Monday, November 28, 2011

2013 Help: V3.2 Music and video, hear and see

V3.2 Music video, BOP.  Hear and see 
Preferences, Sound and Media Tab
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You have six channels you can set independently.  The screen shot above shows my settings. Here is how 
V3.2 Preferences button (gears) - Sounds and Media Tab
You can also set the sound channels without opening Preferences.  Hover your cursor over the speaker symbol (upper right).  Use the window that appears

Suggested settings
  • Mute ambient if the wind noise bothers you.
  • Turn down or mute sound effects if they bother you.
  • Check allow media to play automatically
  • If you don't like the streaming music, lower that volume in that channel.
Hear, control Music
Overall volume adjustment:  Hover the cursor over the loudspeaker symbol (upper right of screen}. Move the slider.  That adjustment changes overall volume, including voice, media, and inworld sounds. 
Adjust any channelUse slider bar. 

How to play streaming music in Second Life - Second Life Wiki
If the music stream does not play,
Cick the pause button (2 vertical bars).  Wait a minute. Click pause again.  If that does not work, relog. 
Video -- old system
Some video will use the old media system.  For that, you must have a current version of Quicktime installed on your machine.  If you see a blank screen or a still picture, you may need to get a current copy of Quicktime.    It is free from Apple.  Google on Quicktime.  Look for the Apple website, probably at the top of the first page.  Follow the instructions to download and install it. 
Video -- Browser on Prim (BOP) --  Viewer 3.2 
You can watch a video on any prim that is set up to show webpages.  .  If you have "Allow Media to auto-play" checked on the Sound and Media window, you will see a prim that is a live webpage.  You may need to click on a play tab to start the video,  If you have not checked 
"Allow Media to auto-play," you will not see the live web page unless you click on the prim.  You may see a sign indicating that it will show something when you click it.

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