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First you will need the following:

1.) Get winamp here:
2.) After installing winamp, you will need to obtain the plugin for your source of streaming, many can be found on the icecast website here: Here are a few quick suggestions listed below.


- Oddsock has a free client called edcast that is located here at
- Spacial audio (SAM Broadcaster) also has a try and buy located here:

Mac OS X:

- Nicecast is a free client that is located here

We will be using a Windows based PC using edcast (just for an example). Most other operating systems are going to have the same window setup for the configuration.

Step 1: Open up your winamp client

Step 2: Select the plugin


Step 3: Add an encoder


Step 4: Select configure encoder


Step 5: Insert your information


Step 6: Lastly, connect and start playing music


Have Fun! :)