The standard for streaming audio data over the Web. Developed by RealNetworks, RealAudio supports FM-stereo-quality sound. To hear a webpage that includes a RealAudio sound file, you need a RealAudio player or plug-in, a program that is freely available from a number of places, including Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
The predecessor of REALVIDEO which only played sound.
an online audio format created by Progressive Networks.
Software tool that supports transmissions of real-time, live or prerecorded audio.
A streaming audio format created by RealNetworks. The RealPlayer plug-in is used to play RealAudio files. See also rich media.
A sound-streaming technology developed by Performance Technologies for efficient transmission of sound over a low-speed Internet link (for example, via a 14.4Kbps or 28.8Kbps modem link). While the basic mechanism for playing sounds via the Web is to download an entire sound file and then play it, RealAudio streams play as they download. Return
A codec for streaming audio data over the World Wide Web. RealAudio was developed by RealNetworks and supports up to FM-stereo-quality sound. To hear a Web page that includes a RealAudio sound file, you need a RealNetworks player or plug-in, a program that is freely available from a number of places.
A plug-in. The AU format of audio file starts playing sound soon after you start downloading, instead of waiting for the entire file to download first. You can also tune into a radio station online. | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | END
Extreme audio compression scheme used on the Internet to provide streamed audio over ordinary modems
A "plug-in" program for Netscape which allows the playback of realtime audio recordings over the WWW.
Either a plug-in or a format used to create and play streaming audio content.
A RealSystem clip type for streaming audio over a network. RealAudio clips use the .rm or .ra extension.
RealAudio is a real-time audio broadcasting technology developed by RealNetworks (formerly know as Progressive Networks). Most audio on the Web is accomplished by playback of various audio (.wav, .snd, .au, .raw, etc.) or MIDI files. RealAudio allows for live broadcasts to occur on the Internet. RealAudio is available as a commercial application, which must be purchased, or as a free Netscape plug-in. For more information, visit RealNetwork's web site at http://www.real.com
The de facto standard for streaming audio data over the World Wide Web.
A commercial software program that plays audio on demand, without waiting for long file transfers. For instance, you can listen to National Public Radios entire broadcast of All Things Considered and the Morning Edition on the Internet.
An application that transmits audio on demand over the Web.
Real Networks' streaming audio technology. To hear sounds with RealAudio, a RealPlayer is required. Available as a plug-in.
A streaming audio protocol supported by Microsoft Proxy Server that provides continuous sound over the Internet to compatible clients. RealAudio Player can be configured to work with Internet Explorer.
A form of streaming audio.
Audio used by RealRhapsody music service.
RealNetworks' audio format. When you choose RealAudio format under Options...Preferences…Encoding Options, RealJukebox saves your music as RealAudio (.rmx) secure files or RealAudio unsecured (.rmj) files.
A helper app that allows you to download sound files over Web pages in real-time. The player can be downloaded as freeware
A software program that plays streaming audio or sound files transmitted over the Web. Functions as a plug-in.
With this plug-in installed in your browser, you can listen to live and on-demand audio over the Internet using your standard modem.
software that enables live audio via the Web using streaming technology
RealNetworks' initial online audio format, which has been replaced by RealG2.
A helper app allowing World Wide Web browsers to play audio files from Web pages in real-time. RealAudio client freeware is available at: http://www.realaudio.com
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Streaming audioformat where audio is played back while still downling the rest of the audio from the Intenet.
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a software program that downloads and plays streaming audio files.
Describes a file format for audio-only streaming media technology released by RealNetworks, a leading streaming media platform vendor.
A Browser plug-in programme which allows the playback of realtime audio recordings over the Web.
This is a method of playing sounds invented by Rob Glasser that creates a buffer between the supplying server and your computer. The file is plaed without downloading it completely.
Standard for streaming compressed audio over the Internet.
A program from Real Media for playing audio over the Internet in real time. The system is implemented as a client/server architecture. The RealAudio server incorporates an encoder which compresses sound into RealAudio files. The client side is a web browser plug-in or add-on (a recent version of Internet Explorer apparently has built-in support for RealAudio) which allows the stream of data sent from the server to be uncompressed and output using the normal sound facilities of the computer, such as a sound card.
RealAudio is software that enables online users equipped with conventional multimedia personal computers and voice-grade telephone lines to browse, select, and play back audio or audio-based multimedia content on demand, in real time. Contrary to popular belief, no server software is needed to stream RealAudio Media.
The file format developed by RealNetworks that is used to stream audio over the Internet.
A streaming audio file format that lets you listen to programs over the Internet.
RealNetworks' (formerly Progressive Networks) RealAudio client-server software system enables Internet and online users equipped with conventional multimedia personal computers and voice-grade telephone lines to browse, select and play back audio or audio-based multimedia content on demand, in real time. This is a real breakthrough compared to typical download times encountered with delivery of audio over conventional online methods with which audio is downloaded at a rate that is five times longer than the actual program.
real-time, live audio on the Web. RealAudio highly compresses sound files to ship down the network. After front-loading a portion of the recording, the receiving player starts, pulling in remaining portions. This lets users begin listening as the sound file is being downloaded, hence "real-time", rather having to wait until downloading is complete. You can take a closer look/"listen" at http://www.real.com.
A format and protocol for compressing and storing digitized sound, and transmitting it over a network to be played in real time.
A prevalent audio file format that is accessible through the iWon MP3/audio search engine. RealAudio files are most compatible with the RealPlayer media player.
A program for listing to music and other sound across the Internet.