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07-02-2019, 23:45   #31
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I used Morpheus
Limewire was pretty much a clone of Morpheus given the near identical interface. Similarly, the layout for Bebo was lifted directly from MySpace.
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Ah good old Bebo I still have lime wire on the laptop I sometimes open it and remember the good old days of seeing is something fully downloaded
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08-02-2019, 00:23   #33
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Slsk - Soul Seek, I still use this from time to time, still works too. Either that or torrents, tried Limewire and got viruses as well.

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Yup, setting albums to download overnight and hoping they'd be done by morning.
Downloaded an Oasis album, probably cost more on the internet cost than actually going out and buying the CD.

To be honest, didn't end up downloading too much poor quality stuff.

I've a folder on my external hard drive tilted; limewire music, some gems in it

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Ahh the good oul Creative Zen....

I had Limewire but I also had this other one called Bear-something?
Bearshare. I used them all to fill my Zen.

Still have all the music I downloaded too, uploaded to my Google Music account.
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08-02-2019, 00:36   #36
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I spent a day downloading a batman film on it when I was about 13. Went to watch it but it turned out to be a porno where the women started puking on each other. Those were the Internet's wild west days.
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Used Morpheus, Kazaa (which was good then became riddled with ads and all sorts), then Kazaa lite which was great. Tried one called emule, which was painful, even on a decent connection.
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Remember downloading songs from it and burning then onto mixed Cds. In 2005 got an iPod and my life changed no more burning songs to cds. Editing and getting album artwork was both fun and frustrsting . Only discovered torrents in the late 2000s

Anyone remember burning videos too Cds and getting frustrated as only some DVD players would play them ???

Dvd recorders are another amazing thing from the past. So revolutary in there day
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I used Ares and Limewire.

Downloading 1 song took 45 mins.
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At the height of their popularity, the standard internet was either a 56K Dial-up Modem or a 64/128K ISDN Connection. The latter was prohibitively expensive. However, if my memory serves me correctly, a 7 minute song would take roughly 13 minutes to download at maximum speed.

To think that Napster started it all and was followed by Morpheus, Limewire, Kazaa and WinMX.

There was also another service called Audiogalaxy. Who remembers that?
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Wow, some serious memories in here. Probably still have some of those albums from Napster, WinMX, Limewire, etc. Was great using them in college and leaving them run all night and day when the IT department didn't know anything.
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I remember not knowing the difference between an MP3 file and a WMA file. Fair enough if you're as big an idiot as I am but I also remember the head of the IT department in the factory I was working in (a close friend) being absolutely baffled why some songs were going from my computer to my player while most other songs were rejected.
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At the height of their popularity, the standard internet was either a 56K Dial-up Modem or a 64/128K ISDN Connection. The latter was prohibitively expensive. However, if my memory serves me correctly, a 7 minute song would take roughly 13 minutes to download at maximum speed.

To think that Napster started it all and was followed by Morpheus, Limewire, Kazaa and WinMX.

There was also another service called Audiogalaxy. Who remembers that?
Yep, as stated earlier in the thread, audiogalaxy was great, could only download 1 file at a time, but was always reliable.
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Downloading Limewire Pro with Limewire free
This. Very much this.

Limwire, Kazaa and Kazaa Lite and eMule were my go to ones.

Kazaa Lite gave my computer AIDS. Can't remember which one of them gave me the blaster virus.
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My tower was riddled by these sites.

It would shoot porn and all sorts of **** up onto the screen..,


Oh wait that was just my viewing history....
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