For those who have used torrents for a while, you might know Torrentz as being more of a meta-search for torrents rather than actually hosting the torrents themselves, unlike KAT or The Pirate Bay. The site has reportedly been around for over 13 years and right now it is unclear as to why they have decided to shut down.
The website is still active but its search functionality has been disabled and a farewell message was written on its website which reads, “Torrentz will always love you. Farewell.” There is also a line in which the website refers to itself in the past tense. “Torrentz was a free, fast and powerful meta-search engine combining results from dozens of search engines.”
Perhaps the owners are looking to make a clean exit before the authorities got to them like they did with The Pirate Bay and KAT, as reportedly the RIAA and MPAA were both not too pleased with the site’s existence. In any case it looks like the site is done, so torrents users will have to look elsewhere for a meta-search engine.