Unlimited PSP Downloads ... Is it a Myth ?
By Cher K Markov
The PSP is a machine which is a great source of entertainment for you and your family. This is a machine where you can not only play games but also play music, movies; browse the internet and store vital digital data.
It is not necessary that you always buy the music, games and movies you wish to run on the PSP. There are plenty options available on the internet where you can avail of your free PSP downloads.
The PSPs are usually handheld devices where you can transfer the movies, music, software, games, e-books, images and TV shows that you download from the Wi-Fi hot spots of the internet. This is where you can avail of your free PSP downloads for use on the PSP.
The main reason these downloads are called free is because there is no use for you to buy a physical disc to download the programs. They just have to be downloaded to a computer, and then transferred from the computer to the PSP.
The first thing you have to do to get free PSP downloads is to surf the internet for the respective sites. There are many sites on the internet that offer free PSP downloads to PSP owners.
These sites are generally free where you just have to register wherein you can download all the games, music, movies, etc for use on your PSP. These sites have two types of offers; some sites charge a monthly membership fees while others have a once off membership fees wherein there are no limitations on the number of free PSP downloads you make.
In fact, you are also permitted to burn these downloads on a disc.
Collecting unlimited PSP downloads for movies was impossible in the past without burning deep holes in our pockets. Watching PSP movies on your PSP while on the move in the train, car or bus was such an enjoyable experience.
But once the credit card statement arrives at your desk, suddenly reality jolts you back onto earth. Your credit limit has been busted and you instantly realize that you have spent all your money building your private collection of PSP movies and games.
Well, there is a way to avoid this scenario. Let us look at what are the options available if you are tempted to grab your next PSP movie.
We used to be able to watch PSP movies only in the Universal Media Disc (UMD) format. Anyone who has bought a copy of these PSP UMD would know that it is not the cheapest form of entertainment. Many folks felt that they did not really have many choices if they wanted to watch a movie on their PSP.
The UMD movies are expensive and the selection is limited. The technology has made them rather unaffordable to teens, which form a significant percentage of their target market. Naturally, sales plummeted and many studios and distributors are unwilling to release more movies in the UMD format. It is little wonder why the UMD movies could not take off.
Forget about UMD movies. It is amazing how PSP fans came up with creative solutions to this problem. People began to rip movies off DVDs onto their PC before transferring the file into the PSP. It is possible to do so since the movie format is compatible with the Sony memory sticks.
However, there are two shortcomings in this whole process of ripping and copying. Firstly, the memory sticks do not have enough capacity like our hard drives. The quality of the movies is compromised.
Secondly, some DVDs are copyrighted, meaning that they are hard coded and there is no way you can crack them and rip the content off.
You can expect the new DVDs to be coded in such a manner. It seems that the manufacturers and studios have beaten PSP users at their game.
It is rather ironical since these users are part of the movie watching group who has been fuelling the demand for more movies over the years. Then again, its an issue of profits and if you are not paying to rip the movie, they have every right to stop you from doing so.
It seems like PSP users are stuck in a grid lock. Fortunately, smart business people saw the opportunity and established membership sites that offer unlimited PSP downloads of movies, games, music, TV shows, etc.
You may wish to know that at these download sites, the movies come in ready to play format. No ripping is needed. Everything from searching to downloading and playing the movie are compressed into a few clicks of the mouse.
About the Author
Cher K Markov articles on various subjects and has a treasure chest of information and resources on
psp downloads at http://online-downloads.blogspot.com
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