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What can I use to play real audio and video (.ram) other than Real One?

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Prot

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I am looking for something to play .ram files (real audio and real video) other than Real One because I find Real One is loaded with adware, spyware, aol junk, and generally tries to take over everything. Ideally, a plug in for Windows Media Player 9 would be nice although they probably don't make such a thing. I have qucktime because I use iTunes, so a plug in for quicktime or iTunes would also be nice, but again they probably don't make such a thing. It seems like there has to be some alternative to Real One to play .ram files.
 

Bensa

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I think Media Player Classic can play Real files. It also plays ogg and ogm, first reason why I got it.
 

Audioaficionado

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Yeah Real Alternative plays the files fine and without the spyware/ads.

There's also a Quicktime Alternative too.
 
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Prot

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Thanks, Real Alternative is just what I needed. The audio quality is not the best, but that is no big deal for me because I mostly needed it to watch news stories or political speeches.
 

Bios24

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Drec said:
why would anyone want a quicktime alternitive?

I don't use quicktime for anything, and I'm never going to go pro, but they keep asking me too! It's basically a way of saying 'I hate your software, and I'm not going to use it, but I have to have something to play your files with'
 

Audioaficionado

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Drec said:
why would anyone want a quicktime alternitive?
All that's needed is the codec to play the quicktime files. I don't want all the junk/features Quicktime installs with their player.