Bug#574569: ITP: clamz -- A command-line program to download MP3's from Amazon
Owner: Chris Silva <email@example.com>
* Package name : clamz
Version : 0.2
Upstream Author : Benjamin Moody <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* URL : http://code.google.com/p/clamz/
* License : GPL-3
Programming Lang: C
Description : A command-line program to download MP3's from Amazon
Clamz is intended to serve as a substitute for Amazon's official
MP3 Downloader, which is not free software. Clamz can be used to
download either individual songs or complete albums that you have
purchased from Amazon.
When you buy a single song from Amazon, you have the option
to either download it in your web browser (the default behavior)
or via the MP3 Downloader. When you buy an album, Amazon gives
you no choice: you must enable the MP3 Downloader.
To enable the MP3 downloader in the web store, visit the URL
(Ignore all the instructions on that page, of course.) This works
by setting a cookie in your browser; it seems to be completely
separate from your Amazon account.
In any case, when you actually go to download the file(s), if the
appropriate cookie is set you will be directed to open or download
an AMZ file. This file is basically just an encrypted list of URLs
plus additional information (artist, title, and so forth) about the
Save the AMZ file somewhere, and run clamz on it; by default this will
just download all of the linked files into the current directory.
More control over where the files are downloaded and how they are named is
available via the command line, as well as the configuration