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Sansa fuze not playing wma files

I downloaded a burned cd from my friend and they are all wma files. i downloaded them to my sansa and it's not even playing them. it skips right on to the next one. please help.

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  • mikael2 Apr 19, 2009

    One of the albums I transferred had accidentally been RIPed to WMA. When I tried to play that album, the player scanned the track list over and over without playing any of the tunes. The files play nicely on my Creative Muvo T100, even though they are WMA instead of MP3. I solved the problem by converteing the WMAs to MP3, but that is not how it should be solved.



    Contacted Sansa's support personel who suggested I used Sansa's Media Converter. I responded that that shouldn't be neccessary for a standardized format like WMA, and certainly not when the files play nicely on a competitor's device. Still haven't received an answer to that.

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One of the possible solutions is that you ripped them with some protection. In the option box, uncheck the protection box then re-rip the cd.

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I use the Overdrive Media Console and download mp3 and WMA books from my state library. When you hit transfer, be sure it hit advanced options. Browse until you select the audiobook folder on your player. Then transfer to that.

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My songs wont add on to my mp3


If your sansa 'fuze', right dosen't like your media get the sansa media converting software, My Fuze came with a mini-cd, if yours didn't you can download the official sansa media converter on
www.sansa.com/downloads
I hope it works for you! -Aptera P.S. I have no clue about MAC OS

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My mp3 says "bad track" alot and freezes for about a day! help


The songs are in the wrong format. this player will not play iTunes, for instance.

Sansa Fuze supports MP3, WMA, secure WMA, Audible (AA), audiobooks and podcasts in
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The classes may be in the wrong format.

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MY SANSA WONT SYNC SONGS..


The songs are in the wrong format - they need to be stripped of their DRM license (illegal) or converted to mp3 format.  The best, most legal way to do this is to redownload the songs as an Mp3 file, or re-rip your CD's in Windows Media Player in Mp3 format.
these problems occur because the user is trying to download a song format that the player does not recognize. Every music file is in a certain format. The most common music file formats are Mp3, WMA, AAC (iTunes), WAV, RA, etc.  In addition, every file format type is in a certain bitrate, size, etc.  By far the most common issue is that the music file contains a license or copyright (especially with WMA or AAC file formats).  Each Mp3 player only recognizes a certain number of these formats. Every Mp3 Player is different. You will have to check your Mp3 player’s product specifications (specs) or user’s manual to find out which formats your particular Mp3 player recognizes. When you try to download or sync the wrong file format, you will get one of the errors that I mentioned above.   If you want to know what file type you have, then you must find the location of the individual music file on your computer, right click the title of the song, and select the option “Properties” from the menu.
Mp3 player product documentation is not straightforward.  If a player supports only non-protected WMA files, it will merely say that it supports WMA – it will not tell which type of WMA it supports.  A player that supports DRM-protected WMA’s will usually indicate such on the box (usually with a Windows Plays For Sure logo – which is actually an ironic misnomer).  DRM stands for Digital Rights Management, and it is a type of licensing system for WMA files.  It is used extensively by mp3 player music services such as Bearshare, LeapFrog, Napster, and others.  Not all DRM licenses are created equal – there are licenses with “play rights,” burn rights,” and “transfer rights.”  Play rights mean that you can only play the song on your PC – it will play fine on your computer, but it will not play in your mp3 player even though it appears to transfer.  Burn rights mean that the song can be burned to CD.  Transfer rights mean that the song can be transferred onto an mp3 player that supports DRM-protected files.  Then, there are unlimited licenses and limited licenses.  Limited licenses only allow you to play a song for a certain length of time. You would have to pay extra to continue using the song after that trial period is over – the time length ranges from a few days to several months or longer.

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