Media Center supports any device that is WMDM compatible and any device that appears to your PC as a removable or fixed drive.
Media Center supports any device that is WMDM compatible and any device that appears to your PC as a removable or fixed drive. .
|−|==Using a PC as a device== | |
|−|If your files are on a network drive, you can make a local copy of them, with transcoding to MP3 or a different format if needed, so | |
|−|that you can still have music when the network drive is disconnected. | |
|−|# Create a playlist or smartlist containing the files you want to have locally. | |
|−|# Tools->Options->Handheld | |
|−|# Under Device Management choose ''Add Device'' | |
|−|# Choose a name and a folder and click OK. | |
|−|# Choose a playlist (or playlists) to sync to the device, and set the device options desired for your device | |
|−|# Under Drives and Devices, right click on your device and choose ''Sync Now'' | |
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|−|== iPod == |+|
|−|Media Center offers excellent support for Apple's iPod. Media Center reads and write the iTunes database used by the iPod. | |
|−|'''The following links to threads on the Interact forum containing iPod-related information ''' | |
|−|* [http:// yabb. jriver.com /interact/index.php ?topic=35116.msg253937#msg253937 Compilation on the iPod]. Enables compilation on the iPod. | |
|−|* DEAD LINK...<strike>[http://home.socal.rr.com/lalittle/Media%20Center%20iPod%20docs/iPod%20Song%20Management%20with%20Media%20Center%2011.1.htm Larry's iPod Setup Guide]. This guide adds a view scheme to manage what songs should be synced to the iPod. Particularly useful if more the one iPod/mp3-player is associated with Media Center.</strike> | |
|−|* [http:/ /yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=28453.msg197050#msg197050 BlueGlow's extensive start guide to Media Center and iPod]. Including a [http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=28453.msg197052#msg197052| Reference Section]. | |
|−|* [http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=29623.0 PeterS' quick start instructions for the iPod and MC 11.1] | |
|−|==More== | |
|−|* [[Setup a Handheld/Portable Device]] | |
|−|* [[Transfer Files to your Handheld/Portable Device]] | |
|−|* [[Handheld Advanced Options]] | |
Media Center supports any device that is WMDM compatible and any device that appears to your PC as a removable or fixed drive. It also supports most iPods.