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Re: [ARSCLIST] Sound Archives. Boston Public Library.
Slightly off topic, but you can still encode at a single rate
with the free Helix Real Producer. When you go
to the AUDIENCE tab you will have 3 default settings in the right
window - 16k, 28k & 56k. Select the two you don't want
and click on the garbage can icon to remove them. The resulting files will
work without causing RealPlayer to hang and you have the added benifit of
the file being approx 1/3 the size of the multi-rate
file. I couldn't understand why I was having a
problem with some of the audio files on my website (which played fine locally)
until I read your comment and decided to look into the multi rate issue. Now
I've got to go back and fix the few files that are
Hopes this helps -----Original Message-----
Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:ARSCLIST@xxxxxxx]On
Behalf Of RA Friedman
Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2004 7:36
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Sound
Archives. Boston Public Library.
All the links I pulled up were dead. I'm running the latest version of
Internet Explorer. What kind of files are they supposed to be? I've seen a lot
of Real Audio files that didn't run properly since they were the default
multi-rate but were being used in a simple server arrangement where you need
single rate files. Unfortunately, the free R.A. software (Helix Real
Producer) no longer allows you to create single rate files for use on a
Don Saklad <dsaklad@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
would the player not work for the sound archives?...
of Boston Public
BPL personnel are
adamant about any difficulties being at the users'
end rather than
difficulties of the player software. It does not
represent good customer
services practices to put the onus on the
It's always a
good idea to offer an alternate player just in case
a user would have
difficulties with one of the choices.
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