Where do you get new music? Do you buy CDs or purchase music from digital stores like iTunes and Amazon? Even now, in the era of fast Internet and smartphones, free MP3s are not easily available. However, there are some websites like MP3Jam that supply their admirers with MP3 songs free-of-charge. To fill your MP3 player with different tracks you simply need to download MP3 songs you like and transfer them to your player. Actually, the need to download songs is quite debatable since Freemake Music Box for iOS was released. But if you still prefer saving the passionately-adored compositions on PC and upload them later to a portable device for offline playback, discover the list of best websites to download MP3 songs for free.
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Yes, don’t be shocked! YouTube is number one if you can use it properly. That means that your closest friend might have free Freemake Youtube to MP3 Boom, which rapidly downloads the required tracks in MP3 format.
How to download MP3 songs?
1. Search for a piece of music on YouTube.
2. Copy the link of the page with the video.
3. Past the link into Freemake YouTube MP3 Boom and hit Enter.
4. Click the down arrow to download the track.
Alternatively, you may search for YouTube compositions without opening YouTube itself, just in the MP3 Boom. What you need to do is to type a song title, artist or album name into a Search box and press Enter on your keyboard. While typing you’ll see smart suggestions, just like in Google. Click one of them if it’s right what you are looking for. When you get search results, click an arrow to the left of a song to download it or Download all button in case you want to save all the tracks.
You can learn how to use Freemake Youtube MP3 Boom and enjoy all its functions to the full. The easiest way for those who want to have a digital music library on their PC.
On jamendo.com people share their music for free for commercial use. It leads to a rain of musical compositions, making it a bit hard to find the needed one. But if you manage, you will discover a lot of curious song variants. So if you need a track for your YouTube video and don’t want to have any troubles with your account, then go to jamendo.com and search for some great piece of music. Check most popular, most downloaded, recent and most played tracks. When you are done, click Download button to get the track.
SoundCloud is one of the most famous sites where you can download music legally. As well as on YouTube, here you can find variety of audio tracks: remixes, karaoke, unreleased tracks and many more. Unfortunately, you won’t be able to download the majority of popular songs due to legal issues, they are available only for listening. Yet, there are so many new bands and singers that you’ll for sure find something to your liking. By the way, most of them have great remixes on famous tracks that you’ll never hear elsewhere. So, don’t waste your time and create a SoundCloud account right now. If you don’t want to complete a registration form, you can sign up with your Facebook or G+ accounts. Then search for a track or band. If it’s available for downloading, you’ll see a Download button under a track. The song will be downloaded onto your PC.
Last.fm is famous for a great music collection. You might think that’s it’s only possible to stream tracks without downloading them. That’s not completely true. On Last.fm you can find a section with free music downloads. It has plenty of genres that you’ll see in the left column. Choose a genre and check what tracks you can get. When you find something great, you need to only click a blue Free Download button to get this song onto your PC. Unfortunately, music quality is not stated, but you can listen to a track before downloading it. Of course, free section is not that huge like YouTube one, but still you can find some old tracks to recall great moments.
It may sound crazy, but you can find free music on…Wikipedia. It’s media library is not that big and includes mostly classical tracks. Yet, if you enjoy listening to Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Wikipedia is a right choice. The main drawback is navigation. There are no genres, quality choice or search box and instead of a song\artist name you see a complete URL. If you still want to download a track from Wikipedia, then copy the link you need and open it in another tab. Preview the track. After that right click on it and choose Save video as… or Save audio as… depending on your browser and save the track on your PC. It’ll be saved in .ogg format. You may use free Freemake Music Box to play it.
Musopen.org is also a nice source of free instrumental music, especially for those who learn and teach to play music instruments. There you will also find sheet music and educational materials for a number of instruments. If you want to download a specific composition, you need to create an account. After that search music by composer, performer or instrument. Click the one you need and choose a track you want to download. Listen to the composition to check it’s quality and then click an arrow to download the track onto a harddrive.
Amazon.com is the most famous site for online shopping. Here you can get literally everything starting from a dress and ending up with automobile wheels. And of course here you’ll find tons of music: rare vinyl records, modern CDs, digital free and paid tracks. No doubts, you won’t be able to download the latest hits for free. However, free music library is quite huge and lets you choose from a variety of bands and genres. Check the left column and choose a genre you need. Then sort music by artist, song, album, or time. Preview the song before saving it. Then just click a yellow Free button, enter you login details and download a song.
With noisetrade.com you can find a lot of music compositions and download them trouble free. The interface is quite stylish, which makes it pleasant to navigate on the site. You’ll find new, latest and trending charts to choose from. Unfortunately, noisetrade.com doesn’t show the track quality, but it lets listen to a song before downloading it. Thus, more or less you’ll be able to decide whether you still want to download a track or not. Moreover, each album contains a brief description and info about similar artists to check. To download a track you need to sign in with your Facebook account. After that click orange Download music button and what till the track is saved on your PC.
Looks strange, doesn’t it? But yes, apart of videos, Vimeo has a music library. And it’s quite good! Unfortunately, there are not that much filters for music search. Choose a free price range to get only tracks available for downloading. Use hashtags like “guitar music”, “rock music” or any other to describe what you are looking for in a search box. If you need, you may check the video associated with a particular song. If everything is ok, click the green arrow, and insert your Vimeo login data to download a song.
What composition are you searching for? Bless your headphones and let the music play!