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england Offline DaveK

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Re: mp3 players
Reply #30 on: June 19, 2008, 03:14:03 AM
As I've always had iPods, I always use iTunes to organise my music. What software do you use with that Def?


I know you didn't ask me, but I'm gonna give my $.02 anyway...  :D

I use WinAmp with everything, mp3 players included.  I'm sure this one will be no different.

Winamp remote is especially kick-ass.

Actually, iTunes is one of the many reasons that I don't use iPods.  I hate proprietary software.

Def, have you looked into putting Rockbox firmware on your Sansa?  It will give you many more options than stock.

To be honest I'm normally the same, but in the case of iTunes, it really couldn't be better suited to my needs so I do. I will admit that all I do is listen to music, I don't do anything fancy at all.

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Re: mp3 players
Reply #31 on: June 19, 2008, 08:05:25 AM
I drag and drop music onto it- soooo much easier than using any proprietary software.

I haven't bothered to do anything to the firmware on it- it works well enough, and to be honest, I don't use it enough to really get fancy with it.

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Re: mp3 players
Reply #32 on: June 19, 2008, 08:28:46 AM
I use my phone (Samsung j750), it's ok and does the job in a pinch, altho I'm stuck with the default headphones as it uses a really wierd jack. Its a microSD card for memory so it's drag and drop as well. I had some cheap 1gb/512mb usb stick players in the past, also do the job.

Besides that we have a Sony HiMD player/recorder which is pretty useful for recording interviews and the likes. Plus being able to slap in a new minidisc sure makes it easier to archive.
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Re: mp3 players
Reply #33 on: June 19, 2008, 11:33:31 AM

To be honest I'm normally the same, but in the case of iTunes, it really couldn't be better suited to my needs so I do. I will admit that all I do is listen to music, I don't do anything fancy at all.

I'm the same.  iTunes does everything I want it to and simply as well.
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Re: mp3 players
Reply #34 on: June 19, 2008, 02:44:21 PM
I'm sure iTunes is a great program and all, I just hate the damned thing.  It keeps installing on my computer.  I want QuickTime, but iTunes keeps installing with it.  When I uninstall iTunes, QuickTime works fine, but within a day or two it's telling me QuickTime needs to be updated, then installs iTunes again.

I don't care how good a program is, I bloody well hate to be forced to do anything.

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Re: mp3 players
Reply #35 on: June 19, 2008, 04:00:34 PM
I have LimeWire Pro.. It was only like $30 bucks a year too!
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Re: mp3 players
Reply #36 on: June 19, 2008, 04:18:01 PM
I'm sure iTunes is a great program and all, I just hate the damned thing.  It keeps installing on my computer.  I want QuickTime, but iTunes keeps installing with it.  When I uninstall iTunes, QuickTime works fine, but within a day or two it's telling me QuickTime needs to be updated, then installs iTunes again.

I don't care how good a program is, I bloody well hate to be forced to do anything.

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Re: mp3 players
Reply #37 on: June 19, 2008, 04:23:41 PM
I'm sure iTunes is a great program and all, I just hate the damned thing.  It keeps installing on my computer.  I want QuickTime, but iTunes keeps installing with it.  When I uninstall iTunes, QuickTime works fine, but within a day or two it's telling me QuickTime needs to be updated, then installs iTunes again.

I don't care how good a program is, I bloody well hate to be forced to do anything.

Def

Quicktime alternative is your friend :)
http://www.free-codecs.com/download/quicktime_alternative.htm

Amen!  That's what I use.

As an alternative, you can install Quicktime and get rid of the "qttask.exe" program that it installs.  Then you won't be bothered with update notifications.
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Re: mp3 players
Reply #38 on: June 19, 2008, 07:14:47 PM
I like the look of that QuickTime alternative...

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Re: mp3 players
Reply #39 on: June 19, 2008, 07:27:59 PM
just use linux already...  :ahhh
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Re: mp3 players
Reply #40 on: June 19, 2008, 07:47:21 PM
I'm not smart enough for Linux... you of all people should know that!

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Re: mp3 players
Reply #41 on: June 19, 2008, 07:56:39 PM
then go into the windows control panel and open up the quicktime settings and switch off the autoupdate feature :P
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Re: mp3 players
Reply #42 on: July 01, 2008, 10:34:13 PM
guess what i FOUND just  hour ago from trashcan.

http://www.lordpercy.com/archos_xs202_review.htm


had all the cables,phones and travel charger.there wa salso one 1gb mp3 player,they both work fully & fine.


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Re: mp3 players
Reply #43 on: July 10, 2008, 09:21:46 AM
I imported one of these from the states a few months ago, fantastic little thing!!  (black 80gig Zune 2 from microsoft)


The amount of mates i know who have had ipods which have failed mean im never getting one of them, and the screen size, video sync and capacity sold me, plus it looks fantastic.


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Re: mp3 players
Reply #44 on: July 10, 2008, 04:55:27 PM
I forgot to mention my impressions of the Sansa e260 I bought....

I really like it!  The size is great and the battery life is very good.  The audio quality is very good and the video is great for small clips that I've taken here and there.  I certainly could not have found anything better for the price.

I suppose the only drawback I see with it is the proprietary USB cord that it requires.  If that is lost or broken, the unit is completely useless.

The Zunes look nice, but I have my eye on the Sansa View and Fuze next.  I'm thinking a 8GB Fuze with a 16GB microSD card would be a pretty sweet setup.
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