Media Manager for WALKMAN® Software Version 1.2

What Does This Do?

This utility installs Media Manager for WALKMAN® software version 1.2.

Media Manager for WALKMAN software can be used to import, preview, and transfer audio files, image files, and video files between a Walkman player and a computer.

NOTES:

  • Does not include a video file conversion function
  • Is not compatible with WMV files with DRM (Digital Rights Management) protection
  • Enhanced CD (CD Extra) preview is not available
  • When updating an existing installation of Media Manager for WALKMAN to version 1.2, folder shortcuts in the PC pane are not preserved. You'll need to add your shortcuts again after updating to Media Manager for WALKMAN 1.2. Your subscribed podcasts are preserved during the update.
Applicable Products and Operating Systems (see full list...)
IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.
Media Manager for WALKMAN Version 1.2 New Features
  • Support for the Walkman NWZ-Exxx series.
  • Ability to transfer WMA (Windows Media® Audio) format files with DRM (Digital Rights Management) protection.
  • Ability to transfer WMV (Windows Media Video) format files.
    • Only available for models that support WMV files.
    • Cannot transfer WMV files with DRM protection.
Media Manager for WALKMAN Features
  • Rip Personal Audio CDs for Personal Use
    • Rip to AAC-LC or MP3 format
      Supported Bit Rates: 256kbps/192kbps/160kbps/128kbps/96kbps/64kbps/32kbps
  • Import Files from the Computer
    • Audio Files
      Supported File Formats: MP3 / AAC-LC / WMA / WAV / FLAC / OGG
      Supported RSS File Formats: MP3 / AAC-LC
    • Image Files
      Supported File Formats: JPEG / GIF / PNG / BMP / TIFF
      Supported RSS File Format: JPEG
    • Video Files
      Supported File Formats: QuickTime® / WMV / MPEG4 SP / AVC(H.264/AVC) Baseline, Main Profile
      Supported RSS File Formats: QuickTime® / MPEG4 SP / AVC(H.264/AVC) Baseline, Main Profile
  • Transfer Files to the Video Walkman
    • Audio Files
      Supported File Formats (with conversion): MP3 / AAC-LC
    • Image Files
      Supported File Format (with conversion): JPEG
    • Video Files
      Supported File Formats: MPEG4 SP / AVC(H.264/AVC) Baseline, Main Profile
  • CDDB
    • Access the CDDB service to automatically import track information for tracks imported from your personal audio CDs.
  • RSS Feeds
    • Download audio, image, and video files from added RSS feeds and transfer them to the Video Walkman player.
  • NOTES:
    • Does not include a video file conversion function
    • Is not compatible with WMV files with DRM (Digital Rights Management) protection
    • Enhanced CD (CD Extra) preview is not available
    • When updating an existing installation of Media Manager for WALKMAN to version 1.2, folder shortcuts in the PC pane are not preserved. You'll need to add your shortcuts again after updating to Media Manager for WALKMAN 1.2. Your subscribed podcasts are preserved during the update.
Computer System Requirements
  • Operating System:
    • Windows Vista® Home Basic (Service Pack 1 or later)
    • Windows Vista Home Premium (Service Pack 1 or later)
    • Windows Vista Business (Service Pack 1 or later)
    • Windows Vista Ultimate (Service Pack 1 or later)
    • Windows® XP Home Edition (with Service Pack 2 or later)
    • Windows XP Professional (with Service Pack 2 or later)
    NOTE: 64 Bit versions of the operating system are not supported.
  • Computer: IBM PC/AT or compatible
  • CPU: Pentium® 4 1.0GHz or higher is recommended
  • Hard disk drive space: 200MB or more (The amount of space will vary according to Windows version and the number of content files stored on the hard disk drive)
  • RAM: 512MB or more is recommended
  • Internet Access
  • Software:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 (Automatically downloaded from the Internet)
    • QuickTime® 7.0 or later (Automatically downloaded from the Internet)
    • Windows Media® Player 10 or higher is recommended
    • Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher is recommended
  • Use of this software with the following systems is not supported by Sony:
    • Operating Systems other than those indicated above
    • Personally constructed PCs or operating systems
    • An environment that is an upgrade of the original manufacturer-installed operating system
    • Macintosh® computers
Important Notes
  • This software is only for use with NWZ-Axxx, NWZ-Exxx, and NWZ-Sxxx series Video Walkman players.
  • The Media Manager for WALKMAN download is a two-part process. First, you will download the Media Manager for WALKMAN Installer. When you run the Media Manager for WALKMAN Installer, it will identify the components you need, and will proceed to download and install those components.
    NOTE: An active Internet connection is required when running the Media Manager for WALKMAN Installer.
  • When updating an existing installation of Media Manager for WALKMAN to version 1.2, folder shortcuts in the PC pane are not preserved. You'll need to add your shortcuts again after updating to Media Manager for WALKMAN 1.2. Your subscribed podcasts are preserved during the update.
  • During the installation of this file, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • It is highly recommended to print out these instructions as a reference during the installation process.
Download and Installation Instructions
  1. To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  2. Download the mm4wm12_lite.exe file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  3. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and verify that the size of the mm4wm12_lite.exe file is 50,371,128 bytes.
    1. Right-click the mm4wm12_lite.exe file, and click "Properties".
    2. On the "mm4wm12_lite.exe Properties" screen, verify that the "Size:" listed is "48.0 MB (50,371,128 bytes)".
      NOTE: The "Size on disk:" listed may be different. That is normal.
    3. If the file size is different than the "50,371,128 bytes", please download the mm4wm12_lite.exe file again.
  4. Double-click the mm4wm12_lite.exe file to begin the installation.
    NOTE: An active Internet connection is required.
  5. The message, "The following components are required by this software:" may be displayed. Click "Download" to automatically download and install any of the following required applications that are needed:
    • Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
    • Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable
    • Microsoft Wmf 11 Redist for MTP Support
    • QuickTime 7 or later
  6. Please follow the on-screen prompts carefully to complete the installation.
  7. When the installation is complete, click "Finish" to close the installer window.
  8. The Media Manager for WALKMAN software will start, and the "Please Register" window opens. Please follow the on-screen prompts carefully to complete the registration.
    NOTE: It is necessary to register in order to user the Media Manager for WALKMAN software. There is no charge to register the trial version.
Download
mm4wm12_lite.exe  (48.03 MB)
File:
Date:
9/08/2008
Version:
1.2
Size:
48.03 MB

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