There are three versions of RealProducer.
The free encoder. A basic encoder that allows you to create
RealProducer Plus G2
All the features of RealProducer, plus can produce backwardly compatible
media files, and allows you to customize media files. The cost of
this version is $149.00.
RealProducer Pro G2
For professionals or people who spend much of their time creating
and editing RealMedia files. Allows batch conversion of media files
and the addition of captions to media files. The cost of this version
RealProducer from the Desktop shortcut, or from the Start menu.
initially uses a Wizard to help in the process. In the New Session
box select Record from File. Note that you can also record from Media
Device (such as a camera or VCR) or record from a Live Broadcast.
the Browse button, select the media file to encode.
in the Title, Author and Copyright information.
the type of server from which students will receive the media. The
default is SureStream forRealMedia G2 server. This option is newer
technology that creates files that can be streamed at multiple bandwidths.
If you know your College plans to install a Realserver, select this
the target bandwidths that your audience will be using. It is a good
idea to be conservative and assume students will have 28.8 and 56
kbps modems at best.
the type of audio file you are encoding. If your file contains video,
an option that says "Normal Motion Video" appears on this
the output file and select a saving location.
Select Finish when
ready to encode the file. After encoding, the non-Wizard window opens
to show the options you chose and to allow you to re-encode with
files with video, the final screen after encoding looks similar to