|27th May 2017, 13:44|
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One membership, multiple file host sites
I've noticed many porn sites offer many sites together if you join one site.
Has anyone noticed if file host sites do this?
Seems like a great idea that if you join Deposit Files, for example, you also have premium access to File Boom, K2S, etc.
|27th May 2017, 14:30|
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|28th May 2017, 03:02|
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Some think it exists except they didnt read the fine print which clearly says
These services (zevera, debrid, leech etc) are to give premium speed access for your own files on multiple hosts - not other peoples.
When I was looking into multiple host uploading (ie mirror creator) & downloading i came across this review site
Makes for interesting reading but clearly these options arent meant to be a replacement for a 1 host premium membership as evidenced by daily limits.
My small number of Mediafire & Toucansharing files are now all dead 31.7.2012
They wont be re-upped to either of the other 2 required hosts until i figure out which one is worth using
Feel free to remove them in the mean time if you wish
|28th May 2017, 11:45|
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Do they work? Yes ... sort of.
Is it a replacement for a paid dedicated subscription to a single hosting site? Depends on your usage level and definition of "replacement".
Let me explain ...
I have live accounts at two multihosters (Zevera and Downloader.guru). I got the Zevera account when they were first starting out and offered some stupid amount of traffic (more than I will probably EVER use) for a nominal amount that I don't remember. I knew nothing of multi-hosters at the time and the deal was just too good to pass up. That's how I started down this road in the first place. If I recall, they matched whatever amount you purchased 10 for 1! The fact that I later got an account at Downloader.guru should already tell you something about how well this really works.
The first thing you'll need if you're using these services (if you're not using it already) is JDownloader2. It will allow you to configure multiple multi-hosters and set rules per host for how and when each one will be utilized, etc. etc. It works well with single-host accounts as well. It (or something like it) is generally just a nice toy to have -- but if you're using multi-hosters, JDownloader2, in particular, is essential.
Now, with both of these accounts active and set to service just about every file hoster out there, you'd think it'd be pretty smooth sailing ... and sometimes it is. Perhaps about 25% of the time, I just right click on a link, click "copy", JDownloader kicks in, and one service or the other starts downloading the file immediately.
Another 25% of the time, the download will queue, neither service will start to download the file for one reason or another (usually daily limits, but there are other reasons also) and it will sit there. JDownloader will merrily re-cycle and keep trying, and eventually (maybe an hour, maybe half a day, maybe a day) the file will magically download and complete.
About half the time (the other 50%) the file will literally just sit there. JDownloader will keep re-trying, but nothing will happen. Eventually, JDownloader will offer an update, which I immediately process. At that point, we're back at the beginning: 25% instant download, 25% wait for a bit, 50% wait for the next update and repeat.
It's this commitment to continually tweaking the way that each multi-hoster works that makes JDownloader2 essential. Don't bother with any of the other software options that they suggest to you. I've tried them all and they don't work as well. The frequent updates are VERY important!
Eventually, you'll get what you want ... about 95% of the time. You just have to be patient. The 5% miss is generally due to the file being removed or taken down before JDownloader2 and your multi-hoster get their act together to figure out how to process the download.
So if I find that a particular uploader who is posting lots of files I'm interested in is using a particular service, I'll go ahead and subscribe to that service for a time. But the multi-hosters in conjunction with JDownloader2 are a good fallback position to support everything else. It keeps me from paying for more than one single-host subscription at a time.
If you're a seriously high-volume downloader (and I'm definitely not) then arguably multi-hosters make no sense at all. Due to the limits imposed by the downloads not being immediate, you'll actually get more value out of a timed subscription to a single-host service. Just watch what your favorite posters are using, and choose carefully.
But if you don't fall into that category, being charged by the byte instead of paying for a time period can be VERY economical. I've re-upped DGuru once in a year's time, and I still have some obscene amount of traffic available from my initial Zevera purchase. Just don't expect to get the files you download this way as soon as you request them. That's simply not how it works. As they say ... there is no free lunch.