Podcast sample rate

michael norman michaeltnorman at gmail.com
Wed Jul 26 05:48:05 PDT 2017

On 26/07/17 13:12, Jim web wrote:
> In article <D1322C4CE8214ACF8439A339628A275F at RJCDESK>, RS
> <richard22j at zoho.com> wrote:
>> There is no mention of bit rate.  If I go to that page in Firefox it
>> does indeed play the programme I select, but it does not offer me a
>> choice of bit rates, but automatically plays at 320kbit/s.  I have not
>> tried doing it abroad.
> IIRC the standard iplayer radio interface is 'adaptive' and tries to send
> the highest rate the connection, method, and software shows it can deliver
> to the client. So you should get 320k *unless* that seems not to work, or
> something can't cope, when it may drop to trying a lower rate.
> WRT TV I think the Proms files I've fetched are all 320k audio now. But
> I've not checked in detail what I've got thus far. My personal regret here
> is that I'd prefer the 25fps video with 320k audio, but have to go for
> 50fps to get it.
> FWIW I've not fetched any 320k radio files of Proms yet this year. Too
> busy with the flac! :-)
> Jim

Proms ain't really my thing but I just downloaded the radio Barenboim 
Elgar one at 320k.  Plays very nicely here via VLC.

But you probably knew that.

Lovely music.


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