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Virtualization Apps in Top Software Torrents for Week of December 8

December 9, 2014

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Welcome back to the latest Top 10 Most Pirated Applications - a dive into the depths of the world of the top software torrents.

First up on our list this week is a newcomer to the Top 10 called BlueStacks. This software allows users to run Android applications on Windows-based computers by using virtualization technology. With more than double the swarm size of the next torrent, it is clearly a popular product. 

Ranking Torrent Name Size
(MB)
Age
(Days)
Swarm Size
1 BlueStacks Rooted Version 0 9 6 4092 Modded ENGLISH =Dubs= 283 1 1,422
2 VMware Workstation 11 0 0 Build 2305329 Final Incl Serial ATOM 307 5 698
3 WinRAR 5 20 Final x86 x64 Incl Key ATOM 3 6 566
4 Internet Download Manager IDM 6 21 Build 16 Final Incl Crack ATOM 9 1 423
5 Driver Reviver 5 0 1 14 x86 x64 Final Incl Crack ATOM 47 2 404
6 ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CC 2014 X32 X64 MULTILINGUAL PORTABLE PAF 392 1 330
7 Pinnacle Studio 18 0 2 444 Ultimate x86 & x64 Multilingual P2P 3,453 2 280
8 Winrar 5 20 Stable Fully Activated No Key Required A4 3 6 225
9 Windows 7 AIO ESD x86 x64 PL SP1 IE11 Listopad 2014 NiKKA 3,905 2 164
10 YouTube Video Downloader PRO 4 8 7 0 1 Full Auto Crack 18 6 100

Next up is VMware Workstation, another virtualization product that is much more widely known and one that we’ve seen more than once on our list. This release includes a serial key that permits full access to all features.

We also see two releases of WinRAR’s 5.20 software, one with a serial key and the other in pre-activated form. We’ve seen other releases of this software in the past and expect to see more as new revisions are released.

That’s not the only recurring software found this week however. We also see new versions of Internet Download Manager, Adobe Photoshop, Pinnacle Studio, and Windows 7. These releases are updated versions of what we’ve seen in the past and continue to draw large swarms with their popularity. We expect to see more of these in the future as the companies that create them develop new versions.

                                   

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Victor DeMarines

Post written by Victor DeMarines

Vice President, Products & Strategy at Revulytics

Victor DeMarines brings extensive security product management and marketing experience to Revulytics, where he is responsible for product strategy and direction. He is a frequent speaker and author on topics including piracy, reverse engineering and the protection of intellectual property.