Extracting sound from e-mail

  Quiet Life 16:38 20 Dec 09

I have received an e.mail with a song incorporated.
How can I extract the song or find it if it goes into a temporary folder?

  Technotiger 16:52 20 Dec 09

Does it not show as a Attachment? 'cos if it does, you should be able to right-click and save as ...

  Quiet Life 17:12 20 Dec 09

No it is incorporated and not an attachment.

  Technotiger 17:17 20 Dec 09

So which program actually plays the music, assuming you can hear the music - if it is WMP, you might be able to rip it.

  Quiet Life 17:46 20 Dec 09

The music just plays when the e-mail is highlighted . I use OE and no music player is shown as running in Task Manager.

  Technotiger 17:54 20 Dec 09

Hmm, have you tried Googling for the song/music - it might be down-loadable.

  BRYNIT 17:58 20 Dec 09

Usually it is either an attachment or a link to a web page.

You could use Audacity to record the song as it is being played click here

You could also use Nero wave editor if you have it installed.

  Sea Urchin 18:03 20 Dec 09

No, it's neither - it is a background to the email just like a picture or colour.

This link might work for you Quiet Life

click here

  Sea Urchin 18:18 20 Dec 09

I should perhaps expand on what I said. It is of course an attachment - but not in the usual sense inasmuch as it's a hidden attachment.

  Quiet Life 18:24 20 Dec 09

Sea Urchin Many thanks. That link solved it. The answer was to show all e-mails in Plain Text and then the sound shows as an attachment.

  Technotiger 18:27 20 Dec 09

Grreat, thanks for your feed back.

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