Its simple design, user-friendly ads, and good quality make this a well-recognized torrent download website. With Yify torrent, you can browse all the latest movies with an excellent movie search functionality where users can search for movies based on IMDb rating, year of release, quality and a plethora of other filters.
Superior quality is what this torrent provider website is known for. The user-friendly portal makes it simple to download torrents related to movies, music, games, TV shows, anime, books, and software, etc. This may be why it is one of the most visited torrent sites on our list.
Entering the torrent market in 2008, this site is ideal for peer-to-peer file sharing by employing the BitTorrent protocol and offering magnet links and torrents. It is ideal for movie and tv fans alike due to its high quality and resolution. Additionally, all the listings on the site come with preview links and thumbnails facilitating quick browsing.
Limetorrents is an excellent The Pirate Bay alternative. It is an extraordinary torrent site for exploring game torrents. Limetorrents site offers legitimate and high-quality torrent downloads to its users.
Similar to the YourBittorrent torrent site, SeedPeer is another popular torrent website that offers a vast database of game torrents. Through this SeedPeer website, you can search over thousands of game torrent files instantly. Moreover, the SeedPeer site allows you to download your preferred game torrent file in an extremely secure manner.
Not too long ago, people in France and everywhere would have tons of great torrenting sites to download the best movies, music, games, TV shows, and lots more. But unfortunately, this is hardly the case today as there is strict surveillance from ISPs and the government, who keep blocking these websites.
That is why we recommend our users always check the legality of a torrent you wish to download upfront so that you keep all the legal troubles at bay (saying no to piracy is an ethical practice anyway, too). And then, also remember, protecting your privacy and security via a VPN is critical while torrenting (for many reasons, as covered later in this article).
On top of that, it has the largest music and TV shows catalog you will ever find. In addition, torrent9 has a robust database with well over two million high-quality torrents that are downloadable at high speed.
However, in a recent statement, the platform disclosed that users could no longer download files via its platform. Although the site admin has since rescinded the news, this was shocking; many wonder what the future holds for the well-loved torrenting platform.
MonTorrent is another quality replacement for Cpasbien. Although the website has an outdated design, it boasts a good torrents collection. One of the perks of this website is its well-established database featuring several French movies and series.
Another thing about this VPN that impressed us is its unlimited bandwidth, allowing users to download as much as possible, even P2P content. ExpressVPN is not only good for torrenting; users can also unblock numerous geo-restricted streaming services, namely Netflix, DAZN, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and many widely used French TV shows and channels (TV5Monde, France 24, and BabyTV French, to name a few).
Torrenting is widespread and does not require a VPN, but using this security tool is the most reliable way to protect yourself. Torrenting is not only an unsafe but risky affair. Today, you could land in legal trouble if you download P2P content with your actual identity in some countries.
Note: If you do this for a live streaming application and you want to speed up the encoding process, with x264 and x265 you can add the -tune zerolatency and -preset ultrafast options. They reduce the quality you get for a certain bitrate (i.e., compression efficiency), but significantly speed up the process. For libvpx-vp9, you want to set -quality realtime and -speed 5. See the H.264 and VP9 guides for more info.
The most popular game of the past year is Fortnite. It has not been officially released on the Android Market and today is still in Beta release and available only for few device models. But, despite that limitation, many users try to search for this game on illegal channels in order to download it and play on their smartphone.
While we were analyzing the Torrent network, we decided to dissect an interesting sample of malware related to a huge botnet spreading in the wild. This has been dubbed Sathurbot. This malicious code was one of the numerous types of malware distributed through torrents, pretending to be a Codec Pack necessary to display the video just downloaded by the victims. An older version of it had already been analyzed by ESET researchers in 2017. The new malware variant shows some different behavior from the older one.
OK Nero Digital, the new video codec by ahead software is here, let's see what it has to offer. Nero Digital is based on MPEG4, as well as DivX and XviD. It offers better picture quality in same sizes of file and better encoding speed. What I can say so far is that the encoding speed is awesome! With all settings in Slowest (better quality) and two-passes Nero Recode 2 (the encoding tool for Nero Digital) did a little less than two hours (2h !) to do both passes for a 2 hours movie, while DivX 5.1.1 Pro does a time of 6 hours! In the other hand DivX seems to have better quality and if we set the Speed/Quality factor in Standard it does about 3 hours, but has worse picture than Nero Digital. You can get Nero Digital (for encoding) together with the new version of Nero Recode, which you can download from the ahead website here. Note that you should have Nero 6 for them to work. Nero Recode 2 does not support commercial DVDs (protected) but you can still use a program like AnyDVD to copy these kind of discs. What I suggest is that you copy your DVD to the hard disk first (you can find guides at the menu above, named "DVD To VOB"). That way you save time and your DVD player as it does not have to work for long. Enough with talking, let's start the guide now!
UPDATE: While you're strongly encouraged to actually read this article and learn about the various settings and tradeoffs, many people just want to download the settings. With that in mind, you can download VideoEncoderSettings-202103.zip which has the article's settings in a form suitable for importing into HandBrake with x264, which we currently use, as well as Compressor with x264Encoder, which we used back in 2012 when this article was first written.
Internet link speeds continue to rise rapidly, so while our chosen bitrates are higher than some other video web sites, for quality's sake, they're still quite reasonable. Based on Akamai data from 2010, the average real-world downloading speed (after protocol overhead) is already 8+ Mbps in Japan, South Korea and Hong Kong, 4.6 Mbps in the USA and Canada, somewhere around 4 Mbps in Western Europe, 2.9 Mbps in Australia and 2.6 Mbps in Russia. Even 3G cellphone networking is around 2 Mbps on average, although it's highly variable. The average American can therefore already view the 720p high-definition versions of our videos without waiting, and the average Australian or Russian the 480p versions. The average insuch statistics is skewed by the high speeds, of course, since it's an exponential curve, but even so, about one third of Internet connections in modern countries are over 5 Mbps real-world downloading speed, which is enough for the 720p HQ versions, and 70% are over 2 Mbps and therefore can definitely view the 480p versions without waiting. Even in Australia, where broadband speed is more uneven and the average lags behind most modern countries, government statistics from 2011 indicate 89% of users can view the 360p versions without any waiting (1.5+ Mbps link speed), and 45% can instantly view the full 1080p versions (8+ Mbps link speed).
The constant-quality, fixed-quantizer strategy is simple, but is of little interest for Internet video because the bitrate is too variable and the final file's average bitrate is unpredictable. Ultimately, we're targeting particular Internet link speeds, after all. The constant-bitrate approach solves this problem, of course, and can be made to work reasonably well, but it must typically use an excessively high bitrate to guarantee acceptable quality in the hard-to-encode parts of the video (as in the ESPN example, above), because every frame gets an equal bit allocation, whether it's easy or hard to encode. Typically, this means setting the bitrate high enough to handle the worst case, which means it's too high, and wasteful, 99% of the time.
Limiting the peak bitrate is a necessary evil, required in order to limit the severity of spikes and overruns of the target bitrate during hard-to-encode sections of the video, such as rapid motion. Video codecs like H.264 naturally vary the bitrate over the course of the video to dedicate more bits to the frames that need them most, which is critical to achieving high quality. In a web playback scenario, however, whether it's adaptive streaming or the more usual progressive download while playing, we can't let the bitrate fluctuate too wildly, because severe spikes or sustained overruns of the target bitrate might cause playback to pause (for buffering), and pausing is much worse from an end user's point of view than a bit of blurring during a high-motion scene. 2b1af7f3a8