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Subject: Re: Sansa Clip Zip and DRM

Re: Sansa Clip Zip and DRM

From: Dionesque <>
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2014 19:06:19 +0100

Hi Frank!

Thank you for your reply!
I remember reading on the Rockbox website that installing it *may* effect in loosing the DRM capability of the player but I hoped that maybe I'll get lucky.
If it's generally causing the lost of this capability, why the description uses the term *might* and not simply states that it's doing so instead?
Or are there other players where this rule does not apply?
Beside Sansa Clip Zip, I also own rockboxed Archos Jukebox Recorder 20 and iRiver H320. Is there any chance to get those DRM files to play on any of these?
Kind regards,


Von meinem iPhone gesendet

> Am 18.01.2014 um 18:45 schrieb Frank Gevaerts <>:
>> On Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at 04:10:06PM +0100, Dionesque wrote:
>> Hello folks!
>> Is it possible to copy and play DRM-protected WMA files on a
>> rockboxed Sansa Clip Zip?
> No. Rockbox does not and never will support DRM.
>> And one more question: how can I switch into the MTP USB modus under
>> Rockbox?
> You can't. Rockbox doesn't do MTP.
> Frank
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