Music Center for PC

Main features/Specifications


Supported formats

ATRAC (.oma/.aa3) / ATRAC Advanced Lossless (.oma/.aa3) / WAV (.wav) / MP3 (.mp3) / AAC (.3gp/.mp4/.m4a) / HE-AAC (.3gp/.mp4/.m4a) / WMA (.wma) / DSD (.dsf/.dff) / FLAC (.flac) / MQA (.mqa.flac) / APE (.ape) / ALAC (.mp4/.m4a) / AIFF (.aiff/.aif)

Playback of High-Resolution Audio sources


  • The sound quality of music in the MQA format is equal to the FLAC format when played back on the computer.
Playback of music CDs
Equalizer function
Home network functions
You can transfer music from “Music Center for PC”. You can also use “Music Center for PC” as a server.
USB-DAC output
ASIO / WASAPI exclusive
Playback of videos and photos
Not available
Podcast function
Not available


Transferring music to audio devices such as the WALKMAN®


  • Transferable music file formats differ depending on the destination audio device.
Transferring music with codec conversion
You can transfer music files by converting them into the AAC format.
Importing music CDs
You can choose the file format for music imported from CDs. Select from the following formats.
FLAC (.flac) / WAV (.wav) / MP3 (.mp3) / AAC (.mp4)


Editing music information/registering and changing cover art
Available with manual editing
Editing playlists

Importable in the M3U format (.m3u/.m3u8)

  • You may not be able to import playlists created on other manufacturers’ products.
  • You cannot use a CUE sheet.
Dividing and combining music files
Only dividing is available (.mp3).
Converting the formats of music files
Available (.wav)


Updating the software of audio devices that support the auto-update function


  • When you import music content to “Music Center for PC”, some of the metadata may be lost.