[Icecast] Complete set of tools for Icecast

Jason Schaefer j.schaefer at sscsolutions.com
Mon May 30 18:59:39 PDT 2005

Some other worthwhile (gpl) players are:
http://www.videolan.org/ (win,lin,mac)
http://zinf.org/ (win,lin)

I have not tried but imagine ices0 can save the stream to mp3 format.

Geoff Staples wrote:

> We are switching from Windows Media to Icecast. I want to get as close
> to open source as possible.
> That means that I need the following open-source items:
> Player for Windows (not Winamp if possible - it's now owned by AOL.)
> Player for Mac
> Player for Linux
> We will also be podcasting, so that means our encoding needs to be
> compatible with the Apple iPod. Here's what it supports: MP3 (8 to 320
> Kbps), MP3 VBR, AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Music
> Store, M4A, M4B, M4P), Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4) and WAV (Some
> iPods also support AIFF)
> As best as I can tell, we'll have to encode ogg vorbis for broadcast
> and MP3 for the iPods - unless one of the formats supported by the
> iPod is Open Source.
> Also, I'd like to know anything you know about recording / encoding
> systems that are open source. The only one I am aware of at the moment
> is Audacity.
> Thanks in advance for any ideas or info you have.
> Geoff
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