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Finding MP3'S
Finding MP3's They can be found all over the web. As mentioned above, MP3's can always be found at large MP3 portal sites such as MP3.com or MP3now.com. However, such sites offer a relatively small selection and only account for music that has been deemed "legal".

Several search engines have been developed specifically for MP3's. Lycos MP3 Search, Scour and Palavista are a few of these useful search engines. Additionally, software utilities like Napster allow MP3 users to search for, and trade, MP3's through a client - not unlike Windows Instant Messenger. As the MP3 phenomenon grows, more efficient searching and downloading tools will be available for MP3 users. There are a number of peer to peer file sharing programs available where mp3's can be shared with other users.  A number of these clients for file sharing are known as torrents too.  However be very careful that you know exactly what you are downloading as a number of these sources are littered with virus and adware too.

How do I make my own MP3's?
In some sense, it is impossible to "make" MP3's. Unlike MIDI files, which are lists of instructions given to computer based instruments, the MP3 format is not a tool for the creation of music. In other words, a musician cannot create music in MP3 form. However, existing formats can be converted to the MP3 format for better compression without a reduction in sound quality.

Music files are quite bulky and CD tracks, in their original form, are far to large to be transported over the Internet. The process of converting a CD track to a MP3 is relatively simple and can be accomplished with many software packages such as Audio Catalyst, MusicMatch Jukebox and others. These programs come in quite handy, as an entire CD can be stored on a hard drive at a fraction of the space or on a Zip disk.

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