In the past we’ve reviewed BitTorrent trackers as well as sites that offer Direct Download (DDL) links for books in electronic form. FlazX is another website that offers DDL links for Ebooks – this however is a specialized site, rather than something like Gigapedia or EBOOOKIE which index books related to almost every category under the sun. FlazX’s specialty is IT – you’ll find a lot of books related to computing, telecommunications, software engineering, information systems, etc indexed here. If you are in the field of information technology (either as professional, student or a mere enthusiast), FlazX will be a site that’ll definitely come in handy.
It’s not clear how many books are in FlazX’s index. However the lengthy categories and subcategories list as well as search results for a particular query indicate that they have quite a lot. Just like other similar sites, most of the indexed books are available for download through one click hosting sites such as RapidShare and Easy-Share. But here’s the good part – FlazX offers true direct download links with books hosted on their server, in addition to one click hosting links.
Searching for a book you want on FlazX is pretty easy. You can either browse by category or use the built in search function (if you are looking for exact matches, use double quotes just like in Google Search). In addition to main categories, this site has a really useful feature where you can browse by popular book series. For example, if you browse by the ‘Dummies’ series, all available books in the ‘For Dummies’ series will be shown.
In case we forgot to mention it, FlazX has a useful feature where you can preview books before download - Download details page for almost every book has a preview powered by Google Books. With this feature around, you won’t be wasting time (and bandwidth) downloading books you don’t need. Another great thing about FlazX is that you don’t need to register to download books. Registration is optional but it’ll provide additional features such as the ability to upload books directly to FlazX’s server as well as to make requests.
As said earlier this will be a useful site if you have an interest in Information Technology. Check it out.
Site Name: FlazX (http://www.flazx.com)
Signup URL: http://www.flazx.com/register.php
Note: FlazX has a release blog for eBooks which can be accessed via http://blog.flazx.com/