RealPlayer (briefly known also as RealOne Player) is a cross-platform media player by RealNetworks that plays a number of multimedia formats including MP3, MPEG-4, QuickTime, Windows Media and multiple versions of proprietary RealAudio and RealVideo formats.
Features exclusive to premium version:
- Works with iPod
Transfer your favorite videos from thousands of Internet sites to your iPod with a single click. Then watch them wherever and whenever you want.
(RealPlayer Plus supports video transfer to video-capable iPod Nano and iPod Classic devices.)
- Video Downloading
See it now or see it later. Download video in its original quality with a single click, or record live streams from the Web. And you can download virtually all video formats, making it easy to watch content offline, build personal video playlists or burn a CD for later viewing.
- DVD Burning
All that's missing is the popcorn. Easily burn your favorite Web videos to a disc to view on your TV, laptop, PC — anywhere you can play a DVD.
- LivePause & Perfect Play
Control your streams. Pause, rewind and fast-forward through live audio or video clips while they play. Create your own sports instant replay!
- Universal Player
From .AIFF to .X-STREAM, RealPlayer has never met a file type it didn't like. Now, the same Player that handles your streaming media and downloaded QuickTime, Windows Media or MPEG audio/video files can also play your DVDs, VCDs and store-bought or home-made CD-ROMS. Finally, digital media has become more manageable.
- High Quality Video
RealVideo 10™ delivers superior video quality over any type of Internet connection -- from narrowband to broadband. View and download DVD quality video starting at 500kbps.
No more waiting for clips to load! New TurboPlay improves streaming so your clips load faster, start quicker and play smoother over all types of connections – from dialup to high-speed broadband.
- Advanced Video Controls
Adjust your viewer just like a TV set for amazing picture quality. Handy sliders let you tweak your video controls for brightness, contrast, sharpness, hue, etc. Remembers your settings.
- Music Store
Come on in and groove awhile. Over 3,000,000 songs of the highest download quality are yours to the tune of only 99¢ per song or $9.99 per album.
- RealAudio Lossless Format
Our new format allows you to burn professional-quality CDs using only half the disk space of the standard CD audio format (WAV)
- Advanced CD Burning
The simplicity of using 1-2-3-Burn to create your own CDs conceals some powerful options. Like the ability to normalize volume across all CD song tracks, set up crossfades, and even take out the gaps between audio tracks.
- Analog Recording
Migrating your vinyl or cassette collection to the digital world, or recording your own voice for narration or a quick audio message, taps RealPlayer's capacity for Analog Recording, another valuable tool for transporting you and your media into the digital future/domain.
- Multiple Audio Formats
RealPlayer supports all the latest formats, including audio CD, MP3, MPEG, Sony Memory Stick and many more.
- Multi-Channel Stereo Sound
Bump it up! Enjoy 5-channel audio plus a dedicated sub-woofer channel for streaming or playback through your sound system.
- 10-Band Graphic EQ
Take control of your music. Optimize your sound exactly the way you like it with this sweet graphic equalizer. Adjust your EQ for room size, input type, etc.
- High Bitrate Encoding
An audio lover’s dream! Mix, burn and rip CDs and MP3s at up to 320kbps for ultra-high quality.
Release your inner deejay and get jiggy with it! Crossfade between songs and add reverb to give your mixes a professional par-tay sound.
Music that looks as cool as it sounds! See the patterns your music makes on the screen with hundreds of colorful, cutting-edge animations from some of the Web’s hottest designers.
- Album Info
Displays handy reference info about the album or clips you’ve selected. Automatically loads info from CDs or streaming clips. Keep track of lyrics and other details about your clips.
- Portable Device
Take your music with you! Download clips to your favorite portable digital music devices. Compatible with MP3, Sony Memory Stick, Palm, Nomad Zen, iPod and other formats.
- Toolbar Mode
Minimize your player to free up valuable space on your desktop while you’re multitasking.
Express yourself! Customize the look of your RealPlayer to reflect your personality. Choose from hundreds of vivid, colorful skins or create and personalize your own.
Supported Media Formats
- RealMedia formats: RealAudio (*.ra, *.rm), RealVideo (*.rv, *.rm, *.rmvb), RealPix (*.rp), RealText (*.rt), RealMedia Shortcut (*.ram, *.rmm)
- Streaming: RealTime Streaming Protocol (rtsp://), Progressive Networks Streaming Protocols (pna://, pnm://), Microsoft Windows Media Streaming Protocol (mms://), Real Scalable Multicast (*.sdp), Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (*.smil, *.smi)
- Audio: MP3 (*.mp3, *.mp2, *.mp2, *.m3u), CD Audio (*.cda), WAV (*.wav), AAC/aacPlus v1 (*.aac, *.m4a, *.m4b, *.mp4, *.acp, *.m4p), Apple Lossless, AIFF (*.aif, *.aiff), AU Audio Files (*.au), Panasonic AAC (*.acp)
- Video: DVD (*.vob), Video CD (*.dat), MPEG Video (*.mpg, *.mpeg, *.m2v, *.mpe etc), AVI (*.avi, *.divx), Windows Media (*.wma, *.wmv and etc) (requires Windows Media Player 9/10), QuickTime (*.mov, *.qt) (Quick Time Player must be installed), Adobe Flash (*.swf) (Flash or Shockwave Player must be installed), Flash Video (*.flv).
- Playlists (*.rpl, *.xpl, *.pls, *.m3u)
- Graphics: Bitmap (*.bmp), GIF Images (*.gif), JPEG Images (*.jpeg, *.jpg), PNG (*.png)
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