Best BitTorrent Search Engines
A comprehensive list of search engines that allow users to upload and download games, movies, music, videos and many other types of files online, using the bittorent protocol. Some of the websites listed here only return items uploaded by their users, while others aggregate them from various sources around the web. You can use these sites to locate all types of resources that have been shared somewhere on the Internet.
Top 10 BitTorrent Search Engines
|Website||Alexa Rank*||Unique Visitors**|
*Alexa Traffic Rank (global) – updated in 2013. **Monthly Unique Visitors are based on US visitor estimates only, as reported by Compete.com.
ThePirateBay.se – Started in 2003 by an anti-copyright organization, The Pirate Bay is one of the world’s largest bittorrent trackers. The site allows users to upload and download music, movies, games, software, write personal messages and more. It recently changed it’s domain name from ThePirateBay.org. to ThePirateBay.se.
Kat.ph – Created in 2008 by a group of web enthusiasts, this site allows users to search and download new TV shows and television series, movies, mp3s, music and video games for free.
Torrentz.eu – A file finder in Finland that was originally created in 2003 as Torrentz.com, but later changed its TLD to due to government seizures of these types of search engines in the United States. It’s an extremely fast and powerful torrent meta-search engine that correlates it’s results from dozens of other sites into one location.
IsoHunt.com – Created in 2003 by Gary Fang, IsoHunt is a powerful Bit Torrent website. It offers downloads and a popular P2P community for sharing user opinions, comments and ratings about downloadable media. It allows API access, has a forum, includes chat, a toolbar, widgets and plugins.
ExtraTorrent.com – Since its inception in 2006, it has become and one of the world’s largest files sharing systems today. It allows free downloading for user to get sorts of content easily. This easy-to-use directory and search engine includes a forum, blog, articles, chat and even offers and add-on toolbar.
TorrentHound.com – Started in 2007 it has allowed users to upload and download files online. It crawls the Internet using custom filters to find new information as soon as it is made available, then add it to its index or flag it after getting passed through their health check system. It’s is a fairly basic featured resource that links to free and premium files online.
Fenopy.com – Founded on 2005, Fenopy claims to be the first web 2.0 Torrent website. Using this site users can upload, comment on, and search for the latest movies, books, TV shows, applications, games, videos and more. It offers free API access, fake file finder, a tool bar, and multiple browser plug-ins. Result provide free and paid links to retrieve the desired files.
YourBittorrent.com – Since 2003 they have been allowing people to share listed Torrents with friends from around the world.
Btscene.eu – Initially launched in 2007 as Btscene.com, Btscene.eu is a huge P2P content distribution system, but offers mostly basic sharing features such as uploading and downloading torrent files.
Demonoid.me – Started in 2003 by an anonymous source, it is a BitTorrent tracker and website that allows users to search for free; however, to use its advanced features it requires user registration. The registration, which is is by invitation only, gives users the ability upload torrents, share documents, use the forums, chat, comment, report bad items and keep track of seeders and leechers.
Please keep in mind these top 10 lists are based on Alexa Traffic Rank only, and do not represent our opinion regarding which website is better than another from a user’s perspective.
Some websites that were on the 2012 top ten list have been removed, while others may have been added for the first time.
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