Article ID : 00259507 / Last Modified : 29/03/2021

Music Center for PC version 2.4.0


    NOTE: If you are using a WALKMAN that arrived in stores in or before December 2013, you should switch the file transferring mode from MTP to MSC before using Music Center for PC. For details, refer to the column Transferring music files under WALKMAN in Supported Devices. If necessary, follow the steps under Switching the file transfer mode to switch the file transfer mode.

    Applicable Models

    This information is for the following models:

    Please see the Supported Devices for details.

    About this download

    Benefits and Improvements

    IMPORTANT: To users using the Walkman NW-A100 series and NW-ZX500 series
    To improve connection stability, please update Music Center for PC and the onboard software of your product to the latest versions. If either one of these is not using the latest version, you may not be able to connect Music Center for PC to your Walkman.

    • Stopped collecting information or data in this application and deleted the function of sending them.
    • Operating stability has been improved.

    Previous Benefits and Improvements

    Please see the Past updates for details.

    File Info

    File Name

    • musiccenter_setup_2.4.0.exe

    File Version

    • 2.4.0

    File Size

    • 122 MB (128 944 568 bytes)

    Release Date

    • 25-02-2021

    System Requirements

    Operating Systems

    • Windows 10 Home / Pro (November 2019 Update (version 1909) or later)
    • Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 Pro


    • Processor with 1.66 GHz or more
      2 GHz or more are recommended for playback of High-Resolution Audio content

    Required memory

    • Windows 10: 1 GB or more (32 bit) / 2 GB or more (64 bit)
    • Windows 8.1: 1 GB or more (32 bit) / 2 GB or more (64 bit)

    Internal storage (HDD/SSD)

    • Free space: 400 MB or more
      The required free space may differ depending on the version of Windows or in proportion to the amount of audio files.


    • Resolution: 1024 × 768 dots or more
    • Color: High Color (16 bit) or more

    Media drive

    • A media drive that is compatible with digital playback using a WDM system

    USB port

    • Sony does not guarantee the operation of a USB jack extended with a hub in combination with audio devices that are not operation-certified.

    Internet connection

    • To use the audio CD database service (Gracenote)


    Important Notice

    • This application is provided for users of supported audio devices manufactured by Sony.
    • The computer should meet the system requirements above at a minimum. Sony does not guarantee operation on all computers even if they meet the above system requirements.
    • If the Windows Service Pack is not guaranteed to operate in the current environment, update the Service Pack to the latest version.
    • The application is not supported in the following environments:
      • Environments that are upgrades of the original manufacturer-installed operating system
      • Personally constructed computers or operating systems
      • Retail brand computers
    • If there is not enough free space on the HDD/SSD, delete or move unnecessary files. The free space may increase.
    • To download the application, fees may be charged (e.g. telecom rates). The fees depend on your internet connection method, contract with your internet provider, etc.
    • Sony bears no responsibility under any circumstances whatsoever for direct or indirect losses that occur due to the use of this application.
    • The supplied application is protected by copyright. You may not copy and redistribute the application or use it for purposes other than those defined by Sony.
    • The application may not operate correctly in the following situations:
      • When two or more USB devices are connected to the computer.
      • When a device is connected using a USB hub, USB extension cable, or USB terminal supplied with the keyboard.

    Download & Install

    Please see the Installation procedure for details.