VLC to offer bitTorrent streaming support

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digitfreak 00081 vlc bittorrent supportVLC is the most popular media player, which is the solution for all the basic and professional requirements of first mainstream media playback. The company is trying to impress its vast user base with the new option to stream the media over peer to peer connection.

In the near future VLC will be the first mainstream media player with the ability to download and stream torrent files.

A group of VLC fans and supporters have been discussing this idea with Video-Lan team. The project has actually been initiated -- videolan team has put up a bounty of $10,000 on Elance for the developer who can deliver the right code which can add the patch to the vlc to offer the bittorrent support.

"The developer should submit a working patch for VLC that lets a user open a torrent file or 'magnet link' in VLC, and start watching any media files within VLC after a minimal delay," the project description reads.

With BitTorrent capability VLC will sure the one of the favorite player for all of the P2P users -- allowing them to stream their media over VLC directly with ease.

What do you think? BitTorrent support is the one you would like to see on your favorite media player?

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