Musical compositions are the subject of intellectual and manual labor, therefore they are subject to copyright protection. In order not to violate the piracy law, you can find and download music legally on special Internet resources.
Buying music from online stores
If you are interested in electronic music, pay attention to the largest online stores offering to purchase and download music compositions in MP3 and WAV formats. Among them: Beatport, Audiojelly, Junodownload and some others. Here you can download both individual tracks and entire albums. All presented music is licensed and can be purchased by customers. Payment is made with VISA and MASTERCARD bank cards. The average cost of one track is 0.5-2.5 dollars. After payment, the compositions become available for downloading from the site to your computer.
To download music in other genres, use Apple's iTunes online store. It is convenient in that it has a special version for Russia, the cost of songs in which is noticeably lower than that of analogues and starts at 19 rubles. However, to make purchases, you must first install the program of the same name on your computer by downloading it from the Apple website, or use it on MacBook, Iphone, iPad or iPod devices. The Google Play Market, which is available on devices running on the Google Android operating system, works in a similar way.
On the sites of large online stores, for example, Amazon, you can officially purchase music singles or albums in CD and DVD versions. Music is also presented here on other media, for example, vinyl records. After ordering the product, it will be delivered to your home after a certain time.
Downloading music from social networks
Take advantage of social networks, whose users can create voluminous music collections on their pages or in special communities. Especially a lot of available music can be found on the VKontakte social network. Currently, the administration of the resource monitors what musical compositions users publish on their pages. Tracks are deleted if copyright infringement occurs. Also, compositions are often presented in abbreviated introductory versions.
To download your favorite music tracks from the VKontakte social network to your computer, you must first install one of the special free add-ons for Internet browsers, for example, Conusic or SaveFrom. After installing the add-ons, a "Download" button will appear under each composition in the social network. Remember that free music downloads are not always legal. If you like the downloaded song, purchase it from one of the online stores of your choice to support the artist.