is there an 'open-source' RealPlayer?

Gary Kline kline at
Sat Sep 4 14:27:24 PDT 2004

On Sat, Sep 04, 2004 at 02:56:35PM -0500, Vulpes Velox wrote:
> 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.

	Do you mean for linux-mozilla (1.5, yes?), or the
	FBSD mozilla?  Be great if I could work with the 
	native ports; last time I checked, only linux-*
	had the goodies.

> > > 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.

	I'll check it out, thanks much.


   Gary Kline     kline at     Public service Unix

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