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Nicecast allows you to broadcast your music by creating an Internet radio station or by allowing access to your iTunes Music Library from anywhere in the world.

What's New

Version 1.11.0:
  • Nicecast now has initial compatibility with Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite).
  • The Instant On component has been updated to version 8, with support for Yosemite. This update provides several improvements and bug fixes.
  • Nicecast now uses Icecast 2.4 internally.
  • An issue where the server port could incorrectly increment has been corrected.
  • UFT8 is now assigned more...

Requirements

OS X 10.7 or later

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lemonb3519 Member IconReview+40
lemonb3519
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This is so easy to set up and broadcast. I loaded the app, selected iTunes as the source, added the apps ip number to my router as a hosted app and I am on the air. The sound quality on the other end is excellent as confirmed by listeners. Plenty of effects and features to mess with. More importantly than any other point is I set this up and I am having fun.

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Version 1.10.11
robmorris
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you do realise that you are responsible to pay the fees for using the music you broadcast unless you wrote it, to BMI or ASCAP, SEASAC just like a radio station does, or a bar, etc if they catch you, they will change you and fine you just like every place that uses commercial music. if you wrote it, nope but if you didnt, then you are liable to pay the licensing fees, etc.

Bdkennedy1
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@robmorris I don't see anywhere in their post that they are broadcasting music.

Mikael B Member IconComment+415
Mikael B
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Whenever I try and get the sound from either Traktor Pro 2 directly or from my sound card, nicecast crashes. I can get it to send system audio but that is not very usable.

All that I would need would be Icecast, which for whatever obscure reason haven't been compiled to my limited knowledge for OS X in the last 14 years. Traktor Pro 2 can already broadcast to ice cast servers. I wish I knew a good way to get an icecast service on my Mac.

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Version 1.10.11
Mikael B
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Even if Nicecast contains a nicecast server within the app, this is not useful as it can't take ice cast clients, like Traktor Pro2. At least I don't see how you could do send the stream to it. A big omission.

iPoopStore Member IconComment+134
iPoopStore
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Why does the requirements say 64 bit? The application is only 32 bit. LOL

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Version 1.10.5
Libertyforall1776 Member IconComment+1130
Libertyforall1776
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The updated Instant On component in this version is incompatible with 10.7...

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Version 1.9.13
Trondah Member IconReview+80
Trondah
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Excellent piece of software, I use it to capture my system audio and send to my media player. That way I can play Spotify, Youtube, etc. on my stereo system.

Wish it had a nicer icon though :)

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Version 1.9.12
The Mac Doc Member IconComment+7
The Mac Doc
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The changes state "now fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.6." I jut tried running it under 10.4 (Tiger) Server and it said Nicecast can't run on this version of Mac OS X.

I had to go to the developer's web site to find out Nicecast is now 10.5 and above ONLY.

My Comment in a nutshell, as a paid owner and longtime Nicecast user, is I think that stinks.

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Version 1.9.8
Jonathan Gleeb
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Did your old version stop working? I think not.
The oldest OS X version anyone reasonably could use today is 10.5.8 and that's a stretch. I just got my first Intel and have been using 10.5.8 since it came out on 400mhz powerbook Titaniums as well as the G5.

What's stopping you from running Leopard anyway? It can be had for a few dollars and runs on all macs since 2000 with a little help in some cases (xpostfacto).

Leopard is FASTER on older hardware. I've been running it for years so I'd think I'd know.

the mac Member IconReview+6
the mac
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Someone pointed out that customer service is so lousy the developer in addition to responding to support emails with rudeness if at all also publishes your support emails on his blog to make fun of how dumb you are. Well, I did some looking and guess what...

http://www.pbones.com/writings/20050525stupiduseremails.php

So tell me, is THAT worth $40 to you?

It ain't to me.

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Version 1.9.4
Trondah
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Did you even read the mails? Sounds like they were written in a crack high they make no damn sense.

If you can find a serious support question that he is making fun of then I would be worried.

MacUpdate-Lon Member IconComment+558
MacUpdate-Lon
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"Soundflower 1.3 isn't even available from the official Cycling '74 website yet...?"

Not that I can find. Looked everywhere. Very puzzling.

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Version 1.9
ThreeDee912 Member IconComment+113
ThreeDee912
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"Now includes Soundflower 1.3 update for capturing System Audio, now featuring volume controls"

Soundflower 1.3 isn't even available from the official Cycling '74 website yet...?

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Version 1.9
pissedoff Member IconComment-1
pissedoff
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this program sucks big time, it is highly unstable. i paid for it and have been trying to use it to run a radio station for the past 3 months. what you will encounter after you leave it running for awhile, is what they call "audio skipping" basically the encoder screws up, so you have to restart the software. this week i've had to restart the software 5 times to get the station back so people can connect, which has done serious damage to my station's reputation. i just can't believe they would put such an unstable build on the market, but i guess people's greed comes first in today's market/world. it's really easy to use, but they need to work out a bunch of problems before it can be relied on. i'm using version 1.8.9

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Version 1.9d1
ThreeDee912
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The encoder usually skips when your CPU load is too high, or when the CPU is not fast enough to encode in real-time. Is your Mac fast enough to keep up with the encoding?

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Mbhayes
Version 1.10.1
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