Stop Blaming Peoples Internet Connection

Reading a topic on the Spacial forums from a user who’s having those dreaded “Buffering” issues with the encoders in SAM Broadcaster.

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The SVS volunteers on the Spacial forums are trying yet again to blame the problem on the user’s connection.

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Last updated on: June 1st, 2017
at 10:37 AM Europe/London

Encoding Software (Stand Alone Encoders)

With RadioDJ you have a couple of options when it comes to encoding software. Here are some of the alternative stand alone versions out there on the market.

Stand alone encoding software frees up the automation software to do what its best.

Song Title Updater

Song Title Updater

This is a useful tool if you are using encoding software which doesn’t support title updating.
 
It’s easy enough to configure and use.

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Last updated on: October 16th, 2017
at 11:51 AM Europe/London

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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Last updated on: May 17th, 2017
at 13:42 PM Europe/London

Standalone Vs Built In Encoders

Stand alone vs Built In Encoding software?

When it comes to automation software do you pay $$$ for a program that has encoders built in or do you use a standalone encoding program along side the automation software?

I know personally that I prefer a standalone piece of encoding software as I could never get the built in encoders in certain pieces of software to stream properly (Lots of buffering messages)

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Last updated on: August 2nd, 2017
at 14:58 PM Europe/London

Radiocaster: A Review

RadioCaster ($49.95)

Recently I went to try & test this piece of standalone encoding software from the same developer who codes RadioBoss.

It was easy enough to setup and configure. I had a Shoutcast stream going in about 3 minutes.

It seems like a decent piece of encoding software but I haven’t been able to test a stream properly because of a “voice” over the stream every so often in the demo.

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Last updated on: October 6th, 2017
at 10:45 AM Europe/London

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