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How to use Winamp for your streaming client.

First you will need the following:

1.) Get winamp here:  http://www.winamp.com/
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: http://www.icecast.org/3rdparty.php Here are a few quick suggestions listed below.

Windows:

- Oddsock has a free client called edcast that is located here at http://www.oddsock.org/tools/edcast/
- Spacial audio (SAM Broadcaster) also has a try and buy located here: http://www.spacialaudio.com/?page=winamp-plugins

Mac OS X:

- Nicecast is a free client that is located here http://www.rogueamoeba.com/nicecast/

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! :)

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