pilot-wav man page

pilot-wav — Decodes Palm Voice Memo files to wav files you can read on your desktop


pilot-link: Userland conduits


pilot-wav [-p|--port <port>] [--version] [-?|--help] [-q|--quiet] [--usage] [-f|--fetch [file|all]] [-c|--convert file]


pilot-wav options

-f, --fetch

Fetch all wav files or specified wav file from the Palm.

-c, --convert

Convert file.wav.pdb file to wav

Conduit Options

-p, --port

Use device file port to communicate with the Palm handheld. If this is not specified, pilot-wav will look for the $PILOTPORT environment variable. If neither are found or supplied, pilot-wav will print the usage information.

-q, --quiet

Suppress 'Hit HotSync button' message

-v, --version

Display version of pilot-wav.

Help Options

-h, --help

Display the help synopsis for pilot-wav.


Display a brief usage message and exit without connecting.


# Fetch all of the voice memo files from your Palm and save them to .wav files on your desktop machine

pilot-wav -p /dev/pilot -f 

# Convert all voice memos found in MyVoiceMemo to .wav files on your desktop machine

pilot-wav -c MyVoiceMemo.wav.pdb


This manual page was written by Neil Williams <linux@codehelp.co.uk>

Reporting Bugs

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