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Playing Sounds

Let's look at some software you can use to play these formats, in case your browser can't handle what you're trying to throw at it.

But first a small explanation. I could easily just list a million software packages here and let you explore. While I do want to give you some leads on doing your own exploring—I'm including a list of software sites at the end of this section—I'm only going to cover in-depth those programs that I've used myself. There won't be as much variety in operating systems because of that, but on the other hand I want to give you more firsthand information than a simple software roundup would provide. Okay? Let's talk about the big three: playing WAVs, playing MP3s, and playing RealAudio. And let's talk about the big mystery: recording RealAudio.


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