A download usage counter is located in the upper right corner displaying your weekly allotment. For instance, 1/3 means that you have a weekly limit of 3 downloads, and you have used 1 of those downloads. The download counter resets each week at Sunday 9:01 PM (Pacific Time).
The site is set up to browse or search for your favorite music or artist. You can use the navigation at the top of the page to browse by keyword, artist, or album; or you can simply use our advanced search page. Freegal Music also offers a collection of Top Download lists on the homepage where users can browse a variety of music selections.
In the Freegal Music navigation bar, you will see "Recent Downloads." Here you have the ability to re-download a previously downloaded song up to two more times within 2 weeks from the original download. This re-download will not count against your download totals.
Each computer system is different. You can use iTunes, Windows Media Player or a third party software like Roxie. Simply follow the instructions found in the software for burning your CD.
If the song does not open directly into Windows Media Player, simply launch Windows Media Player then click and drag the song into the Windows Media Player window or simply Select: File - Import File. To select multiple songs Select: File - Import Folder. Select the file(s) you wish to add then click OK. The song will now appear in your Windows Media Player library.
Freegal music has its own iOS app, which can be downloaded from the App Store. However, in order to copy songs to your computer's memory or to the iTunes Store you must transfer songs via your personal computer. Songs cannot be downloaded directly to your iTunes Music Library on your mobile device, unless going through the iTunes Store or using an approved application. To get music on the iPhone, iPod touch or iPad, we recommend the following procedure:
1. Download Freegal files to your computer desktop by doing the following:
2. Next import the file into iTunes:
* Please note: currently, the Freegal Music App cannot export files to iTunes or any other software. As a Freegal Music user, you can download a song again for the purpose of having a copy in your iTunes and in the Freegal Music App. You can do that within 2 weeks of your original download by accessing Freegal via a computer, and accessing the “recent downloads” functionality on the navigation bar of the home page (HINT: you may need to log out of the Freegal Application to do this. You log out by going to “settings” within the Freegal App.
Home Screen: This screen shows certain featured graphics, and allows quick browsing of the TOP 10 recent downloads by your fellow library patrons, and the TOP 10 recent downloads of all the Freegal users in the U.S. The upper right corner has your weekly download allocation, and the number that you have used in the current week. The search icon is in the upper right side as well. The right facing blue arrow is to play a song clip, and the downward pointing arrow is to download music. The bottom of the home page has the major functionality buttons described below: