WAIT - Read the Required Files section before downloading this file.

Required Downloads

Unless stated otherwise, the file listed below must be installed BEFORE the MP3 File Manager Application in order for it to work properly. If more than one Required file is listed, install them in the order presented on this page.

This update is required if you did not install SonicStage® software from the installation CD that came with your Sony MP3 Walkman® player.

Applicable Models

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

This information is for the following models:

  • NWE103
  • NWE105
  • NWE105PS
  • NWE107
  • NWE305
  • NWE307
  • NWE403
  • NWE405
  • NWE407
  • NWE505
  • NWE507

About this download

Benefits and improvements

  • This program installs the MP3 File Manager application which has the capability to transfer MP3 files directly to your Sony MP3 Walkman® player without transcoding the files to the ATRAC® format.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows® 2000
  • Windows® 98/98SE
  • Windows® Me
  • Windows® XP
  • Windows® XP MCE

File Info

File Name

  • MP3FMV2_ENG.EXE

File Version

  • 2.0

File Size

  • 2333749 bytes

Release Date

  • 11-08-2005

Before You Start


Important Notes
  • System Requirements
    • Applicable Operating Systems (manufacturer installed):
      • Microsoft® Windows® XP MCE 2005
      • Microsoft® Windows® XP MCE 2004
      • Microsoft® Windows® XP MCE
      • Microsoft® Windows® XP Pro
      • Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition
      • Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Pro (Service Pack 3 or later)
      • Microsoft® Windows® Me
      • Microsoft® Windows® 98SE
    • Computer: IBM PC/AT or compatible
      • CPU: Pentium® III 400MHz or higher
      • Hard disk drive space: 5MB or more
      • RAM: 64MB or more
      • Display: High Color (16bit) or higher, 800 x 600 dots or better
      • Other: USB port
  • For Microsoft® Windows® 2000 and Windows® XP operating systems only: During the installation of this file, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • It is highly recommended to print out these instructions as a reference during the installation process.

Download & Install


Download and Installation Instructions
  1. To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  2. Download the MP3FMV2_ENG.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  3. Connect the Network Walkman player to the computer.
  4. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the MP3FMV2_ENG.EXE file to begin the installation.
  5. Follow the onscreen dialog and go to the next screen.
  6. Select "Network Walkman (E:)" or "Removable Disk (E:)" in the drop-down list box and go to the next screen.
    NOTES:
    • The drive letter "(E:)" may vary depending on your computer configuration.
    • If "Network Walkman (E:)" does not appear in the drop-down list box, disconnect the Network Walkman player and then connect it again to the computer.
  7. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation process.

The installation of the MP3 File Manager Application is complete.

Installation Confirmation (Optional)
  1. Open "My Computer"
  2. Double-click "Network Walkman (E:)" or "Removable Disk (E:)", to display the built-in flash memory of the unit.
    NOTE: The drive letter "(E:)" may vary depending on your computer configuration.
  3. Double-click the "MP3FM" folder, to open it.
  4. If the "MP3FILEMANAGER.EXE" and related files are in the "MP3FM" folder, the MP3 File Manager software is successfully installed.

Double-click the "MP3FILEMANAGER.EXE" file in the "MP3FM" folder to start the MP3 File Manager application.

Please refer to the "HELP.HTM" file in the "MP3FM" folder for MP3 File Manager operating instructions.