Posts Tagged ‘rapidshare’

Rapidshare Alternatives – File Hosting Site Shuts Down March 31, 2015

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

If you store files on Rapidshare, but haven’t visited the site for a while, you should probably read this …

The file hosting company Rapidshare AG just announced that it will shut down its services on March 31, 2015. The notice, published on the service’s front page on the Internet states that the company will stop its “active service” on the day and that accounts won’t be accessible from that day on. According to the information, accounts will be deleted and data won’t be available anymore.


Firefox RSFind! – Mod Add-on, Handy File Hosting Management Tool

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

This sounds like a useful add-on for anybody who spends a lot of time downloading from file hosting sites …

Have you ever been to a website with lots and lots of file links that are hosted on file hosting websites like Rapidshare, Hotfile or Megaupload? Downloading multiple files from hosters that are linked on the page can be quite problematic and strenuous unless they are posted directly next to each other.


Rapidshare Gets Major Overhaul

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

I hope this isn’t the beginning of the end of Rapidshare. Rapidshare provides a simple, useful way to exchange data … and yes, I mean legal data, not pirated music.

Rapidshare has been pressured from several angles in the past years. Law enforcement agencies that called for the shutdown of the service, or better controlling and filtering of uploaded files, rival file hosting sites that gained lots of ground due to attractive and more powerful disk space and traffic limits, and users who were fed up with all the waiting on the site.