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icecast

Icecast is a streaming media server which currently supports Ogg Vorbis and MP3 audio streams. It can be used to create an Internet radio station or a privately running jukebox and many things in between. It is very versatile in that new formats can be added relatively easily, and it supports open standards for communication and interaction.

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  •  02 Jun 2008 06:36

    Release Notes: Various new features were added and a number of bugfixes were included. This is a recommended update.

    •  30 Nov 2005 10:54

      No changes have been submitted for this release.

      •  24 Sep 2005 00:37

      Release Notes: Streaming support was added for Ogg Speex, Ogg FLAC, and Ogg MIDI. Intro files are now also supported. A new URL listener authenticator was implemented, and the HTPasswd authenticator now uses in-memory structures. On-demand files can now be fed through an authenticator. The admin/web XSLT interface was updated. The server can now be installed as a Win32 service.

      •  04 Nov 2004 19:21

      Release Notes: This version featuers listener authentication, multi-level fallbacks, burst-on-connect, updates to the admin interface, a rewrite of the YP listing code, and lots of bugfixes.

      •  08 Jan 2004 08:20

      Release Notes: The codebase was completely rewritten from 1.x, resulting in high efficiency and low memory usage. New media types (Ogg Vorbis) were added, as well as a framework to add new media types more easily. Icecast still supports MP3 streaming (including shoutcast-style metadata). A Web-based administration interface was added. Listing is supported in stream directories. A new relay system was implemented. Stability has been tested very thoroughly. Many other features were added.

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