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The best way to transfer music to SGS ?

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By lamplighter13, Senior Member on 9th January 2011, 10:17 AM
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Hello all- I have just got a 16gb card in my SGS and have been using Windows Media Player as well as Winamp and it never seems to come out correctly.
I always end up missing album are and the some files end up being deleted, it's just not as straight up and easy as I believe it should be.
What programs do you guys use to get music on your I9000 ?
I was wondering if Kies was any good but I found Kies to be quite slow and spotty.
Any good solid ways to make transfers easy, especially with album art ?

Cheers for any information !!

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9th January 2011, 10:19 AM |#2  
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USB Mass Storage cut and paste .

Cover Art Downloader for any missing artwork
http://www.appbrain.com/app/cover-ar...droid.coverart

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9th January 2011, 11:09 AM |#3  
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is itunes aac/m4a better than mp3? cuz it uses little space and i don`t se any sound quality differences
9th January 2011, 12:39 PM |#4  
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Yes aac is better than MP3 AAC+ better still .


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9th January 2011, 12:44 PM |#5  
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USB Mass Storage cut and paste .

Cover Art Downloader for any missing artwork
http://www.appbrain.com/app/cover-ar...droid.coverart

jje

Yes, agree totally. use USB Mass storage function and copy and paste, its the least painful way


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is itunes aac/m4a better than mp3? cuz it uses little space and i don`t se any sound quality differences

erm itunes?? isnt that fruit? hmmm lol yes if you find they work fine and are smaller without sound quality loss you should be good. It will just be encoded at a higher rate thus making the file smaller.......or you could change the encoding rate of mp3s to make the file smaller and avoid fruit lol
Last edited by stickfinger; 9th January 2011 at 12:46 PM. Reason: messed my quoting up ;)
9th January 2011, 12:59 PM |#6  
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I use Windows media player. Just set it to never auto sync and nothing will be removed ever. Also just manually sync the songs u want. I also do this via a card reader and my micro SD card while phone is off very fast.

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9th January 2011, 01:44 PM |#7  
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I'm using iTunes on PC, so I install doubleTwist to sync music between iTunes and SGS

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9th January 2011, 02:07 PM |#8  
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That winamp music transfer is great if you use winamp
9th January 2011, 04:51 PM |#9  
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Use "Media Player" USB Connection mode and sync via Windows Media Player... it will work... the playlists, however, won't.

So, manually copy your playlists (after syncing) to the /sdcard/Playlists folder and use a player that can read .wpl files (PlayerPro)

All will work fine.
10th January 2011, 08:52 AM |#10  
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Cheers for the help guys. I may avoid WMP and try the card and reader and just transfer that way.
I am quite picky about album art, and it turns out the cover art app is very good !!

Cheers again, LL13-
11th January 2011, 05:14 PM |#11  
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Problem! My phone can't find any songs i add to internal or external card. Same problem with videos. Alltough i can find all my music in poweramp cuz there you can choose music folders.

I'm on darkys 8.0 with lagfix enabled and using launcher.

Thanks!

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