Kickass Torrents torrent download site
Kickass Torrents website

Kickass Torrents down – new Kickass sites

The original Kickass Torrents has been shut down on July 20th 2016.
The community backed Kickass Torrents ( has been launched in December 2016.

A large group of original Kickass Torrents staffers has launched a reincarnation of the infamous torrent site, hoping to restore it to its former glory. The new site uses a fresh and secure database, but the look and feel of the platform remains the same.

When ExtraTorrent shut down in May 2017 many users over to Kickass ( as an alternative to their favorite torrent site.

Kickass proxy sites

There are countless Kickass Torrents proxy sites. Some of them mirroring the community driven, others help to unblock Kickass spin-offs like or

Kickass Torrents clones and scam sites

  • – intrusive ads, massive popups making the site unusable
  • – does not provide torrents, redirects to malicious advertising
  • – sending visitors to malicious advertising
  • – just advertising a VPN service
  • – intrusive ads, massive popups making the site unusable
  • – same as above, intrusive ads

(updated September 15, 2017)

Kickass Torrents (KAT) is a well-know torrent site indexing thousands of torrents verified and commented by a large file-sharing community. KAT continues to innovate and release new features. Beside The Pirate Bay, Kickass Torrents has grown to one of the most popular torrent sites.

What makes a difference to The Pirate Bay is the fact that Kickass Torrents deals with DMCA takedown requests while The Pirate Bay yet refuses to delete any torrent. Anyhow there’s a vast content collection provided by KATs community that potentially tops the catalog of The Pirate Bay.

Third-party malware and adult adverts annoy many visitors but decreased in recent times. Registered users will have the most ads removed.

Kickass Torrents downloads are provided as .torrent file downloads and magnet links. Due to its popularity and recurring DDoS attacks, suffers downtimes every now and then.

Site Tags KAT, KickassTorrents, Kickass Proxy, KAT proxy, kat cr co, ExtraTorrent alternative
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site status online for 513 days
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blocked in 11 countries

Kickass Torrents Alternative Sites

Official domains used as an alternative to in 2019.

Legit and save Kickass Torrents sites

There are Kickass Torrents proxy sites, alternative URLs and mirror sites. Some of them are legit and trustworthy while others may harm a visitors computer or try to make profit by misleading users to malicious adverts.

How do you know which Kickass Torrents site you can use safely?

Check the official IRC channels, Reddits, Twitter or Facebook profiles or simply have a look on the status page providing a list of verified links.

Gone Down

A list of formerly active domain names officially used by Kickass Torrents.


Scam, Clone and Fake Sites

A list of unofficial clones and fake sites trying to trick visitors. Usually these sites deliver malicious and spammy ads, some are trying to sell various subscriptions, others gather user passwords.

kickasstorrents.euClone site redirecting to a VPN service.
proxyindex.netKickass proxy that does not index torrents but is linking malicious advertising.
kickasstorrents.pwKat clone not providing torrents but linking malicious advertising.
kickasstorrent.toRefers to a dating site.
kickas.toRefers to a dating site.
hitorrents.comKAT proxy redirecting all download links to malicious advertising.
kickasstorrent.phPlagiarism of Kickass Torrents linking to other torrent sites and VPN adverts.
kickasstorrentsso.comFake proxy site redirecting all download links to malicious adverts.

Status Updates and Notes

Australian ISP block


Kickass Torrents websites are blocked in Australia.

Kickass Torrents is back


A community backed KAT website was launched in December 2016.

Kickass Torrents has been shut down


In July 2016 Kickass Torrents has been shut down and it's domain been seized.

Blocked by Chrome, Firefox and Safari


Kickass Torrents domain has been flagged as unsafe by Goolgle's Safe Browsing. Probably KAT has been blocked for its wrapping of external links.

New Kickass proxies


Kickass added the following domains to the list of trusted and clean proxies:,,

KAT moves to new domain


In April 2015, Kickass moved to domain

34 comments for Kickass Torrents

  • xnx 3 years ago

    cannot open in firefox, it says “This web page at has been reported as a web forgery and has been blocked based on your security preferences”

  • Samla 3 years ago


  • lkll 3 years ago

    not working this stupid

  • mani 3 years ago

    how to download a torrent files

  • salim 3 years ago

    how to download kickass on smartphone ?

  • Redbeard 3 years ago
  • Time2Share 3 years ago

    Holy crap, this is bad, backup resurrection should do the trick if this worsen.

  • kat dog 3 years ago

    RIP KAT >_<

  • GHOST 3 years ago


  • Mark wayne 3 years ago

    Fuck the police!

  • Admin 3 years ago

    bb kat……

  • Gurleen 3 years ago

    very bad country this site is down or blocked

  • Prasha 3 years ago

    Very bad

  • @omghax 3 years ago

    I wouldn’t trust any of these Kickass clones, so many pop-ups and inconsistencies. I’ve switched back to ThePirateBay for now, but seems to be the closest in my opinion.

  • renzo 3 years ago


  • amaledllin 3 years ago

    Too bad.

    Fuck the government, police or agency that shutdown the home of torrents……..

    I miss U

  • Stone 3 years ago

  • Nephrite 3 years ago

    what about it actually online but db is not updated.

  • angel man 3 years ago

    miss you torrent

  • BlackCatHead 3 years ago
    Found it, seems like back online 😀

  • Bakar from somalia 2 years ago

    Fuck me when they release

  • Stefan 2 years ago

    All kickass sites are cached sites… I think the really original is now ?

  • SK 2 years ago working

  • Asus 2 years ago

    KickAss Torrent was the best torrent page in history of all torrent pages. There are so many torrent pages, but they are not even half good as KAT was that for sure!!! Page design etc. was really perfect a lot of torrents was verified, and I never had any problems with KAT.

    It is sad that KAT go down, but that pointless and unsafe The Pirate Bay is still online! I used TPB one time and even that time was fake torrent! I wasn’t use TPB for years now, and never will. Torrents are not even checked etc. is not safe at all…

  • king aman 2 years ago

    the worst one

  • f 2 years ago

    Total garbage now. Nothing but ads.

  • Friedi 2 years ago

    What the fuck is this

  • Busted Range 2 years ago

    I only wanted to D/L an ISO wtf… ALL about control what , got news for you , isp’s will not give the public secure lines ask your self why???? Answer is easy , they dont have the know how to give us secure lines. Cause the Anon ones want things done with out the control methods. Anon are in high places as well as lets say the place where i’m from an even higher place. do us all a favour Skin-Up and kick back a while why be so uptight its only people sharing things. See they don’t folk to share they CHARGE..

  • ishu 2 years ago


  • ishu 2 years ago

    Hi thanks

  • wohhhh 2 years ago

    Woh …….

  • robbie 2 years ago

    works! thank you

  • kk 2 years ago

    fuck that

  • evance 2 years ago

    woooooooow this igood…..working in my pc

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