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Subject: Re: using i pod

Re: using i pod

From: Paul Louden <>
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2006 23:34:13 -0600

Rockbox does not help with the use of iTunes, and in no way helps with
regular audiobook use, unfortunately. Rockbox cannot playback the protected
format, so if you were to try to use Audible format audiobooks on a
Rockbox'd player it would be necessary to convert them to a compatible
format first, unfortunately. This isn't something that can be resolved, as
it's highly unlikely that Audible will ever accept having their encryption
in an open-source program.

On 10/31/06, Celeste <> wrote:
> When I spoke with someone at last week they told me that you
> have to use i-tunes to download audible books. They said that it's not very
> user friendly with JAWS. My blind friends in Phoenix who used to sell
> adaptive technology agreed with that. Does rockbox help with the use of
> i-tunes or is there a way to use it successfully?
> Thanks.
> I hope I'm not asking stupid questions. I just don't want to purchase a
> player and wish later that I had waited or purchased something else.
> Thanks again.
> Celeste
Received on 2006-11-01

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