RadioDJ related downloads and tutorials.

RadioDJ Free Radio DJ Automation Software.

What is RadioDJ?

RadioDJ is a free radio studio automation program for use by any DJ or radio station.

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You can even run multiple Shoutcast/Icecast radio stations if you want using third party virtual audio cables (VACS).

It can also be used as a home entertainment system for music. (Which is what we currently use it for)

Is RadioDJ really free?

Yes! It’s 100% Free with no nasty hidden fees or catches despite what certain software/hosting companies try claim in their blog posts. No keys, activation or patches needed to work the full program.

Will RadioDJ work on Windows 10?

Yes RadioDJ works rather well on Windows 10 with very few issues. Unlike other radio automation programs that have “compatibility” issues.

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Help! I can’t install RadioDJ

Installing RadioDJ the easy way…

We know it can be daunting and scary installing new software for the first time, Especially if you aren’t used to using software that requires a database, but don’t panic it’s not as difficult as you might think.

If you follow these easy steps and have a bit of patience then you should have the program up and running in no time.

1) Starting off with a FRESH clean install of your Windows operating system is a good bet.

Don’t forget to backup files before you reformat Windows.

Once you’ve reinstalled Windows and downloaded & installed all required security patches/updates/drivers for your PC then you can begin the process of installing and configuring RadioDJ.

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Maria DB & RadioDJ

We came across MariaDB after a user posted on the RadioDJ forums that they were using it with RadioDJ.

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I have to admit I was surprised by how easy it was to install. It’s a lot more straight forward than the normal MySQL installer.

If you have previously had MySQL installed you will need to see this article about removing it as a service

1) Download the Maria DB MSI installer for your version of Windows Here

2) Open the file & Install and run when Windows prompts.

3) On the licence agreement screen check the accept box. Click next.

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Importing Shoutcast/Icecast streams In RadioDJ

How do you import a stream into RadioDJ?

1) Open Track import from the options menu;
2) Select track category as “Radio Shows” set a genre and subcategory;
3) Select track type as “Internet Stream”;
4) Paste the address of the server you want to relay such as this; (e.g 192.234.245.4:8000)

RadioDJ track/stream Import

5) Give it a Name from the details tab & then click import;
6) Then set an event up to load it as a track at the time you want to start relaying the stream;
7) After you have finished relaying the stream just set another event up to start playing the next track;

It really is that simple! Importing Shoutcast/Icecast streams in RadioDJ shouldn’t be difficult.

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RadioDJ Free radio automation download

Don’t Forget the Sample Rate

Recently started seeing posts from people on the RadioDJ forums saying they couldn’t get the Altacast encoder plugin working.

With an error message that looked like this.

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It then transpired that the users concerned hadn’t entered the “Samplerate” when setting the encoder up.

In order to stream with the newer version of the Altacast plugin for RadioDJ you need to specify a samplerate.

The samplerate is usually set at 22050 or 44100 depending on how you want your stream to sound.

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General rule of thumb: If the stream is 96kbps or below then the samplerate would be 22050 If the stream is 128kbps and above the samplerate should ideally be 44100.

That’s all there is to it just make sure you’ve set your Server iP, port, bitrate, passwords and server type correctly & you should be good to go.

Happy streaming!

RadioDJ Free Radio Automation Software v1.8.2

RadioDJ free radio automation software v1.8.2 is now available for download.

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RadioDJ Free radio automation download

(To download right click on the above picture & “Save link as”)

Change list

  •  Added “Details” window to the slot view mode of the main playlist [NEW];
  • Removed the “Sweeper” and “Voice track” buttons from the slot view mode of the main playlist. Those sections are accessible by double clicking to their corresponding labels.
  • Minor design changes to the playlist in slot view mode;
  • Fixed the “Mute” shortcut [FIXED];
  • Fixed the program startup bug which prevented the program to start in the visible area of the screen. [FIXED];
  • Minor bug fixes;

How do I update from  v1.7.7 to v1.8.1?

Method one

  1. Replace ALL .dll files with the new ones;
  2. Replace RadioDJ.exe with the new one;

Method two

  1. Unzip the new version somewhere on your HDD;
  2. Delete from the new package the settings files (they are named like settings_XXXXX.xml);
  3. Copy all files from the new package over your old files in order to overwrite them;

Method three

  1. Replace all the files with the new ones;
  2. Customize the settings for the program/plugins;

No Database changes required if updating from RadioDJ v1.7.7/1.7.8/1.7.9/1.8.0/1.8.1

RadioDJ Database Backup

You can now automatically backup your RadioDJ database at a specified hour of the day with the database setup tool.

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It’s pretty straight forward to set up.

1) Download RadioDJ
2) Unzip the RadioDJ folder to C:\ outside of the program folder.
3) Open up databasesetup.exe inside the setup folder.
4) Install RadioDJ and install your database as per these Instructions
5) In the second tab set the time and location where you want to backup your database.
6) Minimise to the tray and leave it running.

 
It should automatically backup your database at the hour you set it to backup.

Top Tip: Try making sure you backup your database to an external drive. A small 1GB USB pen drive will do. That way you don’t have to worry about losing your database data in the unlikely event of your database crashing or a power cut.

 

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