Real Alternative allows you to play RealMedia files (.ra .ram) without having to install the full version of RealPlayer.
The latest version of Real Alternative contains:
Media Player Classic: A freeware media player that supports both Real Alternative and QuickTime Alternative.
RealMedia plugin for Internet Explorer.
RealMedia plugin for Opera/Mozilla/Netscape.
RealMedia DirectShow splitter.
All RealMedia formats (.ra .rm .rmvb .ram .rpm .rv .rp .rt .rnx .smi .smil) are supported, including streaming content and RealMedia content, which is embedded in Web pages.