Movie and music downloads from the internet are currently a tremendous growth industry. One that most of us want to join in with. The opportunities are fantastic. Unlimited choices of material to tempt us, minimal costs and all to enjoy in the comfort and privacy of our own homes. It should be a simple and enjoyable process. It certainly can be but Be Smart. Protect yourself from dangerous and untrustworthy sites.
The first step is to ensure you have a fast broadband connection, and plenty of spare capacity on your hard disk. You will be downloading very large files. Next ensure your DVD player can read DivX formats. This file compression format is used by most download sites. It maintains high image quality and significantly reduces file sizes thereby speeding up the download time.
Now before you rush off and sign up to the first download website you find, check out several alternative sites. Not every site is concerned to make your experience an enjoyable and rewarding one. If you do not protect yourself then expect to be scammed.
What should you be looking for in a trustworthy and responsible download site? Here are a few pointers. Do not sign up to any site which offers only ongoing monthly subscription fees, or which charges you for each and every download. This is costly and totally unnecessary. Do not waste your money. You want to find a site that gives you unlimited membership for a one-off upfront payment. The membership charge will give you unlimited access to their download library. These sites will have agreements with the material producers giving you access to the downloads you want.