Top 10 Most Popular Torrent Websites of 2012

Everybody downloads a movie, a game, a few songs of the torrents, I usually use them for downloading latest Hollywood flicks. I wanted our readers to know about the most popular torrent websites of 2012.

The year 2012 surely brings in luck for Pirate Bay as it pulls in the most number of visitors which is followed by Torrentz and KickassTorrents. This year brings in three new torrent sites which are doing quite well. TorrentReactor which was one of the oldest sites in the torrent industry didn’t turn up on our list. Below we have compiled a list of the top ten most popular torrent sites of 2012. The list has been compiled on the basis of Alexa Ranks and Statistics.


Note: While searching for torrents is completely legal, many of the torrent files that you will come across on the Web would be actually under the Copyright Act. Copyright law in the United States of America and other countries (excluding Canada) puts these torrent files and downloading these torrent files at risk for legal action, including lawsuits.
Before using such torrent websites please know your local laws before using torrent websites.

Top 10 Most Popular Torrent Sites of 2012

1. The Pirate Bay

It is the best websites for torrents on the Internet. The site has been growing since 2003 when it was founded. The legal issues and blocks still hover which are always on the tail of torrent websites. The websites currently has 2 billion views in a month.

Alexa Rank: 80

2. Torrentz

This torrent website makes it mark on the top rank of search engines. This site is unique as it does not have a feature to host files , it takes the visitor to the file source which on some other website on the web.

Alexa Rank: 128

3. KickassTorrents

The website was founded in 2009 and is one of the websites which is quite young. The website had problems in the early months of 2012 when its main domain was seized and it had to redirect its domain to The site is quite innovative in releasing new features and it is host all the latest downloads. This one is one of my personal favourites.

Alexa Rank: 188

4. IsoHunt

This torrent websites was the first one to opt a keyword filter provide by the MPAA. The website rules the list by being in the top four. In the year 2012 isoHunt plans to get rid of the keyword filter.

Alexa Rank: 222

5. BtJunkie

Btjunkie was blocked in Italy when the court gave them a notice , but it didn’t deter from its objective and finally launched an ad-proxy website which was targetted to Italians.

Alexa Rank: 1866

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6. ExtraTorrent

The website is quite popular among Indians and is considered to be a tough website which makes it quite visible in search engines.

Alexa Rank: 402

7. Demonoid

The torrent website has quite potential and has made it to the sevent position on this list.It delivers what the viewer is searching for and rumours are there that the website owners are quite busy in changing the look and the feel of the website.

Alexa Rank: 435


EZTV is a niche torrent website which provides content related to only television. The unique niche helps it to grab quite a huge chunk of the internet population who are looking to downloads in the TV category.

Alexa Rank: 958

9. Bitsnoop

The website is a newcomer and it gained a good number of visits in the year 2011 . The website has been facing issues since then as RIAA has filed a complaint to reveal the owners of the website.

Alexa Rank:1018

10. 1337x

This new entrant in the torrent list is giving chills to the rest of torrent websites. They are focusing on communities rather than individuals and it seems they have been getting quite a good response.

Alexa: 1566

Let us know which torrent site do you use for downloading your favorite song or movie.:)

Disclaimer: We recommend you to check the legality before downloading anything from these torrents.

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