As you all now know, SceneTorrents is no more. The veteran private torrent tracker that was a favorite among many torrenters (for over 4 years), shut down for good due to a number of different reasons including legal issues. While the loss of ScT indeed shook the BitTorrent community, it’s impact was somewhat minimized thanks to a number of other trackers coming forth to help ex- ScT members. SCC, another highly respected scene tracker that rivaled ScT in many aspects, was among those sites that offered help. Lots of former SceneTorrents members took refuge in SCC and hopefully, the script featured in this post will help them feel right at home.

What ‘SCC-ScT Conversion Beta’ does is that it changes the look and feel of SCC interface to resemble the default theme of SceneTorrents. While SCC itself has an excellent user friendly interface, some ex- ScT users will not doubt prefer to browse with the familiar light blue layout of ScT. Not only the background color but the top toolbar, logo and even category icons will be changed once the script is run. Screenshot below shows SCC interface after changes are applied:

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Note that running ‘SCC-ScT Conversion Beta’ will not breach any tracker rules. Changes are all made client side and only the visual theme is altered. In short, it won’t bring ScT back from the dead but it will definitely inject some familiarity to an equally good tracker, SCC. And of course, you don’t have to be an ex-ScT member to run this – it will work for all existing SCC members.

How to install and use

SCC-ScT Conversion Beta’ is available for both Mozilla FireFox and Google Chrome browsers.

For FireFox:

  1. Download GreaseMonkey add-on for FireFox from here and install it.
  2. Download Stylish add-on for FireFox from here and install it.
  3. Restart FireFox.
  4. Visit the SCC-ScT Conversion Beta page on UserScripts and hit ‘Install Now’ button.
  5. Visit SCC now and see the difference :)

To uninstall the script, go to Tools-> GreaseMonkey –> Manage User Scripts, select the ‘SCC-SCT Conversion’ from left panel and hit the uninstall button. Additionally, you can remove the GreaseMonkey and Stylish addons from FireFox.

For Google Chrome:

  1. Download ‘SCC-ScT Conversion Beta’ Google Chrome extension from here and install it.

To uninstall, simply remove the extension from Google Chrome.

Credits

This script was written by FileSharingTalk member ‘TrustMe’. It was first posted on FST in this forum thread. All credit goes to TrustMe and FST :)


9 Comments

  1. Steve // 12/10/2009 06:11:00 AM  

    idk i mean i know how Some people love The ScT Look but they have to get over it ScT is Dead I dont thing Coders should be wasting their Time doing this and Try to do little improvements on their site.

  2. Rodrigo // 12/10/2009 06:15:00 AM  

    LOL

  3. AMJ // 12/10/2009 06:37:00 AM  

    "Rodrigo said...

    LOL"

  4. alpha // 12/10/2009 01:45:00 PM  

    And A moron at http://www.torrent-invites.com was claiming dat he wrote it

  5. P2Pworld // 12/10/2009 04:57:00 PM  

    The BMD bittorrent community has open the signups:
    http://bitmedino.darkbb.com/index.htm

  6. mitraark // 12/11/2009 04:30:00 AM  

    I just love it !!! feeling approved :)

    SCC was and is my favourite , but its looks sux X( , really in need of a good Layout.

  7. Cesar // 12/11/2009 11:38:00 AM  

    I think this is an insult to SCC.

  8. robert // 12/11/2009 12:00:00 PM  

    Whats real sad is i was a ScT member for over 3 years, You could of asked anyone at ScT and they knew me,by my name, but they still didnt let me in. So i have no respect for SCC, and i didnt even need to be a ScT member to get in SCC all i would of had to done is ask one of my friends who is a member there and got in, Put it this way im allready at a better tracker than SCC, i was gonna give them a chance, since they were trying to help ScT, it isnt because i wanted a account at SCC, it was simply because they were trying to help and nothing more, but when they didnt invite me, all i done is laughed, I mean they wouldnt of even benifited me anyway, I allready have a better site. You forget that ScT was the cream of the crop so to say, Meaning it was very hard to get in. I Mean my friend thats on SCC wanted a account bad at ScT, I didnt like his ratio, so i didnt invite him even though he was my friend and i had to see if he deserved the ScT account and would keep a very good ratio, just say i cared that much about ScT. Other sites, as long as they had a 1:1 ratio i was happy. ScT was special to me, and the loss of ScT was a tragedy for me, I loved the place, for some people who didnt have accounts at ScT, wouldnt understand. It Just had to be said

  9. s0urce // 12/14/2009 04:44:00 AM  

    What an insult to the SCC community. It really annoys me that SCT refugees are showing such ignorance by using this. Be thankful we took you in ffs.