How can I play music on Nintendo DS? Convert music to proper format for NDS moonshell2

by rollingcaker On May 21, 2009 | Audio & MP3 | Hits: 6291
Software you need: Free Mp3 Wma Converter

As Nintendo DS user, people always want to make full use of their handheld game consoles. Want to enjoy your favorite songs on NDS? Wonder how to play music files on NDS? Though the Nintendo's revamped DSi has been out with its new music playback function supports audio files in AAC format, DS users prefer using Moonshell as NDS music playback. The latest version of Moonshell, which is a homebrew media player, supports MP1, MP2, MP3, OGG, WAV, M4A, AAC, WMA, TTA, MID, RCP and R36 files.

To play music on NDS, first download and install Moonshell on your NDS. Follow the steps below to put music files onto NDS and play music in Moonshell

Step 1. Download and install Moonshell on your NDSL

Download Moonshell to your hard drive, copy 'moonshl2.nds' and '/moonshl2' folder onto the root folder of MicroSD.

Step 2. Put music files onto NDS

Copy the music files to '/moonshl2' folder of MicroSD. Plug the MicroSD into your flash card and turn on your NDS.

Step 3. Play music in Moonshell on NDS

Launch Moonshell.nds on your NDS, and load the music file.

You may need to convert music to proper format for NDS Moonshell

How do you play music files in APE or other unplayable format on NDS? You may need convert the music files to proper format for Moonshell. Using Free Mp3 Wma Converter, you can easily convert all audio formats to NDS moonshell.

Step 1. Add Files :

Add your audio files in list by drag an drop from Windows Explorer to the application Listview. Or, you can click on the menu "File" and "Add an Audio File". A commonDialog Box will open and let you select the files you want to add.

You can click on the button at the top right of the listview to add audio files. Ctrl+D shortcut will do the same.

Step 2. Allow Wma conversion :

You must have the Wma runtimes (wmfdist.exe) installed on your computer. At installation of "Free Mp3 Wma Converter", you can select to install wmfdist.exe.

Click on the menu "Option" and "wma Support" to enable or disable Wma conversion. You must restart the application after that.

Free Mp3 Wma Converter don't support WMA DRM (Protected) files.

Step 3. Output Configuration :

You can select an Output path or use the directory of the source file to save your converted files. You can select your format in the list (Mp3, Ogg, Wma, Wav, AAC) and you will be able to select parameters for the selected format.

Click on "Convert !" and that's all... And then, follow the steps above to put music files onto NDS.

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