The Internet Archive is a nonprofit organization devoted to the preservation and accessibility of digital media. While it is possible to find a wealth of information on the Internet, many sites do not make their content available for public consumption. Fortunately, there is another way to access this data: by downloading it. The Internet Archive provides a free service that helps anyone find, view, and download the content that they desire. Its goal is to help people enjoy the best of the world’s digital culture.
As of today, The Internet Archive provides access to over 618 billion web pages, 28 million books, 14 million audio recordings, six million movies, and 3.5 millions images. It also offers access to more than 580,000 software programs. The Internet Archive automatically indexes this data and most of it is free to access. You can register for a free account to view this content. The site serves millions of people worldwide. This free service is available to anyone, including those without a subscription.
The Internet Archive receives donations from people all over the world. Most of the money they receive comes from small donations, which usually amount to about $20. They also receive funds from the Kahle/Austin Foundation, which was created by Kahle’s wife Mary Austin. In 2014, the Internet Archive received more than $30 million in contributions. You can donate any amount you like. You can also create a free account to upload your own content.