iTunes May Double Song Sample Length

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    This could potentially increase iTunes song sales,

    Often the short preview that they provide isn't enough for me to capture the song - and often the preview feels rushed. Doubling the sample length will allow people to really experience the song before purchasing!
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    That is exactly how I feel, the songs samples just aren't long enough. if they do increase the length I will happily start listening to them again.
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    Is the iTunes sound quality still 128kbps?!
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    I do exactly what Trey said, listen to a preview and go right to YouTube for the full song.
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    1 minute is better than 30 secs. But I'd still rather hear the whole thing, which is why I use other sites to sample them.

    One I use a lot, is WE7.com ... They play the whole thing, and you can pick and choose what you want to hear, and listen as many times as you want. Last.fm used to be great for that. But they don't have full length ones anymore

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    Stuff I listen to, is often 6 or 7 minutes long or more ... and 30 secs just doesn't get it.
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    I just checked we7, they only have 30 second previews too
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    You can just create a playlist on YouTube of the songs you like and save it.

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    This would be great if apple did this I hope they do this but I can't see it lasting long with all this dance music having one minute long songs
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    It doesn't matter if its 60 seconds or 65 seconds...

    I'm just going to close itunes and listen to the whole song... simple as that.

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