View Full Version : download realfiles

01-06-2007, 10:41 AM
my professors share their lecture audio by creating a streaming realplayer file for the students. I would like to download the audio and play it on my ipod (or put it on a disk) but I dont know of a way to download the streaming file instead of playing it over the net.

does anyone know how to do this?


01-06-2007, 07:42 PM
If you have the url of that file, post it here, then preview your post and right click the link > save target as.

If you end up with a very small file (1-2K) that means you only got a .ram file - the meta file - not the actual file.

Open it in Notepad and see what actual file (.rm or .ra ) is in it.

That's the one you need to download.

Sometimes it may not be possible at all. But let's see what can be done first.