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  • 1.0 stars

    "Slow slow slow"

    June 16, 2015  |   By KiwiExpressCream

    Version: MediaFire

    Pros

    Cheap if you need 1TB of storage.

    Cons

    You'll never fill your 1TB of storage before the end the of time. Uploading is soooo slow it is completely unusable. 100MB file uploaded to Google Drive took 10 seconds. The same file to MediaFire took 12 minutes.

    I did contact support about the speed when I first got the account and they asked a couple of questions (after a week!) which I responded to. They never got back to me after that... go figure!

    Summary

    There are better storage options out there. If you want free, MediaFire's 12GB is reasonable but nothing special (box give out 50GB). If you want 1TB it is certainly cheap but clearly you get what you pay for here. If you have enough time, you might even fill up your 1TB but I suspect the end of the universe is likely to prevent you from achieving that lofty goal.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Worst Cloud Storage Company"

    March 25, 2015  |  

    Version: MediaFire

    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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  • 2.0 stars

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

    March 8, 2015  |   By estirama

    Version: MediaFire

    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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  • 1.0 stars

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

    February 16, 2015  |   By CharmingBath

    Version: MediaFire

    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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  • 1.0 stars

    "Avoid at all costs!"

    September 26, 2014  |   By Joe_Pacific

    Version: MediaFire

    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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  • 1.0 stars

    "WILL NOT RECOMMEND to OTHER USERS"

    November 24, 2013  |   By 1cracktech

    Version: MediaFire

    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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  • 1.0 stars

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

    November 6, 2013  |   By bontz777

    Version: MediaFire

    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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  • 1.0 stars

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

    October 29, 2013  |   By lunaticfridge

    Version: MediaFire

    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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  • 1.0 stars

    "Terrible, DO NOT recommend for professional use."

    September 10, 2013  |   By chowcowmoo

    Version: MediaFire

    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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  • 1.0 stars

    "THis site used to work"

    February 5, 2013  |   By scs_13

    Version: MediaFire

    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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