Converting the bitrate when transferring songs to the WALKMAN® (Music Center for PC Ver.1.0)
You can specify the desired bitrate by selecting [Specified transfer: Always convert to AAC format and transfer.] from the [Settings] menu.
This setting converts songs stored on the computer to the AAC format when you transfer them, which allows you to transfer more songs to the Walkman.
Launch “Music Center for PC,” and select [Settings] from the [Tools] menu.
Click [Transfer to device] in the left pane of the [Settings] window.
Select [Specified transfer: Always convert to AAC format and transfer.] under [Transfer mode], and then click to select the desired bitrate from the [Encoding bitrate] pull-down menu.
Click [OK] to close the window.