PSP fanboys know that the iPod can kiss our butts when it comes to being the best personal media player
out there. Sure, the iPod outsells the PSP by a wide margin, but it lacks PSP's widescreen display, a crucial feature for any movie lover. Sure, the PSP was notorious for its unconvential naming scheme for videos, but ever since the 2.80 firmware upgrade
, the PSP has been quite versatile in accepting iPod-formatted videos, no matter what they're named. Now, Sony's taken another step in beating Apple in the PMP game. Sony's newly updated Media Manager
not only allows you to convert AVI, MOV, MP4, and WMV files for the PSP (something the free PSP Video 9
can handle quite well), but it'll convert Windows Media Center content, for those of you that use DVR on a Media Center PC.
To quote our sister site PVR Wire
: "If Microsoft is going to insist on using DVR-MS files, then it's nice to companies that don't include Windows software on their PMPs steeping up and making it easier to get DVR-MS files onto their devices. Sony's done it... Wouldn't it be nice if Apple followed suit?"
[Via PVR Wire
; Thanks, gregger!]