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Subject: Re: ipod use

Re: ipod use

From: Woody Anna Dresner <wadresner_at_hawaiiantel.net>
Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2007 22:41:39 -1000

Hi John,

Rockbox is not a speech program for the iPod. It is self-contained
MP3 player software that can talk if you want it to. If you run
Rockbox on your iPod, you will in effect have two players in
one. One player is the original Apple player, and the other is
Rockbox. They work differently, transfer files differently, and
handle file formats differently. For instance, Rockbox can't play
any protected content, meaning files that include digital rights
management, such as most tracks purchased from the iTunes store, and
books from Audible.com. On the other hand, Rockbox plays MP3 files
without any gaps between them, something many iPods can't do. You
can switch between the two at any time, so you can use whichever one
does what you want to do at the moment. The Rockbox main page has
links to a lot more information on this topic.

Regards,
Anna
Received on 2007-06-06


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