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BitTorrent Torque alpha puts downloads back into the browser

BitTorrent folks are working on an in-browser BitTorrent client. Downloading is suddenly a one-click experience again, instead of having to deal with a separate download client!

All that’s needed now is a web browser that can parse a JavaScript app. Going the new route gives some freedom to enable sharing that hasn’t always been practical: among the tricks in the company’s Torque Labs are drag-and-drop sharing, conversion of torrents into traditional downloads

via BitTorrent Torque alpha puts file seeds on the web, makes desktop apps look stale.