This tool will help set up Internet radio stations.
You can start your Internet radio station with SAM Broadcaster. It is meant for the Windows platform right up to the version 8. The developers claim to have helped set up more than 200,000 Internet radio stations all over the world. They will continue to upgrade the product free for 12 months after purchase. There are some outstanding features in the product that include cross-fade detection, gap killer, volume normalization and 5-band compressor and limiter. The audio out of the station can be streamed in any of multiple formats that include formats like AAC, aacPlus, AAC-HE, MP3, mp3PRO, OGG and Windows Media. It can support several media servers that include CheapestStream.com, SpacialNet.com, Shoutcast v1, Shoutcast v2, Icecast and Windows Media. Your station website could be easily integrated with web widgets. These will helps keep listeners well engaged. You would be able to show them “now playing” information easily.
Users will be able to browse the media content available. They can even put-in a request for their own favorite song. Real time counters that you can place on the site, will tell you how many listeners are tuned in. You will be able to make out if your marketing strategy is working and the listener base is actually increasing. Accessing data logs for performance reporting and other useful reports on your station playback history is simple too. The library of content can be organized into multiple categories. It is possible to import information from tags and automatically look up track information via Amazon.com. This is a good tool.