[icecast] listening to ogg with a Mac

Manuel Lora vanguardist at cox.net
Wed May 21 12:19:22 PDT 2003



Have you tried 

http://www.macamplite.com/ ?

They went under, but released the codes to keep the player going beyond the 
expiration date and that would unlock the other features. I have not tested 
this myself, but heard that after two weeks, it would still stop working 
(even if the codes were entered)

ml

<p>On Wednesday 21 May 2003 02:03 pm, Adon Irani wrote:
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> Subject: Full Mac report
>
>
> Anyway, here's my full report. I'm gonna recommend the Audion 3 for Mac,
> and just tell people to follow directions from the dv8 website for the PC.
>
> Here goes:
>
> Went to the diskset and clicked...got a menu...two Mac options...onc called
> "Legacy Mac OS," the other was for Mac OSX, which I don't have. So I went
> into the "Legacy" and tested them all. Here are the Mac results:
>
> Audion 3
>
> 15 day demo. 30 bucks U.S. to buy.
> It WORKS! But, I had to go into tools, console, effects, and speed to slow
> it down to 50% speed. At 100%, it plays way too fast. There is a little
> rasp or rattle at the high end when its playing. Yech...BUT...the speed
> effect is cool­you can blast through at 200% or also sweeten it a little by
> a going slightly faster than 50% (which seems to be their 100%, because it
> started off terrible at 100%...wayyy too fast.
>
> DropOgg
>
> Link goes to site not built yet
>
> Macamp
>
> 14 day demo. Weird...website won't scroll down, can't even reach the
> download links. Their logo is a ripoff of the Winamp logo, and its name is
> a ripoff of "Winamp for Mac," which is totally free and works great. These
> "macamp" people seem sleazy.
>
> N2MP3 Pro
>
> Demo. Doesn't say on the main page how long the demo is good for, and it's
> for OSX, which means it should be in the other category. Full price? 60
> bucks U.S.! Downloaded it anyway.
> Says it will "encode a complete audio cd," "encode tracks off an audio cd,"
> "encode a file from your disk," and "encode live from an audio source."
> When I click on the "encode live," it says that option is disabled, and to
> go buy the full version. All three of the other options I tried, but it
> won't recognize the dv8 file on my desktop.
>
> Ogg Drop for Mac
>
> Freeware. Downloaded, installed...shuts down when opened.
>
> Ogg Quicktime Components
>
> Downloaded, unstuffed...said put the icon in the "extensions" folder.
> Usually a piece of cake for a mac user. Drag, drop, restart. But this?
> After restart...nothing. Tried to open the m3u as an "url" and a "movie,"
> and it won't recognize the file on my desktop. Website also says: "The Ogg
> Vorbis component now works with QuickTime 6.0.2." Well, all I know is that
> I downloaded the new free Quicktime 6 from Apple, unstuffed the Ogg
> Quicktime extension, put it in extensions, restarted and it doesn't work.
>
> Unsanity Echo
>
> Website says: "This product has been discontinued!"
>
>
> -Darren
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