HTC has added the ability to sync media with the HTC Wildfire using the latest version of HTC Sync (3.0). As of right now, the feature is Windows-only, and compatibility with all media players is not known. Here is a quote from the announcement:
"Popular media players" is a vague term, so we're not sure if iTunes is included in that bunch.
If you have an HTC Wildfire and want to start syncing media easily, download the latest version of HTC Sync here (opens in new tab). Install it, plug it in with a USB cable and you should be good to go!
While the Wildfire is the first phone to be anointed with media sync, HTC said that other phones would get this feature "very soon." [via Android Community]
What does this actually do besides perpetuate the Apple myth that you need an application on your computer to put music on your phone?
Well I for one use iTunes to sort my library and make tons of playlists since I have over 6,000 songs. It's nice to have my phone sync those playlists so I don't have to re-create them once they are on my Evo. I currently use iSyncr but if HTC had something out of the box that'd be great.
When my Nexus One arrived, I grabbed my iTunes library and dragged it over to my phone, using windows explorer. DONE. It all worked, it all played, covers and all. I haven't been back to itunes since. I rip my CDs with linux, buy from Amazon, and backup my music using Astro to my Linux machine.
This HTC sync version also works on the HTC Desire, and iTunes is included. They've made a great improvement on this one compared to the old version.
would like this more if it was wireless media sync
I was just wondering, since I used to own the Nexus One, isn't that the exact same phone shell?
Why would I want to spend hours whittling down 60gb+ of music to sync onto a 32gb card, track by track, when all I need to do is drag and couple of folders over?
On another note, when will Android Central be optimised for mobile? Opening a page can take forever when 3G Isn't available :-(
It already is: http://m.androidcentral.com/
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