RapidShare

RapidShare

Average User Rating:
3.1
out of 49 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    Not available
  • Total Downloads:
    42,885
  • Date Added:
    October 01, 2007
  • File Size:
    Not available
  • Downloads Last Week:
    3
  • Operating Systems:
    Webware

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  • Current Version

    3.1

    out of 49 votes

    • 5 star 15
    • 4 star 5
    • 3 star 11
    • 2 star 4
    • 1 star 14
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1 stars

"Disreputable"

November 28, 2012  |  By Nidepengyou

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Before today's policy change, downloads were relatively fast, but now there's nothing to download for most of us.

Cons

1) They basically did away with their free service as it's now unusable.
2) If you do pay, they have an insanely nonsensical and complex system which I have yet to understand
3) Rapidshare has now imposed limits on all uploaders—the public can now only download 1Gb per day for free users and 30 Gb per day for premium users. In other words, now useless to most who have spent money in good trust.

Summary

As of yesterday, Rapidshare has imposed limits on all uploaders—the public can now only download 1Gb per day for free users and 30 Gb per day for premium users. After paying an exhorbitant fee and putting up with an insanely complex, totally un-user-friendly system, it is now useless to me. I'm sure I'm not alone--they just shot themselves in the foot.

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1 stars

"A company with no respect for their customers"

July 11, 2011  |  By Steven N

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Service used to be OK

Cons

They constantly change their plans without proper notice, and leave you worse off

Summary

For over the past year they have changed their plans at least 4 times. Never was it communicated properly. According to their terms of use you are entitled to cancel your account when the change is not of beneficial for you, but when you want to do that, they simply try to sell you more.
This company is totally unreliable with regards to their customer service, and show no respect.
I don't know for the others, but you can be sure Rapidshare will mess with you

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1 stars

"IT'S A SCAM!"

April 28, 2011  |  By BlooTornado

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Used to be good.

Cons

Unable to download anything. You'll know you're just being given the run-around. COMPLETELY FRUSTRATING!!

Summary

Don't use this site at all. Don't listen to those who've given this a good review... they probably work for rapidshare... disgusting.Go with the other filesharing sites like sendspace or 4share.

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1 stars

"As a premium acc holder I find their service disgusting"

February 02, 2011  |  By Wormz1000

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Their webpage is a nice colour

Cons

I was using their service for a long time. I renewed my account and without warning new terms\restrictions and rates were applied to what I'd paid for. This changed a few times but frankly it just seemed too complicated and expensive. Avoid them.

Summary

Although I continued to use their services, a few days ago I renewed my account and the following day my account was unusable. I received an email from them in a foreign language saying my email address\username and password has been changed. There was a link stating that if I hadn't initiated this change, that I must click on the link to report it. I did this and sent them a message via their help section. I still have heard nothing.

I don't know how their service could possibly be worse. They're expensive, pull the rug out from under you in terms of getting what you pay for. Don't reply to requests for help.

In short, they stinkum biggum

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2 stars

"Poor performance"

January 29, 2011  |  By cuirassier

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Ability to share files

Cons

Performance shows poor programming, not the work of a first-class company.

Summary

After waiting to start a download, you get the message "Download expired" or something to that effect (if you don't initiate the download immediately). Then it tells you you have to wait more because you have already downloaded two files even though the previous download did not work. If I needed to share files, I would select a site that exhibited a bit more professionalism in designing its features.

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3 stars

"Multi Site Upload - Host and Share files multi mirror"

January 02, 2011  |  By ramonfer

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

It saves your time and bandwidth.
Downloaders have more hosting services.
Since the file is uploaded to as many as 16 file upload sites, you can consider dead links as a thing of past.
Remote URL uploading supported.
Reliable and completely free!

Cons

The file must be less than 100 MB to use multi upload service.

Summary

Upload to multiple file sharing sites with multisiteUPLOAD.com: http://www.multisiteupload.com .
If you are a regular user of file hosting websites, you must have encountered times when the download link to a file was not working. In most cases there are no alternatives or 'mirror' links provided and you are unable to obtain the file. To avoid this happening to your uploaded files you should pay a visit to multisiteUPLOAD.com.
Is very simple and easy to use file sharing website. It really does not need any signup, you will just have to upload your file and you will get a url to share with your friends or anyone else.
You can upload music, video, photos, images, files, software, pdf, zip... to DepositFiles, 10Upload, FileFactory, NetLoad, UploadedTo, SendSpace, Badongo, Easy Share, Loadto, MegaShare, 2Shared , Mlfat4Arab, FileFx, ZShare, ZippyShare, HotFile...
This service allows you to upload files on multiple file hosting services with one click. It´s the most advanced tool. Allowing you to upload files from your computer or remote upload.
You can also use e-mail address to receive download links by your e-mail.
multisiteUPLOAD? enables Local and Remote, Any-to-Any, Data Mirroring for Disaster Recovery and Remote Backup.
multisiteUPLOAD.com makes optimum use of network resources by including features that minimize data traffic while maximizing performance over any available bandwidth.
From now, you can upload files to many supported file-hosting services and share your mirrors on your site.
http://multisiteUPLOAD.com is a free service.
Recommended. Works fine.

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1 stars

"very bad, Inappropriate and expensive"

December 16, 2010  |  By salamws

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Pros

I like them with oldest plan

Cons

1. Plans changed several times without leaving the option for the customer to stay on the plan.
2. The new plans is always the worst.
3. Price is still expensive.

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1 stars

"Free service almost UNUSABLE. Deceptive site. Avoid."

November 07, 2010  |  By bat77

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

--- No.---

Cons

They don't follow their own policies for the free service.

After a few downloads (of 200 MB sized files) they deny you service. Even after ridiculously long wait time. See below.

Summary

A deceptive company with service that FAILS.

Their web page clearly states that free users must wait 15 min. between downloads, but after two downloads, they make you wait 55 min. And THEN, they cut you off completely with the message "Stop Flooding Our Servers." Really? Flooding you?--Five files of 200 MB size in a day?

Why would you pay a cent to a company that is so Deceptive and/or Incompetent that they cannot follow their own posted procedures? Not a reliable company. (Only the U.S. continues to use rapidshare much. C'mon U.S.A. - - Forget this turkey.)

Their new interface/web site design is offensive. They use phrases like "Waiting Sucks" to describe the experience they put you through. It's insulting and trashy. And it shows what they think of their customers.

Avoid.

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3 stars

"RapidShare"

August 19, 2010  |  By Natalie0811

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

I like because i get what i want as a normal user

Cons

i don't like when it becoming very slow due to busy traffic when compare to Megaupload of TooFiles

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1 stars

"Excruciatingly frustrating. Why keep uploading to it?"

February 25, 2010  |  By 83bj60

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Unfortunately often the only option for less common, older files due to its overblown popularity.

Cons

Files inaccessible most of the time
Files subdivided in aggravatingly small chunks
Extra long waiting times
Very low hourly download limit
Very small file size limit
Very slow downloads of 50KBPS
Interrupted download cannot be resumed

Summary

Why do people insist uploading to such a frustrating filesharing service?

Rapidshare is impossibly frustrating to use. I just cannot understand why people still insist uploadfing files to this service when Megaupload is so much better in every way.

I have been using rapidshare for many years but in the past year or so, it has become impossibly frustrating as downloads aren't accessible at all during most of the day, waiting times have become longer and, when finally, available, extra waiting times are imposed upon free users, not to mention the throttled download speeds, typically around 50KBPS and files are broken up in small chunks making the process even more aggravating.

Compare that to Megaupload. Files are usually available as single downloads. Megaupload is ALWAYS accessible, at all times of the day and night. The waiting time is an even 45 seconds, and if the download interrupts for one reason or another, it can be resumed and download speeds are typically around 250KBPS, a typical 700MB file downlods in a single shot in 45 minutes or less, whereas it is typically broken up 7 files on rapidshare and takes a good 4 hours to download.

So what gives? What's the incentive for uploders to keep using such as loser as rapidshare? Does rapidshre pay uploaders to put stuff on their servers? What's the deal?

Sorry uploaders, but if you DON'T want files to be downloaded, keep uploading to frustrateshare. If however you want traffic, there is simply nothing better than megaupload.

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Publisher RapidShare
Publisher web site http://rapidshare.com
Release Date October 01, 2007
Date Added October 01, 2007
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Category Internet Software
Subcategory P2P & File-Sharing Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Webware
Additional Requirements None
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File Size Not Available
File Name Not available
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Total Downloads 42,885
Downloads Last Week 3
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License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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