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How exactly does MEGA's download work?

When you download a file from the MEGA service, you are shown a pretty download progress bar within the browser. Once this progress bar reaches 100%, your browser then begins to download the file. ...
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Canceling a Mega account

I just made an account on Mega that I want to cancel, but I can’t find any option for doing this. So, how do you cancel a Mega account?
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Where did Mega.co.nz store my download?

So, I had ~3GB free on my local disk and I tried to download a 2GB file. It failed because it said I ran out of disk space. My disk still shows that I have about 400MB free. According to this post ...
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How does the encryption on Mega work for sharing?

If files sent to Mega is encrypted client-side, how exactly would files be shared without the key being sent through Mega's servers at some point? Does Mega provide some sort of API to allow for an ...
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How are MEGA's services paid for? [closed]

I generally subscribe to the economic argument and its implication that nothing comes free in life. That is why I believe, that the services of MEGA cannot possibly be free of charge. I realize that ...
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File uploads stuck in queue

I'm uploading a folder to MEGA. Uploads seem to be working but as soon as it attempts to upload a README.TXT file, said file and all others get the 'Queued' status. All other file types that I have ...
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Mega Downloads on Mac OSX

It is known that in Windows mega uses the fileSystem API, which basically writes the file to a sandboxed section of your local file system: AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\File System\ ...
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Mega is showing 0% of 50 GB when I have uploaded 40 GB

I see 0% of 50 GB on both the sync client and the site, but I have uploaded about 40 GB worth of files and I can access them. Why is this happening?
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Migrate files from one cloud storage provider to another

Is it possible to directly move files from one cloud storage provider to another, bypassing the bandwidth-intensive step of downloading the files locally and then re-uploading them? In other words, ...
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How does the Mega.co.nz download progress-bar work?

The Question is in the title: How does the Mega.co.nz download progress-bar work? I know about the filesystem API, but how are the files streamed from the server to the filesystem? How do they get the ...
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How can I see the number of times a file I hosted on Mega and shared the URL got downloaded?

I hosted a file on Mega and shared the URL: How can I see the number of times it got downloaded?