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MP3 Music and the Apple //gs

// HUH??? is this actually possible to play downloaded MP3 music files from an
Apple IIgs?  YES, it is possible, using my file conversion method and the IIgs
application program: OverSampler.

Well, you do need either a Mac or a PC to do the MP3 file conversions. So, if
you have either to use - put them to work for your Apple IIgs needs!

Here's the first port of an MP3 music file I made for use with the IIgs and
OverSampler which you can download from the following ftp site URL.

Question: Does anybody know of a program on the Mac platform that will allow you
too edit MP3 files before doing such a conversion for playing on the Apple IIgs?

Answer: You might check Do a search (at the bottom of
the page) for "MP3". Also, I guess it depends on what kind of editing you want
to do.  You can use a program such as SoundApp to convert an mp3 into another
format such as AIFF or SDII and then edit it in just about any audio editor.
Then you can do something like a Bias Peak, etc. to all sorts of things to your

Find out all about how it's done and how you can play any MP3 music file you can
download on your Apple IIgs (and in Stereo too) with even limited RAM using the
MP3 file conversion method that I'm writing an article about to present in the
Nov99 Issue of GS WorldView.

Until then *** Cheers, All Apple //'s Forever & Happy Halloween,

Charles T. 'Dr. Tom' Turley
Contributing Editor - GS WorldView

PS: Below is an email - I receive on a regular basis to inform me of all the
latest stuff on the Net concerning MP3 music. I wanted to share it with all of
the GS WorldView readers. So, here's some great links for you if you want to
download MP3 files to have them ready and waiting for your listening needs with
your IIgs - after you read my article in the next issue of GS WorldView.




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IN THIS HAUNTING ISSUE: * Song Picks From the Lab: Hot New MP3s * Terror Techno
- Goblin Gabber - Haunted House * Artist Connection: The Gory Details on Your
Favorite Bands * New Hardware to Die For: Lose the Wires with MP3 ANYWHERE * Scares Up an Exclusive TLC Webcast * Exclusive photos from
and Music and Tech Tours * New i-drive Feature: Your Virtual Crypt * Mad
Scientists Unleash New Hi-fi Radio * Don't Feed the WareWolf: He Bytes!
* Chill to the Spooky NPR Radio Tales Series * Regional Calendars: We're Down
With Your Local Haunts * Search Engine Possessed by the Devil!

Search the web for MP3s on LISTEN.COM, the music download directory. From
big-name artists to up-and-coming bands, on hundreds of sites, gets
you to the downloads.


// Song Picks From the Lab: Hot New MP3s

Our lab keeper has been tracking your download behavior and recommends the
following tunes to electrify your neck bolts:

Atol by Jeremy Neongod (Trance)

Lullaby by Alexandra Scott (Alternative General)

My Fathers Son. by James L. Grant (Soft Rock)

Looking for more songs to reanimate you? Check into MyMP3 and click the
recommendations tab:

// Terror Techno - Goblin Gabber - Haunted House By Mateo Segadean

Here's a bloodthirsty gaggle of musicians just dying for you to hear their
monster music! Hear something scary? It just may be "Voices Inside Your Head" by
Tom Aragon, a creepy ambient number that'll have you shaking spiders out of your

If ambient doesn't make your mummy moan, check out Gigas' "The Eight Devils of
Kimon," a splendidly sinister techno tune.

Ah, but I sense you're looking for something...terrifying. Dare to hear
something that simply should not ever be downloaded when all alone in a dark
house at night? Many have heard Encomiast's "Without Fear of Wind or Vertigo,"
however, few have survived. Bwa hah hah!

// New Hardware to Die For: Lose the Wires with MP3 ANYWHERE

Lose the wires and feel the surge as you broadcast custom MP3 tracks from your
PC to your home entertainment system with the most innovative technology
available today. Just a simple flick of a button on the included sleek remote
enables you to enjoy MP3 ANYWHERE.

Take it to the next level this Halloween. Explore. Indulge. Experiment. Get
creative with body jewelry, tattoos, paints, sparkle, shine & glitter - as fun
to apply as they are to show off. Beauty is how you see it. is now


// Scares Up an Exclusive TLC Webcast

TLC recently played their first live show in more than five years at the
world-famous Budokan Theatre in Tokyo. If you missed it, not to
and are bringing it to the web from Oct. 27 through Dec. 5. This
exclusive webcast will have you bewitched by such hits as "Waterfalls," "No
Scrubs" and "Unpretty." Fall under the crazysexycool ladies' spell at

// Exclusive photos from and Music and Tech Tours

We've teamed up with to bring you the best seat in the house and go
back stage to meet your favorite MP3 artists. Be sure to install the Free screensaver now to stay current on all the new pictures added daily.
Plug in and be part of the action at:

// New i-drive Feature: Your Virtual Crypt

In case you haven't noticed, there's now a Save to i-drive link below every
downloadable MP3 file at i-drive lets you collect, store and manage
MP3s with just one click. Try it already! Or we'll release the gargoyles...

// Mad Scientists Unleash New Hi-fi Radio

Now you can visit your favorite genres or artist radio channels on our site, and
hear a continuous stream of songs in full Hi-fi glory. Crisp, clean and
commercial-free! Look for the radio icon at the top of any genre or artist page.

// Don't Feed the WareWolf: He Bytes!

Do you have MP3 hardware/software questions eating at you like a bag full of
rats tied over the head of a 3-day old corpse? Still can't figure out how to
change skins on your Winamp player or get your Rio working? From newbies to
nerds, the WareWolf is here to handle all your inquiries. Go ahead, ask the

// Chill to the Spooky NPR Radio Tales Series

"Frankenstein," "The Mummy" and "Dracula's Guest" are as creepy today as they
were in the 19th century. Sample these and other goosepimply NPR audio dramas

Which ISN'T the name of a band? Blackstreet, LA Guns, the Posse NFX, Fantastic
Primitive Cricket Stool or Wet Wet Wet? Find out who the imposter is at, plus get great deals on CDs from the real bands and tons more! One
auction site knows how to call that tune:

// Regional Calendars: We're Down With Your Local Haunts

Our new regional calendars let you find out which artists are playing
live in your town--from Frankfurt, Germany to Albuquerque, New Mexico. So many
gigs, so little time.

// Search Engine Possessed by the Devil!

The haunted search engine sends a message from the netherworld (ranked
by number of songs available per monster): Devil: 50 Witch: 30 (Blair Witch: 4)
Vampire: 25 Frankenstein: 8 Mummy: 3

Look for more Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) on by summoning the
search engine spirits:

// Frightened by ASCII text? Try the HTML Newsletter!

Check out your personal newsletter with a nicer layout, graphics and more. Just
log into MyMP3 and select the My News tab at:

// Webmasters: MP3 is the No. 1 searched-for word on the Net

Ride the MP3 wave and enrich your web site with daily updated content from Give your visitors a new way to interact and explore music. Give
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Farewell for now, Where the world comes for music

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