Zune would be a model of digital media products and services manufactured by Microsoft. Zune included a brand of portable media players, digital media player software for Windows PCs, a music subscription service termed as 'Zune Music Pass', music and video streaming services for that Xbox 360 elite gaming console through the Zune Software, music, TV and movie sales, and desktop sync software for Windows Phone.
Zune Technical specifications
The operating system for the Zune devices is based on the Windows CE kernel for ARM architecture and uses a distribution similar to the Portable Media Center. Zune's native file compatible formats are:
WMV (Used by Zune Marketplace)
MPEG-4 - supported on all models except the Zune 30 device
H.264 - supported on all models except the Zune 30 device
Avi video (Xvid) support is included on the Zune HD (firmware versions 4.5 and later).
MP3 (used by Zune Marketplace)
WMA Pro (2-channel)
WMA Standard (used by Zune Marketplace)WMA lossless