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[nycphp-talk] OT - sound on HTML page

Justin Dearing zippy1981 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 13 12:40:38 EST 2008


Audacity or ffmpeg come to mind.

ffmpeg is command line based. Its the A/V equivilant of netcat.
Audacity is a gui program. you might need to get a seperarte mp3
encoder for it depending on your OS and method of install

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 12:26 PM, Néstor <rotsen at gmail.com> wrote:
> How do you convert the .mp3 to .au?
>
>
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 9:16 AM, Rolan Yang <rolan at omnistep.com> wrote:
>>
>> I believe it's because your FF on linux doesn't have the mp3 extension
>> tied to a plugin, but most everything seems to play .au files.
>>
>> ~Rolan
>>
>> Néstor wrote:
>>>
>>> Actually, the boss wants the page to autoload the sound in the
>>> background.  The code I
>>> showed in my original post does work on IE.  Since it is a one time joke
>>> for the boss
>>> during a presentation, I will just leave it like that and have him use IE
>>> . Is the first time that I see where IE can do something that FF can not.
>>>
>>> Everything I read, mentions that EMBED should work on other browsers.
>>>
>>> Thanks for the info!!!I am not going to waste more time on this.
>>> Nestor :-)
>>>
>>> On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 8:15 AM, csnyder <chsnyder at gmail.com
>>> <mailto:chsnyder at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>
>>>    On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 11:03 AM, Néstor <rotsen at gmail.com
>>>    <mailto:rotsen at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>    > Hi people,
>>>    >
>>>    > This is not an PHP question.  It is a question about auto load
>>>    sound on an
>>>    > html page.
>>>    >
>>>    > I am using the following inside an html page but it works on IE
>>>    but it does
>>>    > not work
>>>    > in FF.  FF in rhel5 wants me load a plugin and FF on W2K does nto do
>>>    > anything:
>>>    >
>>>    > <embed src='dontworry.mp3' autostart=true volume=90 hidden=TRUE
>>>    height=0
>>>    > width=0 />
>>>    >
>>>    > <NOEMBED><BGSOUND src="dontworry.mp3"></NOEMBED>
>>>    >
>>>    > Any ideas?
>>>    >
>>>    > Thanks,
>>>    >
>>>    > Nestor :-)
>>>    >
>>>    >
>>>
>>>    No no no, that's not complicated enough. Try using SoundManager2:
>>>    http://www.schillmania.com/projects/soundmanager2/
>>>
>>>    Since it uses Flash to play audio, it will work in any browser. Plus
>>>    you get javascript control over audio so you can put a big "mute"
>>>    button on the page.
>>>
>>>    Or you could wait for HTML5's <audio> tag. :-)
>>>
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