A torrent is a way to share files over the internet. The technology has been used widely to increase the speed of downloading large files. The process of downloading the file is in such a way that you split up the file into small pieces.

To get the file you need to visit a site that offers “torrents”, which are links to these small files. Today we look at the top torrent sites of 2019.

  1. Conclusion

The Pirate Bay

This might be the first name (and the most highly ranked) among the various sites. When other sites went down due to shutdowns or seizures, The Pirate Bay remained steadfast, evading numerous attempts at its closure.

Features

  • Alexa rank: 289.
  • Multi-niche – it is best for downloading movies, eBooks, apps, adult content, music, software and games.
  • Has Tor support so that you can download files anonymously.
  • More than 4 million torrents to choose from.
  • A simple to use interface.
  • Minimal adverts
  • Mirrors – yes.
  • Average download speed for files is 3.2 mbps.
  1. RARBG

If you are looking for new content then this is the perfect site to use. The site has been around for more than a decade and is popular due to high quality torrents as well as the regular additions to the site by the admins.

Features

  • Alexa rank: 328.
  • High quality torrents that are added frequently.
  • Average download speed for files is 2.3 mbps.
  • Ease of use of the site, due to its intuitive interface.
  • It has extra mirrors to use when the site is down.
  1. 1337x

The site comes with a simple and organized interface that gives you easy access to any file you are looking for. To make things much better for visitors, the site underwent a major overhaul in the past recent months, thereby eliminating security risks and making it more usable.

To that effect, it has become one of the top torrent trackers in the world.

Features

  • Alexa rank: 246.
  • You download files at an average speed of 1.9 mbps.
  • Have alternative mirrors when the loading speed is slow.
  • Ideal for games, movies, TV shows and music.
  1. YTS

If you are a fan of movies, then you will love this torrent site. It is exclusively for downloading movies in different resolutions. You can get movies from a low resolution to high definition, which is a plus for many people.

Features

  • Alexa Rank: 185
  • Wide variety of movies, both classics and new movies.
  • Download movies at an average speed of 2.2 mbps.
  • Wonderful layout to help you get any movies you desire fast.
  • The torrents are easy on bandwidth.
  1. Torrentz2

This is a meta-search engine, which gives you results from different torrent search engines. This site promotes itself as a clone of Torrentz, which is now defunct. Other than using the site to find torrents, you can also use the MyTorrentz section to see a host of verified torrents in different categories.

Features

  • Alexa ranking: 525.
  • Gives you torrents from 90+ sites.
  • A tor link available to help you avoid blockage.
  • Mirror sites to use when the main site is down.
  1. Limetorrents

This is one of the top sites that host torrents in many categories that include movies, TV series, apps, anime and games. The thing that makes the site unique is the constant updates to the content. The site has separate pages where it details the top 100 torrents that are trending as well as the latest torrents that have been uploaded to the site.

You can create an account on the site to upload files, bookmark popular torrents, give feedback and chat with other users.

Features

  • Alexa rank: 967.
  • Access updated lists of top 100 and latest 100 torrents.
  • Easy to identify verified torrents.
  1. Torlock

The site has an impressive web interface that is designed for both appearance and functionality. The site indexes more than 3 million torrents that come with magnet links as well. With magnet links in store, you cannot go wrong when you start receiving files.

Features

  • Alexa rank: 5,561.
  • All torrents have been verified.
  • Any torrents not verified is flagged and removed from the site.
  • Allows for Tor support.
  • Ideal for multiple content including music, movies, software and games.
  1. ExtraTorrent

The site houses a wide variety of content including music, movies, software and games. It has more than 13 million torrents for you to choose from depending on what you need.

Features

  • Established in 2010.
  • Offers a tor link to give you the anonymity you need to download files.
  • Suitable for software, apps, movies, music and games.
  • Has a mirror website for the times when the main site is down.
  1. AG

This used to be an original torrent distribution site but it went down due to a takeover.  New owners took over its operations and currently it operates under the name EZTV.AG whereby it releases movie and TV show torrents for viewers looking for the latest movies.

Features

  • Alexa rank: 1,276.
  • Exclusive for TV shows and movies.
  • Established in 2015 to take over the previous EZTV.
  • Has more than 15 million torrents.
  • Constantly updates its database.
  1. Zooqle

This is a relatively new site, but the growing success of the site makes it get recognized among the bigwigs. The credit is largely due to the increase in the number of torrents on the site.

Features

  • Alexa rank: 1,764.
  • A neat and clean interface for easy access to files.
  • Lack of ads.
  • Deals mainly in TV shows and movies.
  • Useful subcategories.

Conclusion

Choose the right torrent site depending on what you are looking for and the speed of download. However, the more the files, the better. Additionally, the higher the speed of download the more fulfilling the user experience.