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Privacy resources to stay safe during halloween

VPNs

VPN Guides and Tutorials

VPN Subscription Services

  • Private Internet Access 🌟 Hugely popular subscription-based VPN provider with a proven track record for not keeping logs
  • Mullvad A Bitcoin-friendly, privacy-first VPN.
  • ProtonVPN High-speed Swiss VPN that safeguards your privacy.
  • NordVPN With NordVPN, encrypt your online activity to protect your private data from hackers or snoopy advertisers.
  • Windscribe Simple VPN, has a free plan that gives you 10gb/mo bandwidth, paid version even has port forwarding for static IPs, privacy-focused.
  • ExpressVPN VPN with 256-bit encryption, 94 countries, and no logs. It is also rated as one of the fastest VPNs out there.

Self-hosted VPNs

  • n2n Peer-to-peer VPN
  • PeerVPN PeerVPN is a software that builds virtual ethernet networks between multiple computers.
  • OpenVPN 🌟 OpenVPN provides flexible VPN solutions to secure your data communications, whether it’s for Internet privacy, remote access for employees, securing IoT, or for networking Cloud data centers.
  • Nebula A scalable overlay networking tool with a focus on performance, simplicity and security
  • Pritunl Enterprise Distributed OpenVPN and IPsec Server
  • WireGuard VPN WireGuard is an extremely simple yet fast and modern VPN that utilizes state-of-the-art cryptography. It aims to be faster, simpler, leaner, and more useful than IPSec.
  • sshuttle Transparent proxy server that works as a poor man’s VPN.
  • ZeroTier Peer-to-peer multi-platform VPN
  • Outline by Alphabet Not exactly a VPN, but is strong in privacy and security. Works with DO, Google Cloud, AWS and more.
  • Mysterium Network Open-source VPN client and server software. It can be used to sell your spare bandwidth for cryptocurrency.
  • tinc Peer-to-peer VPN software with mesh routing.
  • OpenConnect Multiplatform VPN compatible with Cisco’s AnyConnect. Uses well-tested, standard TLS connections which easily bypass DPI.
  • Shadowsocks Secure SOCKS proxy used in China for bypassing the Great Firewall.

Browser Extensions

  • Decentraleyes Protects against tracking with a local CDN (Content Delivery Network) emulation.
  • Privacy Badger Privacy Badger blocks spying ads and invisible trackers.
  • HTTPS Everywhere HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox, Chrome, and Opera extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure.
  • uBlock Origin 🌟 An efficient blocker for Chromium and Firefox. Fast and lean.
  • TamperMonkey The world’s most popular userscript manager
  • WebRTC Network Limiter Configures how WebRTC’s network traffic is routed by changing Chrome’s privacy settings.
  • ScriptSafe A browser extension that gives users control of the web and more secure browsing while emphasizing simplicity and intuitiveness.
  • NoScript Allow active content to run only from sites you trust, and protect yourself against XSS and clickjacking attacks. Firefox only.
  • Burlesco Read the news without subscribing, bypass the paywall
  • Universal Bypass Universal Bypass automatically skips annoying link shorteners.
  • Violentmonkey An open-source userscript manager.
  • Anti-Paywall A browser extension that maximizes the chances of bypassing paywalls
  • Google Unlocked Uncensor google search results.

Privacy

  • Prism Break Opt out of global data surveillance programs like PRISM, XKeyscore, and Tempora.
  • /r/privacy The intersection of technology, privacy, and freedom in a digital world.
  • Any Soft Keyboard A privacy-focused keyboard

Windows 10 Privacy

  • O&O ShutUp10 O&O ShutUp10 means you have full control over which comfort functions under Windows 10 you wish to use, and you decide when the passing on of your data goes too far.
  • Windows 10 Privacy Guide 🌟 an In-depth guide on purging Windows 10 of Microsoft’s attempts to track you
  • Windows Privacy Tweaker Freeware app from phrozen.io
  • Winaero Free, small and useful software for Windows.
  • WPD The real privacy dashboard for Windows
  • Destroy-Windows-10-Spying Destroy Windows Spying tool
  • Tron Tron, an automated PC cleanup script
  • Tallow Tallow is a transparent Tor firewall and proxying solution for Windows.

Email

Decentralised Networks

  • Tor 🌟 Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against traffic analysis.
  • I2P I2P is an anonymous overlay network – a network within a network. It is intended to protect communication from dragnet surveillance and monitoring by third parties such as ISPs.
  • Freenet Freenet is free software which lets you anonymously share files, browse and publish “freesites” (web sites accessible only through Freenet) and chat on forums, without fear of censorship.
  • Zeronet Open, free and uncensorable websites, using Bitcoin cryptography and BitTorrent network
  • Loki Lokinet is an anonymous, decentralized and IP based overlay network for the internet.
  • IPFS A peer-to-peer hypermedia protocol designed to make the web faster, safer, and more open.
  • Yggdrasil Makes use of a global spanning tree to form a scalable IPv6 encrypted mesh network.

Direct Downloads

Download Managers

  • JDownloader2 🌟 JDownloader is a free, open-source download management tool with a huge community of developers that makes downloading as easy and fast as it should be.
  • Internet Download Manager shareware download manager for Windows
  • idm-trial-reset Use IDM forever without cracking.
  • Persepolis An open source download manager and GUI for Aria2 written in Python with IDM like browser integration. Cross platfrom.
  • pyLoad Free and Open Source download manager written in Python and designed to be extremely lightweight, easily extensible and fully manageable via web
  • Xtreme Download Manager Xtreme Download Manager is a tool that claims to increase download speeds by up to 500%.
  • Plowshare Command-line tool and engine for managing sharing websites
  • FreeDownloadManager FDM can boost all your downloads up to 10 times, process media files of various popular formats, drag & drop URLs right from a web browser as well as simultaneously download multiple files! Compatible with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer and Safari
  • EagleGet EG is a free all-in-one download manager, lightweight and fast, supports all popular browsers and downloads from many streaming services, a perfect alternative to IDM.

DDL Tools

  • youtube-dl 🌟 youtube-dl is a command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com and a few more sites.
  • youtube-dl-gui A cross-platform front-end GUI of the popular youtube-dl written in wxPython
  • youtube-dl-helper Uses youtube-dl to download video/audio from many sites without requiring you to use the command-line (for Windows)
  • YouTube MP3 Rip Download YouTube music videos as MP3 files without registration
  • Leonflix 🌟 A multi-platform desktop app for finding movies and TV shows.
  • maulvi.github.io Google Drive direct download link generator
  • RapidLeech a free server transfer script for use on various popular upload/download sites such as uploaded.netRapidgator.net, and more than 127 others.
  • megatools Open-source command-line tools and C library (libmega) for accessing Mega.co.nz cloud storage.
  • MegaCrypt.js MegaCrypt.js lets you share your Mega.nz files without actually having to share any Mega.nz links by encrypting them to create a secure proxy for your files.
  • netclix A simple CLI tool to get movie streaming premium links from VodLocker’s API
  • FilePursuit 🌟 FilePursuit provides a very powerful file indexing and search service allowing you to find a file among millions of files located on web servers.
  • grayhatwarfare S3 bucket search Not likely to find much with this one but interesting nonetheless
  • annie Fast, simple and clean video downloader
  • aria2 a lightweight multi-protocol & multi-source command-line download utility.
  • Persepolis Front-end for aria2.
  • axel light command line download accelerator
  • uGet Open Source Download Manager
  • ripme A album/video downloader with support for over 80 sites
  • rdcli The simple way to download and unrestrict DDL files, torrents and magnets using Real-Debrid
  • get_iplayer A utility for downloading TV and radio programmes from BBC iPlayer
  • MEGAsync Easily automated synchronisation between your computer and your MEGA account. Can stream Mega videos directly.
  • wget wget is a free and open-source tool for downloading files using HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and FTPS. It can be easily called from scripts, cronjobs, terminals without X-Windows support, etc.
  • wget – a noob’s guide Beginner guide on how to use wget.
  • wget for Windows A command-line utility for retrieving files using HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP protocols.
  • curl curl is a command-line tool for downloading data using a variety of protocols. Easily installable on most operating systems.
  • FlixGrab FlixGrab+ is a unique application for downloading entire NetFlix serials, TV shows, documentaries, movies.
  • Mega.nz IDM Downloader Unlimited downloading from Mega.nz with IDM.

Custom Google Search Engines

FTP Indexers

  • Davos Web-based FTP automation for Linux servers.
  • Napalm FTP Indexer NAPALM FTP Indexer lets you search and download files located on public FTP servers.
  • Mamont’s open FTP Index Browsable directory listing of publicly available FTP-sites

DDL Search Engines and Crawlers

  • ololo ololo is a video streaming link search engine.
  • MegaSearch Search engine for finding content hosted on Mega and other premium hosts like OpenLoad
  • VideoSpider VideoSpider crawls various websites and search engines to find movie and TV episode streaming links
  • Orion 🌟 Orion is a service that indexes metadata and links from a variety of public websites and networks, including torrent, Usenet, and hoster indexes.
  • Alluc Search engine with over 80 million streaming-links from over 700 VOD services, video hosters, and file-hosters
  • OD-Database Database of searchable open directories curated by The-Eye.eu
  • IPLIVE DDL search engine
  • SoftArchive SoftArchive or SA is a scene release website, more known for new releases of software, games, music, movies, and eBooks.
  • File Hosting Wiki This site aims to provide the most complete lists of premium link generators, torrent downloaders and more, with (possibly) frequent updates.
  • Real-Debrid 🌟 Real-Debrid is an unrestricted downloader that allows you to quickly download files hosted on the Internet or instantly stream them into an innovative web player
  • Premiumize Combine direct and secure access to premium services
  • Premiumizer Premiumizer is a download management tool for premiumize.me cloud downloads.
  • OffCloud A simple, elegant and intuitive SaaS to retrieve any data from the cloud.
  • Reevown A free download service with which you can perform premium downloads.

Open Directories

Media Centre Applications

  • Plex 🌟 Your content—from live and recorded TV and personal media, to on-demand web shows, video news, and podcasts—beautifully organized and ready to stream everywhere.
  • Emby a personal media server with apps on just about every device.
  • Kodi an award-winning free and open-source home theater/media center software and entertainment hub for digital media.
  • OpenPHT a community-driven fork of Plex Home Theater
  • Viewscreen a personal video streaming server
  • Streama Self-hosted streaming media server.
  • Myflix Myflix tries to be a somewhat simple and lightweight “DIY Netflix”, similar to Plex, streama or Emby, for your DIY NAS, especially aimed at the Raspberry Pi/Odroid/etc ecosystem.
  • Stremio Multi-platform video content aggregator with a comprehensive add-on system for extending the functionality
  • Gerbera UPnP Media Server for 2018 (Based on MediaTomb)
  • Serviio Serviio is a free media server. It allows you to stream your media files (music, video or images) to renderer devices (e.g. a TV set, Blu-ray player, games console or mobile phone) on your connected home network.
  • OSMC OSMC (short for Open Source Media Center) is a Linux distribution based on Debian that brings Kodi to a variety of devices.
  • Subsonic Music and movie streaming server with a client app and web frontend
  • Rygel Rygel is a home media solution (UPnP AV MediaServer) that allows you to easily share audio, video, and pictures to other devices.
  • jellyfin An open-source fork of Emby

Plex

Plex Plugins

Plex Requests

  • Ombi 🌟 Want a Movie or TV Show on Plex or Emby? Use Ombi!
  • plexrequests-meteor Meteor version of the original Plex Requests
  • Mellow Bot which can communicate with several APIs like Ombi, Sonarr, Radarr and Tautulli which are related to home streaming. Based off of node:9.3
  • MediaButler Discord bot for use with PleX and several other apps that work with it.

Plex Scripts and Tools

  • plex_top_playlists A python script to get top weekly or top popular lists and put them in plex as playlists.
  • JBOPS Just a Bunch Of Plex Scripts
  • plex-subtitles-normalizer CLI tool to fix subtitles needed by Plex Media Center
  • plex_autoscan Script to assist sonarr/radarr with plex imports.
  • plexupdate script to simplify the life of Linux Plex Media Server users.
  • plex2netflix See how much of your media from Plex is available on Netflix.
  • plexReport Scripts to generate a weekly email of new additions to Plex
  • plex-sync A simple command-line utility to synchronize watched/seen status between different Plex Media Servers.
  • PlexIPTV This app simulates a DVR device for Plex by providing a layer to any IPTV provider (that provide an m3u8 playlist)
  • Plex Media Tagger Uses the metadata held in the PlexMediaServer to tag media files
  • PlexEmail This script aggregates all-new TV, movie and music releases for the past configured time then optionally writes to your web directory and sends out an email.
  • Transmogrify A Chrome extension that adds several features to the Plex/Web 2.0 client for Plex
  • PlexAuth Plex based authentication using PHP
  • Phlex A super-sexy voice interface for the Plex HTPC
  • Plex Redirect a Plex landing page that redirects you to various sites.
  • Plaxt Webhook-based Trakt.tv scrobbling for Plex
  • goplaxt Full rewrite of the above, written in Go and deployable with Docker
  • plxdwnld Bookmarklet for downloading original files from the Plex web interface
  • Kitana Kitana exposes your Plex plugin interfaces “to the outside world”.
  • Python-PlexLibrary Python command-line utility for creating and maintaining dynamic Plex libraries based on “recipes”.
  • NowShowing Generates an email and web page of Plex recently added content
  • “My (scripted) solution to having a single Movies library for 4k and non-4k.” Post by /u/spazatk
  • PlexMissingEpisodes Scan Plex library for missing episodes using TheTVDB#
  • Gaps Find the missing movies in your Plex Server
  • PlexRecs A Discord bot that provides movie and TV show recommendations from your Plex library
  • “I made my own Pseudo TV for Plex with Kodi and Nvidia Shield” Guide from /u/nads84 on how to make your own “live” TV channels with a Plex library, Kodi, and an NVIDIA Shield
  • Varken Standalone application to aggregate data from the Plex ecosystem into InfluxDB using Grafana for a frontend

Plex Shares

Plex Transcoding

  • kube-plex Scalable Plex Media Server on Kubernetes — dispatch transcode jobs as pods on your cluster!
  • UnicornTranscoder a remote transcoder for Plex Media Server
  • Plex-Remote-Transcoder A distributed transcoding backend for Plex
  • nvidia-patch Unlock the transcode or ‘session’ limit on nVidia consumer grade GPUs

Plex Logging and Metrics

  • Tautulli 🌟 Tautulli is a 3rd party application that you can run alongside your Plex Media Server to monitor activity and track various statistics.
  • plexWatch Notify and Log watched content on a Plex Media Server
  • Plex-Data-Collector-For-InfluxDB Collects data about your Plex server and sends it to InfluxDB

Plex Clients

  • RasPlex Rasplex is a community driven port of Plex Home Theater for the Raspberry Pi
  • PlexConnect Unofficial Plex app for Apple TV devices
  • go-plex-client A Plex.tv and Plex Media Server Go client

Ebooks

Magazines

Academic Papers and Material

  • LibGen search engine for articles and books on various topics, which allows free access to content that is otherwise paywalled or not digitized elsewhere
  • Sci-Hub the first pirate website in the world to provide mass and public access to tens of millions of research papers
  • BookSC The world’s largest scientific articles store. 50,000,000+ articles for free.
  • Academic Torrents A Community-Maintained Distributed Repository for researchers, by researchers. Making 32.66TB of research data available!

Textbooks

Courses and Tutorials

Audiobooks

  • AudioBook Bay Download unabridged audiobooks for free or share your audiobooks, safe, fast and high quality
  • AAXtoMP3 Convert Audible’s .aax filetype to MP3, FLAC, M4A, or OPUS
  • Booksonic Booksonic is a server and an app for streaming your audiobooks to any pc or android phone.
  • The Eye /public/AudioBooks A few publicly accessible audiobooks hosted by The Eye
  • AudioBooks.Cloud DDL links for lots of audiobooks.
  • Tokybook Free audiobook streaming site.

Documentaries

Fonts, Icons, and Graphics

  • Web4Sync Forum with DDL links catering to web development, graphics design, 3D animation, and photography
  • GFXDomain Forum for graphic design resources and software
  • GFxtra DDL links for graphics, icons, 3D models, and more
  • GraphicEx Stock/vector graphics, PhotoShop/InDesign resources, fonts, and more
  • Tomato.to Stock Downloader | Supports Shutterstock, Gettyimages, Adobe stock, Fotolia, Vectorstock, iStockphoto, PNGTree & PicFair.
  • How to download paid fonts for free Post by /u/Bebhio on how to use clever Google searches to find fonts online
  • gallery-dl Command-line program to download image-galleries and -collections from several image hosting sites

Automation

  • FlexGet FlexGet is a multipurpose automation tool for all of your media with support for torrents, nzbs, podcasts, comics, TV, movies, RSS, HTML, CSV, and more.
  • Pulsarr Browser extension (currently Chrome & Firefox) for adding movies to Radarr or Series’ to Sonarr while browsing IMDB or TVDB.
  • Bonarr A fork of Radarr to work with porn.
  • traktarr Script to add new series & movies to Sonarr/Radarr based on Trakt lists.
  • Mylar An automated Comic Book Downloader (cbr/cbz) for use with SABnzbd, NZBGet, and torrents
  • LazyLibrarian LazyLibrarian is a program to follow authors and grab metadata for all your digital reading needs.
  • CloudBox An All-In-One, Cloud-Centric, Media Server Solution
  • Piracy and automation, an overview Guide by /u/JukeCity101 on how to improve your experience pirating with automation tools
  • Nefarious Nefarious is a web application that helps you download movies and TV shows.

TV Automation

  • Sonarr 🌟 Smart PVR for newsgroup and BitTorrent users.
  • SickRage Automatic Video Library Manager for TV Shows.
  • SickChill an automatic Video Library Manager for TV Shows.
  • SickBeard The ultimate PVR application that searches for and manages your TV shows
  • SickGear SickGear has proven the most reliable stable TV fork of the great Sick-Beard to fully automate TV enjoyment with innovation.
  • Medusa Automatic Video Library Manager for TV Shows.

Movie Automation

  • Radarr 🌟 A fork of Sonarr to work with movies à la Couchpotato.
  • RadarrSync Syncs two Radarr servers through web API.
  • CouchPotato Automatic Movie Downloading via NZBs & Torrents
  • Watcher Watcher is an automated movie NZB & Torrent searcher and snatcher.

Music Automation

  • betanin beets.io based man-in-the-middle of your torrent client and music player.
  • Lidarr Looks and smells like Sonarr but made for music.
  • Headphones Automatic music downloader for SABnzbd

Subtitles Automation

  • Bazarr Bazarr is a companion application to Sonarr and Radarr. It manages and downloads subtitles based on your requirements.
  • autosub Command-line utility for auto-generating subtitles for any video file using speech recognition
  • nzb-subliminal Fetches subtitles for the videos it’s provided. It can be easily integrated into NZBGet and SABnzbd too.
  • subsync Automagically synchronize subtitles with the video.
  • vlsub VLC extension to download subtitles from opensubtitles.org

Ripping, Transcoding, Converting, Encoding

  • Handbrake 🌟 HandBrake is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs.
  • MakeMKV MakeMKV is your one-click solution to convert video that you own into a free and patents-unencumbered format that can be played everywhere.
  • ffmpeg A complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video.
  • sickbeard_mp4_automator Automatically convert video files to a standardized mp4 format with proper metadata tagging to create a beautiful and uniform media library
  • Automatic Ripping Machine The A.R.M. (Automatic Ripping Machine) detects the insertion of an optical disc, identifies the type of media and autonomously performs the appropriate action
  • DVD Decrypter The original unofficial DVD Decrypter mirror since June 7th, 2005.
  • DVDFab DVD ripping tool
  • The Encoding Guide 🌟 In-depth guide on encoding video

Cloud Storage

File Renaming and Tagging

  • FileBot 🌟 the ultimate tool for organizing and renaming your Movies, TV Shows and Anime as well as fetching subtitles and artwork. It’s smart and just works.
  • filebot-node a client-server application that’ll allow you to run filebot commands
  • docker-filebot A Docker container for FileBot
  • MediaMonkey Manage a movie/music library from 100 to 100,000+ audio/video files and playlists
  • MP3TAG Mp3tag is a powerful and easy-to-use tool to edit metadata of audio files.
  • Picard Picard is a cross-platform music tagger written in Python.
  • Beets beets is a music library manager
  • Metatogger Metatogger is the new generation of tag editor allowing you to rename, tag and easily sort your audio files.
  • MediaInfo MediaInfo is a convenient unified display of the most relevant technical and tag data for video and audio files.
  • iFlicks2 Useful for adding metadata to movies and TV shows
  • MediaElch Media manager for Kodi. Metadata & artwork retrieval, as well as renaming.
  • /r/datacurator Subreddit for discussion about the curation of digital data. Be it sorting, file formats, file encoding, best practices, discussion of your setup, tips, and tricks, asking for help, etc.

Discord Servers

  • The Ratio 🌟 Community of seedbox enthusiasts. Buying advice, application setup, and automation help.
  • DoujinStyle Discord server with Doujin related materials. Things such as Japanese doujin music and games
  • The Eye Official Discord server for the-eye.eu
  • PlayStation Homebrew Home of /r/ps3homebrew and /r/ps4homebrew.
  • Snahp.it Official Discord server for snahp.it.
  • WarezNX Nintendo Switch Warez server. (/hbg/ has more up to date games as of April 2019)
  • /hbg/ Homebrew General A Discord server that shares Nintendo Switch Games.
  • /r/soccerstreams Official Discord server for the recently-killed /r/soccerstreams subreddit.
  • APK’S 2 Day This is a discord server that acts as a hub for numerous streaming apps.

IRC

  • XDCC Tutorial XDCC Downloading For Beginners: Do It Like A Pro
  • XDCC XDCC (Xabi DCC or eXtended DCC) is a computer file sharing method which uses the Internet Relay Chat (IRC) network as a hosting service.
  • ZNC An advanced IRC bouncer

IRC Clients

  • weechat 🌟 The extensible chat client.
  • irssi Your text mode chatting application since 1999.
  • HexChat HexChat is an IRC client based on XChat, but unlike XChat it’s completely free for both Windows and Unix-like systems.
  • KVIrc Graphical IRC client
  • mIRC IRC client for Windows
  • Shout The self-hosted web IRC client
  • Kiwi IRC Popular web-based IRC client
  • TheLounge TheLounge (a fork of shoutIRC) is a web IRC client that you host on your own server.

IRC Networks

  • irc.p2p-network.net P2P file-sharing network
  • p2p-network.net channel list List of all channels on the p2p-network.net IRC network
  • Orpheus Formerly known as Apollo
  • Moviegods irc://irc.abjects.net/MOVIEGODS 🌟 XDCC file-sharing network, join #mg-chat to continue downloading
  • The Source irc://irc.scenep2p.net/THE.SOURCE Another XDCC source
  • Beast-XDCC irc://irc.abjects.net/BEAST-XDCC One more XDCC source
  • irc.undernet.org/bookz irc://irc.undernet.org/bookz For downloading ebooks (use @search <book name> for a list of available ebooks)
  • irc.irchighway.net/ebooks irc://irc.irchighway.net/ebooks A nice, friendly IRC channel for trading ebooks

IRC Search Engines

  • xWeasel xWeasel is a free stand-alone Download Client based on IRC technology including a multifunctional XDCC Search Engine.
  • ixIRC ixIRC lets you search through 17 IRC networks, 32 channels, and over 189915 user-supplied XDCC packs.
  • SunXDCC Another XDCC file search engine
  • xdcc.eu XDCC search engine indexing packets from a large number of networks

Content Discovery

  • Trakt.tv 🌟 a platform that does many things, but primarily keeps track of TV shows and movies you watch.
  • IMDb Find movies, TV shows, celebrities, and more
  • Movieo Discover, organize and track over 250,000 movies.
  • MetaCritic website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
  • popular-movies Tries to create a list of popular movies based on a series of heuristics
  • Letterboxd Your life in film
  • Squawkr.io sends notifications when movies are available for download.
  • What is my movie? AI-powered movie search. “Use your own words, or search with titles, actors, directors, genres, etc. We find movies for you to watch.”
  • 2160p BluRay Remux List Complete list of all available 2160p remuxes
  • Flox Flox is a self-hosted movie, series and anime watch list.
  • TVmaze TVmaze is a community of TV lovers and dedicated contributors that discuss and help maintain TV information on the web.
  • JustWatch On JustWatch you can find out where to watch your favorite movies & TV series
  • WhereYouWatch Follow upcoming movies and receive email alerts when they are out online as a download or stream – pirated or via retail.
  • Flickmetrix Movie database search engine with disc/Netflix/Prime filtering
  • dvdsreleasedates.com The latest info on new Blu-ray and DVD releases
  • Simkl Movie and TV show scrobbler similar to Trakt.tv

Dashboards and Homepages

  • Muximux A lightweight way to manage your HTPC
  • Heimdall An Application dashboard and launcher
  • Organizr 🌟 HTPC/Homelab Services Organizer – Written in PHP
  • weboas.is Homepage for pirates
  • Anonmasky Anonmasky is a beautiful start page for geeks out there. Clone of weboas.is.
  • iDashboard-PHP HTPC Dashboard to load website services, written in PHP (predecessor to Organizr)
  • HTPC-Manager A fully responsive interface to manage all your favorite software on your Htpc.
  • Monitorr Self-hosted PHP-based web front platform that displays the status of any web app or service in real-time.
  • Logarr “Logarr” is a self-hosted, PHP-based, single-page log consolidation tool which formats and displays log files for easy analysis.

Proxy Sites

  • Unblocked 🌟 a Proxy site for accessing your favorite blocked sites
  • ByPassed ByPassed is an all-in-one solution to unblock censored websites including thepiratebay, kickass, eztv, yts, extratorrent & more.

File Sharing Tools

  • transfer.sh Easy file sharing from the command line
  • FilePizza Free peer-to-peer file transfers in your browser.
  • DBREE DBREE is a simplistic and easy way to upload and share any type of file.
  • WeTransfer WeTransfer was founded in 2009 as the simplest way to send big files around the world.
  • dmca.gripe A DMCA-resistant, permanent file hosting service.
  • FileBin Convenient file sharing on the web, without registration.

Stream Synchronisation

  • /r/Movie_Club Where you can get together with strangers and watch a great movie every week!
  • sync Node.JS Server and JavaScript/HTML Client for synchronizing online media
  • watch2gether Enjoy the internet in sync with your friends. Watch videos, listen to music or go shopping on Watch2Gether.
  • SyncLounge 🌟 A third-party tool that allows you to watch Plex in sync with your friends/family, wherever you are.
  • Netflix Party Netflix Party is a Chrome extension for watching Netflix remotely with other users.
  • CyTube Channel-based shared streaming platform for synchronized viewing of YouTube and Google Drive videos
  • ArconaiTV Another stream sharing platform with a nice UI
  • &chill Watch videos with people.

Miscellaneous

  • UK ISP Court Orders 🌟 List of websites recently taken down in the UK by the High Court. Use a VPN to access them, they must be pretty good!
  • Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List 2018
  • /r/EmbyShares This subreddit is dedicated to the sharing of Emby servers.
  • /r/freefolk Streams for new episodes of Game of Thrones
  • /r/ProshotMusicals Subreddit for all those theatre obsessed people who want pro shots instead of bootlegs to be seen.
  • Shodan Shodan is the world’s first search engine for Internet-connected devices.
  • Pi-hole Pi-hole is a Linux network-level advertisement and internet tracker blocking application which acts as a DNS sinkhole
  • How to use eMule in 2018 An up-to-date guide detailing how to use eMule to download rare content from the eDonkey and Kad P2P networks.
  • Anon.to URL shortener to de-referer or null-referer your links.
  • Movie Release Types Table of common movie release types, their labels, and descriptions.
  • How To Host “Questionable” Websites v4.0 PDF from weboas.is. There are also PNGPSD, and TXT versions
  • Privacy.com Privacy creates secure virtual cards and completes checkout forms for you, saving you time and money while masking your real card details.
  • /f/Piracy Raddle forum for Piracy
  • /s/piracy Saidit forum for Piracy – unofficially the backup forum for /r/Piracy if/when it is banned by the Reddit moderators.
  • /v/piracy Voat forum for Piracy – another potential fallback option for /r/Piracy.
  • 2019 Oscar DVD Screeners List of DVD screeners for 2019’s Oscars
  • Academy Awards 2019 Screeners Megathread Post by /u/idoideas listing all available DVDSCR releases for 2019
  • iNFekt A text viewer application that has been carefully designed around its main task: viewing and presenting NFO files.
  • NFForce Another NFO viewer.
  • TheTrove The Trove is a non-profit website dedicated to content archival and long-term preservation of RPGs.
  • serials Serial keys for software that may or may not work.
  • scenerules NFOs with rules and guidelines for scene releasing standards.
  • SceneLinkList SceneLinkList is a project initiated to display and share as many scene and warez links as possible.
  • castnow Castnow is a command-line utility that can be used to play back media files on your Chromecast device.
  • Grabber Download stock images from Shutterstock
  • The Pirate Society A mysterious members-only forum for pirates.
  • Bandersnatch Interactive Player Online video player for watching the new interactive episode of Black Mirror, “Bandersnatch”.
  • Multiup Website which allows you to upload files to several different file hosting websites.
  • DirtyWarez Lists top warez sites with Alexa rankings and other metadata.
  • MacGuffin Automated tools for handling Scene and P2P film releases.
  • PiracyArchive A complete backup of the Reddit /r/Piracy subreddit
  • List of warez groups Wikipedia’s list of warez groups and individuals.
  • netflix-proxy Smart DNS proxy to watch Netflix out-of-region
  • k8s-usenet A collection of Helm (Kubernetes) charts related to different Usenet services (sabnzbd, radarr, sonarr…).
  • Outline Designed to remove ads, comments, and other junk from news articles but conveniently also bypasses paywalls