Friday, 7 July 2017

Top 5 Alternatives to Extratorrent

Extratorrent has shut down but there many good alternatives to take its place. Try these five torrent sites other than ExtraTorrent.

In an unforeseen move, Extratorrent decided to shut down few months ago. It was one of the most popular torrent site, but now users who visit it's homepage are greeted with a message which clearly states they are not going to return in the future.

Top 5 Alternatives to Extratorrent

Now that they are gone, various clone sites such as has been setup to squeeze money from the confused visitors via its advertisements. People visiting these clone sites should know that the original ExtraTorrent owners have deleted all data, and none of the impostors have access to the old ExtraTorrent files.

There are many alternatives out there. You just need to look at the right place. Take a look at the following original torrent sites which might entice you.
1337x is probably the best designed torrent site you'll ever come across. Although it lacks the ExtraTorrents' rating system, nonetheless, most of the contents are verified by moderators.

The site has easy-to-navigate subsections which makes the content discovery process quite simple.

The Pirate Bay
The Pirate Bay is once again the "king of torrents" with humongous amount of torrents. The site looks very old, and clearly lacks 1337x's easy-to-navigate subsections but apart from that the site contains plethora of genuine torrents.
RARBG was founded in 2008, however, the site closed for one week due to legal pressure from BREIN. RARBG is one of the biggest BitTorrent tracker you'll ever come across. Try its catalogue system.
Few months ago, a raid by security agency brought the KickassTorrents offline, however, few ex-staffers has launched a reincarnation of the KAT. The new site uses a fresh and secure database, but the look and feel remains almost same.

Torlock claims all the torrents indexed on the site are verified, and the moderators will remove any torrent links with a valid DMCA take-down notice.

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