BlackBerry Media Sync v3.0 Released With More Features!
RIM today released the BlackBerry Media Sync 3.0. BlackBerry Media Sync is a windows software which allows you to transfer media files from iTunes or Media Player music collection from computer to a BlackBerry smartphone. The exciting new features in this version are support for picture synchronization and improved user interface.
Picture synchronization has been added as a new feature in BlackBerry Media Sync version 3.0.
By default pictures that are synchronized to a BlackBerry smartphone using BlackBerry Media Sync version 3.0 will not be resized. An option can be enabled to allow the pictures that are syncrhonized to be resized to save space on the BlackBerry smartphone.
Bidirectional transfer of Pictures
Pictures can be imported from the BlackBerry smartphone to a computer and synchonized from the computer to the BlackBerry smartphone using BlackBerry Media Sync version 3.0. By default pictures transferred from the BlackBerry will appear in a folder named ‘BlackBerry’ within your My Pictures folder. This location can be changed within the Options menu of the Pictures tab in BlackBerry Media Sync version 3.0.
Note: The action of importing pictures from the BlackBerry smartphone, and the action of synchronizing pictures to the BlackBerry smartphone are not combined under a single unified synchronization button. For more information please see KB19902.
Supported Picture formats (BMP, JPEG, GIF, PNG)
The above extensions represent the types of pictures that can be transferred from a computer to the BlackBerry smartphone using BlackBerry Media Sync version 3.0.
Improved User Interface
The user interface within BlackBerry Media Sync version 3.0 has been redesigned to improve navigation, and provide more information regarding playlist section and supported songs. As noted above picture support has now been added and you can switch between Music and Pictures by clicking the associated tabs.
Note: Each tab has its own ‘Sync’ button in the bottom right corner of the program. Any changes or selections made on each tab for Music and Picture require the associated Sync button to be pressed for the changes or selections to be applied.
Supported Operating Systems and software
The following operating systems and software are supported with BlackBerry Media Sync version 3.0:
- Windows Vista
- Windows XP SP2 or later
- Windows 7
- iTunes version 7.7.1 or later
- Windows Media Player version 10 or later