FAQ: Is there a free alternative to SAM Broadcaster Pro?

A: Yes Radio DJ is a 100% free alternative to SAM Broadcaster

RadioDJv2 free radio automation

“RadioDJ is suitable for DJs of all ages and abilities and makes for a perfect Auto DJ system”

Based around an easy to install MySQL Database this software can integrate with your web applications and has a multitude of plugins available to run different functions.

Special Features

  • Compatible audio formats: mp3, wav, wma, flac, etc;
  • Now playing artist-title exported to file, web or serial (by plugin);
  • Custom number of auxiliary players (by plugin);
  • Audio Processor plugin (with AGC, Compressor, Stereo widening and 10 band Equalizer) for a great sound;

System Requirements

  • Supported operating systems: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Works on systems with as little as 1GB of RAM and 1GHz processor;
  • Multiple sound card outputs;
  • Works with any sound-card supported by Windows;
  • Database back-end for fast and safe operation;

Supported formats

  • Additional formats can be added by using plugins;
  • Podcast support;
  • Support for Shoutcast and other HTTP stream relaying;
  • Support for ID3 tags;

Playout System

  • Auto DJ function, based on category and subcategory rotation for 24/7 automation;
  • Advanced rules for selecting tracks in Auto DJ mode, to avoid playing same track or artist in a user’s set time interval;
  • Custom song and jingle rotations which can be loaded and saved anytime by operator or by programmed event;
  • RadioDJ comes with some predefined main categories that will help you organize all of your sound files. Beside those, you can add virtually unlimited categories and subcategories for your music, jingles, sweepers etc;
  • Integrated cartwall for short tracks like beds, sweepers, effects etc. Every setup can be saved and loaded when needed (by plugin);
  • Assignable sweepers per track;
  • Assignable title per track type for now_playing.txt and internet broadcasting. This allows you to show or hide track titles for jingles, commercials etc;
  • Multilingual support. More languages are available on the forum;
  • Monitor (pre-listen) option for any track in search window;
  • UN-obstructive cue points saving for any track (start, intro, outro and end);
  • Custom fade duration for start and end of the track;
  • Manual or auto advance mode for the playlist tracks;
  • Advanced scheduler for events (radio shows, advertisements etc) which allows you to set more actions for each scheduled task;

User Interface

  • Clean and intuitive interface;
  • History window;
  • Intro countdown;
  • Time until sweeper countdown;
  • Time calculations for easier back-timing in live operation;
  • Advanced reporting system;
  • Integrated advanced search, by artist, title, category, subcategory and genre;
  • Every event is announced in the main window, a minute before launching;
  • User set colors for cartwall buttons;
  • Artwork support (by plugin);

Special Features

  • Automatically overlap sweepers over start/intro/end;
  • Now playing artist-title exported to file, web or serial (by plugin);
  • Custom number of auxiliary players (by plugin);
  • Audio Processor plugin (with AGC, Compressor and 10 band Equalizer) for a great sound;
  • Auto skip silence from start and end of the tracks;
  • Backup and restore database option;

Once Radio DJ is setup and working it will run for months without needing to be restarted.

How To Install RadioDJ

One user reported 24 months uptime with version 1.8.2 we’d call that reliable wouldn’t you?

Last updated on: 14th August 2018
at 16:15 PM Europe/London