Play RM files, not using REAL MEDIA PLAYER

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  1. Charley

    Charley Just Do It

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    Anybody knows LESS resource friendly softwares that can play Real Media Player files.

    The OS is Win98 SE.
     
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    real media player alternative :)
     
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    rakeshishere HELP AND SUPPORT

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    VLC doesnt play realmedia afaik
     
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    Real Media player alternative for RM format
    Quicktime alternative for Apple Quicktime format
    VLC player for everything else
    And don't forget to install K-Lite Codec pack.
     
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    rakeshishere HELP AND SUPPORT

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    I have vlc 0.8.4a and b4 posting my opinion i jst checked whether it plays rm or not:rolleyes: and it does play rm files with ease
     
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    +1 for Real Alternative
     
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    ilugd Beware of the innocent

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    as rakeshishere pointed out, I too have heard that the latest version supports realmedia. But this site says otherwise
    http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
    in the features
    http://www.videolan.org/vlc/features.html

    Unfortunately I do not have any realmedia files readily available on my pc to check out.

    RealMedia Alternative works quite well and is lightweight from my experience
     
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    But i didnt use the latest version:confused: to check if i could play rm files..I had 0.8.4a and the latest version is 0.8.5 ;)




     
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    ilugd Beware of the innocent

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    So they removed support for realmedia files in the latest version? Why would they do that?

    Oh, ok, but where do we get 0.8.4a
     
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    Media Player Classic !
     
  13. it_waaznt_me

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    VLC never supported RM files .. Better is to install RM codecs with Ace Mega Codec or K Lite and use BSPlayer or MPClassic ...
    I never install RealPlayer .. I suspect it as a spyware ... :|
     
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    one more vote
     
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    Cool !

    I'll go with Real Media Alternative then. Was looking for more smaller softwares. Anyway 6mb [RMP] is small.

    Ty all.
     
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    Hey all of u guys r confirm that new version of VLC doesnt support RM files :confused:.I was surprisd hearing that..:eek:And b/w why would they do that in the latest version:(.ME had the old version from some chip cd and i use vlc rarely if cannot play files wmp:)
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    IF VLC never supported RM files then how did i play and check it:wink:...JUst say the latest version doesnt support RM files:) and me too think Real player is some sort of spyware and you can have the proper use of all its functions only if u have purchased the full version which is some what suckin:mad:
     
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    may be the files u played were renamed wrong and were infact not RM.

    i have several RM videos and they dont play with VLC
     
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    AFter u said it ..I checked it again to confirm myself and it did play rm files ..I checked its extension and confirmed by all means that it is an RM file and i am using VLC:(
     
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    Are those video files ..??? Cant be. .. VLC does play some RA files (audio) through Cook but the support is limited ...
     
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    Use k-lite codec pack to add the codecs in ur windows media player
    And u can play many damn VDO files in ur windows media player classic.
     
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