Monday, September 11, 2017

Powder Player – A Torrent Client and Video Player Hybrid, How to Install it in Ubuntu

   Powder Player is the future smart video player and torrent client hybrid that is built around NW.js, Peerflix as well as WebChimera.js. Its super fast and supports streaming to DLNA, Chromecast, AppleTV, browser and other players. Before we proceed on how to install Powder Player on Ubuntu, lets take a quick look at its features.


Powder Player Features
  • Fast and reliable
  • Full support for streaming to DLNA, Chromecast, AppleTV, Browser and Other Players.
  • An incredible list of hotkeys that rival those of VLC itself.
  • Finds subtitles in all languages and auto-selects your language, it also supports encoding selection and adding your own subtitles.
  • It has a lot of configuration options to make your torrent streaming and downloading experience unique to your personality and needs.
  • You can add as many torrents or videos to the same playlist as you want.
  • Keeps a history of the last 20 items you've seen.
  • Can be associated with Magnet Links, Torrent Files and Video Files.
  • You can use Scan Library or Scan Server and it will try to predict and add the missing items from your playlist based on what others have watched.
  • If you have a slow connection, you can enable Speed Pulsing and it will only use the minimum necessary to stream or download your torrent.
Powder Player 1.10 changelog
  • Complete Rewrite and Redesign of Powder Player v0.98
  • Trakt Support
  • Casting Support for: Chromecast, Airplay, DLNA (1000s of TVs, Game Stations, some Phones, etc.), Browsers (Phones, Tablets, other PCs), other Players, Friends, etc.
  • Advanced Casting Features: Subtitles, Subtitle Color, Subtitle Position, Subtitle Size, Force Quality
  • Possibility to Change DLNA Finder
  • Fixed Magnet Link Association for Cases in Which it Didn't Work Before
  • New Torrent Settings: Forced Download, Speed Limit, Default Trackers, Download All Files
  • Plugins
  • Plugin Shortcuts that allow searching on sites, youtube channels, etc. and playing their feeds by just typing their shortcut followed by an action or search query in the "Use a URL" field (ex: ".yt funny video" searches for "funny video" on youtube, etc)
  • Support for Playing Video From Tens of New Websites (youtube-dl is now included)
  • Trakt Info Button in Player (showing episode / movie image, episode / movie title, description and imdb rating)
  • Episode / Movie Images in Playlist
  • Missing in This Release: Removed Auto-updater, Translations, Keeping Aspect Ratio / Crop / Zoom Settings Between Playlist Items
  • A Lot of Other Changes

Installation instructions:

Open terminal and insert command line...


$ wget https://github.com/jaruba/PowderPlayer/releases/download/v1.10/PowderPlayer_v1.10.tar.gz

$ tar xvf PowderPlayer_v1.10.tar.gz

$ ./Powder


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