What is Tribler?
Tribler is an application that enables its users to find, enjoy and share content. With content we mean video, audio, pictures, and much more. Tribler has three goals in helping you, the user:
1. Find content
Through our improved search functionality you search in content of other Tribler users, and in content of big video web portals such as Youtube and Liveleak.
Browse in different categories
You can browse through different categories as video, audio, pictures, etc. You can also see what is most popular and what is made available recently. All these functionalities will definitely help you in finding something you like.
See what friends and taste neighbors like
By making friends and getting in touch with users with similar taste you can find content that you might find interesting. You yourself can also show to your friends what you like and what they definitely should see.
2. Consume content
Because of the integrated video and audio player you can almost immediately start watching your favorite video(s) or listen to your favorite song(s).
3. Share content
Tribler is a social application. This means you can make friends with other users and you can show to everyone what you like and dislike. And by sharing your content you also help other Tribler users to enjoy their favorite content.
If you are interested in more information about Tribler you can read What's Tribler (continued). Here, Tribler is explained more in detail with some technical background.
The scientific research and programming on Tribler is supported by the European Union 7th framework research program.
The EU project QLectives (grant no.: 231200) is now critical to the improvement of Tribler.
QLectives brings together complexity scientists, social modelers and P2P experts.
Read more on QLectives, specifically the QPlatform and QMedia workpackages.
Qlectives project website: Â http://www.qlectives.eu
Prior funding through research grants:
The I-Share project (part of the Dutch Freeband program)
I-Share project website Â http://www.freeband.nl/project.cfm?id=520
The STW project Peer to Peer technology (grant no. DTC7299)
website Â http://www.stw.nl/Projecten/D/dtc/dtc7299.htm
The EU FP7 project P2P-Next (grant no.: 216217)
P2P-Next project website: Â http://wwww.p2p-next.org