Ace Stream is built on BitTorrent technology and is often considered by authoritative sources as one of the best methods for viewing and broadcasting bootlegged video streams live. Ace Stream was first initiated as the pilot project to effectively make use of BitTorrent technology for the live video streams. It was called as the TorrentStream and re-released in 2013 with the name Ace Stream. The streaming broadcast of Ace Stream works on the peer-to-peer networking. So, it depends on the viewers' uploads to remain steady and stable. It just means that the as the number of viewers increases, the stability of the stream improves. However, it also depends on the bandwidth speed on each user.
Ace Stream service is different when compared to the live TV streaming services like DirecTV Now or YouTube TV. You need not subscribe for Ace Stream to be able to watch videos. You just need to download the application and install it. Then put the content ID in Ace Stream application and the streaming begins. Content IDs are like the magnet links. Content ID is unique for each and every stream on the Ace Stream. Every single NHL match or a football match will have its own and unique Content ID. There is no limit on the content you can stream on Ace Stream. Sports lovers use Ace Stream to stream live sports. It is one of the best ways to stream live sports. If the sport you want to stream is not available on your local TV, then you can try Ace Stream as it is extremely easy to find live sports streams on it.
Ace Stream supports Android and Windows platforms only. You need to use an Android device or a Windows PC to be able to stream videos using Ace Stream. However, if you want to install Ace Stream on Mac, here is the guide to install AceStream MAC.
How to Install Ace Stream on Windows PC?
Step 1: Go to AceStream.org website.
Step 2: Find out the link Ace Stream Media X.x (Win) and click on it.
Note: You must make sure that you are downloading the software with the highest version number.
Step 3: Wait until the download is finished and run it.
Step 4: Accept the TOS and click on Next button.
Step 5: Choose the components and click on the Next button.
Step 6: Choose the installation drive and click on Install.
Step 7: Uncheck the option Visit Ace Stream for the test. Click on Finish button.
Note: Ace Stream usually installs a Google Chrome extension. Uninstall it or disable it as you do not need that extension to run Ace Stream.
How to Install Ace Stream on Android Device?
Firstly, you must be aware that Ace Steam application use lots of data. It downloads and uploads the video portions to the other Ace Stream users. So, you must be watchful if you have limited mobile data.
Step 1: Download Ace Stream Engine and VLC player apps from Google Play Store.
Step 2: Launch Ace Stream Engine application and tap on the three dots icon.
Step 3: Tap on Enter Content ID. Put the content ID there and tap OK.
Step 4: Now, you must select a video player for streaming. Choose VLC. It takes some time to connect to peers and buffer the stream and then it launches VLC player.
Tap on Allow to allow the video streaming on the VLC app.
As we have seen, it is extremely easy to install Ace Stream app on Windows PC and Android devices. Ace Stream is the best application for streaming live videos especially live sports. In our upcoming articles, we'll cover more on how to find content IDs? and the best Ace Stream settings.