The Best and Most Popular Torrent Sites

September 2017

Torrents are files that contain information about movies, music, video games, and programs that users share on the web through peer to peer (P2P) programs, such as uTorrent or BitTorrent.

There are a lot of torrent search engines. Here is a list of websites to download torrents from.

The Pirate Bay

The Pirate Bay is one of the best torrent file hosting websites in the world. It has torrents under various categories of content. After being offline for some time, it is now running with its original .org domain.

The Pirate Bay

Extratorrent is a host to a huge number of torrent links pointing to copyrighted content. This site is one of the best, as it is very browsing-friendly for discovering movies and music artists.

YTS also known as YIFY, is one of the most popular torrent websites. It has a huge collection of movie torrents. It also has minimal advertisements and a clean interface. The team behind YTS has even released an API of their platform.


Boxopus is a 3rd party cloud downloader. The service does charge $1.50 to use for a week or $50 for a year. However, the price is very reasonable if you plan your downloads correctly over the long weekend timeframe. It also has some very convenient features that some readers rave about.


Rarbg is not so great looking yet it is one of the most visited torrent websites in the world due to their quality torrents. This website is all about quality high-resolution torrents, not about high quantities of torrents. It indexes torrent files for various categories like TV shows, movies, etc. Their torrent file size, however, is not for everyone as they tend to be big.


Torlock is different from other torrent websites in that it pays its users for uncovering fake torrents and reporting it to their community. If you are serious about your files and don’t want to waste any time, then definitely consider this site.


Torrent Project is unique in that it is a torrent search engine. It crawls on other websites and indexes torrents present there. It has become very popular in the last months.

Image: © siridhata -


Published by MelissaCCM. Latest update on June 1, 2017 at 05:09 AM by Ambucias.
This document, titled "The Best and Most Popular Torrent Sites," is available under the Creative Commons license. Any copy, reuse, or modification of the content should be sufficiently credited to CCM (