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SonicStage CP (SonicStage Version 4.3) Program for Hi-MD Walkman / Net MD Walkman / Network Walkman / ATRAC CD Walkman

Article ID:60444(modified 08 Apr 2013)

Applicable Models

CMT-A50, CMT-A70, CMT-CPZ1, CMT-GPZ6, CMT-HPR90, CMT-HPZ7, CMT-HPZ9, CMT-U1BT, D-NE20, D-NE20LS, D-NE320, D-NE320SP, D-NE326CK, D-NE330, D-NE331, D-NE336CK, D-NE520, D-NE720, D-NE720LS, D-NE730, D-NE820, D-NE820LS, D-NE830, D-NE830LS, D-NE920, D-NE920LS, D-NF420, D-NF430, D-NF431, MZ-DH10P, MZ-NH1, MZ-NH600, MZ-NH700, MZ-NH900, MZ-NHF800, MZ-RH1, MZ-RH10, MZ-RH710, MZ-RH910, NW-A1000, NW-A3000, NW-A605, NW-A607, NW-A608, NW-A805, NW-A806, NW-A808, NW-E002F, NW-E003F, NW-E005F, NW-E013F, NW-E015F, NW-E016F, NW-E103, NW-E105, NW-E303, NW-E305, NW-E307, NW-E403, NW-E405, NW-E407, NW-E50, NW-E503, NW-E505, NW-E507, NW-E70, NW-E90, NW-E99, NW-HD1, NW-HD3, NW-HD5, NW-MS11, NW-MS6, NW-MS7, NW-MS70D, NW-MS77DR, NW-MS9, NW-MS90D, NW-S202F, NW-S203F, NW-S205F, NW-S23, NW-S603, NW-S605, NW-S703F, NW-S705F, NW-S706F, SSCP Ver.4.0, SSCP Ver.4.2, SSCP Ver.4.3, ZS-SN10, ZS-XN30

What does this download do?

SonicStage CP (SonicStage Version 4.3) Program is now available for customers of  Hi-MD Walkman,  Net MD Walkman, Network Walkman (NW-E/NW-A/NW-S/NW-HD/ NW-MS series),  ATRAC CD Walkman.

New Functions of SonicStage CP (SonicStage Version 4.3) Program:

1. Windows Vista support

2. Windows Vista elevation support

Functions of SonicStage:

1. Ripping an Audio CD in following formats is available.
  - AAC format (3gp)
  - HE-AAC format (3gp)*
   96kbps/80kbps/64 kbps/48kbps/40kbps
     *Enhancement of SonicStage CP (SonicStage Ver.4.2)
  - ATRAC format (ATRAC3plus/ATRAC3)
  - ATRAC Advanced Lossless format
  - WMA format
  - MP3 format

2. To select to add or not to add copyright protection with OpenMG is available in ripping an Audio CD.

3. Dynamic Playlist is available. This allows you to create Playlists based on Genres, Artists Names, Date Imported, Rating, Playback Count, Transfer Count, Playback Time and so on.

4. New Playlist updated on My Library renews existing Playlist on an ATRAC Audio Device automatically, transferring the Playlist to an ATRAC Audio Device.

5. Memory Stick PRO and Memory Stick PRO Duo are available.
*The devices supported Memory Stick PRO and Memory Stick PRO Duo only.

6. The track in My Library can be transferred unlimitedly.
*Imported music from EMD, CONNECT Music Store is controlled for transferring by music distribution dealer.

7. Tracks recorded on Hi-MD devices can be imported to My Library unlimitedly.

8. Tracks can be converted at a specified bit rate and then transferred to devices or media.

9. The function of Create an ATRAC CD, Create an Audio CD and Create an MP3 CD * is available.
*MP3 format tracks in My Library only

10. CDDB (A distributed network CD database that contains information about most Audio CDs in circulation) is available. Track information such as released year and composer can be shown.

11. Album cover art will be displayed on SonicStage, automatically when an Audio CD is inserted into the CD Drive.


1. Function of create an MP3 CD is only available from MP3 files in My Library. SonicStage is not able to convert OpenMG Audio files (e.g. ATRAC3plus) to MP3 files and to create an MP3 CD.

2. In this Download Service, the program which has the language fit to your Operating System language will be installed.
(Only for English, Korean, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese)

3. Track information such as music title, artist name, genre, album title on copy protected discs being released by SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT what is copied into computer is not allowed to edit.

Download Size: 867 KB (888,824 Bytes)
Original Post: 15 Feb 2007

Important Notes

Before Using SonicStage:

Minimum System Requirements

Windows Vista Home Basic
Windows Vista Home Premium
Vista Business
Vista Ultimate
Windows XP Home Edition (with Service Pack 2 or later)
Windows XP Professional (with Service Pack 2 or later)
Windows XP Media Center Edition (with Service Pack 2 or later)
Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 (with Service Pack 2 or later)
Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 (with Service Pack 2 or later)
Windows 2000 Professional (with Service Pack 4 or later)

*Windows 98SE , Windows ME and 64 bit version Operating System is not supported.
*The supported Operating System languages are only English, Korean, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.

The following system environment is required in order to use the SonicStage CP (SonicStage Ver4.3) software.

- Computer: IBM PC/AT or compatible
- CPU: Pentium III 450MHz or higher (Pentium III 800MHz or higher for Windows Vista)
- Hard disk drive space: 400MB or more (The amount space will vary according to Windows version and the number of music files stored on the hard disk.)
- RAM: 128MB or more (512MB or more for Windows Vista)
- Others: CD drive (capable of digital playback by WDM)
* When creating an Audio CD or ATRAC CD or MP3 CD, CD-R/RW drive is needed.
         Sound Board
         USB port (supports USB (previously called USB 1.1))
- Display: High Color (16bit) or higher, 800 x 600 dots or better (1024 x 768 dots or better is recommended)
- Others: Internet access for Web registration and CDDB service   
         Windows Media Player (version 7.0 or higher) installed for playing WMA files

*The following systems are not supported.

- Operating Systems other than the indicated above
- Self assembled computers or operating systems
- An environment that is an upgrade of the original manufacturer-installed operating system
- Multi-boot environment
- Multi-monitor environment
- Macintosh

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