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Kevin from Cincinnati

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Alternative to Real Audio
« on: September 23, 2012, 07:59:34 PM »
Hello. I recently discovered The Best Show (I'm a little late to the party) and have been listening to the older episodes that are available for streaming in the pop-up player. I love this show -- funny , interesting and a great source for new (to me) music.
I would like to start listening to the older episodes starting in 2000, but I am leery of downloading Real Player. I used Real Player back in the day, but I remember that it was very intrusive. Is anyone aware of a way to access or download the older shows without installing Real Player? I searched the site, but didn't find any information.

Thanks in advance for any help.
Kevin

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Re: Alternative to Real Audio
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2012, 08:37:56 PM »
VLC Media Player (http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html) can play .rm files.

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Re: Alternative to Real Audio
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2012, 11:37:01 AM »
I'll second the recommendation for VLC Media Player. If you have Media Player Classic, there's also a Real Alternative codec available for download, which enables you to play .rm files.
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Kevin from Cincinnati

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Re: Alternative to Real Audio
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2012, 10:15:43 PM »
Thanks for the help.

Kormod

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Re: Alternative to Real Audio
« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2012, 01:01:45 PM »
You're welcome.

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Re: Alternative to Real Audio
« Reply #5 on: September 29, 2012, 04:55:07 PM »
strangely, vlc--which i love--wouldn't play the first few years of streaming episodes, but i downloaded real player and they work great!

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Re: Alternative to Real Audio
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2012, 07:04:58 AM »
Unfortunately, having Real Player on your computer sucks. Sorry you had to download it.

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Re: Alternative to Real Audio
« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2012, 11:15:35 AM »
I know! I'm not a fan of real player, but nothing can stop my voracious intake of Best Show

 

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