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Old 12-23-2013, 10:48 AM
thequietcinema thequietcinema is offline
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Default Playlist with tracks across both internal and external memory

Hi there,

I have been using MediaMonkey to transfer playlists from my PC laptop to my Sansa clip+
I have an 8GB player plus a 16GB MicroSD card, both of which are close to full with mp3 tracks.

I have a slight problem with transferring playlists in that in MediaMonkey, when I right click on a playlist and go to 'send to > Sandisk' I have the option of creating the playlist in either the internal memory or on the MicroSD card.

If I send the playlist to the internal memory, any tracks in that playlist that are already on the internal memory just get included in the playlist without any problems, but any tracks that aren't on the internal memory get copied across as new files from MediaMonkey. Problem is, that even if I already have the track/file stored on the Sansa on the external MicroSD card it will still be copied over from MediaMonkey. Meaning I now have the file twice on my player, the original one on the internal memory and now a duplicate on the MicroSD card.

Likewise, if I create the playlist on the external memory, then any tracks that are on my player, but stored in the internal memory, also get copied across from my PC as new files to the external drive.

Is there any way to force the player to recognise that the track/file already exists and so it can just include it in the playlist without having to copy it over?

One solution I have found is to have a playlist only containing tracks from either the internal or external memory, and then create that playlist on the respective memory slot. But this is quite limiting as many of my playlists are quite large and with around 20+ GB of mp3 files spanning both the internal and external memory its just not feasible for me to keep track of which songs are on which drives!

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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