Here is a quick update on 10 private torrent trackers that are open for signup as of 17/4/2009. This update roundup includes up to date information about ElbitZ (E-Learning), ExDesi (Bollywood), CCFBits (HD), 7Track (General), AceTorrents (General), FreeTheScene (General), Scene-Inspired (Ratio free/General), PMTorrents (Mobile), STMusic (Music) and Spirit Tracker (Educational). Almost all of these sites have been reviewed in detail here on FILEnetworks Blog – if you missed them the first time around, here is another chance to get in.
Site Name: ElbitZ (http://elbitz.net)
Signup URL: http://elbitz.net/signup.php
Stats: Unknown number of users and close to 5500 torrents
Description: Elbitz is a great E-Learning tracker with lots of E-Books, video tutorials and test engines. This should be a good alternative to those who are suffering from the shut down of Docs.Torrents.Ro. For category details. screenshots and more information about ElbitZ check our previous article located here.
Site Name: ExDesi (http://exdesi.com)
Signup URL: http://exdesi.com/register.php
Stats: 3200+ torrents and 61500+ members
Description: ExDesi is a BollyWood/Hindi/Pakistani movies and music tracker. For full tracker review refer to our previous article located here (Screenshots included).
Site Name: 7Track (http://7track.org/)
Signup URL: http://7track.org/register.php
Stats: 1000+ users and ~1050 torrents
Description: 7Track is a fairly new general tracker which runs on the Gazelle codebase. For full tracker description including category details, screenshots and mini review refer to this article.
Site Name: Ace Torrents (http://www.acetorrents.net/)
Signup URL: http://www.acetorrents.net/signup.php
Stats: 8100+ users and 7850+ torrents
Description: Ace-T is a decent general tracker with good pre times. Full review can be found here.
Free The Scene (FTS)
Site Name: Free.The.Scene (http://www.freethescene.net)
Signup URL: http://www.freethescene.net/register.php
Stats:7800+ users and 2300+ torrents
Description: FTS is a decent general tracker that runs on the Gazelle codebase. Full review including screenshots can be found here.
Site Name: Scene Inspired (http://www.scene-inspired.com)
Signup URL: http://www.scene-inspired.com/signup.php
Description: Scene Inspired is a community based general/0day tracker that’s been around for quite a while. This site is technically a ratio free tracker via the permanent free leech system. We hear from the admins that the site will close its doors on the 3rd of May.
Site Name: Portable Media Torrents (http://www.pmtorrents.com)
Signup URL: http://www.pmtorrents.com/signup.php
Stats: 5550+ members and ~500 torrents
Description: Portable Media Torrents (or PMTorrents) is a private torrent tracker that specializes in applications, games and video (movies and TV shows) for mobile devices.Full tracker review along with screenshots can be found here.
Site Name: Spirit Tracker (SpT)
Signup URL: http://www.spirit-tracker.org/signup.php
Description: Spriti Tracker is a large educational site with lots of documentaries. Currently only 14 open slots are available for the taking – if you couldn’t make it inside, check back frequently. They tend to have few slots open almost daily. Full tracker review can be found here.
Site Name: STMusic (http://stmusic.org)
Signup URL: http://stmusic.org/signup.php
Stats: 39000+ torrents and possibly over 40k users
Description: After being down for quite a long time, STMusic is now back online. STM is a good music torrent tracker and a great alternative if you aren’t a member of What.cd or Waffles.fm. The site has a unique layout, tracks both scene and non scene music torrents and generally offers good download speeds.
Site Name: CCFBits (http://ccfbits.org)
Signup URL: http://ccfbits.org/signup.php
Stats: ~16000 users and 7000+ torrents
Description: CCFBits is a Chinese private torrent tracker with lots of HD content (majority English scene and p2p releases). Interface language is Chinese but all major functions have English labels.