I have just noticed this item on the AudiWorld website which may be of interest to some members... [FONT=verdana, arial, geneva]The Audi Music Interface Keeps Up to Date[/FONT] [SIZE=-2]Source: Audi AG[/SIZE] Free software updates for Audi music interface Wide range of versions are adaptable Simple user installation The latest updates for the Audi music interface are now available for downloading from Audis website at www.audi.de. The software innovations ensure dialog with the current generation of portable media players and USB storage media. Consumers can download them at no cost. With the Audi music interface, drivers can enjoy their personal music libraries in their car as well. Audi consistently offers the latest updates at www.audi.de/mp3. These updates ensure reliable function and connectability with media players such as the Apple iPod and USB storage media. The wide variety and rapidly changing generations of players and versions of firmware make the updates necessary. The updates can be accomplished very easily, however: a driver update for the Audi music interface is simply downloaded from the Audi website and stored on a conventional USB stick. The user can then quickly and easily update the data in the Audi music interface with an adapter. Music files can be played back via the MMI controls and the multifunction steering wheel. In addition to the mp3 and wma formats, the latest update also allows the playing of stored albums, artists and songs in high-quality Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) format. The update also now makes the numerous media players that carry the plays for sure or certified for windows vista labels compatible with the Audi music interface. Because the market includes so many players featuring different software versions, Audi offers quick and regular updates for the Audi music interface software at absolutely no charge to the customer.