MEGA, the security- and encryption- focused creation of infamous internet millionaire Kim Dotcom, is taking a step towards legitimacy with the launch of an official application for Android. The app, a third-party client acquired by MEGA, offers full access to the service’s suite of features, including file upload, camera sync, folder management, and search. Here’s a complete list of features:
- Browse your MEGA storage account
- 50GB of storage
- Fast upload and download files from your Android device
- Camera Sync, upload your photos and videos to MEGA automatically
- Search for files within your MEGA account
- Create public link to files in your MEGA account
- Delete files
- Rename files
- Move files
- Create folders
- New: New design
- New: Using same thumbnails as mega.co.nz All current thumbnails will be removed. To get thumbnails for your images, just re-download them. All new images will have thumbnails.
- New: Fixed bug for some devices when default folder for Camera Sync didn’t work
- New: Added option to select absolutely any folder on your device (just press back button a few times)
- New: Other bug fixes and improvements
MEGA promised all uploaded files will, as before, be encrypted by default. In addition, the company said it intends to make available an iOS app and Windows sync client soon.
The Android app is available from the Google Play Store.