About this Collection:
About torrent APIs
A Torrent is a popular peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing protocol that can distribute files without a centralized server governing the system. Users can share and download files across the distribution of “peers”, that is, other users. Each user must have a torrent program in order to access the network. Common files shared this way include movies, games, books, or music.
What is a torrent API?
APIs are available for developers who are looking to integrate their software with Torrents. These are Application Programming Interfaces that offer a variety of features.
How do the APIs work?
Developers write code that sends requests to a remote server hosting the torrents API. The server processes the request and returns a result. Common formats include HTTP, JSON, and XML. API keys are often used to authenticate requests.
Who are the APIs for exactly?
Developers who want to create torrent clients to enable peer-to-peer file sharing for their users. Depending on your particular niche, there are a variety of APIs available.
Here are some common use cases for Torrent app developers:
- Downloading large movie files
- Sharing eBooks
- Downloading video games
Why are torrent APIs important?
APIs enable developers to access Torrent features for sharing large files outside of a centralized server. Torrent platforms typically contain indexes with hundreds or thousands of available files. In order to access these databases, Torrent APIs are required.
What you can expect from a torrent API?
Depending on the provider, the API may provide some of the following features:
- File searching
- Managing content like movies and music
- Download files
- Upload files
API providers usually provide robust API documentation for developers to help them understand the required format, syntax, and response codes. Many also provide sample projects to help developers get started quickly.
Are there examples of free torrent APIs?
There are free Torrents APIs available for developers. One example is the YTS.MX REST API v2, which integrates torrent movie search features into developer applications. It works with both JSON and XML and provides features including managing movies, movie suggestions, reviews, users, comments, and more.
Best Torrent APIs
Torrent API SDKs
All Torrent APIs are supported and made available in multiple developer programming languages and SDKs including:
- Java (Android)
- C# (.NET)
Just select your preference from any API endpoints page.
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