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Registered: ‎01-29-2012
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Bit Torrent Client

Anybody know of a bit torrent app for the playbook?

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Re: Bit Torrent Client

at present no there is none. May you can ask one of the developers to write a client.
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Registered: ‎02-11-2012
My Device: Torch 9800, Playbook 64GB, Curve 8330
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Re: Bit Torrent Client

Actually there is one. I've been using it for about a week. IT has to be sideloaded, but it isn't too much trouble.

It's called Playtorrent. The only thing that I have noticed is that it's still a little buggy and needs to be restarted every so often, and it also isn't downloading as fast as my PCs on the same network. But I think it's worth a try.

http://www.bbin.in/en/2011/10/playtorrent-first-ever-blackberry-torrent-client-now-available-for-bla...
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Posts: 35
Registered: ‎02-04-2012
My Device: playbook
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Re: Bit Torrent Client

Actually there is. Since its a simple interface program for android it can be easily can be transfered. To the blackberry o's. Only issues you need to be on 2.0. Also give playbookbar.com. That site might help find your app you want. And also you will have to learn how to side load which is pretty easy.
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Re: Bit Torrent Client

Almost forgot.crackberry forums will be better off to help you in this area
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Re: Bit Torrent Client

Thanks for the info. When you say sideloaded do you mean transfered via desktop software? Also when I downloaded the file I can't open it because it is a bar file, It looks like I have to download something to open it and on a quick hunt I have not found something to do it yet. I'll keep looking.Thanks.

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Re: Bit Torrent Client

When you say crackberry forums do you mean a different site and if so do you have a link?

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Re: Bit Torrent Client