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Free Download: New Shoutcast version 2.6.1

Shoutcast, the largest streaming audio software platform and worldwide radio station directory has released an update to its industry-standard streaming software.

The new Shoutcast Suite of Streaming Products includes free streaming, powerful revenue generating tools, and the latest version adds:

  • SSL support
  • Improved scalability (up to 12,000 unique listeners supported)
  • Improved ad support and revenue tracking
  • Powerful analytics
  • Even better stability for reliable streaming 24/7
  • Improved processor management saves energy
  • Better memory usage for stations with big audiences
  • Full 2.6.1 changelog
  • Info about v2.6.1 changes

Effortless Upgrade

Broadcasters who run their own servers should download the updated version of the DNAS for free via the Shoutcast RMO

Stations using a CDN (hosting service) should ask their provider to make sure their server gets updated to at least Shoutcast version 2.5.5 (v2.6.1 recommended)

Technical Details

Read more on the Shoutcast Forum