With MP3 technology, the era of accessing the full range of the world's music and customizing it to individual taste has arrived. Written by music industry insider and former computer programmer Chris Gilbey, MP3 and the Infinite Digital Jukebox shows how to take advantage of this revolution. The book offers clear and simple instructions on how and where to find all the necessary applications for getting instant musical gratification from the new online music devices on the market. Topics covered include information about all the music file types, how to play them, how to "rip" them, how to burn your own CDs, and how to send music to others. The book reviews all the latest software and hardware, but also shows how it's possible to avoid the expense and use existing resources.