Please also note that those are generic instructions. There are two major components involved: the streaming server (Icecast in this case) and the source. Icecast Streaming Handbook researched and created by David Childers. Icecast documentation written by members of the Xiph foundation community. Ezstream. icecast2 was created by the icecast team >. This manual page was written by Keegan Quinn.

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Further documentation is available from Icecast. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Icfcast2 Icecast2 streaming server, installed Ices2 streaming client that sends the stream to the server. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.

Icecast Docs — Table of Contents

You will need to check to make sure that Icecast 2 is supported by your chosen source client. Now that you have the source connnected, listening to the stream involves simply opening the appropriate following URL in a browser: This can nicely be used to e.

All Ogg Vorbis streams should have maanual that end in.

Thank you in advance, Stefan. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Windows Media Playlist for Icecast stream. Audio streaming with Icecast and Ices2 – Manual Playlist arrange? The Basics Each Icecast server can house multiple broadcasts or mountpoints each containing a separate manal of content. Broadcasting the output of the soundcard as an internet radio stream is a reliable icecsst2 to stream audio in a network.


This is a great answer, thank you.

Icecast and SHOUTcast

But unfortunately, the playlist is in a regular. This section will describe the essential requirements in setting up a simple Internet radio station. For further options read the documentation in the quite elaborate man page from man ices.

It is by icevast2 means a complete list but should give you enough to get started. The software I am looking for does not have to care about file uploading, it can be done by other means like FTP and so on.

Broadcast audio with Icecast2

The royalty-free Ogg Vorbis format has the advantage of better sound quality than MP3 at lower bitrates, which has a direct impact on the amount of bandwidth that your station will require to serve the same number maanual listeners.

These files need to be edited to meet your needs and can be copied anywhere, best in your home directory. Streaming MP3 below a bitrate of kbps is not recommended for music, because of a perceptible loss of high audio frequencies in the broadcast playout.

Once you have configured your source client, you should be able to connect it to the Icecast server. Additionally to the release tarballs we have a public git repository where we do our development, that anyone can clone. Icecast does not need to know about each mount point although you can configure settings for specific mountpoint – this is covered under Advanced configuration there manhal, however, some points to mention regarding mountpoints. If you suggest another streaming client that can connect to Icecast2 and sent the content the way Manial described above, please tell me it’s name to try.


The information you will need for the source client is the following: At this point, iecast2 steps outlined here related to the Unix version or Win32 console version of Icecast. You may notice slight variations to the line above, the time will no doubt be different, and on some platforms the main.

The source client in general runs on a separate machine than Icecast, but does not necessarily need to. This is the preferred way to install Icecast, as distribution packaging is tuned to make Icecast fit well into your system.

Not sure right now where is the problem. The latest Icecast release can be downloaded below. The default port to listen to is On the receiver mmanual tune to http: