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How to get music on a Sansa Clip

by surfbrewer / January 2, 2009 12:40 PM PST

I searched around a bit and couldn't really find a good answer. I've got an iPod but I am by no means an expert when it comes to MP3's. When I got the Clip I assumed that I could just use it with iTunes but apparently that is not the case.

So, what do you use and can you put music from itunes on there or do you have to use a different music service?

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iTunes only for iPods
by ktreb / January 2, 2009 1:32 PM PST

If your music is in mp3 format you should be able to drag and drop through windows explorer from the iTunes music folder (where you keep you keep your music rather than the iTunes application). If you want to use an actual program, Windows Media Player should recognize it. I actually use Rhapsody, the player and the to-go subscription service It's $14.99/month if you pay month-to-month; I pay $39.99 per 3 months.

As far as music purchased on iTunes, the Rhapsody program will only play iTunes Plus (unprotected), but I believe the Clip doesn't support even them.

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iTunes not only for iPods. See link.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 2, 2009 10:44 PM PST

Just one of the many ways to use iTunes with non-iPods is over at http://www.badfruit.com/

"BadApple is a free plug-in for iTunes which allows you to sync your music library to any MP3 player (not just an iPod). After downloading and installing the software, you will have a "Sync to MP3 player" link you can click on from within iTunes. This will sync all tracks to a MP3 player.

BadApple will work with a wide range of MP3 players such as the Creative Nomad, Dell DJ, Oakley Thump, Archos and more. Any unit that mounts as a USB mass storage device should work well with BadApple. You can even sync to a network drive. "

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badfruit link not working, any other ideas
by aaronsgirl93 / February 17, 2009 7:06 AM PST

tried to use badfruit link today and won't let download happen, says page does not exist. Wondered if you had anything other advice, thanks for your time.

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