BitTorrent has launched the release candidate for Mainline 7.1. And with it, the company has launched several applications and has enabled developers to create their own programs for the platform.
According to BitTorrent, Mainline 7.1 will include 11 apps at launch, including Virus Guard, a service that helps keep users safe from malicious files, as well as Torrent Tweet, an offering that allows users to follow and discuss individual torrents on the social network. Previously, the apps were available only in BitTorrent's uTorrent service.
BitTorrent's hope is to have a full-fledged application ecosystem grow around Mainline. … Read more