RENO, Nev., Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuze, a popular software application with over a hundred million downloads to date, has released support for Google Chromecast in its Vuze Torrent app for Android. The new Chromecast integration allows users to stream torrent files from the Vuze app directly to any TV.
A recent MIDiaA report examined the impact of streaming and shared that by the end of 2014, 37 million people worldwide will be streaming music. Additionally, researchers at Berkley Lab reported that in 2011, Americans streamed 3.2 billion hours of video. With the rapid growth of digital streaming Vuze Torrent Downloader's Chromecast feature enables users to consume and view content in 'real time' on a bigger screen, as well as conveniently from their homes.
Vuze General Manager Claude Tolbert shared, "We're excited to piggyback on the rapid growth of Google's Chromecast product and contribute to the expanding ecosystem of devices and content available today. The new Vuze app makes it to simple to tap, share and stream torrent files on a larger screen along with better sound systems in a comfortable and convenient setting."
Vuze's Chromecast App enables and provides:
- Direct control of media from within the application's interface with pause, resume and skip functionality
- Ability to play and engage with a wide base of video and audio media file types
- Enhanced user experience that permits torrents to be viewed on larger HDTV displays and home entertainment systems as opposed to smaller mobile device screens only
- A simple and efficient way to access torrent files that eliminates unnecessary home hacks
Google reported more than 400 million 'cast' clicks since Chromecast launched more than a year ago. "People have adopted streaming as a form of new technology. By integrating Chromecast functionality into Vuze Torrent Downloader we're able to help bridge what people want with relevant functionality in our Vuze app. It just makes sense," concluded Tolbert.
Torrent streaming with Chromecast is available in the newest version of Vuze Torrent Downloader available for download on Vuze.com or by visiting Google Play.
Download Vuze Torrent Downloader app for Android at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.vuze.torrent.downloader.
Vuze is a leading software company focused on developing innovative products that connect millions of global users with digital content that they seek and which should be used in ways that respect IP. Vuze.com is owned and operated by Azureus Software, Inc., one of the most recognized and prominent bittorrent client developers in the market. Azureus is committed to providing users with a secure and private torrent experience to enhance free speech rights. The company is a staunch supporter and advocate of rightsholders, and discourages copyright infringement. For more information, please visit Vuze.com.