It can be used to create an Internet radio station or a privately-running jukebox and many things inbetween.
It is very versatile in that new formats can be added relatively easily and supports open standards for communication and interaction.
Icecast is distributed under the GNU GPL, version 2.
- Icecast homepage
- Stream directory
- Icecast archive - an Icecast mailing list archive that combines both user and dev lists. It is hosted by Nabble. You can search or browse Icecast discussions here.
You can find more information about the development workflow on a dedicated wiki page.
As good ideas are never a waste (and for tracking purposes) please list all the features you're missing in the icecast trunk as separate tickets on trac.xiph.org.
Note: please check that the feature you request is not already in trunk before posting!