Realplayer - Building up your media library

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To build up your media library Realplayer to scan your hard drive, in order to index the audio/video/picture files and if you have missed this step during the installation process, here's how to proceed
  • Open Real Player
  • In the Left column,click on the "Scan Disk for Media"
  • This will open a small wizard: The first step is to choose the location for the scan (you can select the All drives option, if your audio/video files are scattered throughout your computer)
  • Click on the Next button
  • On the next window, choose the file types, whether you want to import only the video or audio files, it's up to you.
    • Keep the "Do not import files less that 10 seconds" checked (as most of them are system sounds or ringtones)
  • Realplayer will start the scan process:
  • Once done click on the "Finish button"
Published by jak58. Latest update on March 10, 2011 at 03:42 PM by jak58.
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