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Ipod Conversion to Zune

by snufflepuff57 / December 13, 2008 2:47 AM PST

Hello, I have been mostly using Itunes for my music organization. But now that i have seen the light, I have bought a Zune. My question: Is there any easy way to convert your Ipod/Itunes music into something that the Zune can use and play?

-Thanks Quinn Happy

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tried, true, and legal way
by ktreb / December 13, 2008 6:31 AM PST

If your songs are copy protected (aka DRM'ed) iTunes purchased tracks then burn to audio cd and rip them in your chosen format (mp3, wma). If they are un-DRM'ed AACs (if you had ripped your cds into AAC or purchased iTunes Plus tracks), then no conversion necessary as the Zune supports this format.

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Virtual?
by snufflepuff57 / December 13, 2008 3:43 PM PST

Is there anyway to do this with a Virtual CD? That will save the environment Silly

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more or less the same thing
by ktreb / December 14, 2008 12:34 PM PST
In reply to: Virtual?

A virtual cd should be fine. What we can't discuss is software that breaks the copy protection, though technically I suppose that is what we're doing when we do the burn cd/rip method. It is within your usage rights to burn songs as part of the same playlist up to 7 times.

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