Latest Yify Torrent news: If you have ever searched for movie torrents, sometimes you find that some of the uploads come from a group named YIFY. However, a report from TorrentFreak has revealed that this group has decided to shut down in early November, 2015. Although there is no official word, but TorrentFreak has heard from their sources that this is indeed what has happened. When you find YIFY torrent down, maybe you can unlock the torrent sites or try some of its alternatives from the top 10 movie torrent sites such as KickassTorrents, Torrentz, ExtraTorrent, etc.
History and available contents on Yify Torrent sites
The Yify Torrent sites was found in 2011, it soon moved up to the most visited movie torrent sites in 2013. However, due to the blockage by UK government and some personnel changes. YTS has finally take the place of original YIFI-Torrents. In the prvious 2014 year, TorrentFreak ranked YIFY-Torrents the No.5 most popular torrent sites according to its Alexa rank and Compete Rank.
Movies on Yify Torrent: YIFY now uploads good quality prints in DVD, 720p, 1080p and 3D quality. They usually wait for the official release of movie DVDs or Blue-ray discs, and then they rip and encode the movie DVDs or Blu-rays to MP4 or MKV videos by using a popular x264 encoding software - Handbrake for the H.264/MPEG-4 codec. This is whay they always maintain movie torrents with high quality and smaller file size.
Problem to play Yify Torrent downloaded movies?
"I just downloaded two YIFY movies torrents in MP4 and MKV formats respectively. But i tried to play the downloaded movies on my computer and it shows me the message - "You are missing YIFY CODEC PACK to play this movie. And there also lies a YIFY official codec pack link on the screen. I wanna know is this just a scam or there is something like YIFY codec in real ?? Thanks."
Answer: From the description above, we can confirm that you've visited the FAKE "YIFY torrent site". And do not download any so-called "YIFY official codec pack", because it may contain malicious spyware programs. If you happened to do so, you'd better scan for viruses just in case. Make sure to download Yify torrent movies in YIFY official site: yts.to /http://yts.to/ (earlier yify-torrent.com and yts.re)
How to Play Yify Torrent movies?
The torrent movies downloaded from Yify official sites are usually with a format or AVI, WMV, MKV or MP4 file formats. If you have any problem to play those Yify Torrent movies on iPhone 6S/6S Plus, iPad Pro, PS3, PS4, etc. Pavtube Video Converter for Windows/Mac can fulfill your needs to convert Yify Torrent movies to all your device preset profile format with best suitable video/audio parameters for direct playback.
How to convert and play download Yify Torrent Movies?
Step 1. Import Yify torrent movies
Run the program on your computer and click "File" to add Yify torrent movies to it.
Step 2: Choose output profile format
Click "Format" bar, select the output file format according to the device that you wish to play Yify Torrent movies on. Here, we can choose a more device compatible file format such as "HD Video" > "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" which has full range support for both smartphones, tablets, tv and game consoles, etc.
Step 3: Start conversion.
Click "Convert" to start to convert Yify torrent movies to your desired file formats. The conversion progress depends on the size of your torrent file.
After conversion, you will have no limitation to play Yify Torrent movies on any device as you like.
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