Music Center for PC

Main features/Specifications

Playback

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)

  • The WMA Lossless and WMA Pro formats are not supported.
Playback of High-Resolution Audio sources

Available

  • 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
Available
Equalizer function
Available
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 / Exclusive WASAPI
Playback of videos and photos
Not available
Podcast function
Available

Transferring/Importing

Transferring music to the WALKMAN®

Available

  • The transferable music file formats differ depending on the destination Walkman.
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)

Organization/Editing

Obtaining music information and cover art automatically
Via the Internet
Editing music information/registering and changing cover art
Available with manual editing
Editing playlists

Available 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
Available (.mp3/.oma)
Converting the formats of music files
Available (.wav)

Other

Update notifications for the application
Available
Updating the software of the Walkman
Available

Note

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