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Canada Computes: Linux and Sound [software reviews]

Dec 17, 2000, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Coe)

"Any amount of real life can get in the way and make you miss what you wanted to hear. Or maybe you just want to record something for posterity. Realplayer doesn't allow this, but thanks to Vsound, you can now record Realplayer feeds.

"What the program does is "sits in front" of the sound device and, instead of playing the sound, it records it to a file."

"Presto! One recorded sound stream. You can also use the program to convert Realplayer files to WAV for handy MP3 conversion. Since Realplayer is a proprietary format, you would always need their player to play the files. Convert them to MP3 and the world is your oyster."

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