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Posted on 2011-02-16
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How can I make  .mp3 file donwload link in html?

<a href="audio.mp3">Click here to Download</a>
when i click on the link, the mp3 file just play in browser.

 <a href="audio.zip">Click here to Download</a>
when i zip a file it begin to download.

But i dont want to zip a file, how can i download mp3 files without zipping them?

Thanks.
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Question by:shahzad198509
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mrichmon earned 500 total points
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You can't control this.

It is up to each browser on how they have chosen to implement each file type - whether to download or open.  In my browser it downloads mp3 files.  In yours it does not.

You could put up instructions:
To download this file right click on the link and choose "Save As..."
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by:shahzad198509
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can i control this with php scripting language?
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by:meenaxi
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Your first coding itself is enough to download mp3.

<a href="audio.mp3">Click here to Download</a>

i checked with IE and Firefox
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