I don’t listen to enough music these days. We used to have a stereo, but it was old and when we moved to this house several years ago we never set it up. Instead I’d use the radio tuner on our home theater system to listen to the radio or I’d listen to CDs, or music stored on my computer.
Unfortunately, about half a year ago, our home theater system started giving us an overload message whenever we turned it on. We haven’t fixed it or replaced it yet so that means no more radio or CD music through the surround sound system. I’ve noticed that I’ve slowly stopped listening to music over the last few months because of our home theater system being on the fritz.
So earlier today I went searching for music online and I found a site that offers unlimited free music downloads. It’s called MP3Rocket. They have free software that you can download. Within minutes I was able to begin searching for shared MP3 files.
The MP3Rocket software works by connecting to the Gnutella network and it’s very user friendly. I won’t go into all the details of how it works here because there’s a software demo on the main page of the website that explains everything way better than I could in this post!
The only thing I noticed when I was finished installing the software was that it had added an Ask.com toolbar to my Firefox browser. I’d rather know about those things ahead of time and either opt in or opt out during the installation process. It wasn’t a problem though – some of you might actually appreciate the Ask.com toolbar. I’ve already got way too many add-ons for my browser so I simply went to my computers Control Panel, clicked on Add or Remove Programs and easily un-installed the Ask.com toolbar. Simple.
There’s a Pro version of the software too if you want to upgrade. There’s a lot of added features in the Pro version.
I already spent sometime using the software searching for MP3’s earlier today. Now I’m going to spend some more time this evening looking for my favorite bands.