Years ago the only way of getting new music was to purchase audio cassettes. This kind of data carrier had plenty of disadvantages, for example it could only store up to 3 hours of audio. And in addition to that cassettes tended to break periodically since their magnet tapes could be broken. No wonder audio CDs were a very breakout in the music industry world. They had plenty of advantages on comparing to the previously mentioned carrier. For example music tracks are now saved in digital format which means users are able to enjoy them on various digital devices such as computers and DVD players. Of course these compact disks had disadvantages, for example audio files that were burned to them had a very big size. The most modern way of keeping music in is obviously mp3 format. The main distinguishing features of such files are simplicity in use since they can be stored onto any portable entertainment device and very compact size.
These days music lovers around the world use YouTube as the best audio files resource. This video portal is definitely one of a kind and there are no other resources that can be compared to it popularity-wise. YouTube contains billions of uploaded online videos and this tremendous number keep on growing everyday. YouTube is such an online video portal that restricts to download its audio and video content onto users' computers. Registered users are not allowed to do that either. This particular thing that is peculiar for the utilization of YouTube is the key reason why so many users all over the world prefer to search the needed music files in all kinds of online stores. Obviously, purchasing new audio hits in online media stores is the most civilized way to own new audio files.
Getting music online from special media stores obviously has plenty of positive features. The best thing is that users can be sure that no laws are violated by their actions. They are not polluting the environment with old CDs of theirs because they basically don't have any. In addition to that storing such files is extremely simple; you can keep thousands of songs on just one tiny flash card. The latter said means that no extra physical space of your apartment will be taken by boxes with CDs or any other bulky data carriers. Now you can absolutely effortlessly bring full album collection of your favorite singer with you in your pocket everywhere you go.
As we can see the ways in which we used to keep our music has completely changed. Instead of analogue cassettes with maximum length of 3 hours we can now keep thousands of audio tracks in digital format saved onto a portable flash disk which size can be even smaller that our little fingers.