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SAM Broadcaster

SAM Broadcaster is an Internet radio broadcasting application by Spacial. The software features functionality for running an Internet radio station from a single compute...

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What is SAM Broadcaster?

SAM Broadcaster is an Internet radio broadcasting application by Spacial. The software features functionality for running an Internet radio station from a single computer. It can be used for running Live Shows with a DJ selecting the tracks to be played and mixing the sound as well as completely automated, where the programming is controlled by various rulesets outlined by the operator using PAL scripts to select tracks and queue shows.

SAM Broadcaster connects to most common streaming servers, such as SHOUTcast and SHOUTcast2 as well as some web servers like Live365 or the company's own paid stream hosting services, CheapestStream and SpacialNet.

For statistical purposes the listener counts as reported by the streaming servers are displayed as a graph in the GUI. The software also comes with a tool to generate reports on listener count and played tracks as required by various licensing bodies, including ASCAP, BMI and SESAC for royalty purposes.

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  • Developed bySpacial Audio Solutions
  • LicensingProprietary and Commercial product.
  • PricingOne time purchase that cost about $299, and / or subscription that costs between $15 and $130.
  • RatingAverage rating of 3
  • Alternatives16 alternatives listed

Supported Languages

  • English

Our users have written 2 comments and reviews about SAM Broadcaster, and it has gotten 8 likes

SAM Broadcaster was added to AlternativeTo by Journeyman on and this page was last updated . SAM Broadcaster is sometimes referred to as SAM Broadcaster PRO, SAM Broadcaster Cloud.

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uneadresse
  
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SAM Broadcaster is simply the best solution for anyone looking to start an Internet radio station. It's the only one that does everything (media library, sound processing, scheduling/automation, encoding, etc.). SAM as been around since early 2000 (I'm using it since 2008) and it's by far the most popular solution on the planet. Because of that, it's easy to have help, find tips and tricks and get the most out of it. Their support team is fantastic (haven't always be the case though).

In SAM Broadcaster 2013, they did a great update by allowing people to use the SAM VIBE web widgets (and by the way, SAM VIBE is another gem developed by Spacial Audio, the same company that publishes SAM Broadcaster). This is an easy solution to embed your radio station now playing info, recently played songs, request module, etc. If you are like me and don't know how to code, you just have to pasted a line of code within your Wordpress or Joomla CMS (I assume it's the same with other CMS, but these are the two I use). My website look like an expensive one without the hassle and the cost.

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DJGarybaldy
  
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Possibly the Worst piece of automation software ever released. Known Bugs from Version 2 still not Fixed or addressed in the 4.x.x versions.

Constant freezing Crashing of this program means its NOT worth forking the Money out for. How they get away with Fleecing people for money for SAM broadcaster is beyond me, Its just made up from reworked Winamp plugins.

Also from a Coders point of view its a nightmare to Code a website from the SQL databases.

A must to Avoid.

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Tags

  • broadcasting
  • audio-encoder
  • Music Streaming
  • radio-automation

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    Possibly the Worst piece of automation software ever released. Known Bugs from Version 2 still not Fixed or addressed in the 4.x.x versions. Constant freezing Crashing of this program means its NOT worth forking the Money out for. How they get away with Fleecing people for money for SAM broadcaster is beyond me, Its just made up from reworked Winamp plugins. Also from a Coders point of view its a nightmare to Code a website from the SQL databases. A must to Avoid.
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