will shuffle all kinds of digitally stored music: You can load on tracks from your own CDs and you can pull in MP3s from around the Net.
RealNetworks, which drew 69% of its revenue from sales of software licenses, highlighted the success of its RealJukebox
product, the world's most-popular digital music player, which has claimed 12 million users since its launch five months ago.
* Introduction of RealJukebox
in 1999, which made personal media easy to enjoy.
Jupiter Media Metrix reports that media players from RealNetworks (RealPlayer, RealJukebox
) are the choice of nearly half of all home computer users.
RealNetworks has unveiled a new service which effectively merges its two most popular consumer programs, RealPlayer and RealJukebox
, into a single, digital media destination.
(AP) - RealNetworks is unveiling RealONE, a music and video player designed to replace the company's three flagship consumer products, RealPlayer, RealJukebox
I can manually launch it, but recently downloaded a Realjukebox
file - is this causing me problems?
The more popular of these are RealJukebox
Plus and MusicMatch Jukebox.
It became public some time ago that each copy of RealPlayer, like Windows Media Player, contained a globally unique identifier (GUID) that was transmitted to the provider when the user accessed streaming media.(32) It only recently became known that the same company's RealJukebox
player transmitted information back to its makers including the names of all the CDs the user played, the number of songs recorded on her hard disk, the brand of portable MP3 player she owned, and the music genre she listened to most.(33) The information was tied to a unique identification number that could be mapped to the user's email address via the registration database.
If you want to make your own MP3 files, RealJukebox
Basic (www.real.com) is a good, free bet but it won't let you record at CD quality.
The sophistication of the MP3 and RealAudio players like RealJukebox
and Music Match runs circles around the audio CD player programs that are available on the Web for free, and one is even integrated into the Windows operating system.
A US-based company called RealNetworks, which developed the RealJukebox
software that allows users to listen to music CDs on their PCs, has apologised for breaching customers' privacy.