[Icecast] What's best practice for serving multiple formats from a remote icecast server?

Samuel Mimram samuel.mimram at ens-lyon.org
Wed Nov 7 04:14:06 PST 2007


Hi,

John Hicks wrote:
> We have been serving a single 128k ogg stream from a remote server and
> would like to make additional formats available (e.g. mp3, lower
> bandwidth, etc.)
> 
> Savonet/Liquidsoap. According to its web site
> (http://savonet.sourceforge.net/wiki/Liquidsoap), it can fill the bill,
> accepting network streams and outputting multiple formats.

If you want, there is an example of transcoding on the wiki on

http://savonet.sourceforge.net/wiki/LiqExamples

It's only a few lines of code and it's quite stable (I know radios that
use liquidsoap in production to transcode their stream without any problem).

Cheers,

Samuel.


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