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How-to: enter a web radio address into a media player

 


Learn here how your visitors can connect to the radio stream manually by entering the web radio URL into their media player.
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Shoutcast server - manual input of web radio URL
The Shoutcast web radio address consists of the parameters HOST and PORT. Replace these two placeholders with your individual server data and be sure to keep the colon (:) between them.

Winamp Player Winamp Player
1. Start player
2. Press: [Ctrl] + [L]
3. Enter server address: http://HOST:PORT
4. Click on: Open
5. Press play-button


Windows Media Player Windows Media Player
1. Start player
2. Press: [Ctrl] + [U]
3. Enter server address: http://HOST:PORT
4. Click on: OK


iTunes Player iTunes Player
1. Start player
2. Press: [Ctrl] + [U]
3. Enter server address: http://HOST:PORT
4. Click on: OK


VLC Player VLC Player
1. Start player
2. Press: [Ctrl] + [N]
3. Enter server address: http://HOST:PORT
4. Click on: OK


Real Player Real Player
1. Start player
2. Press: [Ctrl] + [O]
3. Enter server address: http://HOST:PORT/listen.pls
4. Click on: OK

 

Quicktime Player Quicktime Player
1. Start player
2. Press: [Ctrl] + [U]
3. Enter server address: http://HOST:PORT/listen.pls
4. Click on: OK

Icecast server - manual input of web radio URL
The Icecast web radio address consists of the parameters HOST, PORT and MOUNTPOINT. Replace these three placeholders with your individual server data and be sure to keep the colon (:) and slash (/) between them.
Winamp Player Winamp Player


1. Start player
2. Press: [Ctrl] + [L]
3. Enter server address: http://HOST:PORT/MOUNTPOINT
4. Click on: Open
5. Press play-button


Windows Media Player Windows Media Player
1. Start player
2. Press: [Ctrl] + [U]
3. Enter server address: http://HOST:PORT/MOUNTPOINT
4. Click on: OK


iTunes Player iTunes Player
1. Start player
2. Press: [Ctrl] + [U]
3. Enter server address: http://HOST:PORT/MOUNTPOINT
4. Click on: OK


VLC Player VLC Player
1. Start player
2. Press: [Ctrl] + [N]
3. Enter server address: http://HOST:PORT/MOUNTPOINT
4. Click on: OK

 

Real Player Real Player
1. Start player
2. Press: [Ctrl] + [O]
3. Enter server address: http://HOST:PORT/MOUNTPOINT
4. Click on: OK




Shoutcast2 server - manual input of web radio URL
The Shoutcast2 web radio address consists of the parameters HOST, PORT and STREAM. Replace these three placeholders with your individual server data and be sure to keep the colon (:) and slash (/) between them.

 

Winamp Player Winamp Player

1. Start player
2. Press: [Ctrl] + [L]
3. Enter server address: http://HOST:PORT/STREAM
4. Click on: Open
5. Press play-button


Windows Media Player Windows Media Player
1. Start player
2. Press: [Ctrl] + [U]
3. Enter server address: http://HOST:PORT/STREAM
4. Click on: OK


iTunes Player iTunes Player
1. Start player
2. Press: [Ctrl] + [U]
3. Enter server address: http://HOST:PORT/STREAM
4. Click on: OK


VLC Player VLC Player
1. Start player
2. Press: [Ctrl] + [N]
3. Enter server address: http://HOST:PORT/STREAM
4. Click on: OK

 


Real Player Real Player
1. Start player
2. Press: [Ctrl] + [O]
3. Enter server address: http://HOST:PORT/STREAM
4. Click on: OK