|Archiving status||In progress...|
|Project source||rapidshare-grab, rapidshare-discovery|
|IRC channel||(on EFnet)|
RapidShare is a file sharing website, shutting down on March 31, 2015.
Dear RapidShare Customers
Kindly note that RapidShare will stop the active service on March 31st, 2015. Extensions of STANDARD PLUS and PREMIUM will be possible until February 28th, 2015.
We strongly recommend all customers to secure their data. After March 31st, 2015 all accounts will no longer be accessible and will be deleted automatically.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send us an e-mail to email@example.com
Thank you for many years of trust.
Your RapidShare Team
- https://rapidshare.com/files/251393042/Google_Earth_pro_5.0.1337.rar (redirects to url below which then downloads the file)
- Try scraping rapid-search-engine.com for download links or ask its owners for the database
- Get a list of valid download links from reddit.
- Scrape Google with the keyword "intext:rapidshare.com/files".
- Scrape URLs from the Wayback Machine.
- Search in the expanded URLs derived from URLTeam?
How can I help?
Running a Warrior
You can start up a Warrior and there select RapidShare. (If you don't really care what you are archiving, select ArchiveTeam's Choice instead, as at some points ArchiveTeam may priorize another project.)
Running the script manually
If you use Linux and you're a bit familiar with it, you can try running the script directly.
The instructions can be found at github.com/ArchiveTeam/rapidshare-grab. Using concurrency of more than 10 may result in a ban from RapidShare!
|Some additional information|
|Don't forget to replace YOURNICKHERE with your nickname.
The number after
If you want to stop the script, please do it gracefully if possible. To do so, create an empty file named STOP in the folder of the script (terminal command:
If you see "Project code is out of date", kill the script, go to its folder (
Donating to the Internet Archive
Content downloaded by the ArchiveTeam will be uploaded to the Internet Archive, where it will be stored and be available – hopefully – forever. However, storing it costs thousands of dollars in the long run. So, if you can afford, please consider donating to the Internet Archive, so that this piece of history can be kept for us all. http://archive.org/donate
Do you like our cause?
If you want to help in other projects, want to learn more about ArchiveTeam, or even help in development in general, navigate to the Main Page of this wiki, from there you can reach a lot of information. The Team consists of volunteers working on the projects in their free time, so helping hands (and resources) are always welcome.