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Shintsu

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#1 12 years ago

Ok, I've got some technical questions, so I put this under here. I was looking at an Apple iPod Mini, the 4 GB version, and I was wondering, Do any of the Apple MP3 players play WMAs (I assume not, but wanted to know regardless)? If not, can you convert a WMA to MP3 or something? Oh, I've been wondering, I like the PSP, but their games are extremely expensive for my tastes ($50 for a portable game is too much) and I have a DS, but I do like how the PSP can let you put anything on the memory cards, and can get on the internet and do so much. What should I get? If an MP3 player, but not the Apple's, can someone give me a pretty good one with at least 4 GB for no more than $250? Thanks!

P.S. Best Buy has the Apple iPod Mini 4 GB on sale for $128, so that was why I was wondering about them more now.




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#2 12 years ago

ShintsuOk, I've got some technical questions, so I put this under here. I was looking at an Apple iPod Mini, the 4 GB version, and I was wondering, Do any of the Apple MP3 players play WMAs (I assume not, but wanted to know regardless)? If not, can you convert a WMA to MP3 or something? Oh, I've been wondering, I like the PSP, but their games are extremely expensive for my tastes ($50 for a portable game is too much) and I have a DS, but I do like how the PSP can let you put anything on the memory cards, and can get on the internet and do so much. What should I get? If an MP3 player, but not the Apple's, can someone give me a pretty good one with at least 4 GB for no more than $250? Thanks!

P.S. Best Buy has the Apple iPod Mini 4 GB on sale for $128, so that was why I was wondering about them more now.

iPods only play .aac format. They will not play WMA, or MP3. Listening to music on the PSP is a pain. You need to buy at least a gig memory stick which cost loads of money. If I were you, I'd buy an MP3 player, but not an Apple. I'm anti-iPod.




Vantage

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#3 12 years ago

As long as your wmv files are unprotected (ie: not from Napster or similar wmv file service) iTunes can convert them into AAC files that will work on your ipod. Having said that, however, I think if you are choosing between a stand alone mp3 player or a PSP, a PSP is the better option. Games like portable GTA, Burnout Legends, and others, along with music, movies, and internet access is much more of a package than an mp3 player.

War HawkiPods only play .aac format. They will not play WMA, or MP3.

They play mp3s.




War Hawk

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#4 12 years ago
VantageThey play mp3s.

really? wow, I'm dumb.




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#5 12 years ago
War HawkiPods only play .aac format. They will not play WMA, or MP3. Listening to music on the PSP is a pain. You need to buy at least a gig memory stick which cost loads of money. If I were you, I'd buy an MP3 player, but not an Apple. I'm anti-iPod.

You're wrong. Very wrong.

iPods play AAC, protected AAC, MP3, Audible (formats 2, 3 and 4), Apple Lossless, WAV and AIFF. They do not play anything else, including WMA (who cares?), FLAC (big problem) and Ogg Vorbis (even bigger problem).




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#6 12 years ago

Get the Creative Zen Mico. It's cheaper than the IPod Mini, and has 5GB of storage. It has everything built-in, unlike the IPod which even forces you to buy a proper recharger. (Creative gives you one for free) The Micro's got a built-in radio, the Mini forces you to buy one, and stick it on top of it so it becomes even longer. The Zen Micro is smaller, etc. I'm very happy with my Zen Micro. I'd choose it over the Mini.




marvinmatthew

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#7 12 years ago

The Apple iPod has far supperior support than Zen Micro, and plays its music back with better sound quality. The controlls are far more intuative on the iPod, and the thing is just darn sexy.




C38368

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#8 12 years ago
marvinmatthewThe Apple iPod...plays its music back with better sound quality.

The iPod is renowned for it's rather pathetic built-in amplifier.




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#9 12 years ago
Get the Creative Zen Mico. It's cheaper than the IPod Mini, and has 5GB of storage. It has everything built-in, unlike the IPod which even forces you to buy a proper recharger. (Creative gives you one for free) The Micro's got a built-in radio, the Mini forces you to buy one, and stick it on top of it so it becomes even longer. The Zen Micro is smaller, etc. I'm very happy with my Zen Micro. I'd choose it over the Mini.

Couldnt have sead it better myself.

The Apple iPod...plays its music back with better sound quality.

The Micros sound is better than the Minis, although not that much




marvinmatthew

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#10 12 years ago

Not to mention the iPod's support. You can actually go into any apple store for a full year after you've bought your iPod and have an actual human being look at your iPod and communcate with you in person about any problems you might be having with it. They will also replace your iPod for any reason for up to a full year after you've purchased it.