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Sony Ericsson Media Go review: First look

Sony Ericsson Media Go review: First look - read the full textYou usually donít really see desktop software reviews on our front page, but last week you could have said that for Blackberry reviews as well. Well, itís time for another first. Todayís article is about Sony...


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I cant get the zombie soundtrack for black ops on my phone media go doesnt support those files

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  • 2012-10-09 07:57
  • jZYv

After several weeks using Media Go, I appreciated this Sony software for managing my multimedia files. But...nevertheless the program did a "mysterious" DELETION of my multimedia files! Worse, it erased my daughters' childhood days video! It was weird enough, all videos ended with the AVI extension were all vanish into thin air. I suspect the dirty work caused by Sony MEDA GO! For all of my computer years I never experienced such catastrophe! Shocking to me, those video AVI files could not be recovered using NERO Rescue Agent.

A hard lesson to learn: before launching Media Go, you had better backup your multimedia files to a REMOVABLE harddisk. Never let Media Go terminate your precious multimedia memories.

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  • 2011-02-05 05:39
  • wr4B

> In reply to ChrisB @ 2009-07-23 22:35 from nFrF - click to readDid you solve this problem? i have the same one and have no idea of what to do.

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  • 2010-06-29 21:08
  • pKq}
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For some reasons Media Go couldnt transfer all my aac files.

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  • 2010-03-03 12:28
  • ucxb

I experienced constant glitches, the program freezed regularly and I had to reboot the whole thing. I tried re-installing it, no change, and my computer is more than capable of running a program of this caliber, so I can only conclude that the issues were with the progran itself.

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  • 2010-02-19 10:39
  • UiR2

Your xp runs on 2mb ram?
Not mentioned anything about the formats it can handle.
This software is to convert videos not to play videos in phones, so if w995 doesn't have widescreen, it is not media go's disadvantage.(it just needs common sense)

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  • 2009-11-06 18:12
  • ibhH

anyone getting error codes such as 0x80004005 start up 23 when they try to start the programme up?

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  • 2009-07-23 22:35
  • nFrF

Why does it take sooooooooooooooooooooooo long to download music to my phone???????????????????????????????????????????­??

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  • 2009-07-08 12:27
  • pYLB

media go doesn't work with apple. Infact there isn't even usb transfer from the 995 to a mac. Weak!

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  • 2009-07-06 17:03
  • pNb@

Great application. Where can I download this? I like this new walkman phone will check it out, but can I get the application already now to use with my current w910?

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  • 2009-03-23 13:40
  • tkH0

Will guys this is still beta version, we hope that SE will made it perfect :) as i think they would do...

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  • 2009-03-21 12:32
  • p@$w

come on guys, this is a PC application, there will be plenty updates with more features and better quality coming along, it is not fair to judge off quality at this stage of early version. i am sure sony will great job, and i hope there will be demos in the shops when commercial start is with w995.

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  • 2009-03-19 14:59
  • m}dG

No Mac support! please tell me I've missed this!

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  • 2009-03-19 10:47
  • SbE%

The Media Manager Was Made by Sony too. Makes sense that they use sony to make the software as they have a lot of experience. Could brand it themselves but that would cost resources to maintain.
Too bad Media Go doesnt deliver a super video conversion though despite its simplicity.
Great review

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  • 2009-03-18 23:13
  • 3LX{

> In reply to bummy @ 2009-03-18 18:56 from jDvD - click to readI guess you could be right and therefore this package might be aiming for a wider audience.

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  • 2009-03-18 21:50
  • ji{R

> In reply to Erick @ 2009-03-18 13:27 from ncQy - click to readWell, perhaps they want MediaGO availible or to be used by a large audience. Not just SE users?
Just a guess

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  • 2009-03-18 18:56
  • jDvD

lol xp with 2mb ram...not even win2k work on that :P (know, it must be 2Gb ram :p).
On my rig (Q9550, 4gb Ram, Gtx 260) it take no more than 4 mins edit a 30 mins video in HD (x264) to QVGA @ 30 FPS with 480Kbp/s bitrate on SUPER

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  • 2009-03-18 17:47
  • Lx1p

One of the most significant aspects, (and perhaps confusing and even worrying for loyal SE fans), of this software package is the fact that it is being branded as Sony, not Sony Ericsson. Given that this is a software application designed for video management for mobile devices, specifically Sony Ericsson devices, why should this come under Sony branding? This will only serve to widen speculation about the commitment certain quarters have towards the Sony Ericsson enterprise. It is hope rumours remain just rumours and that SE continues to strengthen its position over the next 2 years by which time the mobile device landscape will look very different to now.

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  • 2009-03-18 13:27
  • ncQy

Interesting review. Obviously not a power video solution, but Medio Go and W995 seem to do the job for my video on the go, because I can easily manage time for transcoding. I think benefit of reduced memory on the phone is very important, like films on my PC are often 1GB, nothing I want to carry on my phone. And I am sure that eats battery also to playback high resolution stuff...
For me the "zoom into video" is not so important, and I dont think many people expect it on mobile phone. But I agree it would good to 4:3 aspect ration on the phone, or in MedioGo before transcoding. Maybe something that Sony will add in final version?

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  • 2009-03-18 06:56
  • M8Rg

Meh. Is more interesting if they announce new phone.

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  • 2009-03-18 00:36
  • k@U$

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