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MP3Tunes Offers Free Music Locker

Who needs to copy and burn your DRM protected collection when you can stream it from almost anywhere?  MP3tunes today announced Oboe Free, a music locker with free online music storage. Mp3tunes_logo_3Oboe Free holds 1000 songs plus stored playlists accessible through a number of Internet-capable devices including cells, DVRs and computers. The locker also comes with software enabling syncing of music from a computer to the locker. Laptop_1

The Oboe Locker is compatible with most music file formats including .mp3, .wma, .aac (iTunes) and .ogg. An interface displays artists, albums, tracks and playlists that can be streamed at 192 kbps. A music manager built using Ajax makes it possible to pause, skip, repeat, shuffle, create playlists, label music and control volume all within a Web page.