Long gone kickass torrent is back on the internet.
What’s Kickass Torrent?
Kickass Torrent was a world famous torrent downloading website also known as KAT. It was known to be the world’s most visited torrent website. It provided the facility of downloading copyrighted movies and programs for free which attracted millions of users each day.
In 2016, the US government banned the website and removed it from the internet because of copyright claims. As the movies, music, shows and programs were copyrighted, the government banned it due to legal issues.
KickAss torrent made a false claim that their website obeyed DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) and removed materials from websites which have copyright claim. In fact they never removed materials with copyright claims from their website. The result was that the website was sued by owners and the US government removed it from the internet.
What can you use instead of KAT?
As mentioned above the KickAss Torrent has been removed by the US government due to illegal providence of copyrighted movies, shows, music and programs. So, now what can you use instead?
In fact there are a whole lot of websites on the internet that are like KickAss torrent. Some websites can’t be accessible in some countries but one can use VPN to change location and get access to these websites.
The replicated websites for KAT work quite differently from each other due to different domains but they provide similar services as KickAss torrent. It is expected that the KAT domain will be back on the internet with some different name.
Mirror Websites for KAT:
Mirror websites for KAT are actually the replicated websites of KickAss Torrent. These websites may work a bit different from real KAT but provide similar service of downloading copyrighted content for free.
As all the websites are different from each other. So, some users find difficulty in adapting to them. For that reason we are providing the list of websites, so users can visit them and find the one that suits him/her best.
Following are the mirror or replicated websites for KickAss Torrent:
What are the chances of KAT returning?
There is no official news about the return of Kat on the internet and the owner of the website never made any comment about the returning of KAT.
The website has been taken down since 2016 (for 5 years) but has not returned yet. The chances of coming back are 50 % and it is possible that it comes with another name but the same domain.
Some websites which are similar to KAT:
There are some websites on the internet that work similar to KickAss Torrent. These are websites that are not mirrors but provide access to movies, music and shows just like KAT.
We carefully gathered some websites that you may like to use in place of KAT, these websites are given below:
The Pirate Bay:
The Pirate Bay is currently the world’s most famous torrent website. It gained popularity after the removal of KickAss from the internet. It gives access to new movies, songs, shows, programs and games. It is different from KAT in that it only shares the information related to where to find a certain movie, music or game. It is in fact a sharing website and doesn’t host any file itself.
TorLock is a famous torrent website which provides its users movies, music, games and programs for free. It is unavailable in some regions of the world but can be accessible by using VPN. It works fine in slow internet connectivity. The website is professionally built. If a user stops the downloading before the whole movie or show is downloaded, he/she can easily access the portion he/she has downloaded.
1337x is a very famous and protected torrent website. It stands sixth in the world’s torrent websites. Users can access movies, anime, songs, TV shows and games. The website is absolutely free and very reliable, that’s why users love it.
This website is especially made to give tribute to KickAss Torrent. It also provides downloading service to get new movies, games, songs and shows for free. The website also has a mobile app for smartphone users. If this website is not accessible in your country you can use VPN. There are no pop-ups in this website and the users’ identity is safe. iDope torrent is free of any viruses and malwares.
LimeTorrents is a torrent search engine popular among users. It doesn’t provide a downloading service but it is a sharing website that shares links of movies, songs, shows, games etc.
Zooqle is a reliable torrent website that provides HD movies, shows and songs. It also provide live streaming of shows which makes it unique from other sites. If it is blocked in your country, you can use VPN to access it.
YTS or Yift Torrents is a very famous torrent website. It provides HD movies, shows, anime and songs with small sized files. Because of this feature users love to use this website because the movies/shows download very fast and don’t affect storage.
Dirty Torrents is a hosting website that provides links for films, songs, videos, anime, games, programs and audios. It is also a torrent search website because it doesn’t provide a downloading option. It is similar to The Pirate Bay.
Extra Torrent is a very famous and largest torrent search engine. This website gained popularity after the removal of KAT. It provides access to movies, shows and games like other torrent websites. It has the fastest and most secure torrent system.
These were some websites that one can use in place of KAT.
This guide talks about the reason for the removal of KAT, its mirror websites and some websites that provide similar services. If you are looking for more information about KAT, please click here.