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Subject: Re: Sansa Clip Zip and DRM

Re: Sansa Clip Zip and DRM

From: Dionesque <>
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2014 18:59:44 +0100

Thank you for your reply!
How can I convert those DRM10 files into standard audio files to get them played under Rockbox?
Any help would be much appreciated!
Thank you and best greetings,


Von meinem iPhone gesendet

> Am 18.01.2014 um 18:16 schrieb Glenn <>:
> It is my understanding that no DRM files can play in RockBox.
> You will need to convert them to a typical audio/video format first.
> Glenn
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ross Doerr" <>
> To: "'Rockbox'" <>
> Sent: Saturday, January 18, 2014 11:09 AM
> Subject: RE: Sansa Clip Zip and DRM
> I'd be very interested in knowing how to d that as well.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox [] On Behalf Of Dionesque
> Sent: Saturday, January 18, 2014 10:10 AM
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: Sansa Clip Zip and DRM
> Hello folks!
> Is it possible to copy and play DRM-protected WMA files on a rockboxed Sansa
> Clip Zip? The files are in DRM 10.0 standard.
> I'd love to listen to audiobooks in this format offered by my local library
> but I experience problems trying to copy the audiobbok onto my player.
> On the PC the audiobook plays correctly in Windows Media Player, I
> successfully obtained the licence to play this audiobbok within the
> following 14 days and it's possible to copy it onto an mp3 player using
> Windows Media Player, given the player supports DRM-protected files and MTP
> USB modus.
> Sansa Clip Zip supports both. I don't know how to chnge into the MTP modus
> under Rockbox so I booted the original firmware, switched the USB modus into
> MTP and connected the player with my PC.
> It appears correctly in Windows Media Player but whenever I try to synch the
> selected Synch Playlist with the player, nothing happens.
> Am I doing something wrong? How can I get the audiobook to copy and play on
> my Sansa Clip Zip?
> And one more question: how can I switch into the MTP USB modus under
> Rockbox? I only found an option to hide the USB drive but it's not what I'm
> looking for.
> I really hope some of you here will be able to help me as I can't use any
> other player i.e. without Rockbox due to my almost non-existing sight where
> Rockbox is simply a huge help for me and a necessery enhancement!
> Kind regards,
> Barbara
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Received on 2014-01-18

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