The Real Player Alternative is one of the best players on the market to play real files with. The original Real Player has over the years become a problem with all the addon that they now have with the player. Free does not mean free when you have bloated software.
Real Alternative Player
The Real Player is still the best and after more than 4 years its become one of the most used players on the internet for watching and listening to RealAudio (.ra .rpm), and also to RealMedia (.rm .ram .rmvb .rpx .smi .smil), RealText (.rt), ReadPix (.rp) and without a doubt much faster than Real Player the Real Alternative Player is great at RealMedia embedded in webpages as it loads much faster! The Media Player Classic MPC is also another player that is popular.
The following are the features of Real Alternative Player listed here:
Features of Real Alternative 2.0.2 :
- – Media Player Classic [version 188.8.131.52-107]
- – RealMedia Codecs [version 184.108.40.2061]
The following codecs are also in the package. The first is the Cooker codec which is a lossy audio codec used for encoding speech as well as music. There is also the SIPR codec which is a low-bitrate speech codec used for encoding voice data. The remainder of the codecs are the Real Audio from 1-4 as well as the Real Video also from version 1-4.
- – RealMedia DirectShow splitter [version 1.3.1268.0]
This splitter is mainly responsible for parsing the RealMedia file and identifying its audio and video.
- – Also the RealMedia plugin for Internet Explorer
- – RealMedia plugin for Opera/Mozilla/Netscape/Google Chrome