Questions about using/connecing your MP3 player with your computer. Any questions about the MP3 player itself are off topic.

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USB 2.0 Port Causing Weird Audio Artifacts on MP3 Player

I have a SanDisk Sansa Clip Zip 8 gb. A little while ago, I built a new computer, and so far everything has been working fine, besides the USB 2.0 ports on the front. The ports seem to work fine ...
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Multiple extension association

Is there a way to associate an exe to an extension, and another exe when multiple files of the same extension are selected? (e.g.: one mp3 player for a single file, another for a list of files)
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Mpg123 play previous file

Is it possible to use mpg123 to play previous file? My normal usage on using mpg123 $ mpg123 somefolder/*.mp3 I know that to pause we can use Ctlr+Z, and fg to resume, Ctrl+C to play next song, ...
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Sansa Clip Zip freezes when “Refreshing media” from an SD card

My Sansa Clip Zip exhibits a rather well-known issue where it freezes when "Refreshing media" from an SD card. Unfortunately I seem unable to find a way around it. To make sure that nothing goes ...
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MP3's lag and jitter regardless of the player I use

I am having a great deal of difficulty in finding a solution to my problem. When I play music on my PC it seems to lag and stutter or jitter every few minutes... it's as if I am using a turntable and ...
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USB MP3 player is not recognized by Windows XP SP3

I have Windows XP SP3 and a USB MP3 player (some no-name brand). USB flash drives are recognized properly on my computer, but my USB MP3 player is not. Yesterday, the same MP3 player was recognized ...
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Files not being written to USB Disk

I bought a USB MP3 player, but I'm having some problems with it. After I put my files on it and then safely remove it, they seem to become corrupted. I'm currently trying with music files, and only a ...
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Is there a mp3 playlist format which is based on IDv3 tag rather than filenames? [closed]

I have been wondering for some time if there is any (interchangeable) playlist format out there which doesn't rely on filenames and paths but rather on ID3 tags? For example, I want to build a ...
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QuickTime Player sounds much better than iTunes

I am playing a 320 kpbs encoded music MP3 in iTunes and the sound is substantially worse than the exact same file played back in QuickTime Player (Max OS X 10.8.5). I have maxed out system volume and ...
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Is there a way to enforce shuffling / randomizing of mp3s on a usb stick, without of shuffle support from the playing device?

I have a sonivox speaker for travelling... it can read USB sticks and memory cards. But: Whenever I enter the USB stick, it will always start with the same song. Changing a song takes about 4 seconds. ...
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Windows 7 immediately disconnects a USB drive

I am having a problem with Windows 7 x64 consistently disconnecting one specific USB mass storage drive immediately after it is connected. The drive in question is a Cowon C2 digital music player ...
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How to format an mp3 player in linux

I have a cheap 2Gig mp3 player. It works well with a windows filesystem, but in linux there must be some tricks I'm overlooking. The format is generally good with the following options: mkfs.vfat -I ...
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One persistent library between iTunes (Win) and Ubuntu where playcounts in Ubuntu update in iTunes?

One machine, dual booted with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04, sharing a storage disk where the music is located. All my playlists are based off date added and play count Is it possible to have plays in ...
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How can I convert a .amr file to a .mp3

My phone records in .amr and my mp3 player can't play them, what's the simplest way to convert them? Phone is Nokia C3-10 and mp3 player is an iPod classic, but I can easily get files off and on ...
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Is it safe to use any USB charger for charging any USB device?

I have an apple USB AC charger which is rated to provide 5V, 1A output and a Sony mp3 player NWZ B143F. I don't know the spec of Sony audio player. But I have another mp3 player from Transcend which ...
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Transfer files to a portable media device

I have a sony walkman and I am making a music manager to make so it would be able to sync to the device. i have tried to go into the storage device and have found that the path is: ...
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iRiver T30 inaccessible (has a FAT16 partition)

I have an iriver T30 mp3 recording device that I cannot access from any Windows XP/2k3 computer (I don't have other computers to test with). When I plug it in, windows installs it, but it does not ...
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MP3 Program for bedtime mp3 player reading?

Is there any mp3 player which can be set to play a certain playlist of mp3s, and when the playlist ends, it turns the computer off? That way it could be used to play something while I sleep, and I ...
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Simple MP3 player with ability to play files randomly and global keyboard shortcuts

I yearn for the good old days when WinAmp was the only game in town. Unfortunately, WinAmp has had to add feature to keep up with the competition. I want a very simple player for Windows where I can ...
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MP3 player music manager

I am looking for a free program that runs on OS X that is similar to iTunes, but for MP3 players. Any suggestions? UPDATE: I have used Coby Media Manager. It doesn't work for me because it won't keep ...
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Universal sound format

I have the following devices: Ubuntu machines PSP iPod with Rockbox installed XBox 360 My music collection is mainly encoded in OGG apart from a few bought albums in MP3. What is the most ...
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How to transfer album art images to Cowon iAudio 9 mp3 player with linux music software

I have got a Cowon iAudio 9 music player and want to display the album art images of the albums on it. The player does support this feature but only when there is a *.jpg file inside of the album ...
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Display song lyrics in iTunes (from ID3 tags)

I've added lyrics to all the songs in my music library. Now, I'm looking for a way to display those lyrics in iTunes, and falling pretty short. I've seen a few widgets, but they all seem to focus on ...
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Which Windows mp3 player software can be installed without administrator rights?

On my company computer running Windows 7, I don't have administrator rights, so both iTunes and Winamp refuse to install. Is there any decent mp3 player software I can install anyway? Bonus points for ...
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Playing music from a network drive

I have a collection of music that is stored on a network drive. Are there any music players that can play these songs, without modifying them, and without me having to manually add songs to some kind ...
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Alternative to WMP for mp3 player sync

I've been using WMP to sync to my Creative Zen since I bought it a year ago. It worked fine when my collection was still smaller than its capacity, but that's no longer the case, and I can't find any ...
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MP3 player no longer syncs after installing Sixaxis drivers

I recently installed third-party drivers for the (Sony) PS3 controller on my friend's PC (Windows XP). I found out a few days later that his MP3 player (also Sony) is no longer recognized by Windows. ...
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How to access an unrecognized MP3 player

I have a Genex MP3 player and when I switch it to storage mode and connect it to my computer I see a popup message informing me that the USB hardware is unrecognized. How do I get my computer to ...
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Problem syncing Creative Zen Vision M in Ubuntu

I have a Creative Zen Vision M mp3 player. I used to use gnomad2 to add music to it, but I just tried it for the first time since installing Ubuntu 9.10 and it doesn't seem to work. When I plug in ...
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How do I make my music player treat my Mass Storage Class mp3 player and its MicroSD card as a single player?

Specifically, I'm using Banshee on linux for my music player, and my mp3 player is a Sansa Clip+, but I wanted to keep the question general for all MSC devices. I added a .is_audio_player file to ...
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Help me find podcatcher for Windows with Creative Zen support

I've switched from linux, I've been using Amarok for podcast download and synchronization with my Creative Zen. Now I'm looking for podcatcher that will work in windows with my player. It should have ...
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“No more space” when transferring files from a Creative Zen MP3 player (but there is space)

I own an old 20 GB Creative Zen jukebox (all external screws are gone on it - LOL), and I would like to transfer files back to my PC to get them on my new iPod. The problem is, no matter what ...
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Linux friendly MP3 player devices

I currently have a Creative Zen MP3 player, which I'm finding increasingly painful to use. I have to use the (shoddy) Windows based software to transfer files, I cannot mount it under Linux as a USB ...
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“Remote Control” Rockbox plugin?

I recently updated Rockbox to version 3.4 on my Sandisk Sansa e280, and I've noticed a new plugin in the Applications section called remote_control. Opening it reveals a visibly non-functional ...
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Linux: Portable MP3-Player syncing on commandline

I'm searching a console-application which helps me managing my portable mp3-player. The player is a simple mountpoint so nothing special here. My Wish-Application would work as following: I provide ...
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Windows does not recognize Sansa Fuze

I have a Sansa Fuze mp3 player. When I connect it to my Vista PC, the player itself says "connected" but it does not show up in Windows Explorer or Media Center. How do I get Windows to recognize ...
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Usb device attached & working in cmd, but not in explorer

A mp3 player (Zen Nano, if that matters) attached to a computer. Till now worked just fine. Windows upon attaching didn't give any message (no baloons, no nothing). I thought the thing has died. Then ...