DISCLAIMER: these are sites i trust and use often but i cant verify 100% safety. always exercise caution when running cracked software, check forum replies & comment sections, and use a good adblocker


  • SOULSEEK: incredible p2p filesharing program. mostly used for music but you can find pretty much anything there i really cant recommend it highly enough. absolutely vital in any music enjoyers arsenal
  • qBITTORRENT: torrenting client without any gross adware
  • JDOWNLOADER: cool download manager program, makes DDLs way easier
  • YOUTUBE-DL GUI: never try to fuck with youtube to mp3 websites again with this
  • CALIBRE: open-source program for reading and sorting .epub and other ebook files
  • uBLOCK ORIGIN: best adblocker evar
  • PURPLE ADBLOCK: an adblocker specifically for twitch
  • LUCKY PATCHER: great tool for modding .apk files and getting free IAP/ad removal
  • UNIVERSAL CYRILLIC DECODER: chances are you will download something from a russian site and the encoding in the .txt files will be super fucked. you can try putting it through here to turn it normal for easier translation


  • rutracker: my beloved. best torrent tracker ever
  • 1337x: another favorite torrent tracker
  • m0nkrus: great source of warez, especially adobe and other creative software
  • darck repacks: repacked software, video games, android apps...tons of great stuff
  • awesome piracy: massive and very well-put together masterlist of piracy and piracy-adjacent resources
  • r/piracy: incredible megathread of piracy resources
  • r/freemediaheckyeah: another incredible resource for piracy


  • r/roms megathread: massive list of roms with great downloading advice
  • cs.rin.ru / steam underground: huge eng/rus game piracy forum. great source of games and piracy-related information
  • fitgirl: my first choice for pc games. heavily compressed, small files & fast download times!
  • ovagames: great general source of cracked games
  • steamrip: reliable source of pre-installed steam games
  • gamdie: pre-installed indie games
  • oldgamesdownload: abandonware archive with games from the 70s to the early 00s, mostly pc & old computer systems
  • the collection chamber: lots of old games, optimized for modern windows!
  • gog-games: tons of reuploaded games from GOG. (tor only now, RIP)
  • vimm's lair: a collection of roms for different consoles all the way from 1985 thru 2008, resources for emulation and 400+ manuals for various consoles and games!
  • dlpsgame.org: games for every playstation console, 5th-8th gen nintendo consoles, and various PC games
  • cdromance: amazing rom site with a focus on romhacks and fan translations
  • hshop: 3ds games, updates & dlc. can download directly or generate qr codes to scan with a cfw 3ds
  • romhacking.net: great resources and tools for rom hacking & homebrew



  • library genesis: great source for various ebooks. has books, magazines, comics, academic articles, etc mostly in .epub format
  • sci-hub: free access to literally millions of research papers & academic books
  • it ebooks: books on IT, programming languages, machine learning, etc
  • mangadex: awesome manga hosting site with tons of scanlations
  • nyaa: torrents for anime, manga, & other east asian media
  • fmovies: free high-quality streaming service with lots of movies and tv shows
  • pdfdrive: mmmm im so full from pdfs yum
  • jewfrogs book collection: "featuring somewhere around 400 books ranging from animorphs to 19th century surgical guides!"


  • audioz: general audio & creative software, sample packs, plugins, & free educational content
  • plugintorrent: vsts, patches/presets, sample packs, and tutorials for various vsts!
  • audiotools: same as above basically
  • scorser: free access to sheet music, tabs, midis, etc
  • kvraudio: check the free vst categories
  • jackdark vsts: my favorite vsts. tons of old weird and slightly broken plugins for trashing audio up real good


last updated: 3/29/23