peerflix

    0.39.0 • Public • Published

    peerflix

    Streaming torrent client for Node.js

    npm install -g peerflix
    

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    Usage

    Peerflix can be used with a magnet link or a torrent file. To stream a video with its magnet link use the following command.

    peerflix "magnet:?xt=urn:btih:ef330b39f4801d25b4245212e75a38634bfc856e" --vlc
    

    Remember to put " around your magnet link since they usually contain &. peerflix will print a terminal interface. The first line contains an address to a http server. The --vlc flag ensures vlc is opened when the torrent is ready to stream.

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    To stream music with a torrent file use the following command.

    peerflix "http://some-torrent/music.torrent" -a --vlc
    

    The -a flag ensures that all files in the music repository are played with vlc. Otherwise if the torrent contains multiple files, peerflix will choose the biggest one. To get a full list of available options run peerflix with the help flag.

    peerflix --help
    

    Examples of usage of could be

    peerflix magnet-link --list # Select from a list of files to download
    peerflix magnet-link --vlc -- --fullscreen # will pass --fullscreen to vlc
    peerflix magnet-link --mplayer --subtitles subtitle-file.srt # play in mplayer with subtitles
    peerflix magnet-link --connection 200 # set max connection to 200
    

    Programmatic usage

    If you want to build your own app using streaming bittorent in Node you should checkout torrent-stream

    Chromebook users

    Chromebooks are set to refuse all incoming connections by default - to change this:

    sudo iptables -P INPUT ACCEPT
    

    Chromecast

    If you wanna use peerflix on your chromecast checkout peercast or castnow

    License

    MIT

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    Install

    npm i peerflix

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    Version

    0.39.0

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