Help! I cannot download files from MEGA with download manager!
If you have ever downloaded a file from mega.co.nz, you would agree with me that the method of file download is different from other file sharing sites.
What is Mega?
MEGA (homepage: http://mega.co.nz) is a cloud storage and file hosting service, launched on 19 January 2013 by Kim Dotcom, to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the seizure of his previous enterprise, the Megaupload. You get 50GB free storage on registration, and all your uploads are client-side encrypted. Mega mobile apps are available for Android, BlackBerry OS and iOS. – Wikipedia
Because of this encryption, you cannot download files from mega with download manager, instead you have to download the file only through the browser. This has a series of disadvantages
- Download resume is NOT supported.
- Your download speed is limited (still fast though)
So this article will help you to download files from MEGA with download manager.
How to download files from MEGA with download manager
There are two methods to download files from MEGA using download manager.
- Internet download manager.
Method 1: Download files from MEGA with Megadownloader
Download Mega Downloader
Add the Mega links to the downloader using the ‘add links’ button.
The file in the link will be shown , just click ok and start downloading the file.
Method 2 Download files from MEGA with Internet Download Manager(IDM)
Download Internet Download Manager(IDM)
Go to http://Unrestrict.li, click Download and paste the MEGA URL in the box provided
Click on the ‘Unrestrict links!’, copy the download link and paste it in the IDM and start downloading.