Re: MP3 download confusion

  • From: "Blake Sinnett" <frequency660@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 11:00:21 -0500

There is, however, a way around this, if you feel like opening up the playlist.

From: "Ray Foret Jr." <rforetjr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Reply-To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: MP3 download confusion
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 10:01:36 -0500

you can't change it. it depends on whether the site owner gives you access to the .mp3 file itself; which, I gather from your description, it does not. Here's what I think is happening. The Winamp play list file is being used to call up the actual .mp3 file. In other words, the Winamp play list file, (which is going to be either a .m3u or a .pls play list file) was written in such a way that when ever it's called up by the visitor to the sight, it uses information written in it about exactly where the actual .mp3 file is on the server and calls it up. But, all you have access to, in such a case as this, is the play list file and not the actual file itself. Therefore, it's not a problem with your computer or Jaws; rather, it's determined by how ever the site owner wants you to have access. In some cases you may have access to the mp3 file directly; but, in other cases, not. HTH.

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----- Original Message -----
From: Ralph Supernaw
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2007 9:22 AM
Subject: MP3 download confusion


I want to download an MP3 file. When I select "save target as" the file I am told I will download is a winamp playlist and not the MP3 file. When I go ahead and let winamp play the file I am told it is an MP3 file.

How do I change this to download the MP3 file and not a winamp laylist file?


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