[ubuntu-uk] Only asking on Educational basis!

Tim Dobson lists at tdobson.net
Fri Oct 23 15:42:12 BST 2009


Rik Boland wrote:
> Spotify is letting people listen to their fav tracks, this is great!
> 
> Surely this mean that you are able to capture these song and save them 
> on one's hard drive.  Would this not be a problem and is there open 
> source software to achieve this?

Spotify, unfortunately, is proprietary.

DeSpotify is a free spotify client: http://despotify.se/

Also, remember http://thelastripper.com/ & last.fm still goes on.

When you illicitly acquire tracks ANYWAY, why bother jumping through 
hoops and reverse engineering Spotify further still...

Also, most people wouldn't want saved Spotify tracks as Ogg format 
doesn't work on their iPods... (Me on the other hand....)




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