is there an 'open-source' RealPlayer?

Vulpes Velox v.velox at
Sat Sep 4 12:57:10 PDT 2004

On Sat, 4 Sep 2004 12:17:02 -0700
Gary Kline <kline at> wrote:

> 	Sounding more hopeful.  Can you please post your mplayer
> 	configuration?  Or give me some hints on howto replace
> 	realplay with mplayer with mozilla?  It would be nice to
> 	have FBSD versions of every tool, plug-in or otherwise.
> 	(Be nice to have Java plugins for mozilla, but Sun has 
> 	its corporate head up where the sun don' shine... *sigh*)

I have nothing special in my config for it.

There is a mplayer plugin for mozilla in the ports.

AFAIK the plugin for java comes with the java ports.

> > BTW for doing audio dumps of streams, mplayer works nicely. You
> > can just dump to pcm using  -ao pcm. Not really sure how to
> > directly get it to dump to a mp3 file... AFAIK it will dump to a
> > avi with no video and just a audio stream for doing audio only?
> 	What I would like to do it create either a CLI script or
> 	tk/tcl GUI app to record "some_stream" at Begintime until
> 	Endtime. Output to /usr/local/tmp.  Most online streams
> 	like from NPR and BBC are archived, but not all.

Cool, yeah, just dump it to disk as pcm and convert it to what ever or
just dump it to avi.

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