Purchasing High-Resolution Audio content by using a computer

High-Resolution Audio refers to audio content in a format with higher sound quality than the CD standard. To purchase High-Resolution Audio content, connect your computer to the internet, and access an online music service that provides High-Resolution Audio content.

Services vary by country or region. Check the service guide for the provider you use. Each service provider has different downloading procedures, compatible file formats, and payment methods. Note that the provider may choose to suspend or terminate the service without notice.

To transfer High-Resolution Audio content from the computer to the player

  • On a Windows computer: You can use Music Center for PC (version 2.5 or later) or Windows Explorer.

  • On a Mac computer: You need to install additional software.

    An example of additional software is Android File Transfer.


  • High-Resolution Audio content is indicated with an icon (HR icon) both on “Music player” and in Music Center for PC.

The contents of the Help Guide may be subject to change without notice due to updates to the product's specifications.