MediaFire

MediaFire

Average User Rating:
2.6
out of 34 votes

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  • Version:
    Not available
  • Total Downloads:
    46,893
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 06, 2008
  • Price:
    Free

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5 stars

"BEST FILE-HOSTING SITE EVER BUT..."

June 23, 2012  |  By xerjie_drex30

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Pros

Fast Download
No Waiting Time
No Stupid Survey's
No Download Speed Limit
No File Download Limit Per Day
Unlimited Parallel Downloads
Unlimited File Storage

Able To Copy Someone's Files On Mediafire (But Beware Of Copyright Issue That Can Cause Your MediaFire Account Got Suspended) That Was TRAGIC!

MediaFire Express (MediaFire Uploader) - Good Uploading Sofware Ever

No Advertisement Even In Free Users - WHY? Just Use "ADBLOCK"

I'm Using MediaFire Almost 1 And A Half Year - Still,This Is The Best File-Hosting Site Ever

Cons

1. NOT SAFE FOR BACK-UP,FORGET ABOUT THAT FEATURE FOR FREE USER - For Free Users,All Your Files Are Not Permanently Stored On Their Server,All Of Your Files Can Be Deleted By MediaFire Due To "ACCOUNT INACTIVITY" (In Order To Avoid That,You Should Regulary Login To Your Account Or Someone Is Regularly Downloading Your Files) Which Is Annoying To Those Who Have Private Files Stored On MediaFire - THEN,MEDIAFIRE SHOULD NOTIFY US VIA EMAIL ATLEAST 1 WEEK AFTER OUR FILES GOT DELETED

2. 200 MB MAXIMUM UPLOAD,MAXIMUM DOWNLOAD LIMIT FOR FREE USERS

3. MAYBE A HIGH PRICE FOR BUSINESS EDITION $49 DOLLARS!

4. MORE FEATURES - LIKE MULTIPLE RENAMING THE FILE NAME AND DESCRIPTION - RENAMING ONE BY ONE ISN'T A JOKE

5. MORE FEATURES - MULTIPLE FOLDER SET TO PRIVACY - AGAIN,ONE BY ONE ISN'T A JOKE SPECIALLY IF YOU HAVE 10,000 FILES

6. COPYRIGHT ISSUES - THIS IS THE MOST IRRITATING ON MEDIAFIRE! I KNOW THEY AVOIDING THE TRAGIC FATE OF "MEGAUPLOAD.COM" SO BEWARE OF EXPOSING YOUR FILES TO OTHER!

Summary

FOR FREE USERS - MEDIAFIRE ISN'T A PLACE OF DATA STORAGES/BACK-UPS

TRICKS - MEDIAFIRE NOTIFY US IF A FILE IS COPYRIGHTED THINGY OR VIOLATED,TO DELETE THOSE FILES TO AVOID YOUR ACCOUNT BECOME SUSPEND...

I HEARD THAT "CHANGING THE FILE NAME" DO THE TRICK...BUT YOU SHOULD REGULARLY CHECK YOUR EMAIL...SO YOU'LL KNOW ABOUT YOUR MEDIAFIRE ACCOUNT STATUS :]

BE AWARE OF DMCA "US DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT OF 2000"
IF THOSE FILE IS NOT YOURS,CREDIT IT TO THE OWNER,DISTRIBUTOR ETC... SPECIALLY IF YOU HAVE A BLOG/WEBSITE THAT HOSTING DOWNLOADS

TOTAL...OVERALL THE BEST FILE-HOSTIING SITE EVER (HOPEFULLY THERE'S A NEW AND BETTER FILE-HOSTING SITE THAN MEDIAFIRE)

FOR ME

RANK 1 - MEDIAFIRE
RANK 2 - JUMBOFILES

Updated on Jul 5, 2012

...ijiiijoijijo

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1 stars

"Worst Cloud Storage Company"

March 25, 2015

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Pros

If you use the free version it's fine.

Cons

I went with the paid version. The system is completely unsecure. You do not want to trust any of your files with MediaFire. Once you upload your files to their system, even if you don't share your files with anyone, you will find that others have downloaded your files, this is indicated by the number of downloads on next to each file.

Summary

Very unsecure, you cannot trust your files with them.

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2 stars

"good for storing a few photos, not worth paying for"

March 08, 2015  |  By estirama

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Pros

Good design, simple and plain, you can upload from the web, not expensive

Cons

You can't pay with paypal; charges you without your permission; slow website,

Summary

I registered to this website, mainly because I needed a file host for my website. Since Mediafire claimed, that they offer direct links to files I thought I could use it to host larger files for my website.
So I decided to try Mediafire pro package for a month. My first disappointment was, they do not accept paypal - only credit card. When I had payed for the pro package, I finally gave it a try. I uploaded some files and I wanted to take an advantage of direct link to files (I assumed it meant hotlinking), that they had offered. It didn't work! I wanted to add some pictures on my website, but I couldn't. I could not get direct inks to files as they had promised. I asked for a refund, but they said that they pay only if I have technical issues. So I decided to forget this site and never return.
But recently I received an email, that I have been charged for pro account again. When I registered I didn't agree to any automatic payments and they didn't warn me that this could happen. I had bought pro package only for one month.
Now I am waiting for response from their support team , but I doubt that I will ever see my lost money again.

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1 stars

"Would Reccomend, if you want 0.1MB to take an hour"

February 16, 2015  |  By CharmingBath

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Pros

Click and downloaded(Downloading)

Cons

It says it will take 0.001 seconds to download a 1mb file, im still waiting 5 hours later.

Summary

IT FU**ING SUCKS

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1 stars

"Avoid at all costs!"

September 26, 2014  |  By Joe_Pacific

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Pros

None that I can tell. There are much cheaper, more user friendly options.

Cons

If you use their $199 fee-based services, you hear from them ONCE to 'welcome' you and - read the fine print details - tell you that your credit card will be charged annually. Then you NEVER HEAR FROM THEM AGAIN. After you try out their storage system, get frustrated and abandon it, you naturally forget them like they want you to. Then, a year later, after absolutely no contact or communication with you, WHAM!, a $199 charge shows up on your credit card statement. We're you told that you were coming up for renewal? Of course not! When you call them immediately and say you havent used their service and don't want to renew, will they issue you a credit? NO! Read the fine print, they say! One second into the renewal year and you are locked in, baby.
Avoid at all costs! Besides, there are a lot more options nowadays that are cheaper, work better, and offer reasonable customer service.

Summary



Updated on Sep 26, 2014

Let me make a correction to my review, since it appears I am unable to edit the original content. I really don't know what the company's intent is when they fail to give renewal notices or have no ongoing contact with their customers. It is just not what I have come to expect from companies. Nowadays, I typically get renewal notices or, if not, get a reasonable adjustment or refund if I advise them of my intent to not renew.

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1 stars

"WILL NOT RECOMMEND to OTHER USERS"

November 24, 2013  |  By 1cracktech

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Pros

NONE. Except that I manage to accumulate 56Gb of storage space

Cons

1.Horrendously slow upload speed compared to DROPBOX or GDrive(No file size limitation)
2.Cannot upload files anything larger than 400Mb.
3.Causes my PC to crash if it allowed to start with Windows.(Had uninstall it once to eliminate the crashes)
4.Thought that this was resolved with the desktop version, it wasnt I had slow Windows startup now.
5. No support from android developers (unlike Dropbox and GDrive)

Summary

Will not recommend for anybody to use this service.I only maintain it cause I already have files uploaded in its service.

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1 stars

"Someone else can access your documents, nothing is safe"

November 06, 2013  |  By bontz777

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Pros

multiple uploading, easy to use but that's it.

Cons

The only thing that other people can see my documents without my consent or even my knowledge is a showstopper for me. I created a new account and uploaded some documents. Next day, I was able to see and delete some documents under my username that someone else uploaded. That tells me that my documents are also visible under someone else's account. That was enough for me to put the brakes on and switch off my account.

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1 stars

"A great place to upload something you want deleted."

October 29, 2013  |  By lunaticfridge

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Pros

Easy to use

Cons

They think a simple text file list or a python program somehow violates copyright law. Things that I personally created. Meanwhile the things I've uploaded that really would be considered a copyright violation have never been questioned. They've got it all backwards!

Summary

Avoid at all costs.

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1 stars

"Terrible, DO NOT recommend for professional use."

September 10, 2013  |  By chowcowmoo

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Pros

The web design is pretty.

Cons

I've used it for over a year, and I can never upload files of 1GB or higher without issues. As a professional, I need reliability when it comes to uploading files, and mediafire.com has failed me one too many times.

Summary

Do not use. Find something else.

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1 stars

"THis site used to work"

February 05, 2013  |  By scs_13

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Pros

can upload and share files and photos easily

Cons

Until late 2012 this site worked fine and provided useful services. Starting 2013 upload speeds are extremely slow and it sometimes takes many attempts for upload even few photos.
As is, the site is completely useless.

Summary

Go elsewhere for sharing your media files.

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5 stars

"Mediafire is Demanding to remove website"

September 27, 2012  |  By khawer1

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Pros

Email from mediafire

Cons

Trademark and Copyright infringement

Summary

I don't know this is right place to say or not. I have a movie blog and the mediafire name is included in my custom domain.Yesterday i got message from mediafire that i have created a website and i am using the trademark of mediafire in my custom domain.And they are demanding that i should permanently cease my domain and website till 1st Oct because its illegal.I don't understand why they are telling me to delete your domain.I don't upload any movie or files in mediafire. I only provide links from other websites.And also I have seen many similar domains started with mediafire.

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Publisher MediaFire
Publisher web site http://www.mediafire.com/
Release Date June 06, 2008
Date Added June 06, 2008
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Category Internet Software
Subcategory Online Storage & Data Backup
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Webware
Additional Requirements Webware
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Total Downloads 46,893
Downloads Last Week 48
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License Model Free
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Price Free
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