Song Formats

Formats Explained

Our tracks are available in four different formats,

Please read this section carefully before placing your order.

MP3+G & MP4 files can be instantly downloaded.

CDG discs are custom made by Karaoke Shop & sent in the post.


MP3+G is the industry standard format for Karaoke use on your PC you will download a zip folder that contains two files, one is an MP3 audio file & the other is a CDG file that contains the on screen lyrics, these files make efficient use of hard drive space, These files will play as backing tracks using any Mp3 player which is ideal for singers, to play the track and get lyrics displayed on screen will need special karaoke Mp3+G software.



MP4 Video files can be used on your PC, iPod or any MP4 Player, MP4's files will play on any PC, MAC or media player compatible with MP4, including video iPod's & iPhone, these files are a single video file



CDG discs made by Karaoke Shop are sent in the post, CDG is the standard disc format for Karaoke worldwide, you will need to select CDG if you want to play your disc in any home or professional CDG Karaoke Player or Machine. If you intend to take a disc to a gig or venue that hosts host’s karaoke and discs are used you will also need to select CDG, If you just want a normal audio CD to play in a normal CD Player then select CDG and this will behave as a standard backing track (no on screen lyrics will be displayed).