Community Get LBRY Use LBRY on your computer or phone Frequently Asked Questions Got questions? We probably have answers! News The latest from the LBRY team and community Chat Talk with LBRY fans and team members, right now Blockchain Explorer Lookup transactions and claims on the LBRY blockchain Creators Publish to LBRY Make your content available to everyone using LBRY YouTube Partner Program Sync your content instantly and start earning Creator Questions Frequently asked questions and answers for creators Content Funding Get support for your latest creation Company The Team Meet the people building LBRY and why they're doing it Contact Have a question or want to connect with the LBRY, Inc. team? Credit Reports Quarterly reports on LBRY's funds Developers Find a technical overview, specification, APIs, and more The Spec Read a formal technical description of how LBRY works GitHub All LBRY code is public and open-source Contributor's Guide Become a contributor to the LBRY project Search Menu Download

LBRY Evolves: Introducing LBRY Darwin

Brinck Slattery • Feb 21 2019

LBRY has come a long way since its inception, and we’re working harder than ever to thrive in the niche this environment has provided for us. In honor of the power of natural selection, we’ve named this release “Darwin.”


While Darwin’s journey of discovery in the Galapagos took years, we’ve made discovery a whole lot easier for our users. When you upgrade your app, make sure to check out the slick new search options (and better results). When you find something you really like and want to send a referral link to a friend, we’ve got you covered! We now provide a referral link right in the app.

Most of all, we think you’ll be impressed with the improved speed and reliability of this newest app. Isn’t that what it’s all about? Time to load has never been faster.

Getting bored of videos?


Head over to LBRY’s new arcade! You can now play a number of free, open-source games in-app. We’re still working on this feature, so be on the lookout for more games and a better user experience with the player over the coming months.

If you haven’t opened LBRY on your computer in a while, now’s the time to do it!

We need your feedback to make LBRY even better - upgrade in-app or head to this link to download LBRY now, and let us know what you think on Discord or Twitter!

If you’re a developer and want to dive a bit deeper into the process, take a look at the release notes here or jump right into our GitHub repos.

Thanks for helping us build the decentralized internet of the future - we can’t do it without you!

Photo of Brinck Slattery
Brinck Slattery · · ·

Brinck’s range of experience includes national political campaigns, crisis PR, SEO writing and optimization, digital marketing, RV sales, construction labor, and a variety of other strange and interesting pursuits (feel free to ask).

An inveterate music and media lover, Brinck remembers the pain of Kazaa and Limewire, and is seriously psyched about living in the future where it’s easy to compensate artists directly for their work.

He lives in Manchester, NH and can be regularly found lurking wherever the latest music is blaring.