recycling: best way to stream music

Discussion in 'HTML' started by Jani, Oct 13, 2008.

  1. Jani

    Jani Guest

    On Sat, 1 Mar 2003 22:24:15 -0500 Whitecrest <>
    wrote in Message-ID: <>:

    >Ok... Tony walks into a bar with a monkey in their pants, and says to
    >the bartender....
    >
    >> My webpage automatically detects whether a person has realmedia or not. If
    >> it detects realmedia, then it will stream a rm file and if it doesn't, it
    >> will stream a wma file. I noticed that there is a big difference in size
    >> between these two files, with the wma file being 4.5mb and th rm file being
    >> 0.7mb. Will the larger wma file have problems streaming to people who slow
    >> dial-up connections?

    >
    > If your wma file is 4.5 meg, then you are encoding it wrong. A typical
    > wma file is slightly larger than its RM counterpart.
    >
    >> I am also thinking of including the capability of detecting flash so that I
    >> can stream a flash version of the music.

    >
    > See my website for a flash object that streams audio. They are very
    > easy to build. (You can download the one I have on the site for free at
    > www.placemedia.com/flashplayer.zip) I will send the fla file if you want
    > to modify it.
    >
    >> What other formats can I stream
    >> music in, and what would be the preferred format to stream in? Is it wma,
    >> rm, flash, or something else?

    >
    > You can stream just about anything. MP3's can be streamed by creating a
    > M3U file
    > --
    > Whitecrest Entertainment
    > http://www.whitecrestent.com
    > Film Music Comedy


    Well, this man's page is now completly different but we can find other
    nice examples to include music:

    e.g.
    http://www.michaelbolton.com/
    http://www.paulanka.com/flash/main.html
    http://www.myspace.com/alexchristensenu96

    (... for videos http://www.mtv.com/overdrive/?id=1596038&vid=282193
    or http://www.rednexmusic.de/
    or http://www.313music.de/ - hihi )
     
    Jani, Oct 13, 2008
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