This Napster Free Trial - a few quick questions

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  1. KeanosMagicHat

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    Anyone doing this already?

    Are there any catches?

    Is it completely free?

    Are there any limits?

    Thanks in advance for any responses.
     
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    I've been with Napster since they started in the UK over a year ago. I did the free trial and it is completely free, there are no catches and there were no limits (then anyway). That was pre - 'Napster to go' ---- don't know if that's the free trial they're offering now. The thing to remember is if you don't want to continue, to cancel the free trial BEFORE it runs out or else you will get charged for the coming month. The other thing is to understand what you're getting for the subscription (some people get a bit confused, which is in some ways understandable, because it is different to the iTunes model).
     
  3. rallyfan_1986

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    I signed up for this free trial. Unlimited downloads, however I had to listen to the music on the computer that I registered for the offer on and it wouldnt allow me to transfer the music onto my mp3 player. The only way around this was to play the songs, whilst recording them using some software, but this took a long time.
     
  4. KeanosMagicHat

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    Therein be the catch .....

    It is a source of almost constant disappointment to me that what seems to be too good to be true is so very often proven to be so.

    :rolleyes:
     
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    In that case you must have been doing something wrong :) You can sign in and listen by streaming, to any track as often as you want on ANY computer and you can download on to the hard disk of up to a total of three computers (I know because I've done it). You can only stream or play tracks you've downloaded to the hard disc whilst you are a subscriber.

    You need to subscribe to 'Napster to Go' for that £14.99 a month --- then you can transfer the tracks to a portable media player, again, for as long as you're subscribed, they will play. The media Player has to be 'Napster to Go' compatable of which there is a list on the Napster site.

    Kind of illegal.
     
  7. KeanosMagicHat

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    Kind of "not free".
     
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    No one said it was --- it's the 7 day trial that's free ---- that's why Napster call it a '7 day free trial' :D Looking at the Napster site, the trial appears include 'Napster to go'.
     

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