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WinAmp with the Nullsoft SHOUTcast Source plugin

  • Runs on Windows: Yes
  • Runs on Mac OS X: No
  • Runs on Linux: No, can be ran with Wine
  • Price: Free
  • Developer: Nullsoft
  • Website: http://www.winamp.com/

Winamp is developed by Nullsoft, the same people who developed SHOUTcast itself.


SAM Broadcaster

Advanced radio automation software aimed towards professional internet radio station broadcasters.

SAM Cast

  • Runs on Windows: Yes
  • Runs on Mac OS X: No
  • Runs on Linux: No
  • Price: ~$199.00
  • Demo: Yes, 14 days.
  • Developer: SpacialAudio
  • Website: http://spacial.com/sam-cast

SAM Cast allows you to connect to your SHOUTcast server and stream from your microphone, soundcard or line in.

StationPlaylist Studio

  • Runs on Windows: Yes
  • Runs on Mac OS X: No
  • Runs on Linux: No
  • Price: Standard ~$109 – Pro ~$239
  • Demo: Yes, lasts for 6 hours, terminates then allows for a further 6 hours.
  • Developer: StationPlaylist
  • Website: http://www.stationplaylist.com/studio.html

StationPlaylist Studio features general automation playback and live assistance tools for DJs.

StationPlaylist Creator

  • Runs on Windows: Yes
  • Runs on Mac OS X: No
  • Runs on Linux: No
  • Price: Lite ~$49 – Standard ~$109 – Pro ~$239
  • Demo: Yes, lasts for 6 hours, terminates then allows for a further 6 hours.
  • Developer: StationPlaylist
  • Website: http://www.stationplaylist.com/creator.html

StationPlaylist Creator is a music and spot scheduling software. It is used to design your station format using rotations of music categories and spot groups (jingles, ads, etc).

Nicecast

  • Runs on Windows: No
  • Runs on Mac OS X: Yes
  • Runs on Linux: No
  • Price: Single user ~$40 – 5 users ~$69
  • Demo: Yes, noise is overlaid on all broadcasts longer than 60 minutes.
  • Developer: Rogue Amoeba
  • Website: http://www.rogueamoeba.com/nicecast/

Streams a mix audio from your microphone and optionally another media player like iTunes.

Butt

  • Runs on Windows: Yes
  • Runs on Mac OS X: Yes
  • Runs on Linux: Yes
  • Price: Free
  • Developer: Daniel Noethen
  • Website: http://butt.sourceforge.net/

Zarastudio (Automation Software)

  • Runs on Windows: yes
  • Runs on Mac OS X: No
  • Runs on Linux: No
  • Price: Free Vesion & Full Version: One license: ~$200.58
  • Developer: Kero Systems S.L.
  • Website: http://www.zarastudio.es/en/

Is ZaraStudio designed to broadcast an Internet station?
ZaraStudio is not a program designed for that purpose, but it is a program that automates audio playback. Anyway, it can be used along with other programs to broadcast an Internet station. Some of those programs are OddCast or WinAmp with the Shoutcast plugin.

Virtual DJ Software

  • Runs on Windows: yes
  • Runs on Mac OS X: Yes
  • Runs on Linux: No
  • Price: You can now download VirtualDJ Home for FREE.
    VirtualDJ Home is free for non-commercial use. For commercial use, you will need to buy a commercial license.
  • Developer: Atomix Productions
  • Website: http://www.virtualdj.com/


All prices were accurate at the time this was posted. WIBG dba SoniXCast is not responsible for price changes.


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