My friends and I use a Mac computer for music sharing and we have come to rely on an application called Acquisition. This user-friendly music sharing program is exclusive to the Macintosh platform. You can download and upload concurrently with this great program. It also provides helpful ratings to ensure that you are sharing with a reliable peer.This amazing music sharing program is also highly compatible with ITunes. By collaborating between Acquisition and ITunes, we have been able to organize and play hours of music for parties. I am always amazed with the combined technology of these two programs. They are so easy to use, that even kids have learned how to search and locate music of their choice.We also have come to depend on Azureus which is useful for locating a particularly elusive music file. However, Azureus is more than just a music sharing program because it allows you to share all sorts of files. However, Acquisition is still our first choice as a music sharing program, … [Read more...] about Finding a Quality Music Sharing Program
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Okay, it's time for me to finally say goodbye to my portable disc player, and join the online and portable music revolution. Okay, the revolution isn't so new any more, nor is my computer, but as I wade through the sea of options for how to download music, listen to and buy online tracks, I grow more eager to get my feet wet and eventually suit up to take the plunge. But I happen to be a bit more practical than that. So, I've spent a considerable amount of time over the last few weeks trying to determine what's best for my lifestyle, my wallet and my computer.First thing I realized when searching all of the music services is that things seemed to work a lot smoother with a broadband connection (and most services seem to point that out from the get go). Just like my CD Walkman, the time had come for me to lose my ancient dial-up connection to the online experience. It actually turned out to work in my favor as my cable company gave me a good deal on high-speed, and also threw in a … [Read more...] about Choosing the Best Online Music Service
Amid pressure from its music industry partners, Apple has disabled a controversial feature in iTunes 4 that enables the program to share songs with other iTunes users over the Internet. Apple removed the ability in a small update to iTunes, which also corrects a volume limiter bug and touts improved performance. Version 4.0.1 can, however, still share music between users on the same local network via Rendezvous. Controversy swirled around the sharing functionality after users began to bypass limitations built into iTunes. Although iTunes itself does not allow copying of music shared by others, developers quickly analyzed the protocol and released programs that could download music directly from iTunes music shares. While many applications sport the ability to share files and the techniques employed by iTunes simply utilize HTTP, the ease in which users could distribute music sparked a media frenzy and comparisons to the launch of Napster. After Web sites cropped up … [Read more...] about Apple Backtracks on iTunes Music Sharing
We use a Macintosh computer for music sharing. The application we have come to rely on is called Acquisition. It's a great, user-friendly music sharing program exclusive to the Macintosh platform. It allows you to download and upload concurrently, and provides helpful ratings to ensure that you are sharing with a reliable peer. Acquisition is highly compatible with ITunes. We have been able to organize and play hours of music for parties by collaborating between Acquisition and ITunes. The combined technology of these two programs is incredible and so easy to use, that even our kids have learned how to search and locate music of their choice. If we are trying to locate a particularly elusive music file, we also have come to depend on a bit torrent client called Azureus. Azureus is more than a music sharing program however, you can share all sorts of files. However, while Azureus can often allow us to access more obscure titles, Acquisition is still our first choice as a … [Read more...] about Why is Macintosh Acquisition application the Most Friendly Music Sharing Program
Music downloads are very popular right now and rightfully so. Just image having access to thousands of songs with the ability to get your own digital copy. The proliferation of iPods, iTunes, Napster, MP3 players, high speed internet connections, and CD burners has made the world ripe for digital music. How do you get digital music? You download music to your PC. That's how.Where can you find music downloads? There are several services online that provide music download to their customer. You can download music from Walmart for $.88 per song. That is a pretty good deal and they have a nice selection of songs. For the iPod owners out there, you can download music from iTunes. They also have a real nice selection of music and they charge $.99 per song.If you don't want to use either of those services then you may want to try Napster. Napster actually popularized music downloads back when they gave users access to songs for free. The free music swapping was, of course, shut … [Read more...] about Music Downloads: Where Can I Find Music To Download?
If you're a digital music fan, you probably have problems organizing your music file collection. For me, I used to have hundreds of MP3 files lumped in one folder in my hard drive. Can you imagine the pain I had to go through to find one specific tune to listen to?Organizing your music files is an important skill to learn. Once your collection is nicely sorted out, you'll be able to find the songs you want quickly and easily. So set aside some time and read through the following tips I've come up with.1. Create SubfoldersThe single most important tip for organizing your music files is to create subfolders in your hard drive. Don't ever leave your MP3 files in one huge folder called C:My Music. Create subfolders like C:My MusicClassical, C:My MusicPop and C:My MusicSoundtracks.2. Ensure your ID3 Tags Are CorrectID3 tags are used to store important information about MP3 files. Things like the song title, artist, album are kept and will be displayed by your MP3 player. Take the time to … [Read more...] about 6 Tips for Organizing Your Music Files