Icecast is a streaming media server based on the MP3 audio codec. It will stream MP3s to virtually anything that will play MP3s, including XMMS, mpg123, Sonique, WinAMP, RealPlayer, Windows Media Player, Ultraplayer, C3, and others. It was started as a shoutcast replacement, and is almost entirely ShoutCast compatible. Icecast's advantages over Shoutcast include: it uses less cpu and memory resources, you can have several streams per server, you can use multiple directory servers, administration is simple through either telnet, console, or the WWW interface.
DocumentationUser FAQ included; user manual included in HTML format
released on 5 November 2004
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2||Janet Casey||19 March 2001|
Leaders and contributors
|Wolfram Andreas Richter||Contributor|
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://www.icecast.org/svn.php|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 15 May 2005.