[Icecast] Linux source-client that can push AAC to icecast2?

Geoff Shang geoff at QuiteLikely.com
Mon Jul 13 21:23:24 UTC 2020

On Sun, 12 Jul 2020, axeon wrote:

> Hi all, I set up ezstream to read a playlist.m3u file containing only 
> MP3 encoded songs (to shuffle continuously) and push this to icecast2. 
> This works, and I can also reencode to a lower bitrate.

> I would like to know if there is a way to reencode these MP3s into 
> AAC-LC 128kpbs and then push the stream to icecast2. I'm doing this on a 
> VM with only terminal access and no audio hardware, so ezstream was 
> perfect because it could just read MP3s and send it over, but it does 
> not support AAC.

The thing about ezstream is it can literally support anything if you have 
the needed command line decoder and encoder.

I have no experience with streaming AAC, but presumably you could figure 
out the appropriate faac command line and set it up as an encoder and have 
ezstream stream it.


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