How to access KickAss Torrent (KAT) and what are the alternatives. This is a tutorial about KickAss Torrent, the community active since 2008 and, still to this day, one of the most famous torrent search engines on the Web.
The KickAss Torrents website has been in the spotlight over the years, authorities have been aiming to block it due to copyright rules. In 2016, some of the original team members even got arrested and the domain was shut down. Thanks to the hard work of the staff, the site is back up and running, avoiding the blocking obstacle. Basically, a new page has been created that does nothing more than provide the link to the main domain and other mirrors.
How to access KickAss Torrent (KAT)
Nowadays many Internet users download content via torrent, both for the simplicity and the speed guaranteed by the service. Torrents are part of the P2P Protocol, through which you can share and distribute files on the network.
The .torrent files or Magnet links can be downloaded from programs such as BitTorrent or uTorrent and contain useful information to download the files on the PC of those who share it. The more the file is spread, the more sources you will have available to download it.
In addition to the aforementioned software that allows you to download the torrent file on your PC, you can also use the best torrent file search engines, such as Torrentz2, or the best torrents, such as KickAss Torrents.
To access Kick Ass Torrent, all you have to do is go to Google and type in the search bar"KAT Status". On the page where you will land you will see the current main address of the indicated site.
However, here is the new kickAss address: https://kat2.app/full/.
In case you have problems logging in, this means that your provider has blocked KickAss Torrent. To avoid this, you can change the DNS in Windows using Google DNS.
How to download from KickAss Torrent without registering
Once inside kickass Torrents, you will immediately see a Google-style interface. In fact, you will find a search bar in which to perform your searches on the site's large database.
To understand how KickAss Torrent works, enter the search term and press the magnifying glass symbol or by pressing Send on the keyboard.
At the end of the search, the site will display a results report in tabular form. To quickly find the best torrent to download, you must click on the Seed heading, to sort the results by number of sources. The higher the number of sources, the safer and faster the file will be downloaded.
In both cases you will need to install a torrent client on your PC: the most famous are uTorrent and BitTorrent.
One piece of advice is that, before downloading anything, you should obtain a VPN to protect your privacy. This way, you will be able to browse anonymously and avoid geo-blocking. Your IP address will not be traceable and, above all, it will be encrypted.
Accessing kick ass torrent is legal, it is illegal to download copyrighted content, i.e. copyright.
There are many free files on the portal that you can download safely, that is why you cannot be charged just for visiting KickAssTorrent, it is up to you to be careful what you are downloading and avoid using the torrent network. Using torrents is, in fact, a crime that includes a fine as well as the inability to reshare.
Kat's best alternatives: KickAss Torrent (sites like KickAss)
Now that you have seen how to access KickAss Torrent, here are the best alternatives to kickasstorrents that you can take advantage of as torrent search engines. Note that it is not easy to provide you with an accurate web address, as these sites often change domains. The best solution is to rely on Google and type in the name of the torrent site.
Among the best ones are:
- Black privateer
- The Pirate Bay