Where Do I Acquire The RealVideo Software?
In order to create and listen to RealAudio files, you will need
to download and install the
Player and RealProducer
Basic free or visit the RealAudio
web site to decide what is the best tools for you. RealAudio offers a full
version of their software which affords better quality playback and may include
How Do I Make Streaming Video Clips?
You start with an audio or video source file in a digitized
format on your computer. You then select the file and set encoding options. The
encoding process creates a new streaming clip, leaving the source file
Can I Encode RealVideo Directly From A Video Camera?
Yes. Helix Producer accepts live video input from a camera and
live audio input from a microphone. The camera and microphone connect to an
audio/video capture card on your computer. Helix Producer then lets you select
the live input as the source. In this case, you go directly from live input to
encoded clip without creating a digitized source file. For further details look in our members
Where can I get Helix Producer?
RealNetworks makes versions of Helix Producer for Windows, Macintosh, and
Linux. You can download the free version or purchase Helix Producer Plus at
RealNetworks' Web site:
How do I create a streaming slideshow from still images?
Using RealSlideshow's graphical interface, you can create streaming RealPix
presentations from still images. You can even add a soundtrack, or record a
narration for each image. You can download RealSlideshow from this Web address:
What is SMIL?
Pronounced "smile," SMIL stands for "Synchronized
Multimedia Integration Language." It is an industry-standard markup
language used to lay out and time streaming media presentations. SMIL works for
RealOne Player the way HTML works for a Web browser.
Is it necessary to use SMIL?
Not always. When you want to stream just one clip, such as a
single RealVideo clip, you don't need to use SMIL. You just link your Web page
to the clip through a Ram file. For more information, see "What
is a Ram file?".
When should I use SMIL?
When you stream multiple clips, SMIL gives you the means to lay
out the presentation and time its clips. It also provides other features, such
as letting you create hyperlinks that display HTML pages, or that start new
media presentations. For a rundown of basic SMIL features, see "Understanding
How Many Simultaneous Streams Do You Offer?
We offer 25 simultaneous streams at once.
Do You Offer Live Broadcast Feeds
No, not with our hosting plans. Our hosting plans support archived music
feeds would be at extra cost and data transfer fees would apply also. For
pricing please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
What Is Streaming Video?
Video that is transmitted over the Inernet and played while it is being
received. This Technology permits listening and watching continuously as the
signal is transferred to your system from a remote web site. It requires a high
degree of compression to transfer audio or video (or both) at 28.8 Kbps or 14.4
Kbps speeds and still retain quality music and non-jerky video. Faster
connection speeds are needed to improve quality substantially, and the speed
must be maintained over the entire path between the transmitting and receiving
What Is Video On Demand?
It is video media that allows the listener the ability to retrieve audio