From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Type of site
Online backup service
Available inEnglish
OwnerMediaFire, LLC
  • Derek Labian
  • Tom Langridge
LaunchedOctober 20, 2006; 16 years ago (2006-10-20)
Current statusActive
Content license
Proprietary software (Windows, Mac and Linux clients)

MediaFire is a free and unlimited file and image hosting website in Harris County, Texas, USA. Every feature of the service is available to users whether they choose to create a cost-free account or not.

The website is very popular and has attracted at least 8.7 million visitors annually by 2008 according to a study made by[1]

Use[change | change source]

As it has been said that MediaFire has progressed in its growth, and has become the fastest growing site on the web 100% yearly growth. MediaFire offers:[2]

Unlimited downloads Unlimited uploads Download resuming Zero wait time And these services are free.

Growth[change | change source]

A group of web designers & desktop developers are working to achieve their goal to proceed to advance and progress the MediaFire file sharing involvement, to make it better to their users.[2]

Usage[change | change source]

The service is available for free and allows users to upload files of up to 200 MB. The user is then supplied with a unique URL, which locates the file and enables anyone with whom the uploader shares it to download the file. Currently there is no time limit on how long uploaded files will be stored.[3] Furthermore, images can be uploaded and displayed in galleries.

History[change | change source]

MediaFire was originally founded on August 2006, the company was established in the San Frasisco Bay Area by a group of website enthusiasts and entrepreneurs who had a difficult time with sending rather large emails and files and FTP.[2]

Together they decided to create a site that would resolve those issues, for a more simple method of transferring these files and other media.On October 2006 MediaFire was actually launched, and did rather well with producing a site where user of all ages could share files with ease and feel secure about their files. And this site only continued to grow, and more features were invented such as:[2]

Unlimited cloud Storage, Branding tools and the ability to share files with friends and family and other users.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mediafire attracts almost 9m visitors online yearly". Archived from the original on 2009-12-27. Retrieved 2008-07-22.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "MediaFire".
  3. Mediafire FAQ

Other websites[change | change source]