What is the best and most popular online music site? Everyone has a different answer. When talking about the popular and reliable music platforms, eMusic must be the one we couldn’t ignore. Many of us have heard about eMusic. We know it is a well-known online music retailer engaging in providing copyrighted music download. In this article, we will discuss something about eMusic, what eMusic is and how to use eMusic.

Part 1: Introduction to eMusic

Actually, eMusic is supported by hundreds of record companies all over the world. The time that eMusic was established was 1998, and eMusic was one of the first music sites to sell music in MP3 format. New users can take out a seven-day trial account before purchasing a full subscription.

After the simple registration, users can freely download 25 songs within seven days. Subscriptions on eMusic allow users to download a number of tracks every 30-day period, that is to say, every 30 days the download limit is reset. So eMusic free daily download is impossible. Of course, you need to buy the membership first, and then you have the right to download music.

Part 2: eMusic vs Spotify

Besides eMusic, there is another popular music site, it is Spotify. In this article, we will discuss something about eMusic and Spotify. What we know is that they are both well-known and popular music platforms, but what we don’t know are the similarities and differences between them. Some of the main differences are listed below.
1. Foundation
Spotify is a streaming music service platform launched in Stockholm, Sweden in October 2008. In 1998, eMusic became the first digital media retailer store in New York City.
2. Membership
If you are a new subscriber on eMusic, you can take out a seven-day trial membership before buying a full subscription. Subscriptions allow members to download a number of tracks within a 30-day period. Spotify offers both free and paid services. Free users will be inserted with ads when using Spotify services and paid users will not have ads as well as have better sound quality.
3. Platforms
They are both available on most devices, including Windows, macOS, and Linux computers. You can also download apps of eMusic and Spotify for iOS and Android devices.
4. Music Category
The music library is rich on both eMusic and Spotify. Almost all mainstream European and American pop music can be found. But Spotify provided a more detailed introduction and album review for each artist, which is one obvious feature.
5. Music Download
If you have taken a subscription on eMusic, you can download a fixed number of tracks to your MP3 players every month. And the purchased songs are automatically uploaded to users’ personal account. However, Spotify only provides online listening and users cannot download music.

Part 3: How to use eMusic to Listen to Music (web browser and mobile app)

1. Use eMusic on web browser
Go to eMusic site, you can explore the music catalog by searching or just browsing. On the home page, you can find your preferred music by typing the name of the song or singer in the search box, and all related results will show afterwards. Also, by clicking “BROWSE MUSIC”, you will find all music filtered by genres, album rating, release type, decades and so on. In this way, you can find some music to your taste. When you find a song you like, you just need to click the play button to enjoy it.


2. Use eMusic APP
By downloading eMusic APP, you can enjoy your favorite music freely wherever you go. It has versions for both Android and iPhone users. Just like the way you use on web browser, you can also search the exact music in the search box or browse your preferred music type by clicking the sidebar on the left. You can search for a single song or the entire album and just hit the play button to listen to them.


Part 4: How to Download eMusic through Web Browser

Actually, there is no need to download music on eMusic. If you have your collection stored in your eMusic library, you can access, manage as well as play all your music on up to 10 devices! No matter what device you use, no matter it is Mac, PC, Android or iOS, the music will automatically sync with your eMusic cloud account, so you can gain access to your favorite music whenever and wherever you like.
There is only one situation that you need to download the music to your device when don’t have Wi-Fi. No worries, you can download them easily to your device so that you can listen to them freely even if you are offline. And you can choose to download single track one by one or download the entire music album, it’s all up to you. You can simply download the music directly to your device music folder using the web browser only.
Single tracks and albums can be downloaded after purchase, or they can be downloaded from your My Music library if you have paid for them. When you have purchased an album or a track, you will be able to get the option to "download now". You can go to emusic.com, open "My Music" library, where you can start to download the album or track immediately.


If you want to download an album or track from your “My Music library”, simply go to the album and click the download option. But please noted, albums are downloaded in the .zip file that contains all tracks within the album. So if you want to download a single track, you can choose the 3-dot option menu and click "download track."


Part 5: How to Fix eMusic Downloader Manager not Working

Some users have noted that the eMusic Download Manager is no longer supported on the site. Yes, eMusic officially announced that eMusic Download Manager not working anymore. They also explained the causes of eMusic Download Manager problems. The original code in the eMusic Download Manager is incompatible with some modern web browsers. Even though the code is compatible, the browser updates would cause new conflicts with eMusic Download Manager. All of these will create unnecessary moments of customer dissatisfaction. Another reason is the security concern. As a third-party plug-in, eMusic Download Manager is often rejected by new operating systems or some security software, and it also requires special permissions to be enabled. However, security is always an important issue and surely no one wants to install third-party software on his device unless it’s really necessary.
We can’t download music on eMusic any more? Please don’t worry, without eMusic Download Manager, you can also have access to the music you like easily. If you have stored your collection in your eMusic library, they are automatically synced with your eMusic cloud account, and you are able to access, manage and play them on other devices like Mac, PC, Android, and iOS. Thus, you can easily get the music whenever and wherever you want.

Part 6: How to Download eMusic Songs via Music Recorder

As we mentioned, you can access the music on several devices with the same account. But, what if you need to share them with your friends or your membership expires? We know, the easiest way is to download the music and save them on your device. How can we do this without the need of purchasing membership plan? A software can help you, that is Leawo Music Recorder. It allows you to download music on eMusic without membership. Leawo Music Recorder is a useful music recording software that enables you to record free music from built-in input audio, computer audio, and online music sites. And all of the recorded music can be saved as MP3 or WAV format.


Leawo Music Recorder 

☉ Record any sound from computer and microphone audio.
☉ Record from 1000+ music sites like YouTube, Facebook, etc.
☉ Schedule music recording via recording task scheduler.
☉ Automatically/manually add tags: artist, album, etc.
☉ Save recordings to either WAV or MP3 format.

Step1. Install and open Leawo Music Recorder, and click the “Audio Source” icon on the bottom-left corner. You should select “Record Computer Audio” option when recording online music.


Step2. Under the “General” tab you should set the output folder on your computer to save the recorded music.


Step3. Tap “Format” tab, you can set the format (MP3 or WAV) of the recorded files.


Step4. Click “Start” button to start recording. Go to the site and play the music or entire album you want to record. Remember to let the music recording software start recording first before playing online source audio.


Step5. In the “Media > Library” tab, all the recorded music are listed. Select a recording and give it a right click, then choose “Edit Music Tags” to manually edit music tags like title, artist or album.


If you use Leawo Music Recorder, you can save a lot without purchasing a membership on eMusic anymore. And you don’t have a limitation on the amount of downloading music.