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Our online glossary is here to help you make sense of the terminology used in the cell phone industry. It covers mobile technologies, such as 3G and 4G, and even includes a bit of information on smartphone operating systems and the companies that make the cell phones and other mobile technology devices we all use.

What is "Media Transfer Protocol"?

The Media Transfer Protocol is a system devised by Microsoft that allows for the synchronization of media files between a personal computer and a device such as a cell phone or MP3 player. MTP is supported by many devices and applications today, including Windows Mobile smartphones, many Sony Ericsson mobile phones, and applications such as Windows Media Player and Winamp.

Also known as: "MTP"

See Also: Microsoft, Windows Mobile, Sony Ericsson

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