WAVs, MIDIs & RealAudio: Enjoying Sound on Your Computer

Jazz Up Your Computer System Wondering how to open the sound file you just got from your friend? How to change the standard sounds in your computer system? How to add some background music to your Web site? You’ve grabbed the righ…

Jazz Up Your Computer System Wondering how to open the sound file you just got from your friend? How to change the standard sounds in your computer system? How to add some background music to your Web site? You’ve grabbed the right book. Packed with players and editors, WAVs, MIDIs, & RealAudio® brings you a complete introduction to the world of computer sound — the lingo, the tools, and the tricks. You’ll learn how to…

  • Master the different sound formats — WAV, MIDI, SND, AU, AIFF, MP3, MOD, and Karaoke
  • Identify a sound format using a plain text editor
  • Use sounds with the major online services — AOL, CompuServe, and the Microsoft Network
  • Exchange sounds in a chat room or via e-mail
  • Listen to audio CDs on your computer
  • Use streaming audio — RealAudio, Shockwave, StreamWorks, and NetShow
  • Capture music and other sounds from the Internet
  • Record and edit your own sound files
www. idgbooks. com System Requirements PC : 486/DX66 processor or higher; 16 MB RAM; sound board, speakers, or headphones; running Windows 95/98/NT 4. 0. Mac : 68040 or PowerPC running System 7. 5. 3 or higher. All : CD-ROM drive and Web browser; Internet access recommended. Windows/Mac CD-ROM packed with :
  • Sound players RealPlayer 5. 0 StreamWorks Player 3. 1 SoundApp AgentAudio 1. 2
  • Plug-in players Crescendo QuickTime 3. 02 Beatnik Player (demo)
  • Sound managers MediaBlaze 98 WaVGeT for mIRC
  • Sound recorders and editors CoolEdit 96 (demo) WaveEvents 2. 0 SndSampler
  • Sounds Ted’s Sounds
Plus Jet-Audio 3. 12 (trial), CD/Spectrum Pro, mIRC 5. 41, iQ (trial), and DigiBand Radio 3. 5. 0 (trial) Also includes searchable electronic version of the book with 4 bonus appendixes! Shareware programs are fully functional, free trial versions of copyrighted programs. If you like particular programs, register with their authors for a nominal fee and receive licenses, enhanced versions, and technical support. Freeware programs are free, copyrighted games, applications, and utilities. You can copy them to as many PCs as you like—free—but they have no technical support.

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