I was delighted to learn today that my loaner iRiver T10’s firmware CAN be updated to permit reformatting of the device so it is compatible with non-WindowsXP computers.
Previously (as far as I knew) MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) was the only available format for the iRiver T10. MTP is required for PlaysForSure-certified music, which is Microsoft’s proprietary DRM format. The latest firmware update, however allows the iRiver to be formatted in UMS (Universal Mass Storage) mode, which permits non WinXP computers (including my MacBook) to access files including recorded audio.
This is HUGE, because it means I don’t have to work with a separate WinXP latop or in WinXP via Parallels to transfer my recorded audio files to my Mac hard drive for editing. Yes! 🙂
Anything that streamlines the podcasting process is quite welcome, and this functionality is HUGE for me.
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