Mega (service)

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This article is about the file hosting service. For the website’s predecessor, see Megaupload. For other uses, see Mega (disambiguation).
Mega (service)
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Developer(s) Mega Ltd.
Initial release January 19, 2013; 3 years ago
Development status Active
Written in C++, JavaScript, Java,Objective-C, HTML5
Operating system Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android,Windows Phone,BlackBerry, Kindle Fire,PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Available in
Type Online backup service
Cloud storage
License Simplified BSD license(For the JavaScript, SDK source)
Alexa rank Increase 222 (August 2016)[2]

Mega (stylized in uppercase as MEGA) is a cloud storage and file hosting service produced by Mega Limited. The New Zealand-based website was launched on January 19, 2013 by Kim Dotcom. Mega mobile apps are available for Windows Phone, Android,BlackBerry OS and iOS.

Mega most notably advertises its feature that all files are encrypted locally before they are uploaded[3] and 50 GB of storage space are available for free[4] and up to 4 TB for paid accounts.[5] As of January 20, 2016, Mega has 40 million registered users[6] in more than 245 countries, and more than 12 billion files have been uploaded to the service.[7]



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