SHOUTcast Broadcaster

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Here you can find copies of the SHOUTcast tools documentation and other information relating to using the SHOUTcast v2 system from the tools to details about the the SHOUTcast Radio Directory API. Most of the documentation is also provided in the installers / distribution files of the different SHOUTcast v2 system tools though the versions provided here should typically contain the most up-to-date version of the documentation relating to the currently provided version of the tools.

SHOUTcast Overview

This provides a look at how the SHOUTcast v2 system is designed to work along with some examples on different configurations of the SHOUTcast tools for getting a valid SHOUTcast system SHOUTcast System Overview

Getting Started

This is a step by step guide for how to get going with creating a SHOUTcast v2 system based around the provided example configuration files included with the current versions of the SHOUTcast tools and the Core documentation also provided Getting Started Guide

Important: You need to be happy with the use of command-line tools before attempting to install or run a
SHOUTcast system as all versions of the v2 Server and Transcoder are designed to work as command-line tools.

Current versions of the SHOUTcast tools can be obtained from:

Broadcast Tool Downloads
Support Forum Current Downloads Summary (*)
The forum link is a summary page and contains links to the latest versions of the tools such as when a new
release has just happened or is being tested before it is provided via the Broadcast Tool Downloads page.

Core Documentation

Here you can find the core documentation relating to all of the provided SHOUTcast v2 system tools which is the Server, Transcoder and Source DSP plug-in for Winamp. These contain details on the configuration options provided by these tools along with useful information on how the configuration of one tool relates to the other tools along with an specifics which may be experienced whilst using them.

SHOUTcast DNAS Server 2 (sc_serv)
SHOUTcast DNAS Transcoder 2 (sc_trans)
SHOUTcast Source DSP Plug-in (dsp_sc)

Supporting Documentation

Here you can find copies of additional documentation which is referenced by the core documentation such as the specific information which can go into the calendar.xml for usage with the Transcoder.

SHOUTcast Authhash Management
SHOUTcast DNAS Server 2 XML Reponses
SHOUTcast Source DSP Plug-in Configuration Examples
SHOUTcast Transcoder AJAX api Specification
SHOUTcast Calendar Event XML File Specification
SHOUTcast YP Nak Error Information