Streaming torrent client for Node.js
npm install -g peerflix
Peerflix is an experimental streaming video client using bittorrent through torrent-stream.
To try out peerflix start it with a magnet link or torrent file
peerflix magnet:?xt=urn:btih:ef330b39f4801d25b4245212e75a38634bfc856e --vlc
peerflix will print a terminal interface. this first line contains a address to a http server.
--vlc will open the file in vlc when it's ready to stream.
Simply open this address in vlc or similar to start viewing the file. If the torrent contains multiple files
peerflix will choose the biggest one.
To get a full list of available options run
If you want to build your own app using streaming bittorent in Node you should checkout torrent-stream