A user on the RadioDJ forums was asking for help setting up his Shoutcast encoder so I thought I would do a basic post about how you set one up.
Most encoding software tends to be similar to setup and run.
Most of the encoding programs rely on several bits of information in order for you to connect to Shoutcast or Icecast
Last updated on: 11th March 2018
at 09:50 AM Europe/London
There appears to be some confusion about Altacast encoding software it seems people thought it was connected to RadioDJ.
Nope! Altacast is/was coded by a completely different person.
Last updated on: 26th April 2018
at 15:47 PM Europe/London
Recently noticed a couple of users complaining they were having performance issues with the machine they were running RadioDJ on.
It’s since transpired that they had other programs/processes open when they had the problems.
Last updated on: 27th January 2018
at 10:11 AM Europe/London
I saw a post from Marius the website owner stating that the Altacast sub forum had been removed.
Marius went onto say this: “For support, please contact its author and don’t use our forum”
It appears Fraunhofer the people behind AAC encoding technology seem to think Altacast is breaking DMCA rules. Like its predecessor Edcast/Oddcast.
(Although we cannot find a DMCA complaint related to the Altacast website or software)
It now means support for Altacast Standalone/Plugin/DSP is somewhat limited.
For future updates you’re probably best keeping an eye on the Altacast Website
Be aware that future versions of RadioDJ may not support the Altacast plugin.
Which means you will have to find another alternative to stream with.
Update 2018: Altacast seems to be a dead project now there have been no updates since March 2016, the only reason there is still a website is because its hosted on a free hosting package.
Last updated on: 3rd May 2018
at 15:07 PM Europe/London
I saw there had been an update for Radiocaster the stand alone encoding software from DJSoft.
I downloaded and installed it to do a few tests again. Not much appears to have changed really since I last tested version 2.3.0.
The demo still has the annoying “Stream encoded by Radiocaster” popping up every few minutes.
We can’t really test something that puts audio over the stream now can we?
Last updated on: 17th April 2018
at 09:21 AM Europe/London
Just seen a post on the Spacial forums from a user using SAM Broadcaster Cloud to stream in Second Life.
He appears to be suffering with those dreaded “buffering” issues with the SAM Broadcaster Cloud broadcast control.
Last updated on: 30th November 2017
at 10:22 AM Europe/London