Real Networks (RealPlayer) teams up with Ogg Vorbis

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RealNetworks continues its ‘support’ to the open source community and announced today that it has signed an agreement with Xiph.Org Foundation to integrate the Ogg Vorbis audio lossy compression…

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It’s great to see more support being add for Ogg Vorbis. It doesn’t cost anything anyway so it can only mean a very good thing.

Call me Mr Cynical - but everytime a cool and free product or web site hits itz peak, dollar signs appear and costs/ subscription fees creep in. Examples (of many) are DivX and Gamespot (for game reviews) They give with one hand and whip it away wiv the other. I always get a shiver down my spine whenever the word merger is mentioned - always reeks of alteria-motives. Sorry 4 the negativity - but I’m afraid me bollox constantly ache from the number of times I’ve been kicked in 'em ! Laterz … . :4

I like the increasing popularity of Ogg Vorbis, but not even this will persuade me to use the awful RealOne player. I like a media player with NO integrated browser FULL custimisation and NO eye candy. In my humble opinion, there is only one such player - Winamp.

who cares. those real products are infested with spyware and adware, even the commercial products for which you are supposed to pay, like real player 8 and real jukebox 2

I agree about RealOne player. It is one of the most bloated players ever. Even Windows Media doesn’t come close ro RealOne here. I also use Winamp for music and use Zoom player for movies.