BitTorrent Inc. is announcing at NewTeeVee Live today that it is making its app platform available to all of its users, making it possible to access content, software downloads and online services like Twitter right within the company’s uTorrent client.
One of the first pieces of content featured on the platform is the movie Four Eyed Monsters, which is released in conjunction with VODO.net.
The 2005 movie chronicles an unconventional relationship between a filmmaker and an artist, and won several awards, including a South by Southwest Special Audience Award, as well as being featured as the first full-length movie available on YouTube. Filmmaker Arin Crumley told us that the duo made more than $55,000 through banner ads and a partnership with spout.com.
BitTorrent has been working on its app strategy ever since it launched the platform as part of uTorrent Labs in May. It extended apps to the 14 million users of its mainline client in September, and is now making these applications available to all of its 65 million users.
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