Software Developers: Host Your Files On Ghacks

Martin Brinkmann
Jun 21, 2011
Updated • Feb 1, 2015

I always wanted to go ahead with a download directory on Ghacks, but never had the time to ready the site for this. I have started hosting some files here on Ghacks, pre-dominantly software without a developer website. This is usually the case when a software gets released and the developer vanishes into anonymity after some time. The homepage goes offline eventually and it can be hard from this point on to find a working software download, and not only a download portal that links back to the - now defunct - developer homepage.

Here is my offer for software developers and users alike. If you have a software that you would like to be hosted on the Internet, you can do so here on Ghacks. Just send me the program and I will host it on my server. You can link to the download directly from your website if you like, or to a post here on Ghacks that reviews the application. A link back would in both cases be appreciated.

You can also contact me if you are not a developer but have software on your hard drive that is hard to find and without developer homepage. I upload the program to the repository here so that everyone can download it more easily.

All programs are tripple-checked with online and offline antivirus applications to make sure that they are clean and do not contain malicious code. I have created a temporary download page here on Ghacks. Plan is to beautify it a little bit, as it looks pretty awful at the moment.

Please note that Ghacks is not offering hosting for web pages, only for software downloads at this point in time. This might change as well if enough software developers show interest in this opportunity. For now, if you have coded a program but do not know where to upload it to, let me know about it.

I'd also like to point out that we cannot host certain type of files, including cracking or hacking related applications.

Use the contact form at the top of the page, or leave a comment in this thread to discuss this further.


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  1. Rick said on June 22, 2011 at 8:54 am

    hi, i have a vb 6 app called CSV Ripper. does what name implies and does it
    well. and is free.( not share ware , no nag screens ) cant find a web site for it, but it still auto updates occasionally. I have seen simliar progs cost few hundred dollars.

    want it ?

    I use it for work dealing with leads for setting up predictive dialers.
    i dont know it real use was for. i do know i can rip a a few gigs of 50+ fields
    in about 20 min

    1. Martin Brinkmann said on June 22, 2011 at 10:34 am

      Rick sure, I can host it here. I have send you an email.

  2. Robert Palmar said on June 21, 2011 at 8:27 pm

    Well done, Martin.

  3. kalmly said on June 21, 2011 at 3:28 pm

    Nice. :)

  4. sulasno said on June 21, 2011 at 11:12 am

    something similar to a mirror or temp hosting when the server is down ?

    the developer of Palemoon is having problems with his server

    1. Martin Brinkmann said on June 21, 2011 at 11:30 am

      Yes a mirror of sorts. Palemoon has several download mirrors listed on the download page.

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