Rockbox substantially improves battery life and adds features such as parametric EQ, completely gapless playback and AAC audio playback.The Clip User Manual provides instructions for copying files and folders of music from a PC onto the internal and/or external memories, using the Windows Explorer application.
The firmware update improved OGG support and added FLAC support.
The latest firmware packages for the Sansa Clip are and , which depend on the hardware revision.
This is the first San Disk mp3 player to not carry the Sansa name. It supports the following audio formats: MP3, WMA, Secure WMA, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, AAC, Audible, Podcasts. Storage is expandable via a micro SDHC slot, and it can be used to play slot Music and slot Radio cards.
San Disk released a redesign of the Sansa Clip called the Sansa Clip , cosmetically similar to the Clip and maintaining its basic design, audio hardware, compatibility, and 4-line OLED screen, but with a few significant differences.
Aside from requiring different firmware upgrades, there were no functional changes to the software.