Skip to comments.How to download music?
Posted on 06/22/2008 12:03:27 PM PDT by umgud
Old school Freeper needs tech help in downloading music. I've searched the net and can't find my answers.
Both Windows Media player and iTunes will easily burn standard audio CDs from MP3s. You just set up a playlist under 80 minutes in length and burn an audio CD.
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I have 689 MB (722,890,752 bytes), 894 music files in my computer. I mostly download WAV files.
Contrary to what most people think, they are a “fraction” of the size of MP3’s and sound just as good and I have quite a few posted on my Profile page.
I find what I want and save to my Windows Media player, which adds them to my Music Folder.
Also have many megs more on a website.
You need a CD burner, make up a list of songs and burn to CD or DVD.
There are search engine on the web where you can find tons of free downloads.
Now, if you want to know how to burn off CDs, get a program like Nero and just select which songs you want to save, and use Nero to save them. Then you can click-and-drag directly into your itunes lists.
I’m not sure what the question is.
Where is the easiest place to download legal music? Answer Itunes.
Where do I download music that will play directly on a non MP3 compatable CD player? Answer nowhere, trick question, read below.
How do I get my legally downloaded music into CD format? If your computer had a CD burner and you are using Itunes, just make a playlist and tell it to burn a CD. Itunes will take those songs convert them into CD compatible files and build a CD that will play in virtually any CD player.
If you want to make a CD from MP3s that you currently have, there are multiple programs that will do so, some of them are free. I use programs that I purchased such as Roxio or NERO but there are many options out there.
If you narrow down your question or need speficics post again, there are many people here that can help you.
Not sure you read my post.
I’m not looking for free downloads nor to do anything illegal. I’m willing to buy music singles and want to put them on a playlist then burn them to CD’s. I’ve found all the legal download sites, but they sell you the music in MP3 format. I don’t wown an MP3 and want the music on CD’s.
Does you truck have a USB port? IF yes, you need to read up on it a little. Does your CD player play mp3s? Some do. As far as downloading tunes goes, I hear pirates hang out in the bay, pirate bay.
I use Nero software (but most if not all burn software will do the same) select ‘MAKE AUDIO CD’ and then add all the MP3 files you have that you want on any given CD and it will ‘rip’ those MP3 files to audio CD’s files that you can play in any CD player.
IF your cd player will play MP3 files then burn the CD with MP3 instead because you will get many many more songs on a single CD.
So just download MP3 files and then use Nero (or other burn/ware to convert (rip) to CD audio.
Others have already answered on where to get legal MP3’s.
Go to Amazon and download DRM free tracks that are cheap.
Oh and ignore the itunes and apple people if you own a pc, they dont realize that you do not need that hunk of software jamming your system if you have Windows. Just download your tunes at Amazon.com, and burn using windows media player. Easy as pie.
Geez! LimeWire is a terrific way to install all sorts of malware on your computer, plus, as you’ve pointed out, it makes one a possible target for legal action.
Why not just go with some of the legal, commercial suggestions like iTunes. Because I don’t like the whole DRM thing to begin with, when I download songs, I get them from Amazon.com, but I’ve also used Walmart in the past as well.
However, you will need some software to convert the songes from mp3 format to playable on a standard audio CD player and burn the CDs. But I think that iTunes will handle all that for you. From what I’ve heard, it’s pretty simple to use, though I’ve never used it.
BTW, they regularly have downloadable albums that are on sale... Every week they feature 5 for $5 each. This week the Alison Krauss / Robert Plant album is on sale for $5!
Buy them in MP3 or AAC. When you put the singles together in a playlist, using your CD burning software (i.e., iTunes, Windows Media Player, Nero, etc.), the software will automatically convert everything into a CD format and burn that to the CD.
Believe me. I have tried this using iTunes. I bought singles (or whole albums) in AAC format and then burned them to CD using iTunes and, presto, the CDs play in my car...a 2001 Mitsubishi Galant with a CD player that does not support MP3 discs. (I have also burned CDs from playlists of MP3 files to CDs using Windows Media Player and, they also play in my car.)
I disagree. iTunes is only using about 15-20 megabytes of RAM on my system right now, while Firefox inevitably balloons to over 200 megabytes with every new instance.
It's easy to install and you can find every song you'll ever want to hear.
Jazz music has hit-or-miss results.
Pop music is easy to find.
Post #23 has the answer. Simple, efficient, and less costly. WinXP native CD burning will convert them from mp3 for you as it burns them.
Personally, I like wav and mp* files. They play on nearly everything and, as Potlatch says, wav’s are very small.
I have 10 CD’s worth on each of 5 SD cards which I keep in my Pocket PC Phone, then use I an RCA jack into my Ford pickup’s factory stereo system. The beauty of this is, when the phone rings, the music is muted automatically.
eMusic is good also...have used them in the past (3 years ago):
Good luck with the music and safe travels!
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