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Download any band's song off MySpace using Safari Web Browsers
So I have seen people using all types of ways to download songs off MySpace band pages, but I just found a very easy way using Safari and TextEdit or any type of text editor. First, open TextEdit (or any other program you can make a web file with) and make sure the new document setting (in Preferences) is set to plain text, then open a new file. Put in the following HTML code:
<a href="">asdad</a>
Then choose File » Save As, and change the default .txt extension in the filename to .html and hit Save. A window will appear; click Use .html to confirm the extension. Test the file by control-clicking and selecting Safari from the Open With menu. Safari should open the file and display a link. Leave the file open in TextEdit for later use.

Next, find the band page you would like to download the song from. In the menu bar in Safari, select View » View Source. In the menu bar, select Edit » Find » Find (or just press Command-F), and type embed into the find field. Near the second embed, there will be a long URL that looks something like this:
http://lads.myspace.com/music/musicplayer.swf?ABC123DEF456
(The capital letters and numbers at the end of the URL will differ each time.) Copy all of the URL, and then open it in a new tab or window. Let the song you want to download play completely. Now select Window » Activity in the menu bar. You'll see all open tabs and windows. Pick the one for the MySpace music player, and find a URL there that starts with http://cache....

Now do this next bit within 30 seconds, as MySpace refreshes the link. Double-click that cache link to open in a new window. Copy the URL and paste into the TextEdit document, placing it between the double-quotes:
 <a href="http://cache....">asdad</a>
Save the file, open it in Safari, then control-click on the link and chose Download Linked File from the contextual menu. Your song will now start to download.

[robg adds: I haven't tested this one; I imagine there may be simpler solutions, but I don't have a MySpace account.]
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there's no need to make the file.
Authored by: AaRdVarK on Apr 21, '08 07:54:42AM

Just copy the URL, paste it into Safari's address bar, and hit Option-Return. The Option tells it to download the URL rather than to load it in the browser.



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Download any band's song off MySpace using Safari
Authored by: Hodag on Apr 21, '08 08:10:40AM

Or you can simply go to Window>Activity (Option+Cmd+A), look through the list of page elements until you find the appropriate one (MySpace music is usually several MB and increments slowly) and double-click on it. This will open a new window or tab with a Quicktime player. Once the song has finished loading you can save it as source.
This also works for Flash Video (.flv) and various other elements that are not easily saveable.

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Download any band's song off MySpace using Safari
Authored by: Perceval on Apr 21, '08 08:18:32AM

Even easier: once you find the .mp3 file which is being downloaded, select it in the Activity (Command-Option-A) window and copy (Command-C). Then open the Downloads window (Command-Option-L) and paste (Command-V). The file will be downloaded to to your downloads folder.



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Download any band's song off MySpace using Safari
Authored by: nvdingo on Apr 21, '08 09:07:02AM

too many steps

option double click in the activity window and then check your downloads folder when you are done



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Download any band's song off MySpace using Safari
Authored by: dmmorse on Apr 21, '08 09:59:24AM

Brilliant!!! Thanks!



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Download any band's song off MySpace using Safari
Authored by: Apple Guy on Apr 21, '08 01:17:34PM

This worked, thanks. There could be some legal issues with this though ;)

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Download any band's song off MySpace using Safari
Authored by: houplagrundle on Apr 21, '08 03:28:05PM

While it works, you get a mono mp3 at 96kps, so I don't suppose bands will lose much sales from us doing it.

Even doing it by option-clicking in the activity window, you've then got to go and sort out the track name.



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Download any band's song off MySpace using Safari
Authored by: hazkid on Apr 22, '08 01:36:07PM
Just paste the link into the downloads window. Or use this link: LinkMaker

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