|Stable release||2013.08.07.002 / January 30, 2015|
|Operating system||Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X, All Windows, All Mac|
|Type||Ad-supported, Media player|
QTRAX is an ad-supported digital music service that provides free high-quality Downloads, Streaming and Radio via Mac and PC (and on Android and iOS from February 2015). The New York-based company now holds license agreements with a number of major and independent labels. CEO Allan Klepfisz has stated that maintaining compensation for copyright holders while capturing part of the 95 percent marketshare that continues to download music illegally is the ambition behind Qtrax's current model.
QTRAX plans to launch new Mobile Apps (for iOS and Android) to provide Free Streaming, Free Downloads, Free Radio.
QTRAX launched a new initiative, the ARTIST MANIFESTO, on 27 January 2015, aimed at providing music artists with better compensation for digital music consumed via its (and others) digital music services 
QTRAX currently allows music fans to download free and legal music (Download, Stream, Radio) with a selection of millions of tracks from major labels. The Qtrax Player client has been created on the Microsoft Silverlight Platform. The service is totally free to use with registration and generates revenue by a combination of advertising and strategic partnerships. Qtrax value-added service includes band pages complete with links to YouTube videos, Ticketmaster ticket searches, Amazon purchase links, and a Wikipedia link. Users can interact socially by creating playlists and sending music recommendations to friends.
Currently, the QTRAX Music Service is available in 68 countries.
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