Monday, March 23, 2009

Free 24bit/96KHz Audio Tracks from HDTracks.com

I just finished downloading some free stereo 24bit/96KHz FLAC audio tracks from HDTracks.com. I read about this offer in the Audio Junkies blog, which mentions the new download song sampler. So, I decided to give it a try.

I'm pretty impressed with HDTrack's Download Manager. It is a nice little application for viewing the progress of a download. When you download tracks from some of the other online music stores, the process can seem a little confusing or clumsy. HDTrack's Download Manager is also pretty fast. It downloaded 5 tracks in about the same amount of time it took me to write this post.

If you're interested in checking this out, just go to HDTracks home page click on the "HDTracks 96/24 Ultimate Download Experience" box.

I haven't had a chance to listen yet, so I can't really comment on the quality, but I'm sure it will be pretty good. After all, HDTracks was founded by David and Norman Chesky of the audiophile-record label Chesky Records.

2 comments:

  1. Interesting, i had exactly the opposite impression of the download manager: the two main view are grossly mis-sized, downloads where frustratingly slow and did not resume when I moved my laptop. I left it running overnight and it had hung-up on the second track. Very disappointed and frustrated with the hdtracks service.

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  2. Likewise, great site hampered by embarrasingly slow download, 4 hours with only one 24/96 track, and that is what I would say 56K 'modemly' slow.

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