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Overview

Music downloading has become a genuine phenomenon, capturing the imagination of millions of consumers. Apple's breakthrough personal music system, the iPod and iTunes store, offers a vast catalog that is easily downloadable. Written by renowned record producer Steve Levine, The Art of Downloading Music, explains every aspect of downloading: getting started online; equipment needed (with price guide); using programs like Garage Band; dealing with bugs; copyright issues; creating and listening to music; buying tunes online; and much more. Included are a glossary of terms and a guide to useful sites.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781860746185
  • Publisher: SMT
  • Publication date: 9/15/2004
  • Pages: 287
  • Product dimensions: 4.12 (w) x 5.64 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 9
Introduction: The Future is Here 13
A Conversation with Steve Levine 22
Part 1 Getting Started
FAQ on Downloading 51
Getting Online 69
Your Modem: Your Friend 70
Online security 72
Equipment You'll Need 73
System requirements 77
What's New on the Web 81
Part 2 Brass Tacks
What Are Downloads? 91
War on the Web: the Law of Downloading 98
What Is iTunes? 108
iTunes Music Store Features 110
iTunes vs. the Record Shops 112
iTunes: the Software 114
Software features 115
What Is iPod? 117
What You Get 119
Why You'll Like It 121
Setting Up 124
Syncing your iPod 125
Listening to your iPod 128
iPod with iTunes 129
Your iPod Settings 132
Extras 136
How Much Does It All Cost? 139
Creating a Music Directory 140
iTunes Library 141
Finding Your Music 145
Creating a Playlist 148
Deleting a Playlist 150
Smart Playlists 150
Compilations 152
Playlists in MusicMatch Jukebox for Windows 154
Changing your Preferences 155
Modifying MusicMatch playlists 157
Deleting playlists in MusicMatch 158
iPod Playlists On-The-Go 159
Buying Tunes Online - The Basics 164
Shopping on iTunes 167
Opening an Apple Account 169
Browsing and downloading 172
Making your purchase 174
Non-music Options in iTunes 175
Audiobooks 175
Gift certificates 176
The Competition: The World of MP3s 178
Napster 178
Other MP3 services 182
Label-based services 185
Creating Your Own Music - and Listening to It 188
Using Mac OS X 189
What it lets you do 190
Other special features 192
Some FAQs on OS X 195
Ripping Your Own Music 199
The Next Step: GarageBand 202
GarageBand features 203
System requirements 205
Part 3 Other Stuff 211
Glossary of Downloading Terms 254
MP3 and Music Related Websites 254
Further Reading 265
Index 273
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