How can I distribute audio through the Web?

Not all web browsers have audio support built-in, but nearly all can launch external "viewers" to handle audio. These player programs are widely available as freeware or shareware for most architectures (or standard with your operating system).

Audio is a particularly thorny case owing to the need to download the entire audio program before it can be heard. Alternatives to this delay are beginning to appear.

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By Progressive Networks (URL is <URL:> ). The RealAudio player can communicate with a specialized RealAudio server in order to play back audio as it is downloaded, eliminating download delays even over long distances and/or 14.4kbps modems. By Progressive Networks. Disclaimer: I used to work for PN.

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