|Jean LeLoup & Bob Ponterio
© 1997, 2000, 2004
|This is the RealProducer window
or dialog box. Here you will need to specify the title of
your video or audio clip, the author, and the copyright
If you made the clip, you hold the copyright. You can also include a
and keywords if you wish.
Single-rate compresses the file to a single level of compression; the multi-rate setting allows a streaming server to adapt to different badwidth requirements.
Audio and video format settings allow you to make adjustments for the type of media you have.
The target audience setting actually controls the level of compression.
|It is possible to use a Recording Wizard to walk you through the process if you are unsure of the settings that you need to make. Look for Recording Wizards under the File / Recording Wizards menu. You will be likely to record from a file if your media has already been captured and edited.|
|Next, select your file by browsing to its location on your hard drive.|
|The Recording Wizard will then walk you through the process
the information you need and making the appropriate settings.
Subsequent windows select:
Single-rate or multi-rate
|Notice that now under Recording Controls the Start button is available. Click on this to begin the compression and conversion process. It will let you know when it is done.|
You now have a nice compressed digitized audio or video clip to put on your web page. If you go back and look at the file details, you will notice that the original .avi or .wav file is huge compared with the new size of the .rm file. Take a look and compare sizes. You will be amazed!