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RealSystem 8.0x and earlier Production & Authoring Guides

The following manuals are for RealSystem 8.0x or earlier. To download or view manuals for Helix production version 9, click here. To get all RealSystem iQ version 8 content documents in a single package, download the RealSystem Authoring Kit.

 

RealSystem 8.0x Documentation

RealSystem iQ Production Guide with RealOne Player

RealSystem Version 8 Production Guide

Controlling the Embedded RealPlayer

RealSystem Producer Plus 8.0x User's Guide

RealSystem Producer 8.0x User's Guide

RealProducer ActiveX Control 8.0 Devoloper's Guide

Working with RealProducer 8.5 Codecs

Working with RealProducer 8 Codecs

RealPresenter

RealSystem Syntax Style Guide

RealPix

RealText

 

RealSystem 7.0x Documentation

RealSystem G2, 6.1, and 7.0x Production Guide

RealProducer Plus 7.0x User's Guide

RealProducer 7.0x User's Guide

Working with RealProducer 7 Codecs

RealProducer ActiveX Control 7.0 Devoloper's Guide

RealSlideshow Plus 2.0 User's Guide

Embedded RealPlayer Extended Functionality Guide

 

RealSystem G2 Documentation

RealProducer Plus G2 6.1 User's Guide

RealProducer G2 6.1 User's Guide

RealProducer Pro G2 User's Guide

RealProducer Plus G2 User's Guide

RealProducer G2 User's Guide

RealPresenter G2 User's Guide

 

RealSystem 5.0x and Earlier Documentation

 


RealSystem 8.0x Documentation


RealSystem iQ Production Guide with RealOne Player

This guide explains how to create content for RealOne Player, covering SMIL 2.0, RealAudio, RealVideo, RealText, RealPix, Flash, bandwidth, presentation URLs, and much more. Most recent update: April 6, 2002.

Web | Zipped HTML | Windows HTML Help | PDF
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RealSystem Version 8 Production Guide

This guide explains the basics of creating content for RealSystem version 8, covering RealAudio, RealVideo, authoring for RealPlayer 8, Flash, SMIL, bandwidth, presentation URLs, and much more. Most recent update: December 12, 2000.

Web | Zipped HTML | PDF | Update Notes PDF
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Controlling the Embedded RealPlayer with the Netscape Plug-in or ActiveX Control

You can play back a RealSystem presentation directly in a Web page without starting RealPlayer as a separate application. This document explains how to use HTML tags to employ the Netscape plug-in and RealPlayer Active X control, which activate RealPlayer in a Web page. Most recent update: September 23, 2001.

Web | Zipped HTML | PDF
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RealSystem Producer Plus 8.5 User's Guide

This guide describes how to use RealSystem Producer Plus version 8.5 to create RealAudio and RealVideo clips. The HTML version of this guide is included with the product download. Most recent update: November 10, 2000.

Windows version: Web | PDF
Linux and Solaris version: Web | PDF
Macintosh version: Web | PDF

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RealSystem Producer Plus 8 User's Guide

This guide describes how to use RealSystem Producer Plus version 8 to create RealAudio and RealVideo clips. The HTML version of this guide is included with the product download. Most recent update: June 28, 2000.

 

Windows version: Web | PDF
Linux version: Web | PDF
Macintosh version: Web | PDF

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RealSystem Producer 8 User's Guide

This guide describes how to use RealSystem Producer version 8 to create RealAudio and RealVideo clips. The HTML version of this guide is included with the product download. Most recent update: June 28, 2000.

Windows version: Web
Linux and Solaris version: Web
Macintosh version: Web

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RealProducer ActiveX Control Developer's Guide, for RealSystem Producer 8.x

This guide describes how to use the RealSystem Producer ActiveX control for RealSystem Producer version 8.x to automate the functionality provided by this application. It also includes details on how to control RealProducer from programming languages such as VB, VBA, VBScript, and Visual C++. Most recent update: September 26, 2000.

Web


Working with RealSystem Producer 8.5 Codecs

RealProducer version 8.5 contains an array of new audio codecs, all of which are optimized for stereo music. The codecs for RealAudio version 8 now make it possible for you to stream high-quality stereo music at a wide range of bit rates. This technical blueprint covers when to use the new RealAudio 8 codecs, when to change the codec default settings, how to modify streaming bit rates, how variable bit rate clips work, and when to use RealVideo filters. Most recent update: December 12, 2000.

Web | PDF
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Working with RealSystem Producer 8 Codecs

This technical blueprint provides detailed information about the RealAudio and RealVideo codecs used in RealSystem Producer version 8. Topics include the following: when to change the codec default settings, how to modify streaming bit rates, how variable bit rate clips work, and when to use RealVideo filters. Most recent update: June 28, 2000.

Web | PDF
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RealPresenter 8 User's Guide

This guide describes how to use RealPresenter version 8 to transform your PowerPoint presentations into streaming presentations for the Web. Most recent update: July 27, 2000.

Web


RealSystem Syntax Style Guide

This technical blueprint explains the rules for writing RealSystem markup syntax. Following the rules presented in this document will help you avoid errors when producing content with the RealSystem markup languages—SMIL, RealText, and RealPix. Most recent update: December 10, 1998.

Web | Zipped HTML | PDF
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RealText Authoring Guide

This guide explains how to create and stream RealText files. Most recent update: December 15, 2000.

Web | Zipped HTML | PDF
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RealPix Authoring Guide

This guide explains how to create a RealPix presentation to stream still images in either JPEG or GIF format. Most recent update: December 15, 2000.

Web | Zipped HTML | PDF
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RealSystem 7.0x Documentation


RealSystem G2, 6.1, and 7.0x Production Guide

This guide explains the basics of creating content for RealSystem G2, 6.1, and 7.0x, covering RealAudio, RealVideo, Authoring for RealPlayer 7.0, Flash with RealSystem G2, SMIL, bandwidth, presentation URLs, and much more. Last update: March 22, 2000.

Web | Zipped HTML | PDF | Update Notes PDF
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RealProducer Plus 7.0x User's Guide

This manual describes how to use RealProducer Plus 7.0x to create RealAudio and RealVideo clips. The HTML version of this manual is included with the product download. Last update: May 22, 2000.

Windows version: Web
Macintosh version: Web


RealProducer 7.0x User's Guide

This manual describes how to use RealProducer 7.0x to create RealAudio and RealVideo clips. The HTML version of this manual is included with the product download. Last update: May 22, 2000.

Windows version: Web
Macintosh version: Web


Working with RealProducer 7 Codecs

This technical blueprint provides detailed information about the RealAudio and RealVideo codecs used in version 7 of RealProducer. Topics include when to change the codec default settings, how to modify streaming bit rates, how variable bit rate clips work, and when to use RealVideo filters. Last update: April 20, 2000.

Web


RealProducer ActiveX Control 7.0 Developer's Guide

This manual describes how to use the RealProducer ActiveX Control 7.0 to automate the functionality provided by the RealProducer application. Details are also included on how to Control RealProducer from programming environments such as VB, VBA, VBScript, Visual C++. Last Update: March 30, 2000.

Web


RealSlideshow Plus 2.0 User's Guide

This guide explains how to use RealSlideshow Plus 2.0 to easily create a presentation that combines audio and pictures for a compelling Web-based slide show. Last Update: January 21, 2000.

Web | PDF
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Embedded RealPlayer Extended Functionality Guide

This supplement to RealSystem G2 Production Guide explains how to use JavaScript or VBScript to extend the functionality of RealPlayer G2. Last update: December 21, 1998.

Web | Zipped HTML | PDF
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RealSystem G2 Documentation


RealProducer Plus G2 6.1 User's Guide

This manual describes how to use RealProducer Plus G2 6.1 to create RealAudio and RealVideo clips. The HTML version of this manual is included with the product download. Last update: June 30, 1999.

Web


RealProducer G2 6.1 User's Guide

This manual describes how to use the free RealProducer G2 6.1 to create RealAudio and RealVideo clips. The HTML version of this manual is included with the product download. Last update: June 30, 1999.

Web


RealProducer Pro G2 User's Guide

This manual describes how to use RealProducer Pro G2 to create RealAudio and RealVideo clips. The HTML version of this manual is included with RealProducer Pro G2. Last update: December 19, 1998.

Web | PDF
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RealProducer Plus G2 User's Guide

This manual describes how to use RealProducer Plus G2 (formerly RealPublisher G2) to create RealAudio and RealVideo clips. The HTML version of this manual is included with RealProducer Plus G2. Last update: March 31, 1999.

Windows version: Web PDF
Macintosh version: Web PDF
UNIX version: Web PDF

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RealProducer G2 User's Guide

This manual describes how to use the free RealProducer G2 (formerly RealEncoder G2) to create RealAudio and RealVideo clips. The HTML version of this manual is included with RealProducer G2. Last update: March 31, 1999.

Windows version: Web PDF
Macintosh version: Web
UNIX version: Web

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RealPresenter G2 User's Guide

This manual describes how to use RealPresenter G2 to transform your PowerPoint presentations into streaming presentations for the web. Last update: March 28, 2000.

Web