Tech: How many can hear .rm files? was: Boudewijn's website
|From:||Sally Caves <scaves@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, July 3, 1999, 16:42|
Sally Caves wrote:
No, my mistake. Too hasty, here. I clicked on the old wave file.
new realaudio file is actually in realmedia, and I need a plug-in to
read a .rm file. Is anybody else in this boat? It strikes me, then,
getting Real Player Plus G2 will not solve the problem. It's a problem
my Netscape Version, isn't it? How many others of you out there can
Boudewijn's .rm file (the Real Audio file)? How many can't? I have
Netscape Communicator 4.0, but I need to know what plug-in will let me
.rm files. When I click on "more info" it puts me in a page that says
I am missing some cool features that a plug-in will remedy, but after
it's pretty vague. Weirdly, when I uploaded .rm files to my website and
tried to play them, they printed out in graphic form as gibberish. Not
the "you have started to download a format with..." message.
I found it easier just to change the extensions from .rm to .ra. But I
can hardly ask you to do that for seventy sound files! Does your new
recorder allow you to save in .ra format? If so, what recorder do you
> Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
> > Dear people,
> > I've just updated our website again. It's a sort of experimental, interim
> > update. I've converted all the sound files to realaudio files, and I
> > wonder whether I've done this right, and whether everyone can hear
> > everything, for instance at
> > http://www.xs4all.nl/~bsarempt/irina/valdyas/taal/hanleni_halsen/index.html
> I can hear Irina's song just fine, Boudewijn. As I did before. Great!
> > is now in realaudio format.
> Ironically, while I could hear these quite well a few days ago, now
> I get the dreaded message that always makes me shudder: "you have begun
> to download a file with audio/x-pn-realvideo. Click on "more info" to
> learn how to adjust your Netscape capabilities." I always
> hit cancel. If you are using a consistent format, why can I still hear
> Irina's Hanleni Halsen but not your spoken Denden anymore?
This has been answered. Again, sorry!