|What is Freegal?
||Freegal is a downloadable music service from your Library. All you need is your library card number and your password or PIN. Freegal
offers access to about 3 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog
of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music
from over 10,000 labels with music that originates in over 60
countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital
rights management (DRM) restrictions. Access to Freegal is limited to patrons of Amagansett Free Library.
|How much music is on Freegal?
changes daily. But it's safe to say that there are thousands of
artists, tens of thousands of albums, and millions of songs. The Freegal Music website
has hundreds of genres of music and is rich in many of them. The
content is based upon agreements with over 10,000 music labels,
including the labels of Sony Music Entertainment.
|How does Freegal music work?
||A download usage counter is located in the upper right corner of freegalmusic.com
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 Monday 12:01 AM (Eastern 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.
|Are the songs really free?
and the music you download are free in the sense that most things in
your library are free to you as a patron of the library. The service is underwritten by Amagansett Free Library.