Thank you for bringing the thread back to original question, Joe.

We appreciate the suggestion.


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On Jan 30, 2009, at 7:14 AM, [log in to unmask] wrote:

> I like Total Recorder (Win only) for converting/downloading Real  
> from the internet. Also use it for converting from stored files.  
> But it works unreliably on Vista.
> joe salerno
> Jim Sam wrote:
>> All,
>> Does any one have a favorite program for converting real audio, or  
>> any real media, to a non-proprietary format, such as wav?
>> I'm asking in the spirit of being able to adequately preserve  
>> future acquisitions of archives.
>> Thanks,
>> Jim