Using Winamp w/ Mach Speed Eclipse 180G2 Player

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Is there an option in Winamp Pro or a Winamp plug-in I can use that tells Winamp where to transfer songs on a given player?

I gave my friend a Mach Speed Eclipse 180G2 4GB MP3 Player for Christmas. She was unfamiliar with using MP3 players and I showed her how easy it was for me to use Winamp Pro (5.63) to RIP and manage my music files and add them to my Philips mp3 player. She said she would probably like to use Winamp Pro instead of the free software that came with the player. I connected her player to my computer and Winamp recognized the unit as a removable drive and asked if it should manage the media on it. I selected, Yes.

Winamp showed the music that came pre-loaded on the player and allowed my friend to add songs from my Audio library to her player. When we ejected and disconnected the player, it would only show the preloaded music and none of her additions. I took a look at the contents using Windows Explorer. All of the preloaded songs were listed in a root level folder called Music. The songs that were added by her were in separate root level folders based on the artist name. Inside of those folders were additional folders listed by album name. Those album folders had the actual mp3 files. I moved all of the newly added artist folders inside of the Music folder, but kept the album sub-folders. The player was then able to list all of the pre-loaded and newly loaded songs. It would make life a lot easier if Winamp knew to transfer new music to the Music folder. A search for the words Eclipse and Winamp comes back with results for some kind of non-related remote control plug-in for Winamp.
 
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It might be easier to set the MP3 player to MTP Mode in the settings and "drag-and-drop" files wherever you want them.
 

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It might be easier ...
Unfortunately, it would be royal pain in the you-know-what in this case. I have 8000+ music files spread across an internal HDD and an external HDD with directories and sub-directories based on artist name and album names.

I'll have to double check, but I think that the player did not allow choosing a USB connection mode and is using MSC (Mass Storage Class).
 
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