Since the advent of the internet, one class of application that has consistently attracted user attention are the ones for sharing content. Many applications and platforms have been developed for sharing files such as music, videos, documents and many more. Well with this program, you can start a sharing service on your own and broadcast to your internet audience on your website or social media.
The front-end of this application can be a bit challenging to understand at first, but after studying the documentation, the user can get up and running quickly. To configure this program, the user will have to edit the XML file that contains the settings for this streaming server. The document is located in the configuration menu, and you can use the edit function of the program to make changes to it.
This program works by allowing everyone to hear whatever you were playing on your computer because it acts as a media streaming server. After installing the application, it gives the option to install service -this means the application will run on the background anytime you start the computer.
This program is not for novices, but it helps you stream audio content to the internet.
Icecast is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in web servers category and is available to all software users as a free download.