m4p conversion to mp4?

Louis LeBlanc FreeBSD at keyslapper.net
Wed Jul 13 14:00:56 GMT 2005

On 07/12/05 08:13 PM, Ted Mittelstaedt sat at the `puter and typed:
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> >[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Louis LeBlanc
> >Sent: Sunday, July 10, 2005 5:57 PM
> >To: FreeBSD Questions
> >Subject: m4p conversion to mp4?
> >
> >
> >This is probably painfully obvious, but I can't find it in the ports
> >with a search or through google.
> >
> >I recently acquired an iPod Shuffle, and am enjoying it thoroughly.
> >Unfortunately, I also acquired a gift card for the iTunes store, so I
> >thought it would be better to get a copy of "Bohemian Rhapsody"
> >through the store rather than go buy the CO.  I'm not a big enough fan
> >to listen to "Radio GaGa" if I don't have to.
> >
> >Anyway, I learned something disturbing.  They give you the music you
> >buy in m4p format, which is an mp4 format protected by an MD5
> >derivative.  I think.
> >
> Even more disturbing - the mp formats are compressed so you really
> aren't getting a CD-quality track.

Yeah, I know, but my hearing isn't nearly good enough to tell the
difference anyway . . .
Louis LeBlanc                          FreeBSD-at-keyslapper-DOT-net
Fully Funded Hobbyist,                   KeySlapper Extrordinaire :)
Please send off-list email to:         leblanc at keyslapper d.t net
Key fingerprint = C5E7 4762 F071 CE3B ED51  4FB8 AF85 A2FE 80C8 D9A2

"When the going gets tough, the tough get empirical."
    -- Jon Carroll
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 187 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/attachments/20050713/0699d494/attachment.bin

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list