When i try to put songs off bearshare onto my mp3 player it says something about not having a license and then when i finally got them on there and i try to listen to them it says invalid license and i dont know what the problem is.
Put a CD into your computer and then select all. After that click sync to MP3 player. If that doesn't help, hightlight everything, then right click and then click send to-Removable disk F. That should send it to your MP3 player.
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Bearshare is a program that can be used to download and listen to audio files on your computer. You can also use Bearshare to put music directly onto your iPod or portable music player. Using Bearshare to add songs to your iPod will save you the time of having to search for your downloaded files using iTunes. By using Bearshare, you can download a new song and place that song directly onto your iPod without having to open another software program.
Download the latest version of Bearshare (see Below). http://www.bearshare.com/ Install Bearshare onto your computer. When you do, Bearshare will search for audio files that are already on your computer. The program will then add those files to the "My Library" portion of Bearshare. Open Bearshare. Click the "iPod/Mp3 Player" option on the left side of Bearshare. Plug your iPod into your computer. A dialog box will open on your screen. Click "OK." The "iPod/Mp3 Player" option will be replaced with the name of your iPod. Click the "My Library" option in the top left corner of Bearshare. Any songs that you added when installing Bearshare or that you have downloaded with Bearshare will appear on the screen. Click on the song and then drag the file over to the name of your iPod found on the left side of the screen. Doing so will add that song to your iPod. Continue doing this until you are finished adding songs to your iPod. Disconnect the iPod and close Bearshare.
The Bearshare songs have either a Green or Gold disc next to them. If you don't have a current, paid subscription, one set of them won't work. If your Bearshare subscription is up to date, connect the mp3 player to the computer and have Bearshare update the licenses on the songs. Also, some Bearshare songs have fixed-term licenses - your playing rights from the mp3 player expire after a certain amount of time. If you choose songs that are only in mp3 format (i.e.: not bearshare, napster, etc.)
The songs are in the wrong format - they need to be stripped of their DRM license (illegal) or converted to mp3 format. The best, most legal way to do this is to redownload the songs as an Mp3 file, or re-rip your CD's in Windows Media Player in Mp3 format.
these problems occur because
the user is trying to download a song format that the player does not
is in a certain format.The most common music file formats are Mp3, WMA, AAC
(iTunes), WAV, RA, etc.In addition,
every file format type is in a certain bitrate, size, etc.By far the most common issue is that the
music file contains a license or copyright (especially with WMA or AAC file
formats).Each Mp3 player only
recognizes a certain number of these formats.Every Mp3 Player is different.You will have to check your
Mp3 player’s product specifications (specs) or user’s manual to find out which
formats your particular Mp3 player recognizes.When you try to download or
sync the wrong file format, you will get one of the errors that I mentioned
above.If you want to know what file
type you have, then you must find the location of the individual music file on
your computer, right click the title of the song, and select the option
“Properties” from the menu. Mp3 player product
documentation is not straightforward.If
a player supports only non-protected WMA files, it will merely say that it
supports WMA – it will not tell which type of WMA it supports.A player that supports DRM-protected WMA’s
will usually indicate such on the box (usually with a Windows Plays For Sure
logo – which is actually an ironic misnomer).DRM stands for Digital Rights Management, and it is a type of licensing
system for WMA files.It is used
extensively by mp3 player music services such as Bearshare, LeapFrog, Napster,
and others.Not all DRM licenses are
created equal – there are licenses with “play rights,” burn rights,” and
“transfer rights.”Play rights mean that
you can only play the song on your PC – it will play fine on your computer, but
it will not play in your mp3 player even though it appears to transfer.Burn rights mean that the song can be burned
to CD.Transfer rights mean that the
song can be transferred onto an mp3 player that supports DRM-protected files.Then, there are unlimited licenses and
limited licenses.Limited licenses only
allow you to play a song for a certain length of time. You would have to pay
extra to continue using the song after that trial period is over – the time
length ranges from a few days to several months or longer.
the best site I think is great is Limewire try this out download the player. on your computer you will have to drag and drop the music to our player. 2 go into my computer and your player should be listed.
go to www.oldversion.com and download the old bearshare downloading music program and get files that way. For some reason the newer versions of file sharing programs only let you download copyrighted music.
This is because all of bearshare songs are licensed, so if you are planning on listening to the music on a mp3 player you have to deal with that problem. What tends to fix the problem slightly is using windows media player and ripping the songs from there. Although this only works if the song if offered to be played for a limited time. All locked bearshare songs will not be able to be transfered.