|Industry||Internet Radio Software|
|Founded||Chicago, IL (60067)|
|Headquarters||Chicago, IL, USA|
|Key people||Ed Zaleski, Founder|
|Website||www.oddsock.org, UNOFFICIAL Website: http://users.tpg.com.au/rioradio/, http://code.google.com/p/edcast-reborn/|
Edcast (formerly known as Oddcast) is an audio encoder that can be used to create Internet streams of varying types. Currently MP3, Ogg Vorbis, Ogg FLAC, as well as AAC+ are supported. And this application can be used to stream to both icecast2 and SHOUTcast servers.
Edcast is a free and open source encoder that is supported on both Windows and Linux platforms. It also will run in conjunction with various media players such as Winamp and foobar2000 as well as a standalone encoder.
Many independent broadcasters (and even commercial ones) use Edcast to create Internet radio stations like the ones found at the Icecast, Loudcaster and ShoutCAST station directories.
Edcast is being updated and can now be found at Club RIO. The latest stable version as of October 11, 2011 is Version 3.4.2011.926, and the latest beta version is Version 3.20.2011.1011.
The latest stable version available to download is 3.33.2011.1026 and the latest beta version is 3.37.2011.1214.
- http://www.oddsock.org/ "The time has come for me to close oddsock.org"
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