You may have come across many websites that offer free iPod downloads. But beware as there have been stories of copyright infringement when the copyrighted music and other media files are distributed and shared. As a layman, you do not know whether it is legal to download the iPod music, movie or TV show you are searching for. So, avoid such iPod download sites as you may be on the wrong side of the law when you download iPod media files from these sites.
On the other hand, more paid iPod downloads membership sites have been appearing recently. You now have better choices to download iPod music, movies and TV shows legally at much cheaper prices than iTune. However, as an iPod user in the midst of multiple choices, we are once again caught in a dilemma to decide which one is the best for us.
Here, I will share with you some key tips on what to look out for in the iPod download membership benefits.
1. Per iPod Download Vs One Time Fee
Does the site charge for per piece of iPod music, movie or TV series file you download? I find it expensive to download media files at iTune, do you? I mean $1.99 for a music video and $0.99 per song is crazy. Nowadays, for a low one-time lifetime fee, you can download as many songs and music videos as you wish. Make sure you compare the pricing.
2. iPod Music Downloads Variety
What variety and range of music files can you find? To me, it is important that they have genres ranging from popular pop to jazz.
3. Huge Media Library of iPod Music, Movies, TV Shows and Video Files
Does it provide a huge library of media files? Do they have a wide selection of movies, TV shows, music and videos? Do they frequently update their database with new iPod downloads?
4. Ease of Use of Member’s Site Interface
Is the member interface easy and user-friendly? Ease of use is very important.
5. Free iPod Downloading and System-compatible Software Provided
Do they provide with free software to help you in downloading those movies, mp3s etc? Are they easy to use? Are these software compatible with PC or MAC or both? Can they be used to download iPod files to older generation iPods or only to the newer models?
6. Fast iPod File Downloading Speeds
How fast is the iPod downloading speed? How long does it take for the files to be transferred?
7. Safe Downloading Process of iPod Media Files?
Do they ensure the iPod downloads to our computers are safe? Is spyware removal included to ensure that nothing goes wrong while downloading the music and movies?
8. Testimonials And Excellent Track Record
Is the company getting complaints or positive testimonials? Read these at iPod forums. Hear their experiences in using these iPod downloads services.
9. Legality of iPod Downloads
Is it legal? These are proper sites which have the right to distribute the iPod media files so you can have a peace of mind that you are not breaking any copyright laws.
10. 24/7 Responsive and Expert Technical Support
Do they provide fast and responsive support? 24/7? Do they have the expertise to trouble-shoot when you encounter difficulties in the iPod downloads? Sad to say, some download sites display this feature as an advertising gimmick only and are unable to deliver the level of service.
11. Secured Payment Processing System and Measures to Safeguard Your Privacy
Is the payment processing secured? Will your personal details be divulged to anyone? Most of these sites have secured payment processing and they make it absolutely certain that your privacy is not compromised.
I hope that these tips will give you a good start in finding your choice iPod Downloads site. In my next article, you will be able to read a review of the top 3 downloads site based on the criterion I have described here.
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