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Subject: Re: So what programs do you use to buy music for Archos

Re: So what programs do you use to buy music for Archos

From: Carsten Pache <rockboxmailinglist_at_gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 15:18:15 +0100

> allofmp3.com hold the audio in wave format and encode it on-demand to the
> format of your choice (quite a few to pick from) and, where relevant, at
> your choice of bitrate ...you then pay by the byte for the download. iirc
> it's 2c/MB

Be aware that allofmp3.com is currently under investigation by the
police of Moscow because allofmp3.com seems to refuse to pay licence
fees (see http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/56678 (only in
German, sorry!)). So buying music at allofmp3.com may be illegal.

Furthermore, allofmp3.com has relatively few songs in uncompressed
wave format. Actually, most of their songs are stored in 384 kBit/s
MP3 format and then converted to the format the "customer" demands.

-- 
Regards
Carsten
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