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How many songs can I fit on

by vifirebird / December 15, 2005 8:27 AM PST

512MB or 1GB of storage in an MP3 player?

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depends
by yangman88 / December 15, 2005 8:39 AM PST

it usually depends on what kbps ur files are at. So if they're mp3 files or aac files at the standard 128, then it'll fit about 250 4 minute songs per 1gb of memory. If you use music stores like Napster or rhapsody, which encode at 64 wma, then dbl that number.

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It all depends on the format and kbs.
by Glorybox3737 / December 15, 2005 8:52 AM PST

For 512mb
- 128kbs mp3or aac 120 songs will fit
- 64kbs wma 240 songs

For 1gb
- 128kbs mp3 or aac 240 songs
- 64kbs wma 480 songs.

That's using the standard for each format. Which is good enough if you don't have the ears of an audiophile. It also depends on how long the song is and how much space is already used by the player's OS. So don't expect to actually get the number of songs the player advertises.

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Okay
by vifirebird / December 15, 2005 9:01 AM PST

Generally I want the Samsung Yepp-Y7X. What files does that play?

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wma and mp3
by Glorybox3737 / December 15, 2005 9:17 AM PST
In reply to: Okay

It uses mp3 and wma. Also you can use subscription based services like yahoo unlimted and rhapsody. I believe those download in 64kbs wma as a standard. So you'll get more songs onto your player

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samsung
by rell123 / December 25, 2005 5:19 AM PST
In reply to: Okay

did you get this mp3? what did you think of it? If you didn"t get it whybdo you want it?

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