Napster to sell DRM-free music in MP3 format

by admin January 8, 2008 at 3:58 pm

Online music provider Napster has announced that it will offer its complete download catalog on its PC service in MP3 format from the second quarter of 2008. The company claimed that its entire MP3 catalog will be compatible with all MP3 players and music phones.

Napster currently sells songs protected by Microsoft’s digital rights management (DRM) protection. It claims to be the first music subscription service featuring major label content to announce a 100% adoption of the MP3 format for download sales.

This company added that the change will only apply to downloads of single tracks and albums. The music downloaded under its subscription services will remain protected.

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