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No illiberality ! Show ur opinion of DRM in IPod here

Hi guys ,
The event wnet like this… I bought 4 WMA songs for Xmas and wanted to sync onto my ipod touch few days ago. Of course,I first need to convert them to MP4 with iTunes. But unexpectedly the iTunes cant do this …and then I asked for my friend David and he told me that the WMA songs I purchased is protected by DRM,I need remove them with a third DRM removal software.Luckly,David is a go-getter and he offered me a tool and I favorably remove DRM from these songs and put them to my ipod touch .
After the event, I consulted a mass of data about DRM and I had known the DRM stands for digital rights management. It claims to protect digital media from piracy. So now I have no idea about if the behavior is legal,But the DRM removal software office website says it is completely legal.This is its website: http://www.wmatomp3-converter.com/media-to-ipod-converter.html#135
And I’v heared that this software sell very well this year and almost every ipod user savvies it…
what should i do? any idea?
pleazzzzzzzzzz helps me .... ThanXX

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DRM is BS and i will be happy when its gone. It actually causes more piracy because people want to use there music on any device they want and they cant with DRM. Ill be happy once its gone.

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DRM-Removal software itself is legal, but using it to remove DRM is illegal - pretty weird, eh? Personally I hate DRM, and there is a trend to get rid of it, but I would expect it will take the better part of 2009 or beyond to accomplish it. I was heartened today to learn that iTunes will be shedding their DRM system in the upcoming months. DRM software did not protect the music industry, made the paid subscription services unattractive compared to Limewire, and frustrated a lot of mp3 player users. I will be happy when it is gone.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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This is a full guide about how to convert DRM WMV files to ipod. Hope it can give you some help when you come across similar problems.

Part 1: What is protected WMV, WMA file?

WMV stands for "Windows Media Video", which is developed by Microsoft. WMV files are usually ASF files with a WMV extension. It can store video content in a compressed format. The WMA format, short for "Windows Media Audio", was also developed by Microsoft. It is a good format that offers the same quality as MP3 at half the bit rate using an audio data compression technology.

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So, you could try some methods or programs that remove DRM from WMV or WMA files. This article presents you a easy way: using WMV DRM removal software, such as Wondershare Media Converter to convert your protected WMV files to DRM-free ones. This software is especially useful for alleviating compatibility issues.

1.Download Wondershare Media Converter, install and run it. Then, add DRM WMV or WMA files to it. You can either click 'ADD' button to insert the files you want to convert,or easily drag & drop the files into 'Getting started' table. This software supports batch conversion, so you can add several files at a time.

2.Choose the format you'd like to get. Click the setting button, There are a list of output formats ready for your choose. And if you don't know the formats, there is also guide info to show you the match hardware with the formats. now we wants to put the wmv files onto ipod.we could choose output format as MPEG4(MP4)

You also can change the output file location, or the output files will be located as default.

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1.Now that all the files in your coputer are DRM-ripped and with MPEG4 format. iTunes is more than happy to admit them into it’s library. Importing videos can be done by selecting “File>Import…”, or by simply dragging the files from a Finder window into an iTunes playlist once all your videos have been imported,.

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I used a regular computer to upload music onto my ipod and then it broke and there is no way to fix it so i have to use my lap top but it says that in order to put songs onto my ipod touch from there is to...


what u have to do is take the music off ur iPod and sync it to the computer NS I dd all the songs u have on ur iPod to the comp.

heres the Apple support website if u scroll down u should see some things about copying ur music files.

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1329

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MY SANSA WONT SYNC SONGS..


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