How the hell do I use MEGA?

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How the hell do I use MEGA?

Postby Matty Red Sox » 18 Jun 2018, 06:41

So I've been given some music on MEGA (seems to be a file sharing/storage site) from New Zealand... and I'm fucking stumped. I can't seem to get any of the files to open or play... I can't drag them to iTunes (on either my phone or my MacBook). I've downloaded their apps... but on the free site, I can't do anything. Can someone explain this to me.... thanks!
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Re: How the hell do I use MEGA?

Postby Charlie O. » 18 Jun 2018, 06:48

I use the free site all the time and have never had a problem, uploading or downloading, so maybe I'm not the one to ask. I've never used (or downloaded) the desktop app - I just click on the red "Download" button and it downloads.

What are you downloading? Is it a zip file? If so, have you unzipped it?
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Re: How the hell do I use MEGA?

Postby Matty Red Sox » 18 Jun 2018, 06:57

Is it possibly country specific, or browsers? I use safari, some are zipped, and won't unzip... others are just files. Do I need the pay version?
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Re: How the hell do I use MEGA?

Postby Charlie O. » 18 Jun 2018, 06:59

I wouldn't think so. Like I say, I've only ever used the free version, and have had no problems. What actually happens when you try to unzip or open them? Do you get a message or something?
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Re: How the hell do I use MEGA?

Postby Matty Red Sox » 18 Jun 2018, 08:28

Nope. I get nothing. It won't move them or show them. I can open some in quick time... but nothing to iTunes.
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Re: How the hell do I use MEGA?

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 18 Jun 2018, 09:04

I've used MEGA in conjunction with StuffIt Expander and it works for me.
Have you tried StuffIt?
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