is there any way to...

Discussion in 'Music Discussion' started by markjones05, Feb 25, 2004.

  1. macrumors 6502a


    Jan 15, 2003
    Brooklyn, NY
    Is there any way to transfer your songs from a cd straight to your ipod without importing them into your itunes or hd first?
  2. Administrator emeritus


    Jun 28, 2002
    North Central Colorado
    not unless it's a MP3 CD to start with - otherwise, there has to be some sort of encoding happen since the ipod can decode a straight CD formatted file.

    and more to the point, no, since iTunes has to be there to put the songs in the ipod's database, and not just resident on the hard drive. Otherwise, PortalPlayer won't see it.

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