Music Downloading Resources

Free and Legal Downloads Forum
An ongoing discussion on where to find the best Free and Legal Downloads.

Answers to Legal Music Questions
An industry expert answers common questions about how you can use songs, and who gets paid when you do.

The Digital Millenium Copyright Act
The DMCA was put in place to protect the copyright holders of songs - it's what the RIAA uses to sue people for downloading illegaly.

A Comparison of Audio File Formats
Sorting out the alphabet soup of file formats.

Ringtones Explained
A little ringtone history, how to find the one that's right for you, and how to create your own ringtone.

How to Convert Audio File Formats
Got an AIFF you need as an MP3 or a WAV that wants to be an MPEG-4? We'll show you how to do it.

Copyright Laws Around The World
An overview of how global copyright laws effect your downloading habits.