android
  #1  
Old 09-23-2009, 05:42 PM
modhatter modhatter is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 17
Default Anyone familier with Overdrive library books?

I download books from a library using "Overdrive" They have MP3 & WMA format on most books. The Cowan D2 in not on their divise list that these books will work on. They work fine on my Sansa Clip.

Since the Cowan is supposed to play WMA,as well as MP3 I thought I'd try it. The books appear on my Music list, but will not play (It skips to the next song on my list) I tried putting them in Audible, - no go. I made up a seperate folder - no go. So wondering if there is anything I can do to make them work on D2?
Reply With Quote

Advertisement [Remove Advertisement]

  #2  
Old 09-23-2009, 05:44 PM
dfkt's Avatar
dfkt dfkt is offline
Ultra Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Vienna, Austria
Posts: 15,330
Default

MP3s cannot have any DRM mechanism by default - any MP3 file should work on any player.

I cannot say about WMA, I never used that format for anything. If you want to play DRMed WMA, the D2 has to be in MTP mode.

So, in short, stick with un-"protected" MP3 files, they won't give you any issues ever.
Reply With Quote

  #3  
Old 09-23-2009, 06:32 PM
modhatter modhatter is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 17
Default

I do have it in MTP mode. My firmware is 2.57. Most books available through Overdrive are WMA, and they are protected. Others have done it. Just not sure how.
Reply With Quote

Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:38 AM.