Torrent Alternatives ET, TPB Reliable Following KickAss Torrents Shutdown; Torrent Client To Run On Xbox One

By Ben Lindon , Updated Oct 05, 2016 04:54 AM EDT

Torrent alternatives like Extra Torrent and The Pirate Bay have been relied on for free downloads of movies, songs, books, games, among others, after the shutdown of and Kickass Torrents. With the increasing number of demands, some new mirror clones and new websites reportedly emerged and became popular in the Torrenting community.

The Pirate Bay Popularity Despite Torrent Shut Down

The shutdown of torrent sites did not affect The Pirate Bay popularity among the downloaders. According to reports, this torrenting site remains the king of torrent sites, especially after Torrent Hound, Torrentz and Kickass Torrents disappeared, when a notable increase in traffic was recorded, to seal its title as the top torrent search engine.

Extra Torrent, Most Dependable Torrent Site Recently

Extra Torrent is also reported to have been known as another leading torrenting alternative website, following the shutdown of the biggest torrent search engines, Torrentz and Kickass Torrents. In addition, a few minor torrenting websites have reportedly earned popularity, the The site is already popular among the fans of, claiming to index over 55,000,000 torrents from more than 100 million domains and pages. In fact, reports indicate that it has become among the most dependable and active torrenting alternative.

Other Torrent Site Alternatives

Another Torrenting site, a TPB proxy named TPB Clean that claims to be free from mature content is currently becoming popular these days. One more torrent website that earned more guests following the shutdown of Torrentz and Kickass Torrents or KAT is Although it is not the first YTS of the YIFY group, it is now considered at one of the best torrenting options, Yibada reported.

Microsoft Partners With Torrent Client

Meanwhile, a torrent client named Torrex Pro has been allowed by Microsoft to work on all its Windows platforms as well as Xbox One. The software client, which is currently available in beta form, is created by Finebits OÜ to download files and stream content through an inbuilt player. It is also reported to support torrent files that are launched via magnetic links that are directly searched through the console's browser or via USB stick. According to a Finebits representative, the Torrex Pro app is completely optimized to the gamepad and also very easy to use, Wired reported.


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