Purchasing High-Resolution Audio content

High-Resolution Audio refers to content in a format with higher sound quality than the CD standard. High-Resolution Audio content is available via online music services.

Access an online music service that provides High-Resolution Audio content. Services vary by country or area.

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 to the Walkman

  • On a Windows computer: Use Music Center for PC or Windows Explorer.
  • On a Mac computer: Use Content Transfer or Finder.


  • High-Resolution Audio content is indicated with an icon () both on the Walkman 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.