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Sansa e260 video question...

I own an e260 sansa sandisk. I download music using windows media player. How do I download videos using windows media player? Because everytime i click sync (for video) this thing will pop up saying"Windows media player cannot convert the file to the format required by the device." It's bugging me. Someone PLEASE RESPOND

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Re: Sansa e260 video question...

Im having this problem too. I believe the video needs to be formatted for the device. Problem is I dont know which forrmat the device supports.

Posted on Jan 07, 2008

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Re: Sansa e260 video question...

You need to use the sansa media converter program that came with the sansa on the CD. This is used for photos and for video. The supported files are listed on the screen once you open it.

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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Wat type of video file type do sansa mp3 players use? i cant seem to find a file type to successfully play videos on it

The new SanDisk e260 designed to work seamlessly with a wide range of popular music formats such as MP3 and Windows Media Audio (WMA) in both unprotected and protected files (such as those WMA files purchased from music stores). It also supports the newest music subscription services found at Rhapsody to Go and others

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  • Photo formats: BMP, JPEG, TIFF, GIF
  • Video Formats: AVI, MPEG4, WMV, QuickTime, MPEG2, ASF
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    Sansa e260 installed with rockbox doesnt play video.

    Sans e200 support:

    Manual for Sansa e200 series:

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    Sep 09, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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    Ican't see my vidoe in sansa e260.

    need more info you can see it or you can't see it. It's not playing the video???? Is it in a hidden file.. did you use the converter????? click on link..
    Download and install. run.. connect player when asked.. update if need be... download video converter. run converter with sansa player connected. it will convert and install video

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    No sound on my refurbished Sansa e260; was working now it isn't

    Maybe there are some virus affect your player.
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    Automatic install, automatic download on-line videos to put them to your iPod , callphone or Zune and other portable device,you can use Video Download Studio to search and download videos from almost all the pop video sites like youtube, facebook, google, yahoo, dailymotion, redtube, youporn etc. Very easy to use.

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    Downloading videos

    You should try using Windows media Player and Sync the device and transfer it through Windows Media Player. The files should work as .wmv. Let me know if you have questions with this or run into any problems

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    Getting Music Videos on Sandisk

    i could help you with this one.
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    Feb 03, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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    The sansa media converter is inside the installation CD. When you put in the Installation CD, you will see a a window where it says "sansa media converter." Then just download

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    Why does this happen to my converter/e260? (pic)

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    Media converter is for videos, not for music

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