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Steel Shade
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Post by Steel Shade » January 15th, 2006, 1:06 am

I see, well that explains it. I have been using real Player. Thanks all for setting me straight.

And I appologize if I ruffled any feathers. I have only the highest respect for all the readers and people of LibriVox.

One last question... What is the recommended player for LibriVox recordings?

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Post by Stephan » January 15th, 2006, 6:03 am

Ruffled any feathers? how?

I use Winamp5 lite. Because of its speedy feeling.
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Post by GordMackenzie » January 15th, 2006, 7:18 am

Steel Shade wrote: And I appologize if I ruffled any feathers. I have only the highest respect for all the readers and people of LibriVox.
... and we have great respect for listeners who take the time to let us know about a potential problem with the files!

I don't know if there is a single player which is recommended, but I might suggest WinAmp (http://www.winamp.com/) or Foobar2000 (http://www.foobar2000.org/).
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Post by hugh » January 15th, 2006, 7:55 am

and you could use *shudder* ... itunes. but better with the other options.

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Post by ChipDoc » January 15th, 2006, 9:13 am

I use QuickTime - more out of laziness than anything else since something or other installed it on my machine. It works fine.
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Post by kayray » January 15th, 2006, 10:45 am

Steel Shade wrote: One last question... What is the recommended player for LibriVox recordings?
Anything, as long as it's NOT Real PLayer ;-)

Winamp for windows, xmms for linux, iTunes for mac/win... there are lots and lots of choices.

No ruffled feathers here! We appreciate it that you took the time to ask for help. I'm glad we solved your problem -- and now, if we get others with the same problem we'll know to ask if they're using Real!

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Post by Rev. Steve » January 15th, 2006, 10:49 am

Now THERE is a loaded question...

To my knowledge there is no recommended player ? just the one that you have, that works, and you like.

I personally use iTunes ? but there are parts of LibriVox where you can be shot for admitting that. I don?t go to those places.

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Post by Stephan » January 15th, 2006, 11:51 am

Peng Peng! Shot for using Itunes. :lol:

It's not parts of Librivox...It's me who dislikes Itunes. But who am i!? Try it out - see if you like it. 8)
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Post by kri » January 15th, 2006, 12:24 pm

I mostly like to use Winamp, but use iTunes on occasion.

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Post by kayray » January 15th, 2006, 12:29 pm

Honestly, I used to hate iTunes. I hated it so much that, when I got my iBook, I installed xwindows so I could run xmms, which was what I used on my linux box :)

But... over time I finally got used to iTunes and I really love it now. Funny, huh?

To each his own :)

Use whatever software makes you happy, and enjoy listening to our books and reading them too!

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Post by Steel Shade » January 18th, 2006, 4:56 pm

Not Real Player. Got it. I tried Windows Media Player and heard the end of the file that Real Player somehow mysteriously cuts off, despite the file being the exact same length.

Thanks again all.

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