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# 18631 17-Jan-2008 10:59
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Hi.. im looking for a NZ website where you pay to Download music..  like itunes and that..

Anyone know of any??

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  # 105361 17-Jan-2008 12:11
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There is also the Vodafone Music Store which allows you to download to your PC and your Vodafone Mobile (dual delivery). Check it out at http://music.vodafone.co.nz/

 
 
 
 




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  # 105369 17-Jan-2008 12:42
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Cool Thanks guys..

Think i like Digirama best.. will give that ago

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  # 105390 17-Jan-2008 13:57
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Digirama  looks quite good.  Forget Ripit  "This DRM technology works only with Internet Explorer 6.0 and above, and Mozilla Firefox (with IE Tab installed). Other browsers are unfortunately incompatible"

Not interested in a web site that won't allow me to connect with my browser of choice Opera..

 





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  # 105391 17-Jan-2008 14:04
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old3eyes:

Digirama looks quite good. Forget Ripit "This DRM technology works only with Internet Explorer 6.0 and above, and Mozilla Firefox (with IE Tab installed). Other browsers are unfortunately incompatible"

Not interested in a web site that won't allow me to connect with my browser of choice Opera..

 



I got the error even when browsing with Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.11 Yell . I didnt even look back, went to digiRAMA and purchased my music. It was so easy Smile and also Ripit was so confusing Frown

I was also looking for some NZ music download sites and thanks for the info Wink




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  # 105395 17-Jan-2008 14:53
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Ripit was awful in every respect,, Digirama is ok if you must go down the DRM path and have done the best to make a site that is accessible.

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# 105397 17-Jan-2008 15:09
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I tried some of the music sites available via Windows Media Player, especially Napster, but all I get is New Zealand is not supported and been sent back Yell

Well, iTunes is there, but I am reluctant to use iTunes and anways I dont have any iPod Undecided

Any other place where I can download MP3 music which doesnt have DRM in it? (obviously NZ supported)




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  # 105477 18-Jan-2008 09:31
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chakkaradeep: I tried some of the music sites available via Windows Media Player, especially Napster, but all I get is New Zealand is not supported and been sent back Yell

Well, iTunes is there, but I am reluctant to use iTunes and anways I dont have any iPod Undecided

Any other place where I can download MP3 music which doesnt have DRM in it? (obviously NZ supported)


Any particular reason you are reluctant to use iTunes? It has heaps of NZ material available and any tracks labelled 'iTunes Plus' are DRM-free.

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  # 105485 18-Jan-2008 10:08
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1. Amplifier.net.nz (Nz music only, mp3)

2. itunes PLUS downloads (AAC at about 256k worldwide music selection) You don't need an ipod, just something that will either play AAC files or convert them to mp3 and you can delete itunes (Or virtualize it as I did) when you have your music.

3. You local music store (uncompressed digital audio on little silver plastic discs.)


Most of the  other sites offer only 128Kbps protected WMA which are riddled with restrictions and have poor sound quality.

Digirama are probably restricted to this based on the industry requirements but their service appears to be top-notch, I think they would instantly jump to DRM free if they were able to do this.

remembering the Coketunes fiasco.

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  # 105492 18-Jan-2008 11:15
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steve98:
Any particular reason you are reluctant to use iTunes? It has heaps of NZ material available and any tracks labelled 'iTunes Plus' are DRM-free.


I would be happy if my friends could clarify here Smile

iTunes which is free downoload - can I download 'iTunes Plus' or is it separate?

Another reason I am not using iTunes is because I need to get yet a credit card Money mouth. Currently I am using the one I got from India (which is my home country) and the US convertion rate to INR is realy high Embarassed (though the US Dollars rate is gradually decreasing). And there are also payment issues as its based in India, D'oh!!!!!

DigiRAMA gives me an option to do Bank Payment as it is local Smile




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  # 105494 18-Jan-2008 11:18
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paradoxsm: 1. Amplifier.net.nz (Nz music only, mp3)


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3. You local music store (uncompressed digital audio on little silver plastic discs.)


I just wanted to buy the songs I like instead of the whole album. So, Instead of going to local store I shop online where I can buy single song or the whole album.




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  # 105500 18-Jan-2008 11:55
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chakkaradeep: I just wanted to buy the songs I like instead of the whole album. So, Instead of going to local store I shop online where I can buy single song or the whole album.

YES, exactly Cool

For this reason, I will never buy another CD unless I cannot buy only the tracks I want online.

I used to use Digirama; they support local artists pretty well, but have now switched to AMAZON.COM with their MP3 download site.  It is DRM-free, 256 or 320kbps and an amazing selection but you do need a US Credit Card.

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