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Hi,

I’ve been trying to download njvc’s Custom Blu-Ray Set of Harmy’s OT Despecialized Editions, along with L8wrtr’s Prequel Edits. They are taking quite a long time to download. I know why (Mega’s maximum download capacity), and I would be okay with waiting, but I’m having a Star Wars Marathon Party on January 6th, and I’m worried that it will take too long to fully download. I’ve done the rough math, and I should be done the Despecialized Editions by January 4th, but that doesn’t leave too much room for error. L8wrtr’s Prequels will take too long with the maximum file download cap, so those are out of the question for now.

My question is:
On Mega (the service providing all of the URLs needed for the RARs), they offer Pro Plans, the cheapest one offering 200gb of storage and 1tb of transfer. If I bought one of these Pro Plans, would it allow me to download more than 5gb per 6 hours (or whatever the maximum capacity is)?
Could I subscribe for a month, and then speed up my downloads, or do the Pro Plans not affect the file download cap?

Thank you

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Use MegaDownloader and/or a VPN to circumvent the download limit.

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I’ve actually been trying to do the same thing, but I don’t think my laptop can handle a data-load that big.

“What Orwell feared were those who would ban books. What Huxley feared was that there would be no reason to ban a book, for there would be no one who wanted to read one.”

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TV’s Frink said:

^Exactly what I was expecting, although I had a small hope you would actually link my edit where I used it.

oh man, sorry but i don’t remember where that is. 😦

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Chewtobacca said:

Use MegaDownloader and/or a VPN to circumvent the download limit.

Thank you very much, but how would I go about doing either of these things?
What causes the download limit?
Does buying the Pro Plans not work?
Also, I’m halfway through downloading all of the files (47 left to go). Is there a way to start using MegaDownloader without having to restart all of my progress?

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I was kind of wondering this too. I don’t think there’s a cost-free way of getting around spending several days on the download.

“What Orwell feared were those who would ban books. What Huxley feared was that there would be no reason to ban a book, for there would be no one who wanted to read one.”

Neil Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death

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I think you either need to pay for Pro or pay for a VPN to circumvent the limit.

a trolling bantha

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My only problem with waiting is that it may not finish downloading in time.
I would like all 6 to be done by January 6th.

Do any of you know what my download limit would be if I bought a 5 euro Pro Plan?

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YoungJaaron said:

My only problem with waiting is that it may not finish downloading in time.
I would like all 6 to be done by January 6th.

January 6th is Saturday next week. They should definitely be done by then. Probably well before.

TV’s Frink said:

chyron just put a big Ric pic in your sig and be done with it.

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If I simply keep going to days and days, without paying for anything, how long will it take? Will it reset every time, or will I be able to eventually download all the pieces?

“What Orwell feared were those who would ban books. What Huxley feared was that there would be no reason to ban a book, for there would be no one who wanted to read one.”

Neil Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death

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chyron8472 said:

January 6th is Saturday next week. They should definitely be done by then.

Are you sure? If there are 80 500mb files in each BD50, it takes about an hour to download 10 files, and every 10 files there is a 6-hour delay, we can do the rough math.

Despecialized Original Trilogy
80 files/10 per hour = 8h of downloading
8h x 6h = 48h of waiting for download limit to release
48h + 8h = 56h per BD50 download
56h x 3 films = 168h for all 3 BD50

L8wrtr’s Prequel Edits
11 250mb files x 3 films = 8.25gb of downloads
8.25gb = 6h+30m for all 3 films

Final Count
168h+6h30m = 174h30m for all 6 films
174.5h/24h = 7.27d for all 6 files.

January 6th is in 8 days, and after I download everything I still need to burn to Blu-Ray and test them. I’m not too comfortable with how little time that gives me, and how little room for error there is.

I’m absolutely fine with paying $7.50 for a Pro Plan if it relieves me of this stress. I just want to know, for sure, if buying the plan will give me the benefit of downloading more than 5gb at a time.

So please give me a definitive yes or no answer to if buying a Pro Plan will increase the download limit.

Please don’t feel as if I’m being ungrateful to the help, I really am. I just want an answer so I can decide for myself. Thank you all so much for the help 😃

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TV’s Frink said:

I don’t quite understand the way you asked the question, but you’ll eventually get everything.

Sounds like it could literally take weeks though. So it goes. Then I have to figure out how to burn them and make disc art 😉.

“What Orwell feared were those who would ban books. What Huxley feared was that there would be no reason to ban a book, for there would be no one who wanted to read one.”

Neil Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death

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YoungJaaron said:
Thank you very much, but how would I go about doing either of these things?

Google “MegaDownloader” and/or “VPN”.

YoungJaaron said: What causes the download limit?

Mega imposes it.

YoungJaaron said: Does buying the Pro Plans not work?

I’m sure it does work.

YoungJaaron said: Also, I’m halfway through downloading all of the files (47 left to go). Is there a way to start using MegaDownloader without having to restart all of my progress?

Once you get hold of MegaDownloader, you should be able to work out how to download files selectively.

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Perfect, thank you very much, Chewtobacca.

And thank you everyone else who has helped. I appreciate it a lot!

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My laptop won’t let me download MegaDownload for whatever reason. Weird.

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Neil Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death

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You have to download MegaDownload MegaDownloader first 😉

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darth_ender said:

You have to download MegaDownload MegaDownloader first 😉

This is really turning out to be very convoluted 😄.

“What Orwell feared were those who would ban books. What Huxley feared was that there would be no reason to ban a book, for there would be no one who wanted to read one.”

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