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I have music that I downloaded from itunes to my computer and have saved in a file. I can not seem to get the songs now to download on to my sansa clip MP3 player??????????

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The Sansa Clip is completely incompatible with iTunes format. You will need to get either 1) another music service - preferably in Mp3 Format, or 2) buy a different mp3 player.

I can't believe people haven't figured this out by now, but I suspect they are being aided and abetted by cashiers that are "guessing" - 80% of mp3 players are incompatible with iTunes.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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According to information provided by the manufacturer (Sandisk), the Sansa Clip MP3 player can use two different methods to upload songs: a simple drag-and-drop interface, or syncronizing the player with Windows Media Player.

With the traditional drag-and-drop interface, you would need to connect the player to your computer and select the "Open device to view files using Windows Explorer" option when it is presented. Once you have done this, you should be able to double-click on the "Sansa" player and then the "Music" folder. After this folder has been opened, you should be able to drag and drop (or copy/paste) the files into this folder to upload them to the player.

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