Want to use iTunes files in my GoGear Philipps SA3245
I have a full Itunes library of musics and would like to use this library in my brand new GoGear SA3245. How should I process?
can iTunes recognize my GoGear in replacement of an ipod?
thanks for your help
Re: want to use iTunes files in my GoGear Philipps SA3245
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You will find the MP3 setting in the iTune menu bar under . . .
iTune . . .
Preferences . . .
General . . .
Import Settings . . .
Import Using: MP3 Encoder . . .
You will need to transfer the files to your GoGear using Finder . . .
I tried it . . .
and it does work . . .
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Re: want to use iTunes files in my GoGear Philipps SA3245
The problem is not so much that iTunes will not recognize the player - your player is incapable of playing iTunes songs right now. I know there is some horse manure on the specs about that player being compatible with AAC, but until Apple eliminates their copy protection system (may be months away), this player cannot play protected AAC files. Sorry.
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You need to use the Philips songbird software to transfer itunes music into your MP3 player. If your player doesn't use Songbird, you need to first convert it into MP3 format under itunes then transfer using windows media player 11 or higher.
Here is how ot import files from itunes to Songbird:
On the computer, launch the Songbird program. Select Tools > Options
On the Songbird toolbar, select the Media Importer tab, then iTunes Import/Export.
Verify your library location and options. Select Import Library.
The software imports the iTunes library into Songbird.
Once this is done, your itunes music will show in Songbird library. You can now transfer it to your GoGear player. Here is how to transfer files from songbird to your MP3 player:
Click "File" in the toolbar and select "Import Media". Choose the folder that stored your media files.
Select the media files that you want to transfer and then Right Click to display a drop list (You can press and hold the Ctrl button on the keyboard to select more than one file).
Select "Add to Device" and "(Your player model)".
Or you can to go to Songbird library and then drag and drop the files to your MP3 player's icon on the Songbird software.
Moving the iTunes Music Files to a Different Hard Disk/Folder If you are low on disk space in your iTunes folder then you can move these music files to another hard drive and keep your music library in tact without the need to create your music library again. If you want to transfer your iTunes to an external USB hard drive, make sure that it is powered up and connected to your computer before opening iTunes. Opened iTunes, click Edit and then Preferences. Click the Advanced tab. Make sure the Keep iTunes Media folder organized checkbox is checked, and click Change.
Then select the location where you would like to move your files to. Click Select the Hard Drive and Folder or OK once you’re done.
The files will not move into their new positions by themselves –To do this – click File, Library and Organize Library. Check Consolidate Files.
When this process has been completed, go to the new location of your iTunes media and check the music files to see if they have migrated across correctly. Also play one or more tunes to test the music files. The redundant iTunes music files can now be deleted from the original iTune location (C:\Documents and Settings\…..…\My Documents\My Music\iTunes). Delete everything from iTunes there except files titled iTunes Library.itl and iTunes Music Library.xml. These are still needed.
Method One If you share your computer with other people, you can maintain separate user accounts for each person who uses the computer. This is useful especially if each user has different tastes in music; users can maintain separate, personalized iTunes music libraries and can customize their iPods accordingly.
Mac OS X users: Learn how to set up additional user accounts.
Windows users: Look in your computer's Help documentation to learn how to set up additional user accounts. To locate this information:
Click the Start Menu, and then click Help or Help and Support. Enter "new user" in the Search field. Press Return. If you create multiple user accounts on one computer but want the same music to be available in iTunes for all users, see iTunes: How to share music between different accounts on a single computer.
You may use multiple iPods on a computer without the need to create multiple user accounts. To do this, you can set iTunes to update each iPod with only certain playlists. This method allows you to put all your music on, say, your iPod and keep your iPod shuffle updated with only your workout music. Here's how to do this with iTunes 9:
Create new iTunes playlists that contain all the music that you want to sync to each iPod. Learn how to Sync your iPod (read the iPod Tutorial Steps section below the video). Note: iTunes for Windows does not support syncing multiple iPod devices at the same time.
Create a separate iTunes library for each iPod. Note: It is important that you make a new iTunes Library file. Do not just make a copy of your existing iTunes Library file. If iTunes is open, quit it.
Mac users: Hold down the Option key while you open iTunes. Windows users: Hold down the Shift key while you open iTunes. In the dialog that appears, click Create Library. Name and save the alternate library file. iTunes opens with your brand new library file. Open iTunes Preferences. Choose iTunes > Preferences (Mac) or Edit > Preferences (Windows). Click the Advanced tab. Deselect the "Copy files to iTunes Media folder when adding to library" checkbox if it is already selected and click OK. This will prevent iTunes from creating duplicates of your existing media files in the new library folder.
Add the specific media files you want on your iPod to iTunes either by dragging them into iTunes or choosing File > Add to Library (Mac) or File > Add File to Library or Add Folder to Library (Windows).
Once you have the iTunes Library just how you want it, connect and sync your iPod.
Once the sync is complete, quit iTunes. Mac users: Hold down the Option key while you open iTunes. Windows users: Hold down the Shift key while you open iTunes. Click Choose library. Choose your original iTunes Library and click Choose (Mac Users) or Open (Windows Users). You can now switch back and forth between the different libraries for different iPods.
The Philips GoGear Micro Jukebox is a portable MP3 player that plays MP3 files and WMA files and also displays photos. Download music, copy it to the GoGear player and enjoy your tunes everywhere you go.
Things You'll Need:
* Philips GoGear and USB cable * Internet connection * Online music download service * Secure method of making online payments * Windows Media Player software
Download music in MP3 or WMA formats. You can buy songs from many online sources. If you choose to buy from iTunes, be aware that you will need to convert them from the native iTunes format to MP3 files. The iTunes software will do this for you.
Import the songs to your Windows Media Player Library if they are not already there. Windows Media Player can be set to check for new files in certain folders each time it launches, so this might happen automatically. . Connect the Philips GoGear device to your computer with the USB cable and click on the "Sync" tab in Windows Media Player. Drag songs you want to copy to the "Sync list" on the right-hand side of the Windows Media Player window.
Click on the "Start Sync" button at the bottom of the list pane when you have all of the songs on the list. You should be able to check at the top of the list pane to see how much space is available on your MP3 player in order to make sure you have enough room.
Wait while the files transfer and then disconnect the player from your computer. You may have to click on "Safely Remove Hardware" in your system tray (usually on the bottom right corner of the screen) depending on your computer.
You can download music for the GoGear from any reputable website, iTunes. it is just a case of plugging in the USB cable, go to My Computer and Look for the Philips Removable Drive.
open it up, go to the Music Folder and add your MP3 songs.
To add videos to this player you need to use the software Philips provided. It's a bit complicated to use so follow the instructions carefully. The software will convert the videos to a Philips format to enable you to add them to the Video Folder. You can't just add a file as this will not work, it needs to be converted.
Hope this helps you.
If you have the two files iTunes.itl and iTunes Music.xml, you can trick Itunes into seeing your new library location when you move it to another drive. Start with iTunes closed.
1. Copy the two files to a safe location. 2. Hold the Shift key down while opening iTunes 3. Tell iTunes to create a new library and locate it on the new drive. 4. Close iTunes 5. Copy all the music files into the new drive and iTunes folder 6. Copy the two files from the old location over the newly created iTunes files in the new folder. 7. Open iTunes 8. Check the music for playability.
This method will save you hours of importing time.
Sounds like your permissions are a bit messed up. Try this:
In the Finder, use the Go menu and choose Utilities. Look for Disk Utility and open it up. Click on your hard drive on the left and click the Repair Permissions button on the right. After it completes, restart your computer and try opening iTunes again.
Your formating for your songs are fine. The Phillps GoGear uses mpeg as well as long as they are not AAC formating. You need to open Windows Media Player and click on the Library tab and then Add to Library. I'd recommend using the advanced tab when the window pops up. You can then tell WMP exactally where the songs are at in the itunes folder. You'll want to find out where they are at first. It should load them onto WMP from there and then you can move them to you GoGear. Enjoy.