Sony announces PSP Media Manager

Posted on Thursday, November 03 2005 @ 1:21 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Sony today introduced a new program for the PlayStation Portable console called PSP Media Manager. It enables you to take full advantage of your PSP's capabilities as a portable music device, digital photo album and movie viewer.

The PSP Media Manager software provides quick navigation and thumbnail previews to easily identify photos and videos to move from the PC to PSP system, and even lets users select amongst different quality settings (bit rates) for the transferred media. The PSP Media Manager application supports most popular video and audio formats, and also makes it simple to locate and subscribe to a variety of RSS feeds including podcasts, video blogs, and PSP formatted magazines for automatic downloading to the PSP system. The software also provide a one-click option that lets users back up game saves, images, videos, and music files from the PSP system to their PC.

Top 5 Features: Two-paned view lets you see media on your PC and PSP system at the same time
Automatic file format conversion — PSP Media Manager does the work for you
CD extraction — transfer your CDs to your PSP system
Podcast and video blog support — download and encode feeds for PSP playback
Customizable compression options for music, movies, and images

The standalone program costs $19.95, more info about PSP Media Manager can be found over here. A boxed version with a 6-foot USB 2.0 cable, sample media and 5 free song downloads from the Connect music store will be available on December 1st for $29.95.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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