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  • 1.0 stars

    "Disreputable"

    November 28, 2012  |   By Nidepengyou

    Version: RapidShare

    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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  • 1.0 stars

    "A company with no respect for their customers"

    July 11, 2011  |   By Steven N

    Version: RapidShare

    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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  • 1.0 stars

    "IT'S A SCAM!"

    April 28, 2011  |   By BlooTornado

    Version: RapidShare

    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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  • 1.0 stars

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

    February 2, 2011  |   By Wormz1000

    Version: RapidShare

    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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  • 2.0 stars

    "Poor performance"

    January 29, 2011  |   By cuirassier

    Version: RapidShare

    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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  • 3.0 stars

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

    January 2, 2011  |   By ramonfer

    Version: RapidShare

    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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  • 1.0 stars

    "very bad, Inappropriate and expensive"

    December 16, 2010  |   By salamws

    Version: RapidShare

    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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  • 1.0 stars

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

    November 7, 2010  |   By bat77

    Version: RapidShare

    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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  • 3.0 stars

    "RapidShare"

    August 19, 2010  |   By Natalie0811

    Version: RapidShare

    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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  • 1.0 stars

    "Excruciatingly frustrating. Why keep uploading to it?"

    February 25, 2010  |   By 83bj60

    Version: RapidShare

    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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