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Re: Using mplayer save RealMedia audio in a sensible format?

On Thu, Sep 30, 2004 at 06:22:09PM +0000, Adam Funk wrote:
> Sorry: I'm sure I've most of the man mplayer page a few times and I
> still can't figure out how to do this.  I want to convert a RealPlayer
> URL stream into a file in some sensible (e.g. WAV, Ogg, MP3) audio
> format.
> I started with this:
>   mplayer -dumpfile foo.wav -dumpstream rtsp://....ra
> but foo.wav turned out to be a RealMedia file.
> I've also tried various combinations of -ao and -format options, but the
> output file always ends up the same.  I'd appreciate it if anyone could
> tell me what I'm missing.

I've put up a python script that allows you to record Windows Media
Audio streams from cron. It should work fine with RealAudio to.  It
saves to mp3. You need to have python, mplayer and gogo on path.



Alex Polite

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