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My BB Pearl has no trouble playing various mp3s on my storage card however when I transfer AAC .m4a files purchased as "iTunes Plus"(DRM Free) to said card in my Pearl, it won't play them. This is rather peculiar since [url="http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=KB05 482&sliceId=SAL_Public&dialogID=3098987&stateId=0% 200%203096462"]URL] says,
BlackBerry® Device Software 4.2
BlackBerry Desktop Manager 4.1 Service Pack 2 (4.1.2)
BlackBerry Enterprise Server software version 4.1 Service Pack 2
BlackBerry Pearlxxx8482; 8100 smartphone
BlackBerry 8800 smartphone
BlackBerry 8830 smartphone
BlackBerry 8300 smartphone
The following Audio formats (including extensions) are supported:
ACC - audio compression formats AAC, AAC+, and EAAC+
AMR - Adaptive Multi Rate-Narrow Band (AMR-NB) speech coder standard
Supported AMR-NB rates are 4.75 KBps, 5.15 KBps, 5.9 KBps, 6.7 KBps, 7.4 KBps, 7.95 KBps, 10.2 KBps, and 12.2 KBps.
AMR files must conform to the standards specified in Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Request for Comments (RFC) document RFC3267, Section 5, on the the Internet RFC Archive web site.
MIDI - Polyphonic MIDI (.mid, .midi, or .smf)
MP3 - encoded using MPEG Part 1 and Part 2 audio layer 3
Supported sample rates are 16Khz, 22.050Khz, 24Khz, 32Khz, 44.1Khz and 48Khz.
WAV - supports sample rates of 8 kHz, 16 kHz, 22.05 kHz, 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, and 48 kHz with 8-bit and 16-bit depths in mono or stereo
Supports WAV files created using audio codec GSM6.10.
Note: Playback of WAV files received as email message attachments requires BlackBerry Enterprise Server software version 4.1 Service Pack 2.
WMA 9 Standard Profile Decoder
WMA 10 Professional M0 Profile Decoder
The following Audio file extensions are also supported:
.avi containing PCM, MP3, and AAC, AAC+, and eAAC+
.3gp containing MP3, AMR-NB, AAC, AAC+, and eAAC+
.mp4 containing MP3, AMR-NB, AAC, AAC+, and eAAC+
.mov containing MP3, AMR-NB, AAC, AAC+, and eAAC+
.aac and .m4a containing AAC, AAC+, and eAAC+
Note: BlackBerry handheld does not support streaming music over Bluetooth® protocol to Bluetooth headset.
Any constructive help to get my "iTunes Plus" .m4a files to play on my Pearl would be very much appreciated!
Thank you for taking the time to read this,
Last edited by istar777 : 05-31-2007 at 10:43 PM.