Other helpful FAQsThe FAQ for the alt.binaries.multimedia.erotica newsgroups- It contains a *wealth* of information about the use of binary newsgroups in general. A MUST READ if you have questions about downloading, anonymity, posting and netiquette.
Other MP3 FAQs- This is a very good page full of helpful links to other MP3 FAQs and MP3-related information.
Decoding Internet Attachments- A detailed page covering all types of binary attachments on the internet
Guide for Usenet binary attachments- A good set of basics for those who are new to Usenet binary groups.
The Compact Disc Recordable FAQ- originally developed as a Usenet newsgroup FAQ
How to Work With the Usenet Community- New user primer
What is Usenet?- New user primer
Usenet: Reading and Writing the News - good basics
The FAQ for the comp.publish.cdrom newsgroups- current CD Recordable Usenet newsgroup FAQ
A Rant About Usenet- What Usenet is really about.
General Info and SoftwareMP3.com- Lots of MP3 related software, information and free .mp3 files from unknown bands.
Daily MP3- Lots of MP3 related software and also news about MP3s
Technical InfoCD-ROM digital audio extraction information - information, software, and survey
How MP3 Works: Inside the Codec - excellent chapter from a book by Scot Hacker
Technical MP3 info from the Fraunhofer Institute - Very good and clearly written
The Moving Picture Experts Group home page - MPEG standards 1 through 7
MP3 File Structure - From SoloH help file.
Musical ReferenceThe All Music Guide - Great search tool for songs/albums/artist names and info
The CD Database - A searchable database of album information that can be used by some software to automatically name your files. See also http://www.freedb.org/.
The Ultimate Band List - A searchable database of bands and artists and their Official web sites
Lyrics.com - A database of song lyrics
Joe's Lyrics- Excellent links to other lyric pages
The Archive of Misheard Lyrics - Fun stuff 🙂
Newsreader Software InfoAgent and Free Agent newsreaders- Forte, Inc.
Installing and using Free Agent- good guide
Power-Post 2000 - another excellent posting utility that allows you to repost individual segments.
MP3 Software for non-Windows MachinesThe PowerMac Sub-FAQ - the definitive word on the Mac
Pure Mac MP3 Utilities Archive - lots of links
The Mac Orchard- Macintosh Internet applications (including newsreaders)
Mac MPEG Audio News - now includes Version 1.8 of the Encoder Quality Comparison
MP3 software for Macintosh users - Link to the Mac section of MP3.com
MP3 software for Unix/Linux - Link to the Unix/Linux section of MP3.com
http://pan.rebelbase.com/ - Pan newsreader for Unix/Linux
http://newspost.unixcab.org/ - Newspost Usenet binary autoposter for Unix/Linux
http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/Gnewspost - Gnewspost an open source Gnome front-end to Newspost
http://www.semeniuk.net/linux/knewspost/ - Knewspost - KDE front end for Newspost
DOS-based MP3 Players- DOSAmp and MPXPlay.
MP3 Search Engines and UtilitiesLists the top 20 MP3 search engines - MP3NOW.COM
Fast MP3 Search- Lycos Search Engine
Oth Net MP3 search engine - Another popular search engine
Shareware MP3 software including Search programs - www.download.com, www.tucows.com, and www.mp3.com
DAILYMP3.COM - Good General MP3 Info, Software and Utilities (also they have a mirror site)
FTP - A Brief Tutorial for those who desperately want to try FTP.
Stand Alone News ServersAirnews - (http://www.airnews.net/)
Altopia - (http://www.altopia.com/)
Easynews - (http://www.easynews.com)
Giganews - (http://www.giganews.com/)
Newscene - (http://www.newscene.com/)
Newsfeeds - http://www.newsfeeds.com
Newsguy - (http://www.newsguy.com/)
Usenet Server - (http://www.usenetserver.com)
Check the links below for much more comprehensive pages on finding a premium provider:
Specific Software Sub-FAQsTips for using Outlook Express 5.0 in the absm.* hierarchy - Tips Section
The Power Mac Sub-FAQ - Tips Section
Other Links from the FAQ (See also the Utilities section)Digital Domain: CD Mastering - Info on normalization (Section [3.7])PCAVTech Benchmark Page - Compares some encoders (Section [3.10])MP3Trim - An MP3 file trimmer (Section [3.18] [3.25])
Sound Forge - Popular wav editing software (Section [3.24] [8.2])
DartPro - Popular wav editing software (Section [3.24])
CoolEdit - Popular wav editing software (Section [3.24] [8.2])
LP to CDR - Tips for transferring your LPs to your computer (Section [3.24])
File renamers - (Section [3.27])
MP3ext - an ID3 tagger (Section [3.28])
The History and Future of the ID3 Tag - (Section [3.28])
The ISP Buyer's Guide - Information on ISPs (Section [5.1])
Yahoo's List of News Servers - (Section [5.1]) -
AOL Binary FAQ- (Section [5.5])
NAD MP3 Player v093NAD MP3 Player v093 - (Section [6.5])
MP3Cutter- cuts or chops MP3s up into chunks or parts without first converting to .wav.
CD Media World- Information on 80-minute cds (Section [6.10])