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Subject: Re: Manual question and suggestion

Re: Manual question and suggestion

From: Robert Menes <>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 12:56:11 -0400

On 5/24/07, Sarai <> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I was looking at the online Ipod video manual that was dated May 24th.
> I see that it doesn't mention the 80 GB not supported, which is good. My
> suggestion is to add an explanation about the Ipod video and Ipod video
> 64 MB choices on the web site. My question is in chapter 3, it talks
> about being to view Itunes music from the Ipod control folder using the
> RB database function. My 2 questions are: 1. Can you play the files, or
> just view them? 2. If you put the RB in DB mode, can you only have the
> info spelled, or can you make MP3 clips now?
> Sarai D. Bucciarelli
Hi again, Sarai.

You need to use the iTunestoRockboxDB util found at
in order to convert the iTunes database into a Rockbox database.
It won't affect the iTunes database in any way, but remember that it still
allow you to play any music purchased on iTunes.

To use it, simply run it from the command line, making sure to pass the
of the iTunesDB to it; for example, to run the Windows version:

C:\itdb2tc.exe X:\iPod_Control\iTunes\iTunesTB (where X is the letter of
your iPod)

Once it's done, you can use your new database with Rockbox and it'll find
of your music easily.


(Rockbox user since 12/28/06; running on a 5.5G iPod video, 30GB)

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Received on 2007-05-24

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