RANT! Music formats should get along – 1 of 2

I will dedicate my first rant to one of my least favorite things to deal with and try to circumvent: formats.

I spend a lot of time listening to audio. I drive a great deal in my car so I regularly hook up my to my car stereo to listen to music, audible books, and podcasts. I have owned a lot of different portable music devices over the years and the is by far the best designed. At its basic level, it supports AAC, MP3 and WAV format. It doesn’t, however, support WMA. Why?

Why can’t all portable audio devices play all formats? Why can’t my iPod play WMA? Why can’t my daughter’s Creative Zen play AAC?

This makes no sense.

More on this topic later…

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