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Could you please suggest if there are any good torrent video players available?

I mean torrent clients which download last piece of video file, then sequentially from beginning and do not lock the file so that you can play it right away.

I remember some beta of uTorrent was working perfectly, but then they broken it somehow and I never managed to use it again. Any suggestions?

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Downloading a file sequentially over bittorrent defeats the point, and I'm not sure it's possible to do anything more than 'prioritise' linearity. – Phoshi Dec 30 '10 at 23:25
@Phoshi - Vuze is doing that just great ;-) – BarsMonster Dec 31 '10 at 0:11
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I believe Azureus (now apparently called Vuze) does this.

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azureus vuze doesn't choose to download the torrent sequentially it just tries to play the partial file.....all players i have ever used do that part – RobotHumans Dec 30 '10 at 23:57
Thank's that's perfect and even exceeds my expectations - even seeking works - it starts downloading from the point I've seekd and plays from the middle fine even while I have just 5% downloaded :-D – BarsMonster Dec 31 '10 at 0:10

there are a couple of protocols that do this...but it is not built in to the torrent spec. swarm does this. torrent clients won't do it. swarm is a video torrent streaming solution.

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google swarm client – RobotHumans Dec 30 '10 at 23:30

BitComet has such a feature(right click on the torrent name in the list and select "Download for preview"), I do often use it when I want to watch the video while downloading it. It's a pity uTorrent doesn't have such an option

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