Shoutcast now playing PHP script

Are you looking for a simple way to get now playing info from your Shoutcast server?

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You will need an encoding program that supports title streaming in order for this to work.

Programs such as Edcast/MB Recaster/Radiocaster get now playing info from a text file.

Not all standalone encoding programs support text files therefore they won’t output now playing information.

1) You will need a PHP enabled web server with “fsock” connections enabled (Ask your host if they support this most good hosts do)

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Stage fright? Oh yes lots of times!

I feel I need to clarify a few things to certain sections of the Internet Radio crowd who think I’m mentally unbalanced.

“No No No! I just happen to suffer from depression and anxiety”

 
Yes it would appear stigma against people with mental health problems is rife in the world of online radio.

Pathetic isn’t it?

I’ve suffered with depression and anxiety for a long time now. Which all stems from the loss of my Mother when I was 7 (1980)

It doesn’t seem to have mattered how many “psychologists” they’ve thrown at the problem over the years nothing changes. Doctors don’t tend to listen either.

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Can’t get SAM Broadcaster to install on Windows 10

Saw this in among the search terms used on this website recently.

“Can’t get SAM Broadcaster to install on Windows 10”

 
We’re guessing this person was trying to install a really old version of the software.

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Free radio broadcasting software

We can’t seem to find a great deal of “free radio broadcasting software” listed on Google.

However software for broadcasting an Internet radio station with need not cost you lots of $$$.

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Here are some of the best free radio software offerings on the market.

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Voicemeeter and RadioDJ (Virtual Audio Mixer)

OK so we’re a bit late to the party as we’ve been using Virtual audio cables for the past couple of years.

We’ve heard great things about this piece of software from a lot of people who use it with RadioDJ

We finally had chance to test VoiceMeeter which is a virtual audio mixer.

I wondered why we hadn’t installed and tested this piece of software sooner!

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