convert WITHOUT sansa device attached

I would prefer to install your ‘awesome’ converter software on a different machine that cannot make physical contact with the sansa.  Let’s call it an unfortunate accident (or deliberate if you prefer) that it does not have any USB ports.

oh noes

Now… how can I run your ‘awesome’ media converter software to convert a single file WITHOUT having the sansa device attached?

Please don’t turn me into an itard

Now… how can I run your ‘awesome’ media converter software to convert a single file WITHOUT having the sansa device attached?

Oh noes indeed.

Afraid it’s not possible. The SMC will not work unless it detects a player connected. This is because different players use different video formats and the SMC needs to know so it can convert to the proper one. Also, transfer of the converted video is part of the SMC’s function and re-sizing for the particular player’s screen is required.