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How do i change the file format for windows media player? Mines says .wav and that is not supported on my mp3 player.

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If you know what file extensions are and have enabled the ability to see them in file names, skip to step 3.

Does your MP3 Player support MIDIS? If so, or if you are unsure, continue.

Now, try this:

1. Open any folder whatsoever. Now click "Tools"
(on the bar at the top) followed by "Folder Options".
Now click the "View" tab.

2. See where it says: "Hide extensions for known file types"?
Uncheck that box. Now exit the folder as you wish.

3. Find a file you want to play on your MP3 player. Change it's name from:
(filename).wav
to:
(filename).mid

4. Now you may not know this, but changing the letters after the "." in a file name is NOT a good idea. It may make the file temporarily unusable or corrupt; that is, until, you change it back.

5. Try the song you just changed on your MP3 Player.
If it worked,change the name for all your songs.
.....it can take a long time.....<:(

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You need a software program like this:

http://www.wav-mp3.com/

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