The influx of new private trackers in 2011 continues – today’s post is about BD25, a new torrent site that just started its operations. BD25 is a private tracker that specializes in Blu Ray releases. The site aims to index a lot of untouched or re-encoded BD25, BD9 and BD5 torrents, focusing on quality over quantity. This is obviously a tracker specializing in movies and it’s currently unknown if it will cater to TV series releases as well. Either way, BD25 is backed by none other than the founder/encoder of EuReKa, a P2P group that released high quality encodes on HD trackers such as Awesome-HD and HD-Torrents. EuReKa is well respected in the BitTorrent scene and needless to say their reputation will help a lot when it comes to recruiting members for this new project. Speaking of recruiting, registrations are currently open and doors will remain open till the 1st of February. Everyone who signs up during this period will receive a whopping 24GB free upload credit :)
Officially launched to the public on 24th January, BD25 joins the ranks of other full Blu Ray trackers such as Blu Torrents and 3DBluRayISO. Quoted below is part of an E-mail we received from BD25 staff – this pretty much explains everything about this new site, including the sort of content it tracks, the reasons for starting it and even some technical details about the source base:
Yesterday we started a brand new HD-tracker that's specialized in BD25. The reason for starting a specialized BD25 tracker, is that on general trackers BD25 torrents get overwhelmed by mainly x264 encodes in a Matroska container. By no means this tracker aims to become very big. Our aim is to make this tracker one with only high quality releases and a close-knit community.
The following uploads are allowed:
- Untouched or re-encoded BD25 disks, with or without menu.
- Re-encoded BD9 disks, with or without menu.
- Re-encoded BD5 disks, with or without menu.
BD25.org runs on xbtitFM with a xbtt backend. We are also using the xbtit hosting facilities. xbtitFM is the best and easiest way to setup a complete bittorrent tracker system.
If you're interested in BD25, join us now. Free registration until 1 February 2011 (24 GB signup bonus). After that period you need an invite to join (12 GB signup bonus).
As of right now, there is nothing much to say about the size of BD25’s torrent index. The site has just started and there are only around 10 indexed torrents on tracker – all are BD25 EuReKa encodes, with each weighing over 20GB in file size. This number would surely grow in the coming days as the site gets older. Speaking of the user base, there are already 750+ members registered and more are joining in as the news of launch spreads around the BT community.
Registrations for BD25 are currently open. Signups will remain to be open until 1st of February 2011. And don’t forget that everyone who registers during this period gets 24GB free upload credit. All in all, If you are looking to download a lot of full Blu Ray releases this would definitely be a good tracker to have.
Site Name: BD25 (http://www.bd25.org)
Signup URL: http://www.bd25.org/index.php?page=signup
Special thanks to Rabomil (BD25.org owner and founder/encoder of EuReKA) for the heads up.
Other Private Trackers That Specialize in Blu Ray: