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how to put music onto sd memory card for dsi

by lillypops / April 8, 2009 8:59 PM PDT

i've just bought the new dsi and am finding it difficult in putting music onto it i ahve a 4gb sd card but dont know how to put music onto it can someone tell me how step by step how to be very grateful thanks

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Re: putting files on a SD-card.
by Kees Bakker / April 8, 2009 9:13 PM PDT

Put the card in the (internal or external) card reader of your PC. If it's formatted, it will get a drive letter. Then use your favorite file manager (like My Computer or Windows Explorer) to copy the files, like you copy files on your hard disk or to a USB-stick or floppy.

Kees

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sd card
by lillypops / April 8, 2009 9:18 PM PDT

its a new card so do i need to format it as its not coming up on my computer help

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Re: formatting
by Kees Bakker / April 8, 2009 9:39 PM PDT
In reply to: sd card

Most are formatted as you buy them. Some aren't. What does the box say?

Go into disk management and see what it says. It's the place to format also.

Kees

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chaging music files to aac
by lillypops / April 8, 2009 10:04 PM PDT
In reply to: Re: formatting

right ive managed to format the card and can put music on there now but its for the new dsi and it wants the format in aac in music hope you can help thanks

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convert your music to aac then
by Kees Bakker / April 9, 2009 4:57 PM PDT
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changing music files to aac
by jmcclayborn / April 1, 2010 12:10 AM PDT

My kids all have mp3 players and psp's. When I tried to put the mp3 format onto the DSi, it wouldn't recognize it. It needs mp4 or aac. What I ended up doing was going online and downloading a free converter program. Some of them don't work properly, but if you download the free version of "Switch Audio File Converter", it will allow you to convert other versions (i.e. mp3) to one that will work on the DSi. First thing, you can go on Limewire (free) and download the songs that you want to put on the DSi. Almost all songs on Limewire are mp3 versions. You can then take those mp3 versions and convert them to aac or mp4 through Switch Audio File Converter. When I convert my files to aac, it doesn't work on the DSi. I have to convert the files to m4a version. This has worked without any problem and all the songs that I put on the SD card work perfectly.

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by _lol_i_nd_help / September 20, 2010 9:12 AM PDT

hi i kno i do not kno how to put music on my ds card but do u

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You need an SD drive in a PC to do that, silly.
by LucJPatenaude / September 20, 2010 4:13 PM PDT
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If you do not have a PC, get yourself one, at an electronics devices liquidation depot for next to nothing.

Make sure you have a decent O.S. for it so, that it can recognize the compact card reader drives. I should know about all this since, I have one of those units that have 4 different slots for 4 different types of SD cards. Plus 1 more USB port, that I currently use for both my wirelessly connected keyboard and mouse. So, that way, I found a way to make the unit permanently recognized and relevant to my everyday use of my PC. Wink

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mac?
by gigho / December 30, 2010 9:49 AM PST

can you do it on macs or apple? or just pcs and windows? because i got an 1.0gb SD Card and i have no idea how

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by hdog1998 / October 14, 2011 11:32 AM PDT

No offense but this is what i did but it didnt work

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Putting Music On A DSi
by xxmike123xx / June 1, 2010 6:46 AM PDT

The DSi I believe is only compatible up to 2gb SD cards, but you may be able to use it. You put it in your computer select the music you wnat and copy and paste it to the SD card.

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DSi SD card compatability
by marpmck / June 3, 2010 9:28 AM PDT
In reply to: Putting Music On A DSi

The DSi only supports SD cards 2Gb and BIGGER (SDHC).

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can i put an ordinary film on an sd card for my samsung b331
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ok guys i got a samsung b3310 and i need to put a normal film of like 2 hours and a half on my mobile by an 2 gb sd card is it possible to do it?

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