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Posts: 531
Registered: ‎03-25-2008
My Device: BlackBerry Storm

BlackBerry Media Sync for MAC

BlackBerry Media Sync – Tuned Up

Your Music on Your BlackBerry Smartphone. It’s That Simple.

Sync your desktop iTunes® music files with your BlackBerry® smartphone.
BlackBerry® Media Sync makes getting more from your music quick and
easy!1,2,3,4 Want a specific playlist for the gym? With just a few
simple clicks, you can choose the playlists you want from your collection.

Or, if you just need a mix of tunes to get you through the day, songs can be
randomly chosen from your collection. And, to make sure you’ve always got enough
free memory on your BlackBerry smartphone, BlackBerry Media Sync lets you set a
limit as to how much—or how little—of your music to sync.



Mac Requirements:

  • Approximately 20 MB available hard drive capacity
  • Mac OS X version 10.5.5 or higher are compatible with iTunes version 7.7.0
    or higher

iTunes Requirements (Mac):
  • iTunes version 7.7.0 or higher (Mac OS X version 10.5.5 or higher)

Your BlackBerry smartphone:


Supported file formats:
  • Audio Files contained in iTunes that are supported by BlackBerry smartphones
  • Only files with either wav, mp3, aac, m4a extensions
  • Playlists containing photos, videos or any unsupported audio file will not
    be synchronized with the BlackBerry smartphone
  • Files that are not compatible with the BlackBerry media player or protected
    files controlled by digital rights management technologies cannot be copied.

Note: For BlackBerry Media Sync to work the BlackBerry smartphone must be
connected to the computer via a USB cable.

Learn More

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Do you have questions about your BlackBerry smartphone?

Go to mobile.blackberry.com on your BlackBerry smartphone to enter your question and get instant answers! 

Posts: 1
Registered: ‎01-18-2009
My Device: Not Specified

Re: BlackBerry Media Sync for MAC

i downloaded this program and i am running it wont load all of the song i want.. looking for some help or a reason
Regular Contributor
Posts: 51
Registered: ‎10-02-2008
My Device: Classic
My Carrier: WIND

Re: BlackBerry Media Sync for MAC

There are two things that should really be put forward in this post.


First, this is not a final candidate of Media Sync, but a "Preview Version". In other words, I'm assuming it's Beta.


Second, the following cannot be stated clearly enough: "After installing the Preview Version of BlackBerry® Media Sync, other software previously used to synchronize data with your Mac®, such as PocketMac® for BlackBerry® devices or Missing Sync, will no longer be able to connect to your device and will not work until BlackBerry® Media Sync is uninstalled."


I like Media Sync. It works with my Bold and I can import my iTunes playlists. What I don't understand is why it would, by its installation, nullify other applications like PocketMac which are just as important (if not much, much more). What's the point if installing one cancels-out the other? Is this being corrected? What is BlackBerry/RIM's development timeline on this software (ie. when can we expect a finished version which works with other applications)?

Posts: 10
Registered: ‎03-16-2009
My Device: Not Specified

Re: BlackBerry Media Sync for MAC

I am a new BB user; test-driving for 30 days on Verizon Wireless. 


PocketMac has too many bugs

Reconcile Now (IMAP) for Gmail is unreliable


Here's my point: I wanted the curve to work for me, before switching to AT&T for the iPhone.  But RIM simply does NOT have the software friendliness for Macintosh users.


I prefer the CDMA service on Verizon, and I highly respect RIM for delivering exceptional products.  If/when they are ready to get serious about Mac users, I will return.