It has been a recent trend of uploading and downloading files on the internet using file sharing services like BitTorrent. So, here is a detailed list of the best torrent sites for 2013.
Whatever may be the consequences of piracy act, or SOPA, or anything, torrents are one of the most sought after service on the internet for uploading and downloading content easily.
It has made the sharing of files among the users made much simpler with the use of torrents.
Here we present the list of the TOP 20 BEST TORRENT SITES FOR 2013 you can use.
The Pirate Bay is probably the internet’s best known BitTorrent brand on the Internet. The site was founded in 2003 and is still expanding, despite the immense legal witch hunt launched by the entertainment industries several years ago.
Alexa Traffic Ranking : #74
Torrentz has been the leading BitTorrent meta-search engine for years. The site traded in its .COM domain and switched to .EU, but this didn’t affect the site’s traffic. This is one of the top places for latest torrents and has tons of downloads each day.
Alexa Traffic Ranking : #138
Last year was a tough one for isoHunt, as it became the first search engine that had to implement a keyword filter provided by the MPAA. Despite this setback, isoHunt is still the third largest torrent site in terms of traffic. In 2011, isoHunt hopes to get rid of the filter through the Appeals Court.
Alexa Traffic Ranking : #255
ExtraTorrent is one of those robust torrent indexes that don’t make the news very often. In 2010 it continued to expand and the site gained two spots compared to last year. This website recently overtook Demonoid in terms of number of visits, an interesting statistic.
Alexa Traffic Ranking : #450
The impossible happened. Demonoid finished 2010 with only a minimal amount of downtime, compared to weeks or months in previous years. A few weeks ago the site announced that it would move from the familiar .COM to a .ME domain in response to the news about US domain seizures.
Alexa Traffic Ranking : #468
TorrentDownloads is in the same league as ExtraTorrent, a no nonsense torrent index that provides torrents to millions of users each month.
Alexa Traffic Ranking : #3,592
TorrentReactor fooled most of the tech press last year when it announced that it had bought a Russian town, one of the better PR stunts seen in 2010. On the flipside TorrentReactor seems to have lost some traffic due to a Google penalty, dropping the site to 9th place this year.
Alexa Traffic Ranking : #2,092
Sumo torrent, founded in 2007, is a Bittorrent search engine and directory. Sumo torrent is one of the most fastest growing torrent directory network, with a tremendous increase in its number of visitors and downloads.
Alexa Traffic Ranking : # 7,785
LimeTorrents is the best newcomer of 2010 in terms of traffic, which promises a lot for the new year. The site went live half a year ago and already made it into the top 10 in this short period. It’s also a bit ironic as ‘Limewire’ got shutdown a few months ago.
Alexa Traffic Ranking : #23,726
Torlock is special. These folks actually pay their users commission for uncovering fake torrents and reporting it to their community. In a world of phony files, this is a tremendous service. If you are a regular downloader, and are tired of wasted downloads and fraudulent files, give Torlock a try.
KickassTorrents was the fastest growing newcomer of last year, and managed to continue this upward trend throughout 2010. The site released many new features and continues to innovate, still without a single banner ad on the site.
Alexa Traffic Ranking : #1,031
1337x focuses more on the community aspect than some competitors. The site’s owners say they started 1337x to “fill an apparent void where it seemed there was a lack of quality conscience ad free torrent sites with public trackers.” The site moved up from spot 10 last year to 6th in 2013.
Unlike the other sites in the top 10, TV-torrent distribution group EZTV is a niche site specializing in TV content only. It was one of the newcomers last year despite being around for more than 7 years, and is relatively popular among Australians. Because of its focus on TV-content EZTV’s traffic varies in line with the TV-seasons.
BitSnoop is one of the largest BitTorrent indexes, claiming to index a massive 19,091,736 torrent files at the time of writing. The site’s traffic continues to grow steadily, as do the DMCA notices that it receives.
This is a substantial library of torrents, exceeding 4 million indexed files as of November 2012. The black background isn’t for everyone’s tastes, but the volume of movies and music and tv shows make this a worthwhile destination. Beware the popup advertising, though… advertisers definitely believe that H33T is worth advertising at.
This site has a Tonga country domain name, but certainly offers plentiful meta-searching of movies and music in English and Spanish. There are some popup advertisements that are annoying, but perhaps you might like the framed interface for searching other torrent sites.
At over 4.7 million torrents, TorrentHound is one of the largest players in the torrent P2P game. The site does enforce good use of ‘white space’ in the sidebars, so scanning the pages can be easier for most readers. Unfortunately, the comments counts are not included in the initial search results, so you’ll have to click into the individual files to see reader comments. But do visit the large TorrentHound database as one of the places to find either very popular or very obscure files.
btscene is a longtime player in the file sharing game. This website does have annoying popups and adult advertising, but it does offer a solid library of torrents. It does a good job of featuring very recent torrents, and presenting many browsing choices at a glance.
If you are wondering why BTjunkie hasn’t made the list, Here‘s why. Have any other top suggestion, please leave a comment below. What do you think of the detailed list of the best Torrent sites for 2013? Share your thoughts and comments below.