Buying music online.....iTunes? - U2 Feedback

Go Back   U2 Feedback > ZOOTV > Restart and Reboot Yourself
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-30-2010, 11:06 AM   #1
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Posts: 1,694
Local Time: 09:32 AM
Buying music online.....iTunes?

I would like to purchese some music online. I do have ITunes on my cpu but have never actually used it yet. (i perfer mp3's so that i can just burn them onto a disc and listen in the car)

When buying from Itunes i assume the format is not mp3. Is there anywhere you CAN buy mp3's? or is it easy to convert a music file from ITunes into an mp3 for cd burning purposes?

marik is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2010, 12:56 PM   #2
Blue Crack Distributor
corianderstem's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Seattle
Posts: 61,554
Local Time: 02:32 AM
Yes, you can convert an MP4 file into MP3 easily through iTunes. You just have to change your default in iTunes to convert into MP3 format (I think the default is to convert it to AAC, which is the special Apple format).

Unless the song is protected and you can't convert it directly - or did they stop "locking" the songs a while back?

corianderstem is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2010, 12:56 AM   #3
War Child
misfit toys's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 784
Local Time: 05:32 AM has mp3s, also.
misfit toys is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2010, 02:39 AM   #4
Blue Crack Distributor
bono_212's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 79,657
Local Time: 02:32 AM
iTunes has stopped locking the tracks, but purchasing from Amazon is so much simpler, and, yes, it is mp3 format.
bono_212 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2010, 02:11 AM   #5
Blue Crack Addict
RedRocksU2's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Murrieta, CA.
Posts: 26,437
Local Time: 02:32 AM
Yeah, iTunes now sells each track for $1.29 rather than $.99.......most of them.
RedRocksU2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-01-2010, 11:50 AM   #6
Blue Meth Addict
u2popmofo's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Texas
Posts: 36,748
Local Time: 04:32 AM
Originally Posted by RedRocksU2 View Post
Yeah, iTunes now sells each track for $1.29 rather than $.99.......most of them.
Yes, there are a very small amount of songs that are more expensive than $.99. Anything priced higher than that is done because the shitty mainstream label wants to charge more than the standard going price for the song. The vast, VAST majority (as in, 90%+) of songs are still $.99.

u2popmofo is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:32 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Design, images and all things inclusive copyright ©