Nov 24, 2011

List of the Best BitTorrent Search Engines

    Best BitTorrent Search Engines
Here’s our comprehensive list of the most popular BitTorrent search engines and file sharing websites on the Internet.
BitTorrent Engine Website URL Unique Visitors*
Top 10 BitTorrent Search Engines
the pirate bay 3.8 M
kickasstorrents 2.5 M
btjunkie 2.2 M
torrentz 1.3 M
extratorrent 1 M
isohunt 1 M
torrenthound 663 K
fenopy 656 K
demonoid 632 K
btscene 570 K
Other Bit Torrent Search Engines and File Sharing Websites
AliveTorrents 567 K
BitTorrent 558 K
Mininova 335 K
SeedPeer 295 K
Verto 250 K
yourBittorrent 194 K
Torrentbit 173 K
Torrents 133 K
TORRENT Scan 126 K
Torrentzap 125 K
NowTorrents 119 K
TorrentFunk 116 K
* Monthly unique visitor estimates reported by in 2011.

Summary of the Top 10 BitTorrent Search Engine Web Sites

The Pirate Bay – Started in 2003 by an ati-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 comments, personal messages and more.

Kick Ass Torrents – A torrent search engine created in 2008 by a group of web enthusiasts. The site allows users to search and download new TV shows, TV series, movies, mp3, music and PC, PS2, PSP, Wii, Xbox and other video games absolutely for free.

BTJunkie – Launched in 2005, BTJunkie is an one of the largest and most advanced BitTorrent search engines. Use BTJunkie to upload and download mp3 files, torrent files, movies, music, ISO, software, games, anime and other file sharing. BTJunkie has its own web crawler to that finds files and store them in its database.

Torrentz – A torrent search engine in Finland that was originally created in 2003 as, but later changed to due to government seizures of torrent search engines in the United States. Torrentz is a fast and powerful free torrent meta-search engine that combines results from dozens of other popular torrent search engines.

ExtraTorrent – Began in 2006, is on of the world’s Largest BitTorrent System today. Torrents for free download allowing users to download music, movies, games, software, iPod, anime, porn, adult, books, pictures and other torrents. This easy-to-use directory and search engine includes a forum, blog, articles, chat and even offers and add-on toolbar.

IsoHunt – Created in 2003 by Gary Fang, is a powerful Bit Torrent search engine and website. Offers a torrent downloads and a popular P2P community for sharing user opinions, comments and ratings about downloadable media. Allows API access, has a forum, includes chat, a toolbar, widgets and plugins.

TorrentHound – Started in 2007, allows users to upload and download torrent files. TorrentHound also crawls the web and uses custom filters to find new torrent files as soon as they are made available and add them to their index or flag them after passing through their health check system.
TorrentHound is a fairly basic feature torrent search engine that offers links to free and premium torrent files.

Fenopy – Founded on 2005, claims to be the first web 2.0 Torrent website. Using Fenopy users can upload, comment on and search for the latest movies, books, TV shows, applications, games, videos and more. Offers free API access, fake file finder, a tool bar and multiple browser plug-ins. Searches result in free and paid torrent file links.

Demonoid – Started in 2003 by an anonymous source, is a BitTorrent tracker website that allows users to search for torrents for free, but most advanced features require registration. Registration if by invitation only and users can upload torrents, share, use the forums, chat, comment, report files and keep track of seeders and leechers.

Btscene – Launched in 2007, is a huge P2P content distribution system, but offers mostly basic sharing features such as uploading and downloading torrent files.
Have a favorite BitTorrent search engine or file sharing website? Feel free to share it, or your detailed experience with any of these torrent websites to help assist others in search of the best place to post and find files online. Thanks