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New KickAss Torrents Site — 6 Best Torrent Sites of 2018

New Kickass Torrent Download Site
New Kickass Torrents site is back from the dead!

Back in July, the world's largest and most notorious BitTorrent distribution site KickassTorrents (KAT cr) with millions of unique daily visitors was shut down by the U.S. authorities following the arrest of its alleged owner Artem Vaulin in Poland.

The peer to peer file sharing site became the world's biggest piracy hub after The Pirate Bay went offline for over a month following a police raid in December 2014.

Now shortly after the shutdown of the original KickAss Torrents site, a group of devoted site staffers launched the forum in hopes of bringing back the Kickass Torrent download sites to its former glory, soon.

New KickAss Torrents Site and KickAss Alternative has now launched a fully operational torrent website, which looks identical to the original Kickass Torrents (KAT) portal, and hosts a good number of torrent files and magnet links for movies torrent, TV shows, software, games, e-books, and music torrent, TorrentFreak reports.

Note: In case the new KickassTorrents website does not immediately load, give it a few tries, as the site is experiencing a massive surge in traffic.

Launched today and located at, the new Kickass Torrents site starts with a clean user database while many members of the original staff are back on board, including its dedicated uploaders.

Here's what the KAT cr team said on the Kickass Torrent download site’s launch:

"We have all our major uploaders on board, and they continued to share tirelessly even before the torrent engines returned. The torrent community can continue to expect to see uploads from all the names they know and trust."

Meanwhile, in separate news, the Federal Court of Australia has ordered Internet service providers (ISPs) to block access to 5 Torrent websites, including The Pirate Bay, Torrentz, TorrentHound, IsoHunt, and SolarMovie, within next 15 days.

Following the shutdown of the original KickassTorrents portal earlier this year, several mirror sites came up online, claiming to be the real reincarnation.

Here below I have listed a few KickAss Torrent proxy sites:


However, in reality, many of those Kickass Torrents proxy and mirrors include malicious copycats that target unsuspecting pirates and attempts to steal their personal information and credit card credentials.

The team behind the new Kickass Torrent download sites promises that the pirates are safe and secure at its new portal.

"To keep our members safe, we chose to rebuild and keep only safe elements. Despite the fact that a rebuild took longer, the safety of our community comes first," one of the team members told TorrentFreak.

The KAT cr crew members also believe that the original operators of the Kickass Torrents website will walk free.

Best Torrent Sites and Torrent Search Engine

Besides KAT cr, online users have found some best KickAss Torrent alternatives.

Though we do not support any act of copyright infringement or illegal downloading of content, here are some top recommendations to KickAss Torrents alternatives people sharing over social media websites:

1. The Pirate Bay

Among the best KickAss Torrent alternatives is the PirateBay, but after being in controversies over several copyright infringement, many service providers and ISP blocks this service and its mirror domains as well.

However, users still access the website using a VPN service or a proxy to bypass service providers restrictions.

The PirateBay is an infamous Swedish torrent search engine used worldwide for downloading pirated material and magnet links to software, movies, music files and TV shows for free.

2. 1337x — []

If you love sites like piratebay and kickass torrent, 1337x would be your go-to torrent download site.

The peer to peer file sharing site has been around for a long time that makes it a reliable and prominent alternative for KickAss Torrents. Just like KickAss Torrent, 1337x offers a simple, user-friendly search bar with no complex design.

You can also search torrent files and magnet links by categories or directly head on to its Top 100 section for most trending torrents on the website.

3. TorLock — []

TorLock is one of the best torrenting sites that allows users to download high-quality torrent files and magnet links.

Torlock is a unique movie download site that offers music, games, software, the latest TV series, and movies for free.

With "No Fakes Torrent Site" as its official motto, Torlock is dedicated to listing 100 percent verified torrents only. The site even challenges users to find fake torrents and get a compensation of $1 for each finding.

4. iDope — []

This is a relatively new torrent and movie download site that not only allows you to discover anything you search for but also claims never to track its visitors. iDope is an excellent alternative to kickass torrent.

The iDope homepage includes not much more than a torrent indexer bar with a tagline: "A tribute to KickassTorrents." iDope even has a Chrome plugin and an Android app. The service is also available on the darknet.

5. Yify Torrent / YTS — []

Also known as YTS, this site is yet another best KickAssTorrents alternative. However, this is not the original YIFY torrent website to download YIFY Movies and YTS Movies that I am sure all the movie lovers are aware of.

The original site went dark after its leader pleaded guilty in New Zealand Jurisprudence. But, is an excellent clone of the original website, though you need to beware of other fake torrent sites promoting itself as YTS.

6. ExtraTorrent — []

Among these, ExtraTorrent is also an excellent alternative to KickAss Torrents.

ExtraTorrent was once the most popular and, of course, best torrent website around, but the site suddenly disappeared on May 17, 2017, with a message of permanently shut down on its website. ExtraTorrent, however, made a comeback with a new domain.

Since law enforcement agencies keep a close eye on BitTorrent network for illegal activities, it is recommended to always use proxy servers (to change ip address) in front of your torrent client to access kickass like sites.

However you should always keep in mind that there is no legal way to download a free version of movies that are still in theaters, or that has recently been released.

You should try legal ways to watch high quality movies online. Here in a separate article we have listed top free movie download sites that offers a quite good collection of movies.

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