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Subject: Re: Rockbox and iTunes

Re: Rockbox and iTunes

From: Marc Lenoir via rockbox <>
Date: Tue, 31 May 2016 10:15:41 +0200

I'm afraid there's no way.

the only thing you could do is copy your Itunes folder structure to
your Rockbox player, and mirror it with an utility as often as you

2016-05-29 22:23 UTC+02:00, Nikita via rockbox <>:
> Hi Glenn.
> The fact is that I do not use the iPod. I have a completely different
> player. I'm happy with the Rockbox and want to work only with it.
> However, for example, I don't want to download podcasts manually. I want to
> do it automatically using iTunes and then just sync the iTunes library on my
> PC with the Rockbox player.
> The iTunes has a special file - "iTunes Music Library.xml" through which you
> can obtain information about the library. I was hoping that is some turnkey
> solution for the Rockbox to work with the iTunes using this file.
> Simply put, I'm talking about synchronization of iTunes library folders on
> PC and player.
> Sincerely, Nikita.
> From: Glenn via rockbox
> Sent: Sunday, May 29, 2016 10:02 PM
> To: Rockbox
> Cc: Glenn
> Subject: Re: Rockbox and iTunes
> Hi,
> Depending on the player you have, you should be able to boot without loading
> RockBox, but you cannot use anything having to do with iTunes with RockBox.
> RockBox boots without loading the native Apple firmware.
> So you will be using one or the other.
> You could boot without RockBox, and run iTunes and copy in the files from
> your player if you wish, and I suppose you can make a playlist in iTunes,
> but the RockBox software does that anyway.
> So short of all that, I may not be understanding your question.
> I think the biggest drive for using RockBox is to avoid using iTunes.
> HTH.
> Glenn
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Nikita via rockbox
> To:
> Cc: Nikita
> Sent: Sunday, May 29, 2016 11:57 AM
> Subject: Rockbox and iTunes
> Hello.
> What are the ways to sync the Rockbox player with my iTunes library?
> I want to use iTunes as a cataloger of music and audiobooks and means of
> downloading podcasts.
> What solutions exist for this task? Mainly interested in a solution for
> Windows.
> I know about the Notpod, but maybe there is something better.
> Sincerely, Nikita.
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