important role in helping the team transfer hundreds of Gigabytes of video footage under less than ideal Internet access:
The Sync mobile app gives you a way to access all of your shared files on the go, without the need for any cloud storage. Whether you’re reviewing a work document, checking out a video clip, or backing up you the photos/videos to another device, it’s fully private and in your control.
Back in the day, everything you put into Dropbox was synced to all of your computers. As more cloud storage solutions arrived, they behaved the same way. Users eventually demanded that some files sync but not others, and “selective sync” was born. You could simply choose which folders to sync and which ones to just leave […]
It’s been a few weeks since we took the beta tag off Sync and introduced version 2.0. Each week, we publish a story here that showcases how a customer uses the product, and we’re quickly learning some of the areas where Sync has been most useful.
If someone shares a large folder with you, or there’s a folder you need on another computer, you may want access to it but don’t want to sync the entirety of its contents onto your device. When connecting to a folder, you are presented with a “Sync all” toggle, which allows you to choose if […]
Steve Bliesner shares his team’s story: Here at The Photo Booth Guys, our aim is to create beautiful photos and amazing experiences. There’s no detail too small; we look at every background, every prop, every print, making sure the final product is awesome. We operate in Australia and the United Kingdom, offering both photo booths […]
Let’s say there’s a folder of files you’d like to access on your mobile device; maybe there’s something you need to review on the train ride home, or there’s a project file you’d like to show a client. Whatever the reason, the process of getting this set up can be challenging.
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: Entrepreneur Matt Henderson shares how Sync helps him organize files at home, from important documents to things that his entire family needs access to.
Photos and videos take up a lot of space on our phones, especially with the resolution increasing with each new device that comes out. Typically when we think of backing up our files, it involves uploading them onto a cloud service.
Getting work done these days can often include little more than a laptop. It’s helped give rise to the nomad worker, an individual who’s not tied to a central location – working wherever it makes best sense (maybe they’re a freelancer, a remote worker, or self-employed). In this scenario, when a person does work anywhere/everywhere, […]