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Search Mediafire for Files

A Ghacks reader wanted to know if there is a way to search the popular file hoster Mediafire for files. He did not mention exactly what kind of files, and it does not really matter as it is possible to find any kind of file with the following method. Mediafire is one of the longest standing and most popular file hosters out there, like for the fact that it is not limiting download speeds or imposing wait times on users who download files from it.

There is no official option to browse what Mediafire stores on its servers, which is common among file hosters. There are however enough third party search options available. You can use indexing sites or a search engine like Google, Yahoo or Bing directly to find files on Mediafire.com

The basic command for searching sites is "site:url", for Mediafire it would be "site:mediafire.com" The following is a list of example search queries that reveal lots of files of the type that you specified:

  • site:mediafire.com mp3
  • site:mediafire.com zip
  • site:mediafire.com avi

search mediafire

It is possible to combine filetypes, just add a | between each file type. This would look like this then:

  • site:mediafire.com mp3 | ogg

You can also search for specific filenames, just replace the filetype with the filename:

  • site:mediafire.com e-book

Here are some stats taken from Google. Google has indexed almost 45000 links to mp3 files that are hosted at Mediafire, 20000 zip files, 6200 avi files and 42000 rar files. Not all files are working though. If Mediafire deletes a file it will still be shown for some time in the search engine that you have used.

Update: You can use the method to find other types of files of course, like rar archives or mkv movie files. It is also possible to search another hoster or website if you want so that you can try and find the files you are looking for there.

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Comments

  1. Enigma said on November 3, 2007 at 4:04 am
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    can not seem to get this to work and your instructions are not very clear.

    do i just add site:mediafire mp3 to google search and it then finds or am i missing something.

  2. John said on November 3, 2007 at 6:08 am
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    @Enigma
    google search: site:mediafire.com mp3

    You did not include the .com.

  3. Lorissa said on November 3, 2007 at 7:14 am
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    It doesn’t work because thew information and instrictions are incorrect. You search (using Google for example) for:

    site:mediafire.com mp3

  4. KUMAR said on April 5, 2008 at 1:11 pm
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    SIR,
    Wat i want to know is “How many file hosting sites supports DAP(Download Accelerator Plus) for easy downloads like..mediafire… is there any more …It should even have the capability resuming files… thank you…

  5. Nestor said on April 19, 2008 at 5:30 pm
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    Thanks gracias me ayudo mucho

  6. 61 Miles said on April 29, 2008 at 12:52 pm
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    … wrong instructions man

  7. hafsah said on May 22, 2008 at 4:59 pm
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    ..thanks for the info..it really does work..yey..

    for those who don’t seem to get/understand the instructions..let me try 2 explain..well here goes..

    1.copy/type these words below exactly as they are to google/yahoo or whatsoever:

    site:mediafire.com mp3

    2.to find a specified file/mp3/zip or ect REPLACE mp3 with your desired file/song or whatever name.

    -hope that helps-

  8. Arben said on August 26, 2008 at 11:19 pm
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    It definately work. just read the second comment, i did it and it works. i can’t believe it. u’re a genius. if u want something, just type it’s name before the site:…

  9. Frogger said on October 10, 2008 at 9:14 pm
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    I use http://www.shufs.com, it uses googles cse so you don’t have to know all those google commands

  10. Guster said on December 3, 2008 at 5:34 am
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    this is awesome. finally i can search mediafire.
    Thanks ALOT. you have made things SO MUCH easier for me. things such as piracy and such and such.

    like some might say: u r teh bezt

  11. erwindt said on February 5, 2009 at 9:37 am
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    I have downloaded completely: ***

    but i cant extract them … the ext file : .a00 , .ao1 etc …… anyone help?
    (i tried winrar and 7zip…..)

    1. Martin said on February 5, 2009 at 9:43 am
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      I think it is WinAce that you need or a unpacker supporting that format.

  12. kuroiiryu said on March 22, 2009 at 10:53 pm
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    lol i can use it now xD
    soo basically all you need to do is copy and paste this mediafire.com mp3 on to google or yahoo and replace mp3 w/ for example im yours and BAM you got it!!! =]

  13. Anonymous said on April 27, 2009 at 12:55 pm
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    .a01 and so on files are extracted using alzip, a another [email protected]@king zip tool found at altools.com

  14. LnZ M said on April 28, 2009 at 12:25 pm
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    erwindt
    u need to use ALZip…download the software

  15. Sherry said on June 28, 2009 at 5:39 pm
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    thanks!!!!!! it works

  16. SALIM SOUF said on August 8, 2009 at 7:24 pm
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    THANKS MAN A LOT

  17. vicky said on August 9, 2009 at 11:25 am
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    thanx a lotttttttttt

  18. ROYAEL said on October 31, 2009 at 5:39 pm
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    Can Any one clearly explain where and how to write this commands.

  19. Mediafire search engine said on November 29, 2009 at 2:17 pm
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    If I was searching for Lady Gaga, I would type this into Google.
    site:mediafire.com Lady Gaga
    That should get results.. (replace mediafire.com with the URL of your favorite file storage host.

    The easiest way is just to use a DDL file search engine like UVRX. (Uses a more complex set of commands)

    http://www.uvrx.com/mediafire.html

    Cheers

  20. Abhijeet said on January 23, 2010 at 7:34 am
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    Thanksssssssssss realy works

  21. med said on January 29, 2010 at 10:29 pm
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    thank you veeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeery much

  22. Logesh said on January 30, 2010 at 6:26 am
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    It’s great, Thanks Martin

  23. greenbelt said on May 8, 2010 at 11:41 am
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    nice all the link. mediafire is the best file type for download.
    so we wish more mediafire link

  24. samrat said on January 4, 2011 at 7:08 pm
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    thankss ,its reallly works

  25. Hofec said on February 5, 2011 at 9:38 pm
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    Lol thx for advice dude, really works! ^^

  26. Estuardolh said on March 31, 2011 at 3:58 am
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    Wow! excelent, i think that, i wanna write about this in my web page :;)
    Thank you!

  27. Pula said on June 2, 2011 at 2:15 pm
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    thanks
    you are good

  28. Mediafire said on May 7, 2012 at 1:02 am
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    Mediafire is excellent download source, free, fast

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