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limewire and what not?

by / November 24, 2006 1:52 AM PST

i am trying to find a good download program for music, like morphius or limewire. anyone have one they prefer? and my last computer slowed down enormously when i downloaded it, so is it a good decision to download one at all?

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Bad idea
by drat_ninny / November 24, 2006 3:09 AM PST
In reply to: limewire and what not?

Not only is the content downloaded from services like that illegal, it's often loaded with viruses and other kinds of spyware, which is apart from the spyware bundled with the download program.

There are a few legal download services, such as Apple's iTunes and Napster, but Kazaa, Morpheus, Limewire, Bearshare, etc... The programs themselves are legal, the network is legal, the majority of the content on the network is NOT legal.

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by / November 24, 2006 5:17 AM PST
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well all the ones hat r legel cost money
i need free
windows media player used to have a bunch of free music. but they updated the online server and they dont have anymore stuff on there with music. so all the stuff downloaded from limewire could crash your computer bad?

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So did you try SONGBIRD?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 24, 2006 5:26 AM PST
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It's very nice. But not suitable for those that need to pirate music.


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by / November 24, 2006 10:01 AM PST

is songbird free
or does it cost money?

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I'll decline to answer.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 24, 2006 10:18 AM PST
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Look it up on

It's pretty leading edge stuff.


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by / November 24, 2006 11:47 AM PST

i did
it looks really nice!, basicly the same thing as itunes. but are the songs money to download. and i know its pirating if there free, but its just the way computer things go, its just what ppl do.

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It is NOT "just what ppl do."
by Paul C / November 24, 2006 5:06 PM PST
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First, it's ILLEGAL, and can get you in deep doodoo with the authorities. Second, it's risky business for the reasons stated elsewhere in this thread. Why take the chance?

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This is why you are having computer problems
by PudgyOne / November 24, 2006 5:57 PM PST
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by Paul C / November 25, 2006 6:29 PM PST

Where on earth did you find this, Bob?

Let's see: A media player that also serves as a browser - and allows you to surf where ever you want while listening to music - all in the same app? As that commercial goes, "brilliant!" Wink

I'm posting this as I'm listening to Pink Floyd's The Wall, and don't have to toggle between apps, just windows in the same app.

I really, REALLY like this app - early beta or not...

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It was on Buzz Out Loud (I think).
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 25, 2006 10:36 PM PST
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Imagine if Internet Explorer was only able to surf iTunes is essentially a browser that only can go to Apple.

Songbird is sort of like an iTunes but you can point it anywhere. And it will sniff out songs on the page and you can play or add them to your library with ease.

I hope it gets fixed up a little.


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Hey, Bob, it's only Version 0.2!
by Paul C / November 26, 2006 6:30 PM PST

They're aiming for a Version 1 in 2007; personally, I hope they'll get there. This thing has all the potential in the world, and I really want them to suceed.

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