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German Live: Real-time Audio and Video

Below you will find a list of links with interesting current audio and video material in German. In order to view it on your personal computer you will need plug-ins such as the Microsoft NetShow Player, VDOLive Player or RealPlayer all of which can be downloaded for free on the internet. There is hardly any waiting for the information to be transmitted. You can experience real-time sound and video of live or pre-recorded material. This is as close to the German speaking world as you can get if you do not live there yourself.

  • ARD-Mittagsmagazin Video clips from the Bayerischer Rundfunk in Munich/Bavaria. Current German and world news coverage. Video on demand (video archive) of past programs is also available: Bayerischer Rundfunk
  • Deutsche Welle Deutsche Welle audio on demand covering the news, politics, culture, sports, music and more
  • German Radio Stations Online Live List of radio stations in Austria (16), Gemany (85), Liechtenstein (1) and Switzerland (20) broadcasting their programs via the internet.
  • Südwestfunk 3 German radio on the internet. If you would like to listen to some rock and pop music or talk radio, the Südwestfunk 3 from Southern Germany is a good place to be.
  • Tagesschau (ARD Hamburg) The online version of the renowned nightly German television program Tagesschau with current German and world news coverage
  • Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF) Current German and world news, politics, economics, culture, general knowledge, sports, weather and more. Audio and video. Great!