The top torrent sites currently include old favorites like The Pirate Bay, as well as very popular sites like KAT, RARBG, Limetorrents, and 1337X. That said, we know that the best torrent site is always the one that has the high-quality torrent.
Aside from being a peer-to-peer file transfer protocol, BitTorrent is also the name of the official software used to connect to the BitTorrent network. BitTorrent hadn't seen a major update in about two years, but that was before it bought out uTorrent. Now, adopting its new sibling's interface has completely reinvigorated the original BitTorrent client. Previously, BT had lacked features that other torrent innovators had spent time testing and investing in. Now, in one fell swoop, BT has access to everything it lacked.
You can pick which files in a torrent you want to download, throttle your Internet connection to suit your whims, muck about with the Web UI and, basically, do everything that uTorrent can do. There's an RSS tracker and search bar, just like in uTorrent, but there's where we encounter one key difference. Where uTorrent's search takes you to the MiniNova torrent site, BitTorrent's goes to BitTorrent.com, a pay-for-most-content site. There's also a menu bar item in the BitTorrent client called Get Stuff, with links to Movies, TV, Music, and Games at the BitTorrent content site. Without a doubt, BitTorrent has taken drastic steps to reverse course and unsink its sinking ship.
Although BT still eats more memory than its new sibling, it's hogging significantly less than before. The install file reflects the new code, shrinking from nearly 6MB for version 5 to less than 1MB for version 6.
BT also comes with a small piece of software called DNA. The BT site calls it protocol for 'Delivery Network Acceleration,' but beyond a nebulous description, it's hard to tell what exactly it does. BitTorrent's software client allows you to quickly download high-quality digital content such as video, music, and games. Avg Addition there. Available in over 20 languages, it leverages our community of over 70 million users to securely deliver files to your PC faster than anything else out there. Features include detailed graphs and stats on the health of digital media files provide you a safer, more controlled downloading experience, local peer discovery and automatic port mapping increase file transfer speed without the need to reconfigure routers or other hardware, and dynamic bandwidth management allows you to download content without disrupting Web browsing, e-mail, or other applications.
Full Specifications What's new in version 7.10.0 • Fix a bug that could have caused the webui to set an invalid port • Update uTorrent Pro Antivirus integration. • Remove old OpenCandy integration code • Introduce a new uTorrent Pro payments partner: Nexway • Fix broken in-client pro info page. Reachable via Help ->My Pro Account • Fix bug that would cause Ad audio to incorrectly play when user is not using the client • Allow muting of ad sound when moving mouse outside of Ad window • Fix potential crash when activating a uTorrent Pro license • Disable the ‘Install Teredo” button on Win 7 and higher.
Most torrent users rarely change their downloading habits or the places where they get their daily torrent dose. Update: are here. This is also reflected in our annual top 10 where most torrent sites have had a consistent listing for more than half a decade. Like every year there are a few movers and shakers though, and the biggest impact was made by the Pirate Bay raid early last month.
The notorious torrent site has been crowned the most popular torrent site since 2008, but isn’t serving any torrents at the beginning of this year. As a result, the top spot is now taken by KickassTorrents. The Pirate Bay hasn’t gone away completely though. There are currently several popular clones and copies of the site that together can easily match the traffic of most other sites that are listed.
Thanks to one of its top copies TPB managed to secure a spot in 4th place. Considering the situation we decided to mention both the original Pirate Bay domain and the most-used copy. The rest of the top 10 consists of other familiar names. Bitsnoop.com is the only site to drop from the list, with Limetorrents.cc taking its place., which returned online earlier this year, just fell out of the top 10 but appears to be making a slow but steady comeback that’s worth mentioning. There is a good chance that it will return again next year. Below is the full list of the top 10 most-visited torrent sites at the start of the new year. Only public and English language content sites are included.
The list is based on various traffic reports and we display the Alexa and U.S. Compete rank for each. In addition, we include last year’s ranking for each of the 10 sites. People who want to increase their privacy may want to use a.
KickassTorrents was founded in 2009 and surpassed The Pirate Bay in traffic this year, even before it went down. Income Tax Calculator. Battling various censorship efforts the site has burned through a few different domain names over the years. Most recently it switched address.