How To Broadcast Live With Winamp

So your station is all set. The autoDJ is loaded with music. Now you want to broadcast live from your computer instead.

Lets download Winamp first: Download Winamp

Install Winamp after download and finish the install wizard. Winamp will now likely open. You now need to close it

Now we need to download the DSP Plugin: Download DSP Plugin

Once the DSP is installed click ‘Finish’

Winamp will now open with the plugin running in the background.

Let’s configure the plugin

Click on the ‘Output’ tab on the dsp plugin

Insert your Server IP into the Server Address field (Your server IP can be found on your control panel dashboard)

Insert your Server Port in the Port field (Your server port can be found on your control panel dashboard)

Insert your password (The password is also found in the control panel dashboard with all of the above)

Do not enter a username and make sure that you tick the box to ‘Use Shoutcast v1 mode’

Click the ‘Directory’ subtab and enter your radio station name into the ‘Name’ field

Click on the ‘Encoder’ subtab and set the encoder to ‘MP3’ and the bitrate to 128kbps. (If your account allows you can set a higher bitrate if you like)

Now click on ‘Connect’

Congratulations! You are now broadcasting live from Winamp.

To add some music into Winamp return to the main Winamp window. Click the small + icon in the media library. Then click ‘Add Files’.

Select some music files from your computer and they will show in the Winamp media library, then double click on a track for it to play.

When you are finished with your live broadcast return to the DSP plugin window and press ‘Disconnect’. At this stage your live broadcast will automatically be terminated and your autoDJ will resume.

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