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Subject: Re: realaudiofiles and rockbox

Re: realaudiofiles and rockbox

From: Fred <>
Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2005 19:21:15 +0100

Rocker wrote:

>Hello & welcome to rockbox.
>I'm pretty sure Gold Wave will allow you to open the .ra file then save it
>as an MP3 file. NO need to record it.
>1) Launch Gold Wave & under the options menu choose file types & tab through
>the options to select MP3, bit rate stereo, mono etc.
>2) Control O to open a sound file
>3) Tab to file type & scroll to the all files selection
>4) Shift Tab twice to focus on the folder/file window
>5) Select the file you want to open and press enter on it.
>6) Wait until the file is completely loaded you can press space bar to play
>& stop it once it is loaded
>7) Under the file menu select save as
>and Rename your file accordingly. Otherwise the file name will be something
>like: Enter Sand Man.ra.MP3
>8) Hit the enter key and wait for the conversion to finish.
>9) After the file is converted a window will ask you if you want to
>permanently save the format. Select yes to do so and SHAZAM! Your good to
>Gold Wave rocks like rockbox...rocker
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "helmuth schlögl" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Sunday, March 13, 2005 8:05 AM
>Subject: realaudiofiles and rockbox
>Hi together
>I found a song that I want to upload to my archos recorder.
>Unfortunately, it's a .ramfile (realplayer). I tried to use the
>uploadfeature in realplayer but I noticed that's not accessible enough
>for the blind. And as I'm blind, I'm now a bit stuck. Is there a tool
>to convert .ramfiles to mp without making it sound worse than the
>Thanks in advance, Helmuth
I am not 100% sure, but my Goldwave version does not support Real Audio
files. There aren't many programms that do support real audio. I don't
exactly why, it is a license problem I think.

Have a nice day

Received on 2005-03-13

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