If you’ve got an iPhone and use it to play digital music, you’ll know how good it is at being a portable media player (PMP). Not only can you sync your iTunes songs via computer, it’s now possible to wirelessly sync too with iCloud.
With a lot of talk about the iPhone using the AAC format in conjunction with the iTunes Store, iCloud, and even iTunes Match, you may think that Apple’s collection of digital media platforms is your only option. The iPhone actually supports quite a few audio formats other than Apple’s AAC format so you aren’t limited to just the iTunes Store for digital music. For instance, the iPhone supports the playback of MP3 files which gives you the flexibility to choose just about any alternative music download service you want.
With many streaming music services also offering free iPhone music apps to download, the choice of where (and how) you listen to digital music has never been better.
For a full list of audio file types that are supported by the iPhone, take a look at our iPhone Audio Format List for more information.
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