Popcorn Time available in a browser now

Popcorn Time, a streaming service for pirated movies, is now available within the browser. Earlier, such was not the case, as Popcorn Time viewers required to download separate software on their computers, Macs or Android smartphones.

On Tuesday, officials from the Popcorn Time launched PopcornInYourBrowser.net. You just need to visit this site and choose from thousands of movies that have been shared using the torrent protocol.

It shall be noted that not all torrents are illegal, but Popcorn Time is known for not respecting the rules and copyrights. There have been many instances like the first Popcorn Time website was closed after its founders do not want to handle any more coy infringement debates.

Its app was removed from Google Play store within 24 hour of its launch in May 2014. But the app can still be loaded. Over the last year, new versions of Popcorn Time have been developed. But authorities concerned continue to maintain scrutiny over the site. The UK regulators have banned access to some of its websites.

It’s easy to use interface and ability to cover users’ digital tracks, Popcorn Time has remained popular throughout this controversies. Popcorn Time has base of 1.4 million devices and more than 100,000 active users in America only.

The Popcorn Time spokesperson affirmed that the technology has nothing to do with Popcorn Time except for its name. The spokesperson also affirmed that they are supporting the new business.

“Also the technologies they use on 'Popcorn in your Browser' are nothing like Popcorn Time technologies and don't allow any of the versatile and advanced features Popcorn Time enables its user”, affirmed the spokesperson. For now, it is not sure whether or not this site will be able to support a high velocity of users who will use this service simultaneously.

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