BTscene abbv for Bittorrent Scene is a public file sharing platform where users can register and upload torrents. The torrents are categorized as usual into multiple categories and sub categories. One of the unique feature of this website is collection where torrents are grouped into meaningful collection like top 10 movies of 2014 etc. They also show a staff picked video/ shortfilm. The user generated content is moderated by mods and admins. Also they have a blog through which announcements and news are released. The advanced search is very powerful and one can even search the torrent by its hash. Users can comment, upvote and downvote on each torrent. This site has been blocked in UK owing to court orders.
1337x is a community based torrent website. Most of the torrent websites are just a list of grouped and tagged torrents. But 1337x is different. I has an active community of users of 250k users and 1mil torrents. It also has forum, radio and chat rooms to entertain you if you are bored by just downloading torrents. They also have browser and utorrent plugin to make your search for latest torrents easy.
Currently this site is blocked in India and UK according to court orders. After demise of extratorrents, kat and plenty of other sites, this is still going strong and as of today (2021) is still one of the most visited torrent sites
TorrentProject is a clean, fast and accurate bittorrent search engine.
Collecting, searching torrents and verifing torrent data from bittorrent dht network,
thepiratebay and more than 300 other torrent sites.The interface is very simple with a single search box and the have all the torrents categorized into multiple categories and sub categories. One of their striking feature is sorting torrent search results using myriad of criteria like seeders, peers, size, speed and age along with additional filter of categories which many torrent search engines never provide. Users can also turn safe search on to filter adult torrents. This site has been blocked in UK owing to court orders. It has been founded in 2014 which make it a very younger website
They also provide widgets to embed them in your personalized pages like blog, or igoogle or any rss reader. They also provide APIs to search for torrents and export data from their website.
Skytorrents is a torrent search engine that gather torrents through dht network. It has very minimal interface and does not track any user data. All torrents are gathered over network.
The site is available in 7 languages and all torrents can be sorted according to size, seeds and peers. The ui is very simple without any clutter. They do follow dmca policy. Users can upvote, down vote and comment on each torrent. This site provides only magnet links.
According to TorrentFreak, skytorrents has been shutdown due to lack of funding / viable revenue model and shared all the database of torrent files in a server on Feb 21 2018.
RarBg is one of the top torrent release group along with yts. They are a bulgarian tracker which provides tracking services for torrents. Most of the torrents are of movies and tv shows. They do provide other torrents like games and software but they are of low priority. They require a healthy seed ratio otherwise you speeds are throttled or you ip will be penalized for hit and run behavior. All registrations on the site are invite only although on rare occasions they open registrations for public. they have around 700000 torrents indexed. They are featured as one of the most popular torrent sites of the year 2015 by TorrentFreak. The have plugin for utorrent and firefox using opensearch to allow searching for torrents from the browser. They have very strict rules of uploading an seeding violating them may incur instant bans. The site is current blocked in UK and recently they moved the domain name from .com to .to. They provide a very simple search with filter on categories