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You can listen to KERA FM live, around the clock, from anywhere in the world. Support for this live stream comes from our listeners, so please donate to keep this service available for years to come. Choose an audio stream that best suits your needs:

KERA Audio Player »  (opens in new window)
MP3 Stream »  Windows Media Player, iTunes, QuickTime, WinAmp, RealAudio
AAC+ Stream »  iTunes 9+, WinAmp, VLC

Download Free Audio Players

For Windows
iTunes (supports AAC+)
Winamp (supports AAC+)
Windows Media Player
Quicktime
RealPlayer

For Mac
iTunes (supports AAC+)
Quicktime
RealPlayer
 
For iPhone/iPad
KERA Mobile App (FREE)
For Android
KERA Mobile App (FREE)
 
For Linux
Gecko (supports AAC+)
VLC (supports AAC+)
RhythmBox

Audio Help

What kind of hardware and software do I need to watch and listen online?

Hardware: You need a computer with a sound card and either speakers or headphones. Most computers sold within the last five years or advertised as "multimedia" have these.

Software: You’ll need Adobe Flash Player for some audio content including the embedded player above. You can also listen to our online stream and podcasts via one of the free downloadable players linked above.

Why does the stream occasionally stop or stutter while I’m listening?

Any momentary interruptions in your stream may be due to Internet congestion, which can be more frequent at certain times of the day. Current streaming technology makes best efforts not to lose audio information and holds or ‘buffers’ it until the line is clear to receive further information. This is why there is sometimes a stuttering or delaying effect when receiving a stream.

I am unable to listen to KERA on my computer. What do I do?

Please check to make sure your Internet connection is working properly, and that you are able to listen to audio on other Web sites. If you are still unable to listen to KERA online, please contact KERA/KXT Audience and Member Services via this form or at 214-740-9272.

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