WebTorrent Desktop is a streaming torrent client that connects to both BitTorrent and WebTorrent peers and its currently in Beta stage. Whether it’s video from the Internet Archive, music from Creative Commons, or audiobooks from Librivox, you can play it right away. You don’t have to wait for it to finish downloading. WebTorrent Desktop Features Lightweight, fast torrent client Beautiful user experience Free, non-commercial, ad-free, and open source Instantly stream video and audio WebTorrent fetches file pieces from the network on demand for instant playback.
Audacious 3.7 recently released, is one of the best lightweight music player – is an advanced, feature rich music player for GNOME using GTK 3 interface. In this release, the Qt interface can be customized with several new appearance settings. Many other small fixes and improvements, such as a visualizer in the info bar, have been made to bring the interface closer to feature-parity with the GTK+ interface. Audacious 3.7 bugfixes New features Playlists can be shuffled by whole albums rather than single tracks.
For those new to Chromecast 2, Chromecast is Googles devices that allows you to stream media to your TV or speakers using your phone, tablet or laptop. You can simply cast your favourite content from your apps on your iPhone, iPad, Android device or laptop right to the biggest screen and best speakers in the house. Chromecast 2 recently released now comes with brand new looks, with lots of improvements which includes improved wi-fi performance which now supports 5GHz and also comes with three internal antennas for optimizing streaming performance.
YouTube recently launched its new music streaming app, “YouTube Music,” during an event in Los Angeles. This latest development is designed for those who use YouTube as the main source of playing music, while this streaming app works closely with YouTube videos, it allows you to switch between the audio only screen and the stream music while you are still able to access other apps. According to YouTube, this service will be free to use, though this free version will includes ads services, which can be remove by signing into YouTube Red membership access.
OBS Multiplatform 0.12.0 recently released, is a complete rewrite of the original OBS from the ground up, with the main goals of course being multiplatform support, a more thorough feature set, and a much more powerful API. Open Broadcaster Software is a free and open source software for video recording and live streaming. OBS Multiplatform 0.12.0 changelog General Changes: Added pre-configured recording quality presets to simple output mode for easy recording-specific configuration Added stream delay feature (in advanced settings).
CouchPotato (CP) is an automatic NZB and torrent downloader. You can keep a “movies I want”-list and it will search for NZBs/torrents of these movies every X hours. Once a movie is found, it will send it to SABnzbd or download the torrent to a specified directory. Just fill in what you want to see and CouchPotato will add it to your “want to watch”-list. Every day it will search through multiple NZBs & Torrents sites, looking for the best possible match.
TV-MAXE is an application similar to soap, allowing users to watch TV stations and listen to radio via different streams. Currently it has a large number of channels, both romanian and international as the default channel lists. See list for available channels Key changes: per-channel image settings; Unity AppIndicator support; Project Petrodava, a feature that allows the application to bypass blocked ports by redirecting the audio/video stream through port 80.