[iTunes] mp3

Terry Pogue tpogue at comcast.net
Mon Jul 9 19:38:32 PDT 2007

I know I put CDs into my itunes. There is a book I want that is MP3  
( mp2 was a typo) So can I load the mp3 into iTunes and then to my iPod?

"My idea of pure heaven is to spend a day in the kitchen, peeling,  
chopping, and stirring while the words of a good book fill the air  
around me."
Ruth Reichl

On Jul 9, 2007, at 9:02 PM, Michael Prete wrote:

> Terry Pogue wrote:
>> I can play mp2 disks on my iPod can't I?
>> I see a book that is only available that way from Amazon.
>> terry
> An iPod cannot play disks at all, of any kind. You transfer audio  
> files to them from your computer and then they play them back.  
> However, I have read about a MP2 *file format*. Here is a Wikipedia  
> reference for MP2, or MPEG-1 Audio Layer 2.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MPEG-1_Audio_Layer_II
> Here is a list of file formats that iPods can play:
> 	They are (quoted from Apple): AAC (16 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC  
> (from iTunes Music Store), MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 		VBR, Audible  
> (formats 2, 3 and 4), Apple Lossless, WAV, AIFF.
> Notice that MP2 is not listed. However, I wonder about Amazon  
> offering an audio book in such a format.
> Is Amazon offering you a file to download directly, or a disk that  
> they will mail to you? I bought several Harry Potter audio books  
> from Amazon for my daughter. They came on CDs and you treated them  
> like any other CD, ripping them with iTunes and then transferring  
> it to the iPod.
> Show me the link for the book on Amazon if I haven't answered your  
> question.
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