There's no shortage of applications
that let you save audio streams from internet
services ranging from
another one of those applications.
What sets Free Music Zilla
apart from some of the competitors in this space is
that it's 100% free, and incredibly easy to use.
Just install the application and it will hang out in
your system tray. When you visit a site with
streaming audio like Pandora,
or several others, Free Music Zilla will give you
the option of saving each song.
While the program officially
works with all the web services mentioned above plus
a few more, we've found that it also does a pretty
good job of catching songs from unsupported web
sites like the
The only thing that would make
Free Music Zilla better would be automatic file
naming. Right now, any track you download will have
a string of numbers for a name, so you'll have to
tag and name files on your own. Of course, we don't
have to tell you that in many situations, using
programs like this to download streaming audio may
be illegal. But we can also think of plenty of
instances when you might want to use a program like
Free Music Zilla to download public domain music or
songs licensed under Creative Commons.