MPEG Layer 3 Type 1 Audio ("MPEG3" or "MP3") has become the de-facto standard for compressed, downloaded audio on the Internet. To really enjoy the Web today and all its creative options, you need an MP3 player.
It's simply a piece of software you download to your computer, and it links automatically into your browser, so that whenever you click on an MP3 file, it will automatically play the music for you.
Fortunately, full-featured MP3 players are available for free on the Web.
For Windows users we suggest the WinAMP player, available for free download at:
For Macintosh users, we suggest the Macast player, also available for free download at: