by Joe White
August 28, 2013
BitTorrent has a new iOS application, BitTorrent Sync, in the App Store, which allows iOS users to sync files between all of their trusted iDevices quickly and easily. It's an interesting and exciting application, and can be downloaded in the App Store free of charge. As explained in the app's release notes:
BitTorrent Sync is a brand new product from BitTorrent that lets you sync an unlimited number of files and folders of any size across all of your trusted devices. BitTorrent Sync for iOS gives you access to all of your synced folders when you’re on the go, and introduces a new mobile-to-mobile sharing feature for easily sending your photos and videos to your friends.As such, it could be that a number of iDevice owners using Dropbox for a similar purpose, for example, will be jumping ship for BitTorrent's new, free service. Features of BitTorrent Sync include:
It's worth noting that BitTorrent Sync is "a personal file sharing application," and does not allow users to download torrent files using an iDevice. BitTorrent Sync can be downloaded in the App Store free of charge, and is optimized for the iPhone and iPod touch. Check out the new application now, or for more of today's app news, see: Hill Climb Racing Gets New Levels And Stages In Latest Update, BodyWise Can Improve More Than 40 Areas Of Your Life, and Photoristic HD Makes Editing Pictures On The iPad Fun And Easy. [gallery columns="2"]
- Access all your Sync folders and files from your iOS device.
- Add photos and videos from your iOS device to any of your Sync folders.
- Quickly and easily send photos and videos from your iPhone directly to your friends iPhone using BitTorrent Sync mobile-to-mobile sending.
- Automatically backup your Camera Roll to a folder on your computer.
- File transfers are encrypted and protected by private keys.
- Your information is never stored on a server in the cloud.
- Connecting the iOS application to other Sync folders is as easy as taking a picture of a QR code with your camera.