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MP3 sir I've philips gogear (SA1350, 01 GB), in which format I download mp3 file so that less space cover my mp3 ? I've download approx 83 songs (in MP3 format) but space covering approx 445GB, give me solution. and mail me at

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This player will not store much more. Even if you change the song properties, you will not squeeze much more out of this one.

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When I got my GoGear Vibe 4GB MP3, I download videos, which it said i was able to on the back label. I cannot watch the video's I've downloaded AT ALL as they do not show. The video which was...

Check the specification of your MP3 player to determine thetype of video file format it uses. Most common video files that MP3 players use are, AVI andWMV, there may be others such as FLV, MOV and DivX. If your player cannot play a video then it is an incompatiblevideo file format, then you need to convert that video file to a format thatyour MP3 player uses. Click on this link for instructions on converting videofiles for MP3 players :-

Aug 24, 2011 | Philips GOGEAR SA6045 MP3 Player

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I dont no how to get itunes moviesand songs onto my player

Hi, How to Download Music to the Philips GoGear

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.

Have a nice day..

Feb 18, 2011 | Philips GoGear SA3245/37 Digital Media...

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Whenever i try to play a song on my phillips gogear vibe mp3 player it sais "file format not supported' and they are mp3 files.What gives?

"File format not supported" means that the song that you've downloaded into your MP3 player is NOT an .MP3 file format. For each MP3 player have their own supported file formats. You need to check the manual of your MP3 player to see what are the supported sound file formats (i.e. .mp3, .wma, .mp4). Then check the file format of the songs that are saved in your player.

If the songs are supported but you're still getting the error message, try to delete all the songs and then download the songs again and save it into your player. If the same problem occur, then it may need a firmware upgrade or reformat.

Thank you and good luck!

Oct 31, 2010 | Philips GOGEAR SA6045 MP3 Player

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I dont kno how to get songs on m mp3 player. how do i do it?

Go to next site to select your country and exact model SA6045:

Overview support for GoGear SA6045/02 ( UK ) :

Manual for the SA60xx series:
Windows Media Player 11 can be used to transfer songs from the computer to the player.

Use the Media Converter for Philips software for adjusting the files into
proper size and format. Download for Arcsoft MediaConverter:

Oct 17, 2009 | Philips GOGEAR SA6045 MP3 Player

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If i try to add songs to my 4 GB mp3 player it says file format not supported

Maybe you are download music on another format and you don´t see it,Check the formatof the songs.

Jun 06, 2009 | Philips GoGear Flash MP3 Player

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I have not been able to copy CD's onto the MP3 player. I keep getting a formatting error when trying to convert even though I am using WMA and have tried MP3.

mdcope2 - delete the msuic files that you already ripped from CD off the GoGear. If you Rip a song in WMA, and then re-rip it in Mp3 format, when you go to sync the mp3 file, the GoGear will basically ignore the new file, because it thinks that the file is already on the GoGear since it has almost the same name. Once you have deleted the affected songs, re-Rip the songs in Mp3 format using Windows Media Player. This time, when you go to sync the songs, it will work.

Guest - to load video files onto the GoGear, you have to convert and sync them through the Philips Media Converter - no other method will work.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Mar 02, 2009 | Philips GOGEAR SA6045 MP3 Player

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Problem in files downloading onto GoGear SA5125

Subscribe to an online music service that is compatible with your GoGear, such as Rhapsody's Mp3-Only service - I repeat MP3 ONLY - no other Rhapsody service will work.

Use Windows Media Player to transfer songs to your GoGear, or Rip CD's into Mp3 format - I repeat MP3 FORMAT - using Windows Media Player.

Videos must be transferred using the Philips (Arcsoft) Media Converter that came on the installation CD. You can also get this program from Philips website.

You will only be able to transfer photos to your GoGear if you have used the installation CD that came with the player. It contains a critical file that Philips has never posted to their website called the Philips Device Plug-In.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Jan 08, 2009 | Philips GoGear Flash MP3 Player

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MP3 formating

Here's what you want to do. Use Windows Media Player to re-Rip the CD's in Mp3 format. Go to Windows Media Player 11 --> Rip --> Rip Options --> Format --> Mp3 (you can get to Rip options by moving the mouse over the Rip tab, and a small black arrow will appear - click on the arrow).

Once the songs are in true mp3 format, you can then use the Sync tab in Windows Media Player to transfer the songs.

Unfortunately, many of the newer Philips players do not recognize DRM-encryption, which is why the songs would have worked in one player and not this one.


You have to get Rhapsody's Mp3 only service - I repeat, MP3 ONLY. No other level of Rhapsody service will work with the newer Philips' GoGear's - which is funny, b/c Philips co-branded with Rhapsody on the newer players. Rhapsody is not your only choice, but you must ensure that the files you are downloading are in Mp3 format.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Oct 06, 2008 | Philips GoGear Flash MP3 Player

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Not very much. It depends on how many songs are already in the player. The problem is that the recordings are made in WAV format, and WAV format takes up MUCH more space than an mp3 file. If you had no other songs on the player, I would say an hour maximum - maybe much less.

Aug 21, 2008 | Philips GoGear SA178 MP3 Player

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Mp3 phillips

There are a few possible answers:
1)Start simple - disconnect the GoGear from the computer - let it update - then reconnect it to the computer; if this fails, restart your computer and try syncing again

2)You need a firmware upgrade to make the device compatible with your computer: just open up Philips Device Manager (Start --> All Programs --> Philips) - if you don't see it, then re-run the installation CD or grab the "Device/Firmware Manager" from the Philips website; click on the update tab

3) The songs have Digital Rights Management (DRM) protection.Try re-downloading the songs without DRM protection.

4) The songs are in a format not recognized by the GoGear. The GoGear, for instance, will not take iTunes files b/c they are AAC format. With MP3 files, the player supports 32 –320kbps. With WMA: 5-192kbps with sampling rate 8.0kHz up to 44.1kHz. Right click the song file, and select "Save As", and then change the format of the song file. Or, redonwload, in the above-said format.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Jan 20, 2008 | Philips GOGEAR SA6045 MP3 Player

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