Getting music to your Android phone has always been pretty simple. Connect you phone to your computer via USB and transfer your files from you music folder right onto your phone. While this option is quick and simple, it’s very primitive compared to the syncing options that iTunes and Windows Media Player offer if you want to transfer your media to a dedicated MP3 player. Fortunately, HTC has finally listened to its users and has released a new version of HTC Sync which allows owners of the HTC Sensation XL and the HTC Rhyme to sync music, contacts and pictures through iTunes and Windows Media Player.

HTC has not announced when it plans on rolling out this new feature to other HTC devices, but we’re going to assume that it’s coming fairly soon. For now, HTC sync only works on Windows based computers, so we suggest you get Windows 7 loaded up with Parallels if you own a MAC. There are quite a few other iTunes sync options available on the web, but they are all a bit more complex than they need to be.

Is HTC Sync’s new iTunes and Windows Media Player compatibility a welcome feature or has Google Music Beta already freed you from the archaic practice of storing music on your Android device?

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