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Re: [ARSCLIST] Converting Real Audio to wav

That's what I'm talking about! Link it to a Power-point presentation and you're cooking with gas!


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From: David Rice <daverice@xxxxxxx>
To: ARSCLIST@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 4:10 pm
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Converting Real Audio to wav

When I was working at Democracy Now we had a few pieces of audio that only existing as Real Audio streams on remote servers. We used mplayer with the -dumpstream option, worked well and fast, allowed us to retain the original without transcoding. It's free and works as a command line tool on many platforms.?
mplayer -v -dumpstream rtsp://path/to/file.rm?
David Rice?
On Jan 29, 2009, at 5:24 PM, Mike Richter wrote:?
> Jim Sam wrote:?
>> All,?
>> Does any one have a favorite program for converting real audio, or >> any real media, to a non-proprietary format, such as wav??
>> I'm asking in the spirit of being able to adequately preserve >> future acquisitions of archives.?
> Though I've not used it for that purpose, the Swiss army knife of A/> V converters is SuperC (the 'C' being the copyright symbol) from > eRightSoft. Unfortunately, they make one struggle to find the > download and the program is so powerful that it can be difficult to > set up, but I believe it will do the job. It is freeware, so you > risk only your time to try it - and we all have a great deal of that > on hand, of course. <G>?
> Mike?
> --> mrichter@xxxxxxx?
> http://www.mrichter.com/?

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