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12. Mastering iTunes > Buy Songs from Other Music Stores

Buy Songs from Other Music Stores

There are many online music services out there and every one of ‘em wants to sell you a song. But due to copy-protection, some of these merchants’ songs don’t work on the iPad. Some of them do, though. Thanks to recent moves by many stores to strip out the digital-rights management (DRM) protection on song files, their music has been liberated into the friendly MP3 play-anywhere format. Vive la musique!

Buying songs from somewhere other than the iTunes Store is as easy as supplying a credit card number and downloading the file using a Web browser. Once you have the file on your computer, use iTunes’ File→Add to Library command to add it to your collection. Here are some of the online music services that now work with the iPad, iPod, and iPhone:


  

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