Oddcast v3 is an encoder software, commonly used to broadcast LIVE on online radio stations.
Find out how to download, install and setup Oddcast v3 to broadcast LIVE with your own internet radio.
To begin with, download the installation file that you can find here: Oddcast Download
OddCast installation guide
Right after downloading the Oddcast v3 installation file in your computer, open the file ODDCast_V3_installer.
Then, open the file 01 – ODDCast_V3_3.1.18.exe and click on “I Agree“:
Click on “Next >” and on “Install“.
Right after, click on “Close“:
Returning to the file ODDCast_V3_installer, run “2_oddcastlibs_setup.exe“.
Click on “Ok “, “Next >”, “Install” and then “Finish“:
Done! Now we have Oddcast V3 and ZaraRadio installed.
Then run Oddcast V3 and the screen below will be shown:
Let’s configure your streaming!
In “Live Recording“, the first option marked in red, select the audio source to be broadcasted.
If you are using a soundboard, select the audio input to which the equipment is connected.
E.g.: Microphone, Aux. Input.
If the audio to be broadcasted is being generated in the computer itself, select the option “StereoMix“.
Some computers do not have support to “StereoMix“.
In this case, we recommend you to use a virtual sound card.
A good choise is VoiceMeeter, which is an excellent software free of charge!
Click here to learn how to configure VoiceMeeter.
Now click on “Add Encoder” to configure the broadcast data of your online radio station in Oddcast V3, as shown in the figure below:
Double click on the recently-created Encoder, so that a new window is displayed.
Update the “Server Type” field to “IceCast2“. This is an important step, as IceCast is the technology responsible for receiving your station’s audio and distributing it to your listeners.
In option “Encoder Type” select “AAC Plus” to AAC broadcasts, or “MP3 Lame” to MP3 broadcasts.
ATTENTION: If the options MP3 Lame and AAC Plus are not available, return to the installation step of Oddcast V3 to install file ODDCast_Libs.exe.
To configure your online radio station, use the data available in you Admin panel.
Click on “Online Radio“, and then “Broadcaster passwords“.
Now you can see a list with all the broadcasters.
Click on “Broadcast info“, beside the password of the broadcaster to be used.
Done! You can obtain all the data you need.
You just need to configure Oddcast as the picture shows:
After done this, click on “Ok” to save the configurations.
Now you can start your LIVE broadcast!
Start playing your audio files on ZaraRadio and go back to Oddcast V3.
If the option “Peak Meter” is in “Off“, just click once on the black bar to activate it.
Now click on “Connect” so that your online radio station starts to LIVE broadcast:
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