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The Blackberry curve uses playlists of type m3u. After you plug in your Blackberry, you can store them under (Blackberry drive name)\Blackberry\music. After unplugging it (or a battery pull) the Curve should scan and find the new playlists.

Windows Media Player uses playlists of type wpl. Windows Media Player stores them in the same directory that you'd store ripped CDs. On my Windows 7 machine, it's stored under \(username)\My Music\playlists.

The m3u format is simply a list of the file locations. (see m3u example, below)

The wpl format uses XML to store the data. (see example below)

Since the file formats differ greatly, they are not compatible. You would need to re-create the playlist after transferring it.

Does anyone know of an wpl to m3u conversion utility?

Example of m3u data:

Example of wpl XML:
<?wpl version="1.0"?>
<meta name="Generator" content="Microsoft Windows Media Player -- 12.0.7600.16667"/>
<meta name="ItemCount" content="9"/>
<meta name="IsFavorite"/>
<meta name="ContentPartnerListID"/>
<meta name="ContentPartnerNameType"/>
<meta name="ContentPartnerName"/>
<meta name="Subtitle"/>
<title>Mix Tape</title>
<media src="..\..\Fancy Footwork\08 Momma&apos;s Boy.mp3" cid="{48AB214D-60A6-406D-94B1-86FAD8938176}" tid="{CAC9A8D0-92C6-4EB6-846F-FBC8E091752E}"/>
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