What is Mp3Tunes and is it legal to download music from Mp3 Tunes?

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Mp3Tunes is a popular free mp3 downloads website and YouTube to mp3 converter. Mp3 Tunes was founded in 2005 by Michael Robertson, creator of and Linspire. allows users to upload and store MP3 files in an online music locker. You can download South African music for free including Hip-hop, Kwaito, Amapiano, Pop music, House music, Gospel and many more.

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Mp3Tunes in South Africa is one of the most popular online platforms where users download music for free. You can also convert YouTube music videos to Mp3. Here’s how Mp3Tunes works.

How to Download Music for Free using Mp3Tunes lets users stream music collection to iTunes and other software or listen to music on the internet. It is compatible with MP3, MP4, AIF, OGG, AAC and other music formats. Here’s how to download music from Mp3 Tunes.

  • STEP 1: Go to
  • STEP 2: Search for Mp3 song or artist name and click the search button
  • STEP 3: Results will appear matching your search query
  • STEP 4: Go through a list
  • STEP 5: Once you’ve found the right song, click “Download Mp3” button
  • STEP 6: The Mp3 file will be downloaded to your computer

Alternatively, you can also convert YouTube video to mp3 or mp4 using Mp3 Tunes in South Africa. Here’s how to download YouTube videos for free.

How to Convert YouTube Video to Mp3 / Mp4 with Mp3 Tunes

  • STEP 1: Go to to YouTube Mp3 Converter
  • STEP 2: Paste in a video URL and click the search button to convert a video’s audio into an mp3 (this method works and for converting in mp4 format)
  • STEP 3: The conversion of the video to Mp3 will start
  • STEP 4: Download the Mp3

To covert YouTube video to Mp4 is a similar process. To YouTube Mp4 Converter, you need to choose from YouTube to Mp4 menu, paste a YouTube video URL and click the convert button to convert a video into an mp4. Once you click the search button for Mp4, the conversion of the video will start. As soon it is ready you will be able to free download your mp4 converted file.

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Is Mp3 Tunes Legal in South Africa?

Is downloading mp3 files from Mp3Tunes illegal? The answer is ‘Yes’ and ‘No’. We will justify our answers. According to copyright law, distributing or obtaining a copyrighted work (such as a music file) without the permission of the copy right holder is against the law. In case of Mp3 Tunes, it stores Mp3 files in an online music locker where users can sync their personal digital music and video up to “the cloud” to access from any web browser or many mobile and home entertainment devices.

MP3Tunes has sparked high-profile lawsuits from music rights-holders in the past. In conclusion, Mp3 Tunes is illegal, however, people still download free music and the South African government is not doing anything about it. There are many similar sites like that offer the same service.

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