Before you can broadcast live, schedule a live event within your station calendar. Please see this guide for more information.

Download & Install LadioCast

Download LadioCast from The App Store.

Open the .dmg file which will proceed to install the app, then open it up.

Enter Your Radio Station’s Details

In LadioCast, go to the top bar to Streamer -> Streamer 1 -> SHOUTcast.

Enter your station’s details, these can be found under your Live tab in your Radio.co Dashboard. Enter your connection details:

  • Host: E.g. blue.radio.co
  • Port: E.g. 1172
  • Password: E.g. a12b3c4d5e6f
  • Stream Name: E.g. PI Radio (Live)
  • Genre: E.g. Indie
  • Web URL: E.g. https://radio.co

Set your encoder details:

  • Format: AAC
  • Sample Rate: 44100
  • Bitrate Mode: Constant
  • Bitrate: 128kbps
  • Quality Level: 3
  • Channel: Stereo

Enter your stream’s metadata which will show up on your station, e.g. My Live Radio Show.

In the mixer control panel, you can adjust your inputs and outputs. By default, your built-in input is used (your microphone). If you need to change this then use the drop down, if not then leave as is.

Broadcast Online

Before you broadcast live, set a live event in your Radio.co Dashboard -> Schedule. Alternatively set the live anytime feature on so you can connect whenever you want – More details here.

When you’re ready to broadcast click the connect button in your streamer. You should see a connection made within 5-10 seconds depending on your bandwidth speed.

You're now broadcasting online to your radio station using LadioCast!

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