To listen to the radio streaming from Constant you will need
a MP3 audio player (1).
If you already have one you can go to step2. Otherwise, download
one from the list below(1). Most of them are free and the installation
procedure is generally straightforward.
- Step 2
Connecting to the stream:
There are several methods to connect to the stream.
Depending on the automatic procedure of installation of your MP3
software, it might open directly the stream and you can already
sit back and enjoy the sound of the Constant Radio. But software as life
can be full of surprises and not necessarily good ones. So it
Before yelling at your computer, try this link. http://constant.all2all.org/~sound/playlist.pls
If this link is better suited to your equipment, you should see
your player open itself and then enjoy the sound stream.
If this doesn't work, you are forced to consider following the
----The purist way----
In a way or another, listening to a stream is to open a url into
It is just as simple as that.
Clicking on the links as proposed above, just lets you download
a file containing a url. This file is then read by your player
for the pleasure of your ears.
There are several reasons to do it otherwise. You don't like the
player that opens this file by default, or your player is already
open and a cut and paste operation is the easiest way to start
If you have a graphical player (an interface with buttons and
menus), in the menu open, select « open url » and
paste the following url:
If you have a text interface, type the name of the programme and
example for mpg123:
- Step 3
Consulting the archives:
If you liked some of the interviews/sounds /conferences and want
to know more about it, please read the playlist(playlist.php)
and consult the sound archive where you can download
the sounds in ogg format. Before downloading, check first if your
player supports ogg format(players(1)).
XMMS, MPG123, MPG321(Linux, Unix ...) , Winamp , FreeAmp ,Windows
Media Player(M$Windows), Macamp, Itunes(MacOS).
All platforms: RealPlayer.