digip Posted April 7, 2007 Share Posted April 7, 2007 I don't use the Pandora Timeshifting, so I thought I would post it here with a demonstration video on saving mp3s from Pandora.com Ok. So I see a lot of people are having issues with Pandora Timeshifting. Now, I havent been able to ever get it to work using the files posted in the Pandora thread, but there is a less convenient way to do these rips that will work every time. Using Wireshark, you can filter out each mp3 and save the streams (in raw format) to soemfile.mp3 Its a bit tricky with Pandora to figure out what song your saving because they don't have the song names or .mp3 extention in the tcp data stream, so you will have to save it and play it back before renaming it, otherwise you won't know which file it is. Here is how it works. I use the url https://www.pandora.com:443/ as this seems to give me less issues than the main site for some reason. Open wireshark and start capturing packets. Then open https://www.pandora.com and start your band or song search. Go back to wireshark and click CTRL+F to bring up the packet search box. Use the string lame as the searh filter and check off STRING and BYTES as the options. Click ok. This will put you on the first packet with LAME in the data stream. (Lame is the encoding of the mp3 file) Right click it and choose FOLLOW TCP/IP STREAM. This will filter out the first song. Check RAW and then save as somefile.mp3 Now, click close, and you will see your filtered stream. Goto the bottom and then hit CLEAR. This puts you on the last packet of the first mp3. Now, click the next packet and repeat the process. Continue this until there are no more mp3s. (NOTE: be sure your search doesn't repeat from the beginning and your saving files you already have! When you reach the bottom, Wireshark will search from the top again, so pay attention.) I suggest you capture directly to the hard drive in a pcap file and then filter out the songs later, as this can eat up a lot of resources if you are trying to do it on the fly, and you may risk crashing wireshark or your pc. If that was too difficult to follow, then watch this video demonstration of a Pandora Rip with Wireshark. This video is just for this the HAK5 Forums, so please, no DiGG or blog posts on other sites about this. I am only posting it here for EDUCATIONAL purposes only, and take no resonsibolity in your use of this information! Flash video: http://www.twistedpairrecords.com/Lame%20Pandora/index.html Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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