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Is it possible to download music preview files from iTunes without installing iTunes software? I've read that it slows down your system a lot.

Is there any kind of script, portable tool or website that would just export the file links?

Example link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/a-higher-calling/id76156183

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Unless someone manages to reverse-engineer how Apple does authentication and stuff (since they are paid tracks you also need to buy them using an account), no, it's not possible. –  user256743 May 3 '14 at 10:22
As a workaround you could run iTunes inside a virtual machine. This way you don't need to have it installed on your main system. –  and31415 May 3 '14 at 10:28

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