The SanDisk Sansa is a line of flash memory-based digital audio players and portable media players produced by SanDisk. One of the currently selling products is Sandisk Sansa Fuze. Sansa Fuze is selling in capacities of 2GB, 4GB and 8GB and available in five colors: black (only for 2GB & 4GB), pink, blue, red (only for 4G) and sliver (only for 8G). Sansa Fuze has an FM tuner, a voice recorder and a built-in microphone. Sansa Fuze also has an expansion slot for adding more memory and it accepts MicroSD and MicroSDHC cards. Sansa Fuze supports viewing JPEG photos. Sansa Fuze can play most popular audio formats like MP3, OGG, FLAC, WMA, DRM protected WMA, WAV and Audible audio books, Sansa Fuze also supports music subscriptions from Rhapsody To Go, Napster and eMusic. Sansa Fuze also support video playback.
For more details of specifications of Sansa Fuze, please visit Sandisk's official website.
Now let's have a look at how to convert video files for Sansa Fuze. Sansa Fuze is bundled with a converter named Sansa Media Converter, which isn't powerful enough for you to convert various video formats because it can't convert many common used video formats such as MKV, OGM, RM and RMVB. You may need to convert the files to a video format that Sansa Media Converter supports. With Any Video Converter Professional, it's all that simple. Any Video Converter Professional is an All-in-One video converting tool with easy-to-use graphical interface, fast converting speed and excellent video quality. It's exactly what you need. The output video files by Any Video Converter can be easily converted by Sansa Media Converter.
First step, download Any Video Converter Professional from Any Video Converter website and install it. Trial version can convert 3 minutes of each file and there is no other limitation.
Launch Any Video Converter Professional. Click Add Video button to add the video files you want to convert for Sansa Fuze. Any Video Converter Pro also supports converting online videos like YouTube, Google Video, MetaCafe and Japanese Nico Video to other video formats directly. What you need to do is just to paste the URL of your favourite online video to the program. Meanwhile, Any Video Converter Professional also downloads the video to local hard disk for your further usage.
Second step, set Customized AVI Movie (*.AVI)or Customized MP4 Movie (*.MP4) as output profile. These two output formats are recommened as they can be recognized by Sansa Media Converter. Please notice that the output profile can't be directly played on Sansa Fuze since Sansa Fuze only supports Divx5 video codec.
Third step, click Encode button to start converting. After encoding is finished, click Output Folder buttons in the left bottom and you can find the output files.
You may also need to rip DVD for Sansa Fuze. With Any DVD Converter Pro, you can easily rip DVD to AVI or MP4 formats compatible with Sansa Media Converter. Any DVD Converter Pro works perfectly as it's Any Video Converter Pro plus a DVD ripper. Download Any DVD Converter Pro to have a try!
Before ripping DVD, unfold DVD Options in the right settings panel, set Audio Language to the one you would like the movie's sound to play in. You can also set subtitile language and angle. If you don't like the DVD to be separated as titles, click Edit >> Options >> DVD and check. For some copy-protected DVDs, you can try DVDSmith Movie Backup which is a free program that can help you copy entire DVD to hard disk, or Any DVD Cloner, which helps you to make perfect copies of your DVD collection.
After the video files or DVD are converted to Sansa Media Converter compatible video files, you can add them to Sansa Media Covnerter and then transfer to Sansa Fuze.
Sansa Fuze also allows you to select either Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) or Mass Storage Class (MSC) transfer mode. In MSC mode, you can use Windows Explorer to drag and drop most content, not including DRM protected contents, into the appropriate folder on the player, which shows up as a drive when connected and set to data transfer mode. MTP is the recommended setting which enables you to use software media players, playlists subscription services and transfer DRM protected contents.
After the files are successfully transferred to Sansa Fuze, you can enjoy your video files as you like.