Chapter 36. How Music and Audio Work on the Internet

How Music and Audio Work on the Internet

Sounds, voices, and music are an everyday part of the Internet. Through the Internet, you can listen to radio stations, interviews, music, sound clips, and much more.

You can listen to all this music and sound by downloading audio files—files that have been digitized so that a computer can play them. You’ll find many music files and sound clips in a variety of sound formats online. Each of these formats has a different extension associated with it, such as .wav, .mp3, or .au. To play these files, you first have to download them and also download audio-player software to play them on ...

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