What iTunes is for Apple smartphones Kies is for Samsung devices: A tool for synchronising data between a desktop and the smartphone.
The software includes the following functions:
- Synchronisation of contacts, schedules, music, videos and photos
- Firmware updates
- Creation of new contacts
- Backing up and restoring data from the handset
- Purchasing applications from the Samsung app store
- Creating music playlists
- Subscribing to podcasts
Samsung offers a helpful tutorial on their website.