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ipod question #288339
07/11/08 03:43 PM
07/11/08 03:43 PM
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San Pedro
tacogirl Offline OP
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Have an ipod shuffle and not a mac computer do I need to reformat my music to get it to be able to play?

I put a bunch of stuff from my music file on my pc (mostly free downloads from kazza and limewire) and cannot get it to play.


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Re: ipod question [Re: tacogirl] #288340
07/11/08 03:44 PM
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shouldn't need to, no. Do you have itunes?

Re: ipod question [Re: tacogirl] #288342
07/11/08 03:48 PM
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tacogirl, I Do Belize Weddings is right.......you have to download iTunes which is the software needed to download music to your iPod.


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Re: ipod question [Re: Loansum-Al K] #288345
07/11/08 03:51 PM
07/11/08 03:51 PM
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tacogirl  Offline OP
no to itunes I was hoping not to have to download it

thanks smile


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Re: ipod question [Re: tacogirl] #288347
07/11/08 04:01 PM
07/11/08 04:01 PM
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Itunes will allow you to change the file type to AAC (?) which is what the IPOD plays. You should be able to do a mass convert. Check it out when you download iTunes.


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Re: ipod question [Re: Dutch] #288351
07/11/08 04:15 PM
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if you don't want to download, ur ipod came with the cd already or I'm sure you can borrow someones to install it.

Re: ipod question [Re: *I Do* Belize Weddings] #288355
07/11/08 04:23 PM
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You can also use other IPOD transfer software like Mediawidget if you don't want to use ITunes.
It's around $20.

Re: ipod question [Re: Islenutt] #288358
07/11/08 04:37 PM
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i updated my itunes this morning. it only took about 1/2 hr to do.
and it's free.

Re: ipod question [Re: Barnacle] #288360
07/11/08 04:57 PM
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You need iTunes to program the iPod but you don't have to buy the music through the iTunes store. Once you have d/l from limewire (frostwire is replacing limewire and is better and works the same) tell iTunes where to import files from then connect your iPod and synch. This works for an iPod Nano and should for a shuffle

Re: ipod question [Re: Northern Canuck] #288375
07/11/08 06:45 PM
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I believe that with an iPod you're stuck with iTunes - no alternative. I hope yours lasts long enough to make installing iTunes worth while - they have a very short life. I know several people who've had less than a year out of theirs, and related discussion groups show that this is typical.

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