Daily Giz Wiz 121: Xplay 2

Episode 121 of the podcast

Xplay 2
Subject: Review of Xplay 2
Released:Monday 7 August 2006
Length:about 14 minutes
Download file:dgw0121.mp3 (6.2 MB)

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Short info

MediaFour's XPLAY2 is an alternative to iTunes for Windows users. Under $30.

Detailed information

The first piece of software to be featured on DGW, XPlay 2 enabled music on your iPod to be backed up easily.  It also allows Windows ME and 98se (not supported by iTunes) users to access their iPods.

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Album Art

Another first.  For the first time, the gadget appears in the album art of the mp3 download.

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