RealNetworks®, Inc. and Coding Technologies announced the licensing and incorporation of Coding Technologies’ MPEG-4 AAC / aacPlus™ technology and software within RealNetworks’ commercial media creation and consumer software player products. High fidelity digital audio can be created in RealNetworks’ RealAudio® 10 format by using RealProducer® 10. Third party encoding products that incorporate RealNetworks’ Helix™ Producer SDK can also produce content in RealAudio 10; additional license from Coding Technologies enables these products to produce content in MPEG-4 AAC and aacPlus.
RealNetworks’ newest consumer player, RealPlayer® 10, provides comprehensive media file playback, including prior versions of the RealAudio file format, including RealAudio 10 with AAC, RealAudio 10 Lossless and MultiChannel, MP3, WMA, MPEG-4 AAC and aacPlus. Consumers can use RealPlayer 10 to convert music on their CDs into RealAudio 10 with AAC, and access a vast online library of digital music from the new RealPlayer Music Store in high fidelity 192Kbps RealAudio 10 with AAC.
Digital music can be securely and legally downloaded to RealPlayer 10 and then transferred from the RealPlayer to a growing collection of consumer devices enabled to playback industry-leading MPEG-4 AAC.
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