Samsung PC suite are convenient tools which helps in doing multiple tasks such as syncing contacts, Data, Multimedia files etc. Samsung PC suite are useful in updating the firmwares of the Samsung Devices. With slight difference in features and compatibility of the device Samsung is providing four types of PC suites names Samsung Kies, Samsung PC Studio, New PC Studio and Samsung Kies Air. Below are the features of these PC suites along with the system requirements.
Samsung Kies: Samsung Kies latest version is 2.3. However depending the phone you have you need to select compatible version of the Samsung Kies. Below are the some of the key features of Samsung Kies.
Key Features of Samsung Kies Mobile PC Suite
- Connect your mobile without wire to the PC: One of the features added to latest Samsung Kies is connecting mobile to PC through WiFi and Sync between the two.
- Mobile Firmware Updates: Whenever, the Samsung Mobile is connected to Kies either by USB or WiFi, Kies automatically notifies if any latest firmware available to the device.
- Sync Contacts with Outlook or Google or Yahoo: This functionality provides more control over in syncing the contacts with outlook,Google or Yahoo. This also helps to add or edit the contacts in the convenient of PC.
- Organize Music Files and Sync: With Samsung Kies, it is easier to organize the music playlist and sync them with the mobile.
- Backup Photos and Videos from Mobile to PC: Samsung Kies provides easy ways to back up your precious photo and videos which are available on your mobile phone to PC.
System requirement to Install Samsung Kies on Windows based PC:
- Compatible OS:Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 (32/64bit are supported)
- CPU:Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz or above (recommended)
- Minimum memory size (RAM):1.00GB (recommended)
- Free hard drive space:At least 500MB (recommended)
- Screen resolution:1024 x 768(600), 32 bit or above
- Required software:Net Framework 3.5 SP1 or above, Windows Media Player 10 or above, DirectX 9.0C
- * For Windows Mobile, ActiveSync (Windows XP) or Device Centre (Windows Vista/7)
Update: Samsung has release newer version of Kies. The latest Samsung PC suite is Kies 3.0. This is compatible with the devices running on Android 4.3 or later.
Samsung Kies for Mac Systems: Samsung Kies is available for Mac system too. The System requirements for installing Samsung Kies on Mac is given below.
- OS:MacOS X version 10.5 or later
- CPU:1.8GHz Intel or faster processor
- Minimum memory size (RAM):512MB or more
- Free hard drive space:At least 100MB (recommended)
Free download for Samsung Kies are available for both PC and Mac. For Download the latest Samsung Kies Click Here.
Samsung PC Studio 3: Samsung PC Studio is another tool with additional features to enhance the experience.
Key Features of Samsung PC Studio 3:
PC Studio Launcher: Provides the shortcut icons to start the PC studio applications
Phone Editor (Manage contacts and more):Allows you to view, edit and organize the personal information in your phone on your PC. Also lets your copy and move information between your phone and your PC.
Message Manager (Manage messages):View, edit and organize your phone messages on your PC. You can also send text messages or multimedia messages with this application when it is connected to the phone
PC Sync (Synchronize):Synchronize personal information data (names and contact information) in your phone. The programmes supported are Microsoft ® Outlook® and Outlook Express
Phone Explorer (Manage files):Manage multimedia files in your phone on your PC and to transfer files between your phone and PC
Networking Wizard (Manage Internet connections):Access the Internet using the connected Phone as a modem
MMS Composer (Compose Multiimedia messages):Make and edit multimedia using photos, movies, sounds and text. The messages can be saved or sent via the connected phone.
Multimedia Manager (Manage multiimedia files):Modify various media files (below) imported from your mobile phone, PC or CD and create a new one. This also has a play function.
- Video – Import 3gp, 3g2, mpeg, mpg, mp4, avi, divx, asf, wmv. Convert to mp4, 3gp
- Music – Import mp3, aac, mp4, 3gp, 3g2, m4a, mmf, midi, amr. Save as mp3, wav, amr, aac, m4a
- Photo – Import jpeg, bmp, gif, png, wbmp, tif. Save as jpeg, bmp, png, gif
- Multimedia Player (Play multimedia files)
- Play multimedia files (compatible with your phone) such as movies and sounds.
- Live Update – You can update your Samsung PC Studio to the latest version.
- Live Update can be performed as follows.
- Run Samsung PC Studio. In the Launcher window, select the Tools > Live Update menu. (Make sure the PC is connected to the internet.)
- When the Welcome window appears, click the Start button.
- The available programme update list appears. Click the Next button.
- Save all unsaved tasks and close all PC Studio applications. Click the OK button to proceed to the update process.
- When the update is done, click the Finish button to close Live Update. (In case the Live Update programme itself has been updated, click the Start button to repeat steps 3 to 5 for updating other components.)
System Requirements to install Samsung PC Studio 3:
- Windows 2000 (with Service pack 4 or higher), Windows XP or Vista
- At least 300 MB of free disk space
- Connection with the phone must be through USB, IrDA or Bluetooth
Samsung PC Studio can be downloaded free from Samsung Support page Here.
New PC Studio:ew PC Studio is a program that helps you to use the data inside your PC and mobile phone better. New PC Studio allows users to manage not only the music, photos and videos in their PC but also the important personal information such as the phonebook, messages and schedules in their mobile phones by exporting them to PC.
System Requirements for installing Samsung PC Studio:
- One of the following ways is needed to connect the mobile phone to a PC.
- USB cable and compatible port
- Bluetooth device and software
- One of the following programs must be installed to connect Bluetooth.
- Microsoft Stack : Windows XP Service Pack 2 or higher
- Widcomm Stack : 18.104.22.168 SP5 or higher
- Bluesoleil Stack : 1.6.0 or higher
- Toshiba Stack : 3.0 or higher
Samsung New PC Studio(NPC) free download is available in the Samsung Support page here.