Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Google: Find Free MP3s, WMAs, OGGs, and Other Music Files


People leave music files in unprotected directories all of the time. Here's how to get to them. Come get your free mp3s.

We all need music. If you properly query google, you can find open indexes of music files easily. Here are some hints to get you started.

-inurl:htm -inurl:html intitle:"index of" "Last modified" mp3

Using this string we are using the "index of" and the inurl commands to attempt to isolate directories only. The mp3 tag on the end tells google to look for mp3s in these open directories. You can change this to wma or ogg if you wish.

You can add additional search criteria to focus your search more.

-inurl:htm -inurl:html intitle:"index of" mp3 "pearl jam"

This command will find open directories with mp3 files with Pearl Jam. Obviously you can change the band name or file type to better define your search.

Have fun. Share interesting google queries in the comments below.

If you like this, you might like these recipes as well:
- Use Google to Find Free eBooks (Electronic Books)

- Google: Search for Public Online Cameras and Video Feeds


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