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Windows 7: Need recommendation for iTouch sync

25 Nov 2010   #1

Win 7 Pro 64-bit
Need recommendation for iTouch sync

I have several player devices including a few iTouch and iPod units and

  • To be able to sync my music and more importantly my podcasts and
  • To be able to control the sort order, especially because these podcasts are training materials.
  • To use Windows Media Player because I'd like my Microsoft machine to stay Microsoft, but it does not recognize my iTouch and
  • To avoid iTunes which has known bugs in the sort order (See the apple forums) which prevent me from listening to podcasts in order without manually searching through the list (of many podcasts) for the next episode. It is also a slow PIA freezy piece of crap user experience (IMHO).
  • Be willing to use some third party application because I know that Microsoft and Apple hate each other so much that I struggle not to hate them back for all the hate they spread.
  • Tried a few third party alternatives, but not found one were I am able to control the download sort order so that I can play these training material podcasts in order.
  • Tried to get Windows Media Player to recognie the iTouch device, but I have not figured out how, even though WMP sees all my other eclectic collection of media devices.
  • Suggestions? Thanks in advance.

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25 Nov 2010   #2

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1

My post #2 Here: WMP12 Refuses to get Organized

There is a link to Paul Thurrott's site for MusicBridge that might help.
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27 Nov 2010   #3

Win 7 Pro 64-bit

I still cannot get the sort order right with that.
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27 Nov 2010   #4

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1

Have you seen this?
MediaMonkey Standard - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET

MediaMonkey Free Media Jukebox, Music Manager, CD Ripper & Converter
From the website:
Download audio content using the new integrated Podcatcher. Define custom subscription rules for any audio podcast, and let MediaMonkey take care of downloading and syncing the content.
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