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    Bottom Right a 00:17 too there is a address I'm having trouble to clearly see every characters so here the screenshot Https:// - Source: Reddit / 4 days ago
  • Best Simple Security Practices for Protecting Self and Tendies - Final Repost for Visibility!
    - If you want a native encrypted cloud storage, one of the better priced ones is Mega. The free tier gives you up to 20GB to use. Here's a referral link if you want extra free storage a well. It's still E2EE, but not open-sourced. They do, however, have an audit on their encryption and source codes. I use this for backing up photos, business docs, and keeping a backup of one of my Cryptomator vaults here. - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • How to break a proccess running inside a variable after 3 seconds?
    I am using a command line tool called MegaSync, to manage personal files: Mega-get Outputs this text to the terminal: TRANSFERRING |##############............................||(26/86 MB:  31.02 %) I dont want to download the files, I just need their sizes, the "86 MB:" Part: I thought of running it in a variable and then later retreiving the part I want with string manupaltion. $MyVar =... - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Info
    The videos come in as raw as the day they were saved, using xfire's wierd XFR1 video codec. Both VLC and MPC can play them just fine, but discord & most video editing apps will have trouble. Youtube, imgur and streamable support XFR1. Also included with your download link (via is a conv_vids folder which contains all the vids in a more modern MP4 format for video editing. - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • General Rules
    Files(PDF, Excel, Word, etc.), Archives(.7z, .zip, TrueCrypt, bitlocker, etc.), and WIFI Handshakes(.cap, .hccap) should be uploaded to a file hosting website such as or These files should be handled with caution by anyone attempting to crack them as some may contain viruses/malware. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • MegaSync on linux slow and cpu high load
    Also visit MEGA web site and go to Menu -> Reload your account. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Can anyone suggest a better file sharing website?
    I'm trying to find a better alternative for It's a good file sharing website but the problem is that the leak that I upload there get taken down fast even after creating a new link. If you have any suggestion you can comment below. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Ask HN: What are you using to replace shared iCloud Photos albums?
    I have always used Mega[0]. It's real end to end encryption. [0] - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • fake site?
    Both & are official domains for MEGA. MEGA's product, corporate and help pages will be delivered from the domain for users who aren't logged in. The .io domain reflects the global nature of MEGA, which currently has more than 200 million registered users in more than 215 countries / territories. The .io pages are more likely to be properly indexed by search engines than the current .nz... - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Name me a cooler group of guys i'll wait
    Ahhh, I don't know why, but is so slow & hard to open with my internet connection. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Change position/rotation of bone without moving mesh that it's attached to?
    Here's the rig im using if you need to see what im working with better. It's a link as I cant really upload a file directly to this post. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Mega

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Mega is an online storage and file hosting service provided by Mega Limited. Mega is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux platform.
The Best Google Drive Alternatives for 2022: Ditching Big Brother
MEGA had a controversial start as a successor to Kim Dotcom’s Megaupload. However, it’s been wildly popular since its inception because of its massive free cloud storage plan and its focus on privacy and security. Everything on MEGA is encrypted, from files to sharing links to its own built-in chat. See our full MEGA review for an in-depth look at this secure cloud storage solution.
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Mega is probably the best option if you are looking for a free and secure service with a lot of storage. It encrypts your data in transit and at rest, offers collaboration tools and lets you share your files. It’s also the only cloud storage service that offers you a generous 50GB completely free. You can add even more storage if you invite your friends or download their mobile app. However, Mega has some...
Top 11 Best Dropbox Alternatives in 2020: Which Is The Most Secure?
MEGA used to give out a lot of free storage, but it has since started making most of it disappear after a few months. You can read the details about that in our MEGA review. Like the previous services on our list, it offers zero-knowledge encryption.
Dropbox Alternatives: 10 Best Cloud Storage Services
If you are someone who enjoys free services and still needs a little more storage than what’s provided by other cloud storage providers on the list, give Mega a try. The free version of Mega gives you access to a whopping 50 GB of free storage, which way more than what you get with Dropbox. Apart from a juicy free offering, Mega also supports end-to-end encryption. Like others, it also has cross-platform app...
Google Drive Alternatives: 10 Best Cloud Storage Services
If you are someone who is looking for a cloud service where you don’t have to pay dime to use it, Mega may be your only option. Of course, with a free plan you will get limited storage, but unlike others which restrict the free users to maximum of 20GB of storage, Mega more than doubles that and gives you a whopping 50GB of free storage. Now, it might not be enough for you and me, but there are users who used...
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Mega encryption process means it can’t access or rest your password, so you must remember it, or you’ll lose access to your stored files. It’s end-to-end user encrypted Mega video chat enables for total privacy and has been available through the browser.

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