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Old 06-20-2009, 11:06 AM
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I noticed on the list of supported files that Rockbox supports m4a. I thought m4a was iTunes DRM. Is it? If it is, they said they wouldn't do that on the NoDo page. I don't know a lot about file types, and for all I know, m4a might not be DRM.
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Old 06-20-2009, 11:17 AM
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M4A is just one of the commonly used file extensions for AAC encoded audio files. They can be DRMed (like WMA) and they can also be non-crippled files (also, like WMA). Of course Rockbox (or anything else besides iTunes and iPods) does not play iTunes "FairPlay" DRMed AAC files - those players only play non-crippled AAC.
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Old 06-20-2009, 12:15 PM
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I thought m4a was iTunes DRM. Is it?
No that would be M4P for AAC + DRM.
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Old 06-25-2009, 10:10 PM
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M4A is just one of the commonly used file extensions for AAC encoded audio files. They can be DRMed (like WMA) and they can also be non-crippled files (also, like WMA). Of course Rockbox (or anything else besides iTunes and iPods) does not play iTunes "FairPlay" DRMed AAC files - those players only play non-crippled AAC.

What he said.

But you can make playlists with winamp, or another media player. I just use a program called "playlist creator", pretty self explanatory.
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Multime...-Creator.shtml
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