Sansa guide: how to get videos and songs from DVD, YouTube and other video files
SanDisk has released series of media players such as Sansa Clip, Sansa Fuze, Sansa View. For our consumers, we could enjoy more movies and songs with those media players easier. Their features of big storage capacity, long-time battery life, high quality of video and sound enable us to enjoy our movies and music more convenient. Also they support for main digital video formats so that commen digital videos and music can play with Sansa. For example, Sansa Clip supports MP3, OGG and WMA files. Its capacity is 1GB, 2GB or 4GB. Its battery can last for 15 hours of playback. Sansa Fuze supports MP3, OGG, WMA, WAV and MPEG-4 formats. Its capacity: 2GB, 4GB or 8GB. Its battery can last for 24 hours music or 5 hours video playback. Sansa View supports MPEG-4, H.264, WMV, MP3, WMA, and non-DRM AAC formats. Its capacity: 8GB, 16GB or 32GB. Its battery can last for 35 hours music or 7 hours video playback.
However when you enjoy your movies and music, other problem may bother you much: how and where to get movies and songs for my Sansa? Here I write this guide to help you solve your problem. For me, I have two ways to get videos and songs for my Sansa, it is listed as the follow two parts:
Part 1: how to get movies and songs from DVDs?
Part 2: how to get videos and music from other video format files such as from YouTube, 3GP, AVI, MOV, etc?
Part 1: how to get movies and songs from DVDs
You may have big DVD collection in your home but very upset because you can?t enjoy those classic movies and songs with your smart Sansa player. No upset any longer. Below I will tell you how to transfer your DVD movies to your Sansa with Nidesoft DVD to Sansa Converter
First you need to download
and install it, then you will need only three steps to do this job.
Step 1: Insert the DVD disc into the DVD Drive. Click the Open DVD button, browse your computer, find the DVD folder of the movie, open it and select tiles and chapters you want.
Step 2: Click the ?profile? button and select the ?Sansa Video MPEG-4 (*.mp4)? format. You will get mp4 video for your Sansa. If you just want the audio file from DVD you may select the ?MP3 ? MPEG Layer-3 Audio (*.mp3)? format.
Step 3: Click the ?convert? button to start the conversion.
In few minutes, the conversion will be completed and the converted mp4 video or mp3 audio files can play in your Sansa player.
Tips: after get the video or audio files, you also need Sansa Media Converter to load your files to your Sansa. This software is available here:
http://www.sandisk.com/driverdownload/d ... iverId=184
skip registration, you may download it directly.
Part 2: how to get videos and music from other video format files such as from YouTube, 3GP, AVI, MOV, etc.
You may make your favorite videos on your PC, download YouTube videos in FLV format, or store some interesting videos in your computer. Of course you can?t take your PC everywhere to watch those movies. Want to enjoy them easier with your Sansa player? Just transfer them to Sansa with Nidesoft Sansa Video Converter
and install this software, then follow my ways to complete the conversion.
Step 1: Click ?add? button to import your videos from your computer. Select the video files you want to convert. Also you may preview your video in the right window.
Step 2: click the ?format? drop-down list and select the ?Sansa Video MPEG-4 (*.mp4)? format for your Sansa video. But if you want to get audio files from the video you may select the ?MP3 ? MPEG Layer-3 Audio (*.mp3)? format for your Sansa song.
Step 3: click the ?convert? button and start the conversion.
Ok, after the conversion finished, you may load the output videos or songs to your Sansa player with Sansa Media Converter and then enjoy!
Ok, now if you have clear idea about how to get more videos and songs for your Sansa? Just enjoy them. If your still have any questions, just post here, I will try my best to help you.