So sweet and tasty!
Not the cupcakes!
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Big Macintosh: Eey-ay by ~Takua770
And I hope for the last time. I got fed up with all the file sharing madness, so I set up my own personal file hosting to host MLP episodes. Since it's located on my home server, obviously the registration and anonymous uploading are disabled. My bandwidth is 50 Mbps, so I can handle several people downloading ponies at the time, although at peak loads speed can be pretty low. I'm not sure, but it looks like CMS I used supports resuming interrupted downloads, which might be good for someone.
Links to episodes are updated both on Google Docs and here on the site. And since my Google Doc got featured in the episodes guide page on DerpyHoovesNews, I updated it first
Torrents are still encouraged, but if you want to download using file sharing service, feel free to use my new links.
Links are alive as long as my server is online. But since its uptime at the moment is 121 days, as you can see it's pretty robust
In near future I plan to buy at least one more 50 Mbps cable and switch my file hosting exclusively to it to speed things up a bit. Also I plan to set up my own personal video hosting for online MLP episodes, which may require another 50 Mbps cable. So stay tuned, I've got big plans!
That picture pretty much explains it all. Looks like it was too early for me to celebrate...
Megaupload, unfortunately, is now officially dead and won't rise again. RIP, Megaupload, you were the great file hosting.
But let's don't remember sad thing. Because there's something joyful for you, fellow bronies. As you know, with Megaupload shut down every single link became broken. But that shouldn't bother you anymore, if you download my encodes, of course. The reason is that I reuploaded every episode in every quality to another file hosting. That file hosting is FileSonic. And it really stood up for its name, I uploaded entire MLP:FiM collection of episodes (157 files, 63 GB) in less than 9 hours. Naturally, I wouldn't be able to do that without my favourite Python language >
But that's not all. Remember how frustrating it was when you tried to download a bunch of files from Megaupload without having premium account? Now that's in the past. Because I purchased collaboration premium on FileSonic, which allows everyone, and I do mean everyone, to download my files without waiting, having to enter annoying captha or download limits. From now on you just click the button of the episode you want to download, go to the FileSonic page, click "Start download now!" and the download will start immediately. Let's just hope FileSonic admins won't delete my files or ban my account because of me being such a pirate bastard
Online videos, though, are still unclear. With Megavideo down I don't know which video hosting to use, especially with those bans that were happening on YouTube recently. I'll think what I can do about it. If you have any suggestions, please feel free to tell me.
That's all for now. Enjoy your new links. Also, if you like torrents, remember, that this site has its own tracker, on which you can download batches for seasons of MLP:FiM in every quality.
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Season 2, Episode 13 - Baby Cakes
The new episode. Right now only 360p is available. Online video will be embedded after the break shortly. 480p, 720p and 1080p will be available when TrollHD release their TS. I'll update news with links as they become available. You can also click the image above to go to the page with links to every MLP:FiM episode.
Here are the links:
Updated 16.01.2012 at 23:50 (UTC +4). Added 1080p, 720p and 480p.
Updated 17.01.2012 at 01:43 (UTC +4). Added better online video.
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Season 2, Episode 12 - Family Appreciation Day
Updated 11.01.2012 at 08:00 (UTC +4). Added 1080p, 720p and 480p.
Updated 11.01.2012 at 09:32 (UTC +4). Added better online video.
I've been trying several times for six hours to post the following text on DHN, but for some reason comment didn't get posted. As I googled, I found that there's a limit of 4096 characters for comment's length on blogger, although my comment was only 3018 characters. Anyway, if I couldn't post my comment there, I'll post it here, so bear with me.
OK, here's my kinda rude and not very humble opinion. DVDs and iTunes are good, they mean that Hasbro can offer MLP episode to their audience. But let's take a deeper look.
As already mentioned, iTunes Store with MLP episodes isn't available outside USA. And fans are scattered all over the world. What are they supposed to do? How they supposed o watch their favourite show? I even contacted iTunes Store's support, and they said I couldn't buy anything from the US store unless I have a billing address inside US, which most of non-US residents, including me, don't have.
Another option is to buy DVDs. Those DVDs are even released in other countries. But here's another "but". First, it is DVD, while show actually airs in FullHD. I guess, there's no need to explain the difference in video quality. Even downscaled HDTVRips have better quality, than that (AFAIK, only one) DVD. I bought that DVD, I know. Where's Blu-Ray, guys? Maybe I missed something, but I haven't heard BDs are even planned to be released.
Second, how many episodes got released in DVD so far? Two? The first season is more that half a year as finished airing on TV, and still only two episodes? OK, you may point me to the fact, that there's another DVD with whole THREE episodes is about to get released at February 24. Cool, another three episodes. Out of twenty six.
Now let's pretend the show officially airs (or is sold) in all countries that have pony fans. What will we get? Quite often, bad translation and dub. At least it is true for Russia. We have a DVD with dubbed S01E03. It is awful. Accents are gone, intonations are completely off, voices don't reflect ponies' characters at all. And there're a number of translation mistakes. I even contacted Russian branch of Hasbro about the quality of their dub, but haven't got any reply.
And now let's look what pirates have to offer. Thay have: FullHD instead of DVD (Hub actually airs the show in a crappy quality for FullHD, video is unforgiveably blocky, but still); decent translation and very nice fandub (vital for non-english speaking countries), that's even better, than the official dub; lots of ways of obtaining episodes. In other words, PIRATES can offer the show at better quality than the actual DEVELOPER.
To conclude my small review, I'll say this. If a company can't offer to their customers good enough quality worth to be payed for, this company should just shut it and let those, who can, do THEIR (company's) job right. Unfortunately, pirates often offer content (be it software or some rips) at better quality (or without brainflipping with activation process), than official developers and distributors, MLP:FiM is just another example.
Regarding PA. They just did what Hasbro couldn't: they offered episodes for EVERYONE.
P. S.: I highly respect Hasbro, this is just my opinion and the facts I know of. I hope I was clear regardless my bad English. I call people spreading MLP episodes in non-legal way pirates because, let's face it, they ARE pirates.
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Season 2, Episode 11 - Hearth's Warming Eve
Here are the links:
Please note the next episode's airdate: 7.01.2012. It'll be a long wait, so enjoy what you have by now.
Updated 18.12.2011 at 00:57 (UTC +4). Added online video. Также сделал русские субтитры к этой серии. К качеству субтитров претензии не предъявлять, это скоростной перевод для друга.
Updated 23.12.2011 at 00:00 (UTC +4). Added 1080p, 720p and 480p.
Updated 23.12.2011 at 00:20 (UTC +4). Added better online video.
I'm glad to announce that every link at MLP:FiM episodes page has been updated. I re-encoded 1080p to fix some interlacing issues, 480p and 360p. These new links will be permanent.
Also, as you could notice, there was a huge problem with MLP:FiM episodes on YouTube. Most of them were deleted. I can't rely on YouTube anymore, there's just too much trolls sitting there. So I switched to MegaVideo. It is not as good as YouTube was, but better than using my server (which can give you gay people jumping in the player ). Now you can watch your favourite show online once again.
And that's not all with the links! I created torrents for every resolution as well. If you don't like MegaUpload and/or prefer torrents, I think it should make you happy. My server's seeding 24/7, so only problem that can occur is speed between your and my ISP. Show some love and tolerance and please seed to help others download ponies
I almost forgot. If you like links to be published in Google Docs, I created a doc for you. You can star it and track any changes I make. Please note, that primary release place is this site, so an update of that Google Doc will be last on my todo list.
Finally, subject of my pride. At last I was able to overcome problem with corrupted NZBs, which my script downloaded, so from now on there shouldn't be any delays in releasing my encodes from the TrollHD's TS. Well, except for TrollHD themselves I'll try to release 1080p, 720p and 480p of the recent episodes in no more than 12 hours after TrollHD release their TS.
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Season 2, Episode 10 - Secret of My Excess
This week's new episode. Right now only 360p is available. Online video will be embedded after the break shortly. 480p, 720p and 1080p will be available when TrollHD release their TS. I'll update news with links as they become available. You can also click the image above to go to the page with links to every MLP:FiM episode.
Updated 10.12.2011 at 22:46 (UTC+4). Added online video. You can watch it after the page break.
Updated 14.12.2011 at 22:27 (UTC+4). Added 1080p, 720p and 480p.
Updated 15.12.2011 at 20:52 (UTC+4). Added better online video.
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Season 2, Episode 9 - Sweet and Elite
This week's new episode. Right now only 360p is available. Online video will be available a couple of hours later; 480p, 720p and 1080p - when TrollHD release their TS. I'll update news with links as they become available. You can also click the image above to go to the page with links to every MLP:FiM episode.
Updated 3.12.2011 at 02:47 (UTC+4). Added online video. You can watch it after the page break.
Updated 9.12.2011 at 14:39 (UTC+4). Added 1080p, 720p and 480p.
Updated 9.12.2011 at 19:07 (UTC+4). Added better online video.