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VLC can decode this container.
The module name to use at the command line is real, but you can also use rm.

RealMedia is a type of file designed by RealNetworks, and can be played with the proprietary RealPlayer. RealPlayer is avaliable for Windows, Mac OS, Mac OS X and Linux. Additionally, Helix Player may be able to play some files, but it lacks the proprietary codecs in some realmedia files.

RealMedia files are normally streamed over RTSP connections.

Accepted codecs


Currently, VLC media player should be able to play most audio and video of .rm, .rmvb files.

Sipr might not be supported.

See Also

  • RealAlternative: Installs, and allows RealMedia files to be played in Media Player Classic

Source code