Music Center for PC

    Main features/Specifications (Music Center for PC Ver.1.0)


    Supported formats

    ATRAC (.oma/.aa3) / ATRAC Advanced Lossless (.oma/.aa3) / WAV (.wav) / MP3 (.mp3) / AAC (.3gp/.mp4/.m4a) / HE-AAC (.3gp/.mp4/.m4a) / WMA (.wma) / DSD (.dsf/.dff) / FLAC (.flac) / MQA (.mqa.flac) / APE (.ape) / ALAC (.mp4/.m4a) / AIFF (.aiff/.aif)

    Playback of High-Resolution Audio sources


    • The sound quality of music in the MQA format is equal to the FLAC format when played back on the computer.
    Playback of music CDs
    Equalizer function
    Home network functions
    You can transfer music from “Music Center for PC”. You can also use “Music Center for PC” as a server.
    USB-DAC output
    ASIO / Exclusive WASAPI
    Playback of videos and photos
    Not available
    Podcast function


    Transferring music to the WALKMAN®


    • The transferable music file formats differ depending on the destination Walkman.
    Transferring music with codec conversion
    You can transfer music files by converting them into the AAC format.
    Importing music CDs
    You can choose the file format for music imported from CDs. Select from the following formats.
    FLAC (.flac) / WAV (.wav) / MP3 (.mp3) / AAC (.mp4)


    Obtaining music information and cover art automatically
    Via the Internet
    Editing music information/registering and changing cover art
    Available with manual editing
    Editing playlists

    Available in the M3U format (.m3u/.m3u8)

    • You may not be able to import playlists created on other manufacturers’ products.
    • You cannot use a CUE sheet.
    Dividing and combining music files
    Available (.mp3/.oma)
    Converting the formats of music files
    Available (.wav)


    Update notifications for the application
    Updating the software of the Walkman


    • When you import music content to “Music Center for PC”, some of the metadata may be lost.