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Generate direct download link from googledrive, onedrive & copy.com

This post will be really helpful for those who are struggling to find a filehost that provide direct download links or hotlinks.

I will be telling you the secret on how to generate direct download links from

1. Google Drive

2. Microsoft OneDrive

3. Copy.com

I myself use the trick to serve links on my website and I prefer copy.com the most as it’s the best for hotlinks.

So lets get started, all you need is some free time and internet ūüėõ

1.Google Drive

Google drive is the best personal storage service as it comes from a big name “Google” nothing more is required to explain about it!

It provides 15 GB for free.

– Upload your file and after uploading is complete, right click on it -> Share

 

gdrive1

 

– After you have copied the url, the main work start’s.

РNotice the url in the image, after https://drive.google.com/file/d/ and before /edit?usp=sharing there is a unique file id mine is:

0B4pXonK4DQR5cFI0N3lHa2pSNEU

We need this File ID only.

Now replace the FILE_ID in this url:

https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&id=FILE_ID

the final url looks like this:

https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&id=0B4pXonK4DQR5cFI0N3lHa2pSNEU

So you have succefully created a direct download link from google drive! ūüėÄ


2.Microsoft OneDrive

Another great personal storage service which is by Microsoft and offers 7GB free storage.

-Upload your file to onedrive and after uploading is complete right click on file-> Share

get-linkONEDRIVE

 

Make sure you set it public!

After that, click Create Link you will get link look like this:

https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=E61579C74A54100D%21166

Replace¬†redir?¬†with¬†download?¬†Here’s what final link will look like:

https://onedrive.live.com/download?resid=E61579C74A54100D%21166

3.Copy.com

The reason why I use Copy.com instead of above 2 services is that the final links created with my trick will make a redirect. The download will start after a little time of redirecting so it’s not instantaneous.

To start download form link immediately as we click on the link I use copy.com links.They are the best!

Copy.com provides free 15GB of storage space and that is enough!

-Upload your file, after uploading is done, right click on file-> Share

copylink

 

Now copy the URL mine looks like :

https://copy.com/TOQYaOLGfQqY

-We are not done yet, now paste this url in new browser tab and click enter.

-After the page loads completely, copy the url, forget about the previous URL¬†we copied , we don’t need it now.

So the URL now is:

https://www.copy.com/s/TOQYaOLGfQqY/Alienware%20Eclipse%20Icons.zip

Now remove everythging in red from the URL.
So the final URL becomes:

http://copy.com/TOQYaOLGfQqY/Alienware%20Eclipse%20Icons.zip

By MrBlade

Hello to all.I am a non-professional graphic designer who love's to do customization stuff .
Now i also love to blog about Customization. :)