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How to make Commercial DRM Encoded WMA files

by Blastbeats / August 24, 2005 2:28 PM PDT

I am interested in setting up a download site to sell my music and am trying to work out how places like Buy.com, Walmart, MSN, etc make those DRM encoded WMA files they sell.

Ripping commercial files from the Windows Media player is no good because the DRM licence built in to it is only good for 10 computers per file.

The Windows Media Encoder seems to be the way it's done, but it seems really cumbersome, and there does not seem to be a way to encode files at the 128kb rate using the encoder. You could pick 96kb, 160KB or 192kb, but no 128kb which seems to be the industry standard.

Any help would be appreciated.

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