All the features of the SHOUTcast hosting can be managed by the via the control panel. From the panel you can review detailed performance metrics, resource usage, listener demographics and royalty reports. Drag and drop to create playlist for use with the AutoDJ feature.
If you have a website or require web hosting to create your station's online presence, you can integrate now-playing details, recent tracks, song requests and more using widgets on your site.
When you place an order for SHOUTcast hosting, the provisioning will start immediately. The server is built using the select plan of your choice. Once the server is complete you can start the server, connect your client software of your choice, then begin to stream. If you need any assistance setting up your stream, then please contact us to discuss your requirements.
When you create your own internet station, you will most likely want to reach an audience anywhere in the world. With SHOUTcast, the listeners can connect from any device, such as a laptop, PC, smartphone and tablet. As long as your listeners have an internet connection, they can tune in at anytime. Your listeners will enjoy high quality streaming, no matter where they are.
At Tidyhosts, we’re proud to host our servers inside data centers with redundancies in place for your peace of mind.
Some of the common SHOUTcast hosting questoins
SHOUTcast is server-side software that listens for source based media connections. Once established users can connect to the SHOUTcast server and listen to what is being streamed.
A SHOUTcast server can stream 24/7 using the AutoDJ feature.
There are a number of client-side application you can use, but most commonly used is Winamp.
You need to install the SHOUTcast DSP plugin which will then allow you to connect and stream to the SHOUTcast server.
Tidyhosts is the global leader streaming media services. With unmetered bandwidth, you can stream 24/7 with no worries, no more bandwidth charges and giving your audience access to your station 24/7.
As streaming is bandwidth intensive, we recommend you have a good internet connection to stream up to the server.
The control panel provides detailed statistics of your listeners, including geo location. You can also ban these listeners if you wish to.