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Free iTunes redemption code
Would anyone like a free iTunes redemption code?

Several months ago the local theater gave us a "Go Guard" card with a free iTunes music download. I wanted to get the song "Somebody to Love" from the Ella Enchanted soundtrack so I finally completed the offer and got the redemption code. I followed the instructions and went to the iTunes site while in Linux only to find out that I had to have the iTunes software (load of bull) and could only get that from in Windows or on a Mac. I restarted the computer and booted into Windows to try again. After I finally got to the download page for the iTunes software I find out it will only run in Windows 2000 or XP but I only have Windows 98 SE. So much for that.

Now that I think about it, I wouldn't have been happy with the download anyway. If I recall correctly all their music is in their proprietary music format which I'm not sure MPlayer/Amarok could play, although I doubt it couldn't/am pretty sure it couldn't.

Ahem. Anyway, anyone want it? damnitnicole? romeohotel? Anyone? First come first serve. Offer available until December 1, 2006 (not that I expect it to be unclaimed for that long).

Update: Claimed.

Current Mood: hungry hungry
Current Music: None

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damnitnicole From: damnitnicole Date: March 2nd, 2006 11:06 pm (UTC) (Link)
I don't use iTunes or anything related to it, but thank you for thinking of me, anyway. :)
zimzat From: zimzat Date: March 2nd, 2006 11:39 pm (UTC) (Link)
Aww, I thought you did. Oh well, that's alright. :-)

I'm sure someone will eventually claim it, or I'll find someone that does use iTunes and give it to them. No biggie. (It's just a buck after all)
romeohotel From: romeohotel Date: March 3rd, 2006 04:24 am (UTC) (Link)
I'd like them, if I may
zimzat From: zimzat Date: March 3rd, 2006 04:38 am (UTC) (Link)
There's only one.

Sent.
swanhart From: swanhart Date: March 3rd, 2006 10:28 pm (UTC) (Link)
iTunes music downloads are encoded in AAC format/codec. Not sure if mplayer can play that or not. I haven't used mplayer since i wrote a video thumbnailer with it. I did the same thing with "media player classic" on windows, but I gave it a nicer gui interface to organize the video files that I've burned to DVD. I can search through my disks visually or by titles.

I would polish it up and release it, but I wrote it in VB6. Perhaps I'll port it to .NET as a learning process.
zimzat From: zimzat Date: March 5th, 2006 12:04 am (UTC) (Link)
What's wrong with VB6? That was the last version that I used or have. I don't see why it wouldn't run on someone's computer simply because it was written in VB6 instead of the hip latest version.

meh. *shrug*
swanhart From: swanhart Date: March 5th, 2006 06:01 am (UTC) (Link)
Because I don't have any idea where my copy of Visual Studio 6 is, and I have VS 2005 installed :D

Besides, I am actually really digging c# and will probably port it to that. I store the data in an access database, so I can rewrite the interface in any language, and the code to control mpc is pretty simple.

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