Real Slideshow presentation combines music with images.
would normally take too long to download or would require people
to click through many pages in a sort of photo album, is instead
streamed to your viewers through streaming technology.
Father John Procter
of St. Edward
Catholic Church, Dana Point, California, used this method
to put music on his website, because his parish choir had made
a few CDs. Here are his tips for getting started:
Tools you will
need to create a multi-media slide show:
software (such as Audiograbber)
to save the music as a .wav file
Slideshow (the free basic version is buried deep in
the site, so we found it for you. Scroll all the way down, past
the "Real" attempt to get you to buy the full version,
to the download button for "RealSlideshow Basic")
server that will serve Real files
program to optimize all images and make them the same size
(.jpg or .gif) to insert within your slideshow
file in .wav or .mp3 format to include in your slideshow
need your own church choir music on CD. Hopefully, you'll
have someone in your choir that can do this. In your computer,
record the selected track in .wav format.
images, making them all the same size, optimized for fastest
downloading, The Real Slideshow software provides optimization
of graphic files within the program as well.
Slideshow, insert your audio file and graphic images in the
order you want them to appear. You'll be able to time the length
of duration of images to match the music.
save and upload your RealAudio Slideshow files to your web
Create a link
to it in your website and wah-lah...!
If you have
problems, see this page in the
RealNetworks Knowledge Base.
Sounds into Streaming Audio Files
to Create & Stream RealAudio Files
the RealAudio Console
more training on this, visit Web
Developer's Virtual Library