Putting Streaming Audio On My Site?

Discussion in 'Web Design and Development' started by Mr Skills, Mar 14, 2006.

  1. Mr Skills macrumors 6502a

    Mr Skills

    Nov 21, 2005
    Here's my situation... I am about to design a web-site using iWeb, although I can cope with simple recipe-book HTML if necessary (which I think it will be on this request...)

    Can anyone suggest a simple, free(ish) way of getting reasonable quality streaming audio on to the site? If I remember rightly I can just link to a .RAM file for Real Player, although this gives easy download access to the original file. I can also follow an online tutorial to put Flash audio on, although this seems limited to crappy 56.6k.

    Is there a more elegant solution? Perhaps involving Quicktime?

    Thanks! :eek:
  2. superbovine macrumors 68030


    Nov 7, 2003
    you need a streaming a server, which is way beyond cook-book matters.
  3. andy89 macrumors 6502

    May 22, 2005
    Folkestone, England
    If you mean background music, you dont need a streaming server.

    Its hard for me to explain how to add it. Add it as a mime type (same way you add flash or quicktime). Its a bit like adding an image to your site.

    Like I said, Im not good at instructions.

    If you dont mean background music take a look at the quicktime streaming server apple does.

  4. iMeowbot macrumors G3


    Aug 30, 2003
    Just go ahead and embed the file on the page, if you want to have audio there. Attempts to prevent easy audio capture from the Web are futile.

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