Music Center for PC

What is the difference between “Music Center for PC” and “Media Go”?

Music Center for PC” supports new audio formats. Additionally, the main functions of “Music Center for PC” are playing or managing songs, and transferring songs to audio devices such as the WALKMAN® using a computer. However, “Music Center for PC” omits the functions for videos and photos.

See the following table on differences in function between “Music Center for PC” and “Media Go”.

Functional comparison between “Music Center for PC” and “Media Go
Generic functions Music Center for PC Ver.2.0 or later Music Center for PC Ver.1.x Media Go
Playback of music content Compatible Compatible Compatible
High-Resolution Audio playback (FLAC, DSD) Compatible Compatible Compatible
DSEE HX Compatible    
Play Queue Compatible    
Equalizer Compatible Compatible Compatible
Obtaining artwork or metadata You can obtain artwork or metadata only when you import songs from an audio CD. Compatible Compatible
Music content management, metadata editing, and support for playlists Compatible Compatible Compatible
Support for podcasts   Movies are not supported. Compatible
Movie and photo playback     Compatible
Division or combination of music files Only division is available. Compatible Compatible
Editing of lyrics files     Compatible
Support for audio devices such as the Walkman Music Center for PC Ver.2.0 or later Music Center for PC Ver.1.x Media Go
Music content transfer Compatible Compatible Compatible
Podcast file transfer   Movies are not supported. Compatible
Movie and photo transfer     Compatible
Import of music content from the audio device Compatible Compatible Compatible
Playlist transfer/import Compatible Compatible Compatible
Transfer of songs or playlists that have not yet been transferred Compatible    
Transfer of lyrics files Compatible Compatible Compatible
Separate transfer of language-learning audio files Compatible Compatible Compatible
Other Music Center for PC Ver.2.0 or later Music Center for PC Ver.1.x Media Go
USB-DAC output Compatible Compatible Compatible
Home network functions Movies are not supported. Movies are not supported. Compatible