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Compatible formats for transferring music files to a device/media in the SonicStage software.

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Compatible formats for transferring music files to a device/media in the SonicStage® software.

Device/Media used for playback Track formats that do not require conversion For tracks in a format other than that listed on the left
Hi-MD™

NOTE: Refer to the Net MD™ section of the table when transferring to a Hi-MD in Net MD mode.

  • OpenMG™ (ATRAC3™)
  • OpenMG™ (ATRAC3plus™)
  • OpenMG™ (LPCM)
Convert to the following: OpenMG™ (ATRAC3™) or OpenMG™ (ATRAC3plus™) format.
Net MD™
  • OpenMG™ (ATRAC3™)
Convert to the following: OpenMG (ATRAC3) format.
MagicGate™ Memory Stick®

NOTE: Includes Network Walkman™ players that support ATRAC3plus™ format and the Magic Gate™ Memory Stick® media .

  • OpenMG™ (ATRAC3™)
  • OpenMG™ (ATRAC3plus™)

    NOTE: Tracks in OpenMG™ (ATRAC3plus™) format can be played back only by ATRAC3plus™ format compatible devices. If you use a non-compatible device to play back the tracks transferred to Magic Gate™ Memory Stick® media, the tracks must be converted to OpenMG™ (ATRAC3™) format.

Convert to the following: OpenMG™ (ATRAC3™) or OpenMG™ (ATRAC3plus™) format.
CLIÉ™
  • OpenMG™ (ATRAC3™)
  • MP3

    NOTE: To transfer tracks in MP3 format, SonicStage MP3 Add-on Program must be installed on your computer. (SonicStage MP3 Add-on Program is only pre-installed on some Sony® VAIO® series computers.)

Convert to the following: OpenMG™ (ATRAC3™) format.
ATRAC® CD
  • OpenMG™ (ATRAC3™)
  • OpenMG™ (ATRAC3plus™)
Convert to the following: OpenMG™ (ATRAC3™) or OpenMG™ (ATRAC3plus™) format.
Other device/media
  • OpenMG™ (ATRAC3™)
  • MP3

    NOTE: It may be possible to transfer tracks in MP3 format to some devices/media. Refer to the manuals suplied with your device/media for details.

Convert to the following: OpenMG™ (ATRAC3™) format.

** Information regarding upgrading to the latest version of Sony's music management software is available at the Digital Music Player Support Web site at http://www.sony.com/walkmansupport . Please note system requirements prior to upgrading your current application.