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    Nicecast Alternatives

    Nicecast is described as 'makes it possible to broadcast music from any application or sound input on the Mac. Its got its own streaming server included which makes it easy to stream music through a LAN, but can also easily connect to shoutcast or icecast servers' and is a Music Streaming service in the audio & music category. There are five alternatives to Nicecast for Windows, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is butt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Nicecast are Stream What You Hear, LadioCast, Rocket Broadcaster and SHOUTcast Radio DSP plug-in.

    Nicecast is mainly a Internet Radio Service but alternatives to it may also be Music Streaming Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Nicecast.
    This page was last updated May 28, 2022
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    Nicecast makes it possible to broadcast music from any application or sound input on the Mac. Its got its own streaming...
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    1. butt (broadcast using this tool) is a streaming tool for live audio data from your computers Mic or Line input to a Shoutcast or Icecast server.
      Most users think butt is a great alternative to Nicecast.
    2. Stream What You Hear (SWYH) is a Windows application to broadcast the sound of your computer (ie: “what you hear”) on an UPnP/DLNA device such as TVs, amps, network receivers, game consoles, etc...
      Stream What You Hear vs Nicecast opinions
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      doesn't let you stream with shoutcast
      Negative comment over 4 years ago


    3. LadioCast is a software running on Mac OS X to stream digital audio such as Internet radio program. It has the following features:
    4. Rocket Broadcaster streams audio to Icecast, SHOUTcast, and most online streaming services, such as Airtime Pro,,, and RadioJar.
    5. Gives Winamp the possibility to connect to a shoutcast streaming server by transmitting the music played or audio from any selected input.


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