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Paco
15-02-2009, 06:52 PM
www.mediafire.com (http://www.mediafire.com)

Max filesize: 100 MB
Deletion: 30 days since last download for non-members. For free users, same but only if you after more than 60 days since last account logon.

Additional: No wait time or limited simultaneous downloads. Allows download managers/accelerators and resuming of interrupted downloads (up to 24 hours).
Verdict: Excellent for smaller archives, not bad for multi-part ones (for larger games) either.


www.rapidshare.de (http://www.rapidshare.de/)

Max filesize: 300 MB (recent change from 100 MB)
Deletion: after 90 days with no download

Limitations: After downloading a file a wait-period kicks in preventing the user from downloading another file for a certain period of time (several minutes to several hours, depending on the size of the file the user just downloaded).

Verdict: Good for single-CD games, but impractical for multiple-CD games.


www.megaupload.com (http://www.megaupload.com/)

Max filesize: 500 MB
Deletion: after 21 days with no download

Limitations: Limited number of download slots per country forces users to wait until there is a free one. This can prevent users in some countries from downloading any files from the service.
Also, it is not uncommon for MU to block unregistered downloaders altogether for a time, forcing them to install a toolbar in order to be able to download content.

Verdict: Avoid.


www.badongo.com (http://www.badongo.com/)

- Max filesize: 1GB
- Deletion: non-members - after 50 days of no download, free membership - 90 days of no download
- Uploaded pictures are never deleted
- Download limit: non-members - 4.8 GB / day, free membership - 12 GB/ day
- Download speed: 500 kb/s max (non-members / free members)
- Max. parallel downloads: 1 (non-members / free members)
- Multi-upload of many files: non-members - no, free membership - yes


www.4shared.com (http://www.4shared.com)

The size limit is 100 MB per file.
You have to log in your free account at least once per 30 days. Otherwise, your free account and all your files will be automatically deleted!
5GB of free space
All files can be downloaded unlimited times, but each file can be downloaded by one visitor at the same time only.
Also, any visitor can download one file only at the same time.


http://www.youshare.com/

Details:
Max filesize (unregistered): 300 MB
Max filesize (registered): 1000 MB
Deletion: Unknown
Multi-upload of many files: yes

Additional: No wait time or limited simultaneous downloads. And unlimited Space for files in the FREE account.
Verdict: Good for Larger archives (especially when you register FOR FREE), when multi-part archives is unwanted by uploader.


www.dropbox.com (http://www.abandonia.com/vbullet/www.dropbox.com)

2GB of online storage for free, with up to 100GB available to paying customers.
Dropbox transfers will correctly resume where they left off if the connection drops.
Efficient sync - only the pieces of a file that changed (not the whole file) are synced. This saves you time.
Doesn't hog your Internet connection. You can manually set bandwidth limits.
www.multiupload.com

Multiupload gives you mirrors to other upload sites, even though you only uploaded to Multiupload itself. So Multiupload uploads for you to the rapidshares, depositfiles, hotfile, zshare, uploading.com and megaupload.


Thanks to Fifth, Scatty, GTX, WolverineDK, etc... for Info.

rabadi
17-02-2009, 03:56 AM
For me as a downloader (not uploader :amused: ), rapidshare and megaupload are not really accessible. 4shared, on the other hand, despite the limitations, is still my number one choice to download stuff.

_r.u.s.s.
17-02-2009, 07:59 AM
agreed with rabadi. especially rapidshare is very retarded

Paco
17-02-2009, 10:19 AM
@David thanks for adding the Info.

@all any Page & Info you want to add? post it here and i add it to the List.

The Fifth Horseman
17-02-2009, 02:20 PM
Added Mediafire.

bobson
23-08-2009, 07:32 PM
Maybe we should create a ABANDONIA account on 4shared. In that case someone will log in every 30 days an the files will never get deleted.

Is that a good idea?

_r.u.s.s.
23-08-2009, 08:55 PM
well the space limit per single account is 5 gigs so=/

bobson
23-08-2009, 09:00 PM
OK, I didn't check that one :)

tikbalang
24-08-2009, 02:50 PM
users on mediafire can grab files from other accounts and save it into their own account.

Saccade
24-08-2009, 06:52 PM
btw- don't use www.filedropper.com (http://www.filedropper.com) for anything important.

It takes hours and drops links too often to be reliable.
Fastest upload on the 'net my ARSE.

[ed]
I store a lot of stuff, available through alt.binaries.nl (or whatever binaries search you can use - some ISP's block newsgroup extention binaries) and it's never borked yet.

Gargantuan Orangutan
14-11-2009, 07:49 PM
ATTENTION UPLOADERS

I'm going to offer about 5 GB of FTP server space each for chronic uploaders in the Cellar or chronic uploaders to ISO Art. By 'chronic', if you've already uploaded 10 or more ISOs / CD images. It's going to be first come, first served. It also should be permanent as long as bandwidth isn't adversely affected.

Contact me here or through the contact page at ISO Art (http://**********************/contact.html) if interested.

riccso
15-11-2009, 06:51 AM
Basic feature set for Free accounts was altered and these changes are as always in your favor! Storage space of Free accounts was increased to 10Gb, maximal upload file size was doubled – from now on it has become possible to upload files up to 200Mb.
200mb max filesize and 10gb free space :clap:

Dave
18-11-2009, 03:42 PM
Yay! :D

Ermuli
19-11-2009, 06:11 AM
Reuploading 200 Mb files can be painful, I'll stick to 50/100 MB files.

Gargantuan Orangutan
20-11-2009, 03:29 PM
I've lowered the requirement, I think it was too high. :P See my previous post at the top.

If you've uploaded 10 or more ISOs, I'm offering 5GB of FTP server space. This amount may increase for everyone in the future as well, but this is all I can offer right now.

riccso
21-11-2009, 05:19 PM
10 ISOs (http://www.4shared.com/dir/14972839/db57cb90/Games.html) Uploaded :p

Gargantuan Orangutan
21-11-2009, 06:02 PM
:clap: Heh. I'll send you account details today so you can connect with your ftp client.

riccso
27-11-2009, 04:57 PM
By the way,you can increase your file size limit up to 500MB in 4shared by installing their toolbar :noworry:

Install 4shared toolbar and increase your limit upload file size to 500 MB. more info... (http://www.4shared.com/toolbar/?ref=acctools)

rabadi
27-11-2009, 11:26 PM
Reuploading 200 Mb files can be painful, I'll stick to 50/100 MB files.
Downloading 200MB can be painful too, so I really appreciate your 50MB preference :thumbs:

_r.u.s.s.
03-01-2010, 02:29 AM
http://www.murrayewing.co.uk/mewsings/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/farnsworth.jpg
good news everyone!
4shared increased their account size to 10 GB and per-file size cap to 200 MB

also, they let you create unlimited amount of subdomains, even for free accounts! i created a couple of easy name links so far, like dark-seed.4shared.com, dinotopia-dos.4shared.com, pacific-general.4shared.com or kingdom-of-magic.4shared.com

awesome :woot:

Saccade
28-01-2010, 02:18 AM
:mhh: Looks like 4shared is the next best place after Mediafire...
I kinda breached my store limit there.

Got ~3.5Gb to upload. ISO packed and split is 17x200Mb and 1x50 Mb.
You guys think 4shared would be easier than megaupload/another mediafire account?

Thinking about it - is it worth getting a pro account at these places..?
They offer more space and "faster" transfer, but say nothing about reliability or the fact there are so many other places offering free stuff.

_r.u.s.s.
29-01-2010, 05:28 PM
i thought mediafire was being gay with deleting files that they "think" that are illegal.. this happened to gargantuan and gtx i think

Professor Oak
03-09-2010, 09:19 AM
I know that this is a few months old, yet for any new uploads, could I recommend that people start using 4Shared (http://www.4shared.com/) so that the ISOs will stay around for much longer than other uploading services? The reason for this is the fact that SpiDoL's Sonic CD ISOs were removed quite quickly from Uploading.com, and this isn't a good thing at all for the ISO Cellar.

Expack2
22-10-2010, 11:13 PM
Would Dropbox (http://www.dropbox.com/) be usable? Here's the feature list (http://www.dropbox.com/features) and page of policies (http://www.dropbox.com/terms).

Pallantre
23-10-2010, 01:18 AM
Even though I'm a newbie here, I'd like to backup Professor Oak on the recommendation of 4Shared. I have about 125 GB of files uploaded there spread among 15 free accounts and the oldest files are over 2 years old. I have only once had the files from a couple of accounts deleted; this was before they upgraded the free accounts to 10 GB of space (maybe they lengthened their time for auto-deletion as well, I don't know).

This may help those whose files are being deleted quickly. Obfuscate your file names (i.e. name them something else than what they contain). ;)

APFelon
05-12-2010, 04:33 PM
Do you guys consider Usenet a viable ISO alternative? Those file sharing sites always seem so shady to me.

A good Usenet server will have a 2+ year retention. Tiny NZB files can be used to direct a downloader to the file(s) without the hassle of downloading 100,000,000 headers per group.

Of course, a good NSP costs around 10.00 USD per month (which is a definite drawback)... but it sure beats constantly monitoring a 1-file-per-session metered download of 16 RAR files at 25kbps.

:OK: APf

_r.u.s.s.
06-12-2010, 04:45 AM
usenet is cool, and 10 usd per month isn't too bad, but the problem is that users who download the games themselves have to pay- not just the host (us)

we'd like to make the games available for everyone for free

another availability drawback is that a lot of our users who download from here have problems with getting and unpacking them files themselves, i don't even want to imagine how many people wouldn't know how to use a 3rd party software in order to download something from usenet. and let's face it, it's a hassle even for someone who knows the know how but doesn't use usenet. getting and installing client is tme for a lot of people

if this weren't an issue we'd just probably use torrents on some random free tracker and be fully available while not even paying anything

GTX2GvO
06-12-2010, 10:43 AM
I'd like to say that Youshare is completely dead. :rant:

"Replaced" by epicfail.com

Dammit! :rant:

WolverineDK
17-01-2011, 10:26 AM
PACO: I actually disagree about megaupload, and I will tell you why. Perhaps the reason some of the (sorry for curtsing) "ungrateful little bastards" who complain about the "suckage" of megaupload has an ISP who is fighting megaupload, so if you took a look at the site torrenfreak, you would see. That the MPAA and the RIAA are after megaupload and other sites, and some ISP are sucking the big one of RIAA and MPAA. And that goes out to all. But anyway I am beginning to make mirrors of my megaupload files, so people can have an alternative to megaupload.
And I am using multiupload as my mirror alternatives. To please the crowd.

Paco
17-01-2011, 04:17 PM
@Wolverine dont misunderstand me. The First Post merely listed up diverse Site which can host Stuff. Its not my personal meaning. You can also write something for Multiupload and i will add it to the List.

WolverineDK
17-01-2011, 08:40 PM
Paco: okay, good to hear, multiupload gives you mirrors to other upload sites, even though you/I or who ever is only uploading to multi upload itself.
So multi upload uploads for you to the rapidshares and others , including megaupload. and to name a few of the other places multiupload uploads for you are rapidshare, depositfiles, hotfile, zshare, uploading.com , and megaupload.

Paco
17-01-2011, 08:50 PM
@Wolverine added, what do you think? Is it okay so?

WolverineDK
17-01-2011, 09:52 PM
@Wolverine added, what do you think? Is it okay so?

I like it, I used it myself some time ago when I downloaded the old source code to Double Dragon II. from original 740 images a mate of mine had, and then I reuploaded it, gave him a link to the thread where I introduced the source to the public.

Dave
15-03-2011, 06:19 PM
I still can't believe it but 4shared now let you upload files for a max size of 2GB using a free profile :omg:

Does anybody verified it?

Ermuli
16-03-2011, 06:27 AM
I can't verify that, but think about how unreliable 4shared has been lately and re-uploading a 2 GB file...:no:

_r.u.s.s.
18-03-2011, 12:40 PM
how was 4shared unreliable?

Dave
18-03-2011, 01:11 PM
I never had problems, but I never did big uploads.

Zaru
20-09-2012, 09:09 PM
Chaps, do you now have to register @ 4shared in order to download anything? I could have sworn you didn't need an account just several years ago...

The Fifth Horseman
21-09-2012, 10:45 AM
Yes, now you need an account for most files - although I'm not sure if all.

Dave
26-09-2012, 10:54 PM
It looks like they added that requirement after the Megaupload storm, now they also promote 4shared as a "cloud oriented" service, and considering that it's one of the few still up...well, they did it for a good reason.

Mystvan
16-03-2017, 05:50 PM
www.4shared.com (http://www.4shared.com)

The size limit is 100 MB per file.
You have to log in your free account at least once per 30 days. Otherwise, your free account and all your files will be automatically deleted!
5GB of free space
All files can be downloaded unlimited times, but each file can be downloaded by one visitor at the same time only.
Also, any visitor can download one file only at the same time.


Do not worry. You can reactivate your expired account due to inactivity:

“We've missed you on 4shared, Sir/Madam,
Your 4shared account has expired due to inactivity. Any files which you had at the moment of expiration date can be recovered within 30 days ONLY. Afterwards, they will be permanently removed. It's not too late to have everything back. You can fully recover your account and files by pressing the button...”

And besides, the free account has 15 GB online storage.

www.dropbox.com (http://www.abandonia.com/vbullet/www.dropbox.com)

2GB of online storage for free, with up to 100GB available to paying customers.
Dropbox transfers will correctly resume where they left off if the connection drops.
Efficient sync - only the pieces of a file that changed (not the whole file) are synced. This saves you time.
Doesn't hog your Internet connection. You can manually set bandwidth limits.


Thanks to Fifth, Scatty, GTX, WolverineDK, etc... for Info.

Account on former Dropbox Pro and now Dropbox Plus has 01 TB online storage. Dropbox Standard has 02 TB and Dropbox Business has unlimited space... Lost in Space... :wacko: :hypno:

tienkhoanguyen
16-03-2017, 06:18 PM
Well mediafire.com has been reliable to me. I have used it for the last 2 to 4 years!!! It has an option for dropbox whatever that is. Also sometimes it has https instead of the regular http. You get a friendly free 12GB to start and if you link your FB account you get 2GB more.

All the above is for free and that is a lot if you are a small developer like me. DOS is maxed out at 700MB CD if you know that means 1GB so you can fit 12 DOS game disc.

File transfer rate is relatively fast. 4GB uploads in about 3 hours. That is impressive considering it is online transfer and not direct HDD or DVD to computer#

Thank you GOD 0 AD for all my real family and my real friends. The GOD 0 AD means Jesus Christ who saved all people and not the dark side that someone claims to be.:OK:

Tseki
17-03-2017, 10:20 AM
I recommend Google Drive :OK: