Our programmes are generally encoded as mono 32Kbps files. They stream as Windows Media but can also be downloaded as mp3 files.
If you have a broadband connection you should be able to play and download these files without a problem.
If you have a dial-up connection you may find the streaming content stops and starts because of the slower connection speed. If this happens you should trying downloading the mp3 file.
|Click on this type of button to hear the programme play instantly as a Windows Media file.|
|Click on this type of button to save the programme to your computer as an mp3 file. To give you some idea of file size, a 30-minute programme = 6 Mb.|
|Left click-and-drag this type of button into your Podcasting software. This will allow your computer to automatically download the latest episodes of your favourite programme.|
To play streaming content on a Mac computer we suggest that you use the VLC Media Player. VLC is a free piece of playback software which can be downloaded here.