Magneto

Magneto

Open magnets in peerflix

Magneto
What is Magneto?
Magneto is a Chrome extension that adds a context menu entry for opening magnet links into the Magneto windows client. It enables easy streaming of torrent files in VLC using peerflix.
Stats
Users: 95 ▼ -5
Rating: 5.00 (2)
Version: 0.0.2 (Last updated: 2020-09-08)
Creation date: 2020-09-05
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • contextMenus
  • tabs
Size: 52.27K
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Summary

This is a little extension that adds a context menu entry for opening magnet links into the Magneto windows client. All it does is forward the magnet url into the desktop client, which will then start streaming the torrent in VLC using peerflix (https://github.com/mafintosh/peerflix)

User reviews
very good
by libra study libra study, 2022-10-02

Great extension! Now I can watch all of my favorite torrents without downloading. Thank you so much!
by Filipe Borba Filipe Borba, 2020-09-08
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Safety
Risk impact

Magneto may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Magneto has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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