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How MP3 Files Work
by Marshall Brain


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The MP3 movement is one of the most amazing phenomena that the music industry has ever seen. Unlike other movements -- for example, the introduction of the cassette tape or the CD -- the MP3 movement started not with the industry itself but with a huge audience of music lovers on the Internet. The MP3 format for digital music has had, and will continue to have, a huge impact on how people collect, listen to and distribute music.

If you have ever wondered how MP3 files work, or if you have heard about MP3 files and wondered how to use them yourself, then this article is for you! In this article, you will learn about the MP3 file format and how you can start downloading, listening to and saving MP3 files onto CDs!

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Table of Contents:
› Introduction to How MP3 Files Work
The MP3 Format
Using the MP3 Format
Downloading and Listening
Creating Your Own
Distributing Original Music
Lots More Information


 
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