What is Orion ?
Orion is a powerful, lightweight, fast bittorrent client, with beautiful user experience and fastest video and audio streaming capabilities. To achieve all user comfort Orion comes with an in-built powerful media player backend (Powered by MPV) which very comfortably integrate with Orion to serve best user experience while streaming media files over BitTorrent protocol.
Features of Orion BitTorrent Client and Streamer:
- Lightweight with less memory footprint & CPU usage, fast torrent app with beautiful user experience.
- Instantly stream video & audio (Even when the file isn’t fully downloaded, Seeking just reprioritizes which pieces of file are to be fetched from the network based on the demand of streamer).
- Ability to stream multiple torrents simultaneously on different ports or local server.
- Can transfer streamed file to download task with one click, so you don’t have to waste your bandwidth by downloading files which you streamed recently.
- Search and media metadata plugin support, each plugin is designed in a way to keep your traffic private i,e. No tracking or traces of user activity could be recorded.
- Can stream media to local server which can be accessed by other applications if you intend to do so.
- Opens magnet links and .torrent files and even torent hashes.
- Fastest peer discovery, discovers peers via tracker servers, DHT (Distributed Hash Table), Local Peer Discovery (LSD), Peer Exchange (PEX) and Web seed networks.
- App Lock screen, so no one can get access to application without your passcode.
- Customizable and neat UI, with dark theme enabled by default (more themes will be coming in future).
- Powerful up-to-date built-in media streamer powered by MPV.
- Intuitive download manager , ability to set seperate download location for each download task, easily sort tasks using various filters based on task status, control multiple tasks with just few clicks.
- Orion caches torrent files, magnet links, and torrent hashes for faster and smoother user experience.
Install Orion – BitTorrent Client on Linux :
Install Orion Desktop using command line :
sudo snap install orion-desktop