General

Introduction

How does BitTube benefits content creators and publishers?

    There are many ways in which content creators can benefit from BitTube. Better Revenue With BitTube, as a publisher you can earn from the very first view of your content: you don't need a high number of followers before you can monetize your videos. Your videos...

What is BitTube?

    BitTube is a revolutionary video platform in which publishers can make money with their content, without ads. How is that possible? BitTube integrates a cryptocurrency ecosystem, where new coins called TUBEs are generated by professional miners who secure the...

IPFS

Can I edit or delete content in IPFS?

  Please keep in mind that once you upload a file on BitTube, it will remain accessible via IPFS to anyone who knows its hash, even if you later decide to unpublish the video from BitTube. Unpublishing content will remove it only from BitTube, but the IPFS network...

How can I access content on IPFS?

  If you know the content hash, you can use any IPFS gateway in order to access it. The hash is the string that is betwheen "hash=" and the character "&" in the URL of a video:https://bit.tube/play?hash=QmR6RLA2oZmoJxgMey4mtYcnPZo4eG15JTwia3kddtSj7a&channel=779 In...

What is IPFS?

    IPFS is the acronym for InterPlanetary File System, which is an open source, peer-to-peer protocol and network designed for distributed storage of content. IPFS uses blockchain technology to store data in a worldwide Peer2Peer network. With IPFS, data is not...

Security

How secure is BitTube?

    All BitTube connections are end-to-end encrypted (256 Bit AES). No IP numbers or other data will be collected during upload, and BitTube can not discover locations of devices uploading, streaming, or viewing because the connections are only authorized via...

Creators

Upload

Connect to YouTube

  You can connect directly to your YouTube account and migrate your channel content to BitTube. 1. Log in to BitTube and select Upload Media. 2. CLICK on the Connect now button.   3. ALLOW permission to BitTube to view your videos and playlists. 4. A list of your...

Why should upload videos to BitTube and not directly to IPFS?

  You may wonder what is the reason to upload your content to BitTube and not directly to IPFS, given that any content uploaded to BitTube ultimately gets hosted on IPFS. While you certainly can upload your content directly to IPFS and still benefit of the...

Can I upload a video anonymously?

  In order to upload content to the IPFS network and the BitTube search engine, you must have a valid account and be logged in. Minimum requirements are a username and a valid email address which is used to verify the account; then you are required to enter a name and...

Can I edit or delete a video after it has been uploaded?

  Once uploaded, files cannot be deleted or edited: only some pieces of information such as the title, the description and the age protection can be changed. You are able to remove the file from your account by clicking on Edit Video and choosing the Unpublish option....

How do I upload a video?

  If you don't have an account, you will have to register an user account first. To upload a video file 1. Select Upload Media. 2. CLICK on Upload Now.     A window will open that allows you to select a file for uploading. You can upload multiple files at once.      ...

Live streaming

How do I set up my own broadcast?

  You can stream your content in BitTube platform by using a third party software application. The content is associated with a BitTube wallet address identifying the copyright holder. We have made some suggestions in the Streaming Software section on the live stream...

Monetization

How can I donate to the content creator?

  While you are watching videos on BitTube, your device is contributing to the creation of new TUBE coins: this is how content creators can make money on BitTube without ads. However, even if the creator of the video will receive the vast majority of revenue, the...

Users

Account

Platform

How do I create, edit and delete a playlist?

You can create a playlist in your user profile page.   CLICK on your username on the left menu. Create a playlist 2. CLICK Playlists. 3. CLICK New Playlist. 3. Fill in the fields. Title is required, description is optional. 4. CLICK Save. You can create...

Can I embed videos from BitTube into other websites?

Of course, you can embed videos uploaded to BitTube into other websites! To do that, open the video page on BitTube and click the icon. A dialog will appear with the embed code: copy the embed code, and paste it into the text or HTML editor of your website....

Interaction

How do I post comments?

To leave a comment, follow the steps below: 1. CLICK the button with the Comment icon. 2. Write a comment. 3. CLICK Comment.

How do I follow another user?

  If you are signed in, you can follow other BitTube users and get notified when they publish new content. You can follow another user by clicking Subscribe button in the user profile, or on the video page of any video published by the user you want to follow. If you...

Crypto

Wallet

What are payment IDs and how do I use them?

  A Payment ID is a label that you can attach to a transaction before sending it, so that the recipient can cross-reference it with its own incoming transaction history and attribute a specific amount of TUBE coins received to your unique transaction. The recipient of...

How do I send a transaction?

  You can send a transaction if your balance is greater than 0, from the online wallet tied to your BitTube account, or using the offline GUI wallet. With the online wallet, you can send transactions at any moment; on the other hand, if you choose to use the offline...

How do I restore my wallet with GUI?

  BitTube GUI wallet By choosing to import the private key over from your online wallet, you can easily manage all your BitTube funds using the GUI wallet. Important notes: Always backup your private keys and/or seed phrases securely and in multiple locations (both...

How do I set up an offline GUI wallet?

  Meanwhile, we are preparing a complete guide on the topic please refer to this article: https://coin.bit.tube/general/the-new-bittube-wallet-like-going-from-ms-dos-to-windows/ Community Video:  BitTube GUI Wallet 2.0.0.4 Set-up Thanks to NorthEastTexasTechnologies...

Mining

Ultimate BitTube Mining Guide

  Cryptocurrency mining is an activity that secures a blockchain network. Miners dedicate vast amounts of computing power using CPUs, GPUs and specialized hardware to solve the hash that belongs to the next block of the chain. This is called ‘finding a block’ and...

How to start mining within the BitTube Platform

  Step 1. After you login navigate to profile menu “Start mining” https://bit.tube/startmining Step 2. Download the mining software. (Current version only for windows)   Step 3. Extract the downloaded file and open file “bittube-miner.exe” Type...

List of mining pools

  A mining pool is a group of miners pooling together their computing power to solve blocks and gain block rewards, when their computer mining is not strong enough to allow them “solo mining” efficiently. If a pool finds the solution for a block, the block reward is...

How to mine BitTube

  This page will provide you with all the information you need in order to start mining and earn your BitTubes. Mining as a publisher of videos on BitTube This is the default method of mining BitTube, and it is also one of the core functions of the project as well....

What is mining and why is important?

  Cryptocurrency mining is an activity that secures a blockchain network. Miners dedicate vast amounts of computing power using CPUs, GPUs and specialized hardware to solve the hash that belongs to the next block of the chain. This is called ‘finding a block’ and...

Market

How and where to purchase TUBEs

  Start here. If you don’t have any cryptocurrency we mention below some of the most used exchanges to begin with. Most popular crypto to fiat exchange worldwide. Pros: Best price and volume. Very secure. Cons: Requires full identity verification process which can...

What is the current and total coin supply of BitTube?

  You can check the current supply in real time at the BitTube Explorer: open the explorer and look at the Supply number within the Stats panel. The maximum or total supply will be 1000000000 TUBE coins (1 Billion). The last coin will be mined around the year 2050....

What is the current BitTube market cap?

Market cap (short for total market capitalization) is a function of the current price of a coin, multiplied by its total circulating supply. Here is the BitTube Market Cap, expressed in US Dollars, in real time:...

How is the company funded? Was there an ICO or premine?

  Let’s start with two important facts about how the company was not funded: There was no ICO (Initial Coin Offering) for BitTube. Neither was BitTube premined: we started co-mining on the main chain, along with other miners, only after the announcement. We wanted to...

Blockchain

How are rewards configured? Is there halving?

  Block reward depends on how many TUBE coins have been mined already: the gradual increase in circulating supply will gradually reduce the block reward. Emission decrease is smooth: there is no halving for TUBE. Block reward will be reduced also when block size is...

Where can I explore the BitTube blockchain?

  The BitTube Blockchain is public. You can explore it any time at https://explorer.bit.tube/ With the public BitTube explorer, you can check: Current blockchain height Total number of transaction Latest block reward Total circulating supply Current emission Mining...

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