Sony® Digital Voice Editor Version 3.3.01
(Digital Voice Editor Version 3.3.01 - includes drivers)

What Does This Do?
This utility installs Digital Voice Editor version 3.3.01 and adds compatibility with the ICD-PX820 series, and ICD-SX-750 series, digital recorders.
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.

Table of Contents 
Overview of Digital Voice Editor Version 3.3.01 Functions 
  • Saving and adding recorded messages:
    • Save messages recorded by the IC recorder onto your computer hard disk as individual messages or by folders.
    • Add messages from the computer to the IC recorder.
  • Editing recorded messages:
    • Divide a message into two messages or combine up to five messages into one.
  • Converting file formats:
    • Convert the file format of a message saved in the computer and save it as a new file.
    • Convert a message recorded by the IC recorder into an MP3 file.
  • CD burning function (CD Burning Tool for DVE):
    • Add messages from the Digital Voice Editor or Windows Explorer window to the CD Burning Tool for DVE window, and then burn the data to a CD-R/RW as an audio or data CD.
  • CD recording function (CD Recording Tool for DVE):
    • Convert a CD track into a file format compatible with the Digital Voice Editor software and then save the converted file on a computer hard disk.
System Requirements 

Before downloading and installing the software, please check the system requirements below to determine whether or not this program is compatible with your computer.


Minimum System Requirements:

  • Computer: IBM® PC/AT or compatible computer (Not for use with Macintosh® systems)
  • Operating System: One of the following Microsoft® Windows® operating systems:
    • Windows 7 Ultimate
    • Windows 7 Professional
    • Windows 7 Home Premium
    • Windows 7 Home Basic
    • Windows 7 Starter
    • Windows Vista® Home Basic (with Service Pack 1)
    • Windows Vista Home Premium (with Service Pack 1)
    • Windows Vista Business (with Service Pack 1)
    • Windows Vista Ultimate (with Service Pack 1)
    • Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 (with Service Pack 3 or higher)
    • Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 (with Service Pack 3 or higher)
    • Windows XP Media Center Edition (with Service Pack 3 or higher)
    • Windows XP Professional (with Service Pack 3 or higher)
    • Windows XP Home Edition (with Service Pack 3 or higher)
    • Windows 2000 Professional (with Service Pack 4 or higher)

    Notes:

    • 64 Bit versions of Windows XP operating system are not supported.
    • Operating system compatibility varies by model.
  • CPU:
    • Windows 7: Pentium® III 1 GHz or higher
    • Windows Vista: Pentium® III 800 MHz or higher
    • Windows XP and Windows 2000: Pentium® II 266 MHz or higher
  • Memory (RAM):
    • Windows 7 (32-bit): 1 GB or more
    • Windows 7 (64-bit): 2 GB of more
    • Windows Vista: 512 MB or more
    • Windows XP and Windows 2000: 128 MB or more
  • Hard Disk Space: 300 MB or more depending on the size and number of sound files you store.
  • CD-ROM Drive: A CD-R/RW drive is necessary to create an audio or data CD.
  • Port: Compatible USB port.
  • Sound Board: Sound cards compatible with any of the supported Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Display: High color (16-bit) or higher and 800x480 resolution or higher
  • Internet Access: For Voice Mail function and CD database service.

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
  • Multi-boot environments
  • Multi-monitor environments
  • Macintosh® computers
Important Notes 
  • If recorded messages are saved in the computer, it is strongly recommend that you backup the messages onto a CD-R/RW disc, or other external storage device, before installing this software.
  • If a previous version of Digital Voice Editor software is installed on the computer, please uninstall the previous version by following the on-screen instructions with this utility. Messages saved in the computer and option settings may not be correctly imported if you uninstall the previous version by any other method.
  • During the installation of this update, 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 that you print out these instructions for use 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 DVESetup_EN_3301.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 double-click the DVESetup_EN_3301.exe file to begin the installation.
  4. If an "Enter the owner name" window opens, enter the owner name to be used with the Digital Voice Editor software.
    Note: You cannot change the owner name once it has been entered.
    IMPORTANT: The owner name is used for restricting use of data recorded from CDs using the CD Recording Tool for DVE. Files recorded from CDs cannot be handled in a computer that has an owner name different from the computer that recorded the CDs. If any prohibited data modification is attempted, or a file is used for other than private purposes, the file may become unplayable or the Digital Voice Editor software may become inoperable.
  5. If a previous version of Sony Voice Editor software is already installed on the computer a window will open. Please read the information carefully and follow the instructions provided.
    Note: The information and options will vary depending on the type and version of Digital Voice Editor software already installed:
    • If Digital Voice Editor version 1.x is installed:
      Please uninstall version 1.x if you don't use the ICS message file format (messages recorded by the ICD-R100 or ICD-R200 recorder). You can select whether or not to uninstall Digital Voice Editor version 1.x when installing version 3.3.01.
    • If Digital Voice Editor version 2.x or 3.0 is installed:
      The previous version will be automatically uninstalled before version 3.3 is installed.
    • If Digital Voice Editor version 3.1, 3.2, or 3.3 is installed:
      Version 3.3.01 will overwrite the previous version.
    IMPORTANT: It is highly recommended that you uninstall previous versions of Digital Voice Editor software by following the on-screen instructions with this utility. Messages saved in the computer and option settings may not be correctly imported if you uninstall the previous version by any other method.
  6. Follow the onscreen prompts to continue the installation.
  7. At the "ICD-P Series Confirmation" screen, click to select "Yes" if your Sony voice recorder model number starts with "ICD-P". Otherwise, click to select "No".
    Note: If your voice recorder is in the ICD-P series and you select "No", you will not be able to save or edit files from your ICD-P series recorder. If you install the software and later wish to change your selection, follow the instructions on this page to install the software again and change your selection.
  8. Click "Next" and follow the onscreen prompts to continue the installation.
  9. When the installation is complete the "Readme" file will open. After reviewing the information, close the "Readme" window.
  10. At the "InstallShield Wizard Complete" window, click "Finish" to restart your computer.

After the computer restarts, the installation of the Sony® Digital Voice Editor Version 3.3.01 software is complete.

Confirm Installation (optional) 
  1. Start the Digital Voice Editor software.
  2. On the "Digital Voice Editor" menubar, click "Help" and then click "About Digital Voice Editor".
  3. If the Digital Voice Editor version is 3.3.01.11240, the installation was successfully completed.
  4. If the Digital Voice Editor version is not 3.3.01.11240, please download and install the software again.
Usage Notes 

Please carefully read the following notices. Sony will not take any responsibility in case of damage resulting from not following the instructions below.

  • Please follow the steps above to download and install this program.
  • Do not let your computer go to system standby or hibernate mode while the Digital Voice Editor program is running.
  • Sony has no responsibility for the direct or indirect loss or damages as a result of using this program.
  • This program is copyrighted. The user may not transfer or copy this program, and may not grant use of it without express written approval from Sony.
Sony Digital Voice Editor Revision History 

The sections below list the benefits provided by each version of the Sony Digital Voice Editor software. Each version includes the benefits provided by previous versions.
Note: Different voice recorder models include different versions of Digital Voice Editor on the supplied software installation disc.


Benefit provided by Digital Voice Editor version 3.3.01

  • Adds compatibility with the ICD-PX820 series and ICD-SX-750 series digital recorders.

Benefit provided by Digital Voice Editor version 3.3

  • Adds compatibility with Windows 7 operating system.

Benefits provided by Digital Voice Editor version 3.2.01

  • Adds support for 64-bit versions of Windows Vista operating system
    Notes:
    • When used with 64-bit versions of Windows Vista operating system, the Content Transfer software runs under WOW64 for 32-bit compatibility.
    • 64-bit versions of Windows® XP are not supported.

Benefits provided by Digital Voice Editor version 3.2.00

  • Adds compatibility with additional Sony digital voice recorder models

Benefits provided by Digital Voice Editor version 3.1.01

  • Adds compatibility with Microsoft® Windows Vista® operating system
  • Adds built in CD burning capability

Benefits provided by Digital Voice Editor version 2.27

  • Adds the AutoSave function which automatically saves messages from the IC recorder when it is connected to a computer.
    Note: The AutoSave function is available only for certain models of IC recorders. For more information, search for "AutoSave" in the Digital Voice Editor help files.
  • Adds the V-Up function which automatically adjusts the level of the playback sound. It makes the sound louder only for the low-level parts of a recorded message.
  • Improves Digital Voice Editor stability
  • Adds the AutoSave function for Memory Stick® media
  • Adds an "Easy Search (Backward)" option in the Transcribing Key settings
  • Resolves an issue where messages recorded in ST-mode sometimes will not playback
  • Resolves an issue where recording a message that is slightly smaller than the available memory still generates an insufficient memory message
  • Adds support for the ICD-Px8, ICD-STx5, ICD-SX, and ICD-BM series IC recorders
  • Provides support for LP-mode messages recorded with ICD-Px8 series IC recorders
  • Resolves a low playback volume issue for messages recorded with an ICD-P series IC recorder

Benefits provided by Digital Voice Editor version 1.2

  • Adds compatibility with ICD-BP150 and ICD-BP350 IC recorders
  • Adds compatibility with Windows XP operating system
  • Adds compatibility with the MSV (LPEC) file format used by Sony Memory Stick IC Recorders
  • Adds the capability to divide and combine DVF and MSV (LPEC) files on the computer
  • Adds the ability to designate the sampling frequency when saving in WAV file format
  • Adds compatibility with 44.1 kHz, 16-bit and stereo WAV files saved in the converted file format from an audio CD
  • Adds function buttons that can display Desktop or My Document files and switch between folders
  • Retains the recording date of the converted file, which displays when the file is added to the IC recorder
  • Fixes an issue where a DVF file saved on the computer would only playback half of the recording length
  • Fixes an issue where a DVF file created by Memory Stick Voice Editor Version 2 could not be converted
  • Adds "Set/Clear Bookmark", "Go to Bookmark", and "Easy Search (Forward/Backward)" shortcut keys
  • Fixes an issue where the counter indicates a faster time than the actual progress, when playing an MSV file
  • Fixes an issue where a "This file may be damaged." error message appears when trying to save a file in the Windows 2000 operating system
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DVESetup_EN_3301.exe
Date: 4/13/2010
Version: 3.3.01
Size: 93.86 MB
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