Video game consoles rose to incredible popularity with the arrival of Sony’s Playstation series video game console. The latest model of the Playstation is the Sony Playstation 3 (PS3). The Playstation 3 is a multi purpose video gaming console, which can let users play games in full HD resolution or perform a number of media related operations, which also includes accessing the internet and downloading music.
Playstation 3 can play Video files and Music files in DVD’s and Bluray disks. The files can be downloaded to the Playstation 3’s large hard disk itself or you can use an external storage device, where you can download and save the files. You can connect external storage devices to the PS3 using the USB port in the console.
Here are the instructions that you can follow if you wish to download all the stuff directly to your personal computer from your Playstation 3. The instructions are quite simple.
Switch on your computer and turn on the Playstation 3
Using the USB port at the front of the console, connect the USB storage device to the Playstation 3
On the Cross Media Bar of the console, go to the “Music” menu
Explore the Music menu, search for the music file you want to download to your computer, and locate the music file
Go to the “Options” menu by pressing the triangle button on your Sony Playstation dual Shock controller
In the Options menu, go to the “Copy” option and press “X” on your Playstation controller
In Step 2, select the USB device that you have connected and press “X” button on the controller
The music files you selected should be downloaded to a folder named “MUSIC” in the USB storage device, which will be created by the Playstation if it doesn’t already exist
Disconnect USB device after downloading is finished
Connect the USB device to your computer
Open the USB device after opening the My Computer
Open “MUSIC” folder and select the music files by clicking and dragging or pressing control and then clicking each file
Right click on any file that you selected and click Copy
Open the folder in your computer where you want to Copy the music and then select Paste after right clicking on an empty space
This is the only way you can download components using your Playstation 3 and store them in your computer. Use a USB device where you can directly download the components from the Playstation, then unplug the device, plug it a PC and then copy and paste all the music files that you have downloaded from PS3 to the computer.