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Rockbox is a free replacement firmware for digital music players. It runs on a wide range of players:

Stable ports

Rockbox runs well on these players, has a complete manual and is supported by the installer:

  • Apple: iPod 1g through 5.5g, iPod Mini, iPod Nano 1g
  • Archos: Jukebox 5000, 6000, Studio, Recorder, FM Recorder, Recorder V2 and Ondio
  • Cowon: iAudio X5, X5V, X5L, M5, M5L, M3 and M3L
  • iriver: iHP100 series, H100 series, H300 series and H10 series
  • MPIO: HD300
  • Olympus: M:Robe 100
  • Packard Bell: Vibe 500
  • SanDisk: Sansa c200, e200 and e200R series, Fuze, Clip, Clip+ and Clip Zip
  • Toshiba: Gigabeat X and F series

Unstable ports

Rockbox runs on these players, but is incomplete, less usable or has problems that limit it to advanced users:

Unusable ports

Work has begun on porting Rockbox to these players, but much remains before they are usable:

Click here for a status summary of unstable and unusable ports.

Quick links: Why should you run Rockbox? · Change log · Contribute to Rockbox

If your player is not listed above, then Rockbox does not run on it.

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Code changes

16th Jul 21:10 983c808: iPod Classic: do not use HDD features on CE-ATA drives

Fix an 'ATA error' issue that affects CE-ATA devices.
firmware/target/arm/s5l8702/ipod6g/storage_ata-ipod6g.c [diff]
Cástor Muñoz
28th Apr 17:38 d68eccc: mp3_enc.c: fix MP3 recording at 32 kHz sample rate

Fixes a buffer overflow present when MP3 is encoded at 32000 Hz sample rate, affected bitrates are 320 and 256 kbps.
lib/rbcodec/codecs/mp3_enc.c [diff]
Cástor Muñoz
28th Apr 16:53 ab3581c: utils/parse_testcodec.rb: add support for Opus files
utils/parse_testcodec.rb [diff]
Cástor Muñoz
28th Jun 15:51 e70ea5d: hwstub: Add completion and some pretty printing to the shell

This uses slightly hacked luaprompt to provide all the goodis. See for original.
utils/hwstub/tools/Makefile [diff]
utils/hwstub/tools/hwstub_shell.cpp [diff]
utils/hwstub/tools/lua/hwlib.lua [diff]
utils/hwstub/tools/prompt.c [new]
utils/hwstub/tools/prompt.h [new]
Marcin Bukat
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Recent Threads on the Mailing Lists
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24th Jul 12:37POC Fuze+ scrollstrip support Sebastian Leonhardt via rockbox-dev
2nd Jul 09:30sansa clip zip and recent bookmarks Steph yahoo via rockbox
24th Jun 18:08Install fine...only org firmware starts (ClipZip) mcc via rockbox
16th Jun 18:08gerrit Thomas Martitz via rockbox-dev
10th Jun 21:00IPod 5g doesn't work Trey via rockbox


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Page was last modified "Feb 3 2015" The Rockbox Crew