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Music from Kazaa, Limewire, etc., and the Licenses?????

kari_k41

Mar 16, 2006, 11:36 PM
I just bought the Music Essential Kit and the micro Trans Flash card. I began reading different reviews and boards about the a950 to make sure that I had all of the things needed to begin listening to music on my phone. However, I have come across many reviews that say due to copy-right licenses I cannot listen to any songs on my phone unless they are bought directly from Verizon, or unless they are ripped from my own CD’s.

So my question is: will I not be able to put any of the songs I download from Kazaa, Limewire, etc., onto my phone? Or will some of these songs that I have downloaded from these programs work (i,e: have a compatible license), and others not work?

Thanks.
I haven’t opened the card or the ME kit, so I guess I’m pre...
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jfstepha

Mar 19, 2006, 8:53 AM
I have been able to do the following with this phone:

1) Play MP3's that I ripped from a CD. (Windows media player converts it first)
2) Play WMA files ripped from a CD.
3) Play lots of Podcasts. (NPR podcasts don't work for some reason unless I convert them to WMA myself).
4) Play songs that I purchased on Musicmatch for $0.99 each.

I have the version of the software that has the WMA player and not the MP3 player.

Has anyone tried Napster to go yet?

-Jon
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pesado400

Mar 24, 2006, 9:34 PM
the WMP10 that comes whit the kitt WILL NOT convert MP3's from kazaa and ect. but there is 2 ways to get throw that:
1-search online for a audio converter, you will be able to find several at diferent prices
2-if you have lots of empty cd you can burn a cd using WMP10 whit that songs you whant to converte then rip them back using WMP10 again. that will solve your problem to. (its what i do)
hope that helps
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