The last two years have been a roller coaster ride for the makers of Megaupload and Mega. The popular service was taken down in the beginning of 2012 and revived under the Mega.co.nz domain about a year later.
The new service quickly grew to become one of the most popular file hosting services on today's Internet. It is currently listed on position 847 of all websites out there according to Alexa, having broken the top 1000 ranking less than 3 months ago.
Mega announced yesterday that the site has left its beta status which could fuel growth even further. According to the announcement, improvements have been made to the service as part of that.
Below is a list of new features and improvements that have come along with the removal of the beta tag on Mega.
The official Sync client for the desktop is also listed here, but not yet available.
Mega has however revealed screenshots of it and the iOS application on the blog.
It is interesting to note that the structure of the Sync client for Windows looks similar to the -- allegedly -- fake Megasync application we reviewed earlier this year.
The company announced plans to launch encrypted messaging and chat options in early 2014. While that will be limited to Mega users, it will feature interesting options such as attaching files or folders, communication with multiple recipients or secure audio and video call capabilities.
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