Here you can find copies of the SHOUTcast tools documentation and other information relating to using the SHOUTcast v2 system from the tools to details about the the SHOUTcast Radio Directory API. Most of the documentation is also provided in the installers / distribution files of the different SHOUTcast v2 system tools though the versions provided here should typically contain the most up-to-date version of the documentation relating to the currently provided version of the tools.
This provides a look at how the SHOUTcast v2 system is designed to work along with some examples on different configurations of the SHOUTcast tools for getting a valid SHOUTcast system → SHOUTcast System Overview
→ Getting Started Guide This is a step by step guide for how to get going with creating a SHOUTcast v2 system based around the provided example configuration files included with the current versions of the SHOUTcast tools and the Core documentation also provided
Important: You need to be comfortable with the use of command-line tools before attempting to install or run
a SHOUTcast server since the software is designed to be run using command-line tools. (HTML management is supported once the server is running)
Current versions of SHOUTcast can be obtained from:
The forum link is a summary page and contains links to the latest versions of the tools such as when a new release has just happened or is being tested before it is provided via the Broadcast Tool Downloads page.
Documentation / Help Files
This link contains detailed documentation relating to the SHOUTcast 2.x DNAS software. These documents contain details on the configuration options provided along with useful information on the configuration along with specifics situations which may be experienced.
Here you can find additional documentation which is helpful for many broadcasting setups: