What is Shoutcast v2?
SHOUTcast v2 is newest version of the SHOUTcast cross-platform proprietary software used for streaming media accross the Internet. Nullsoft has updated SHOUTcast to SHOUTcast v2 to allow enhanced features and access to the new YP2 system. It is still supported by all major media players such as Windows Media Player, Itunes, Winamp, QuickTime and RealPlayer. There are also many mobile applications available that will allow your listeners to tune in from cellphones, tablet PCs and other mobile devices. It is not required for the listener to make any changes to listen to SHOUTcast v2 servers. They can still connect using the same devices they used to connect to SHOUTcast v1 servers.
Shoutcast v2 Features
- Serving multiple streams from a single server instance
- Relaying multiple streams from a single server instance
- Multiplexing all server activity through a single IP port
- SHOUTcast 2 wire protocol support for sources, relays and clients
- Repackaging of SHOUTcast 1 and SHOUTcast 2 data as needed for connected clients
- YP2 infrastructure support
- Real-time metadata and statistic reporting
- Static station id support
- In-stream metadata in standardised xml files
- UTF-8 and international character encoding
- Improved server and stream security
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Included with our SHOUTcast v2 hosting
Centova Cast v3 Control Panel
Centova Cast is the world's most advanced Internet radio stream hosting control panel. Easily manage your internet radio staion using the Centova Cast v3 Panel.
FREE DDOS Protection
All our dedicated servers are protected against DDOS attacks. Our DDOS defense will absorb attacks and ensure that your servers are always online.
Some providers want to limit your bandwidth and charge you per listener. With our Unlimited Bandwidth SHOUTcast v2 servers your listeners will always be able to tune in.
Auto DJ Capabilities
Every Centova Cast w/ SHOUTcast v2 server comes with the Auto DJ capabilities enabled. You will not be charged an extra fee to use the Centova Cast Auto DJ capabilities.
Unlimited DJ Accounts
Create as many individual DJ accounts as you need. You may limit the access of each individual DJ so they can log in to proform their duties but your Admin information still remains secure.
Our servers are of the highest quality & spec to ensure your Internet radio station is at it's highest level 24/7. Plus our high speed 1Gbps network ensures your server is availble durring your busiest times
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