streaming with mixxx; a short guide …|

Mixxx is, as far as I know also available for macs. But , a better choice for macs is perhaps nicecast! For settings see below…

If you have activated MP3 streaming support, you’ll be also able to record your mixes in MP3 format.


On Ubuntu and Linux-based operating systems MP3 streams can be activated by installing the package libmp3lame. Dependent on your Linux distribution the package might be slightly named different such as lame.

sudo apt-get install libmp3lame0

To activate MP3 streaming on Windows, the following steps are necessary:

Download LAME 3.98.4 binaries from rareware librariesdownload the necessary dll’s
Unpack the downloaded ZIP archive. You need a utility for manipulating archives like the free 7zip.
If you have the 32-bit version of Mixxx, copy libmp3lame.dll from the x86 folder to the location you have installed Mixxx.
If you have the 64-bit version of Mixxx, copy libmp3lame.dll from the x64 folder to the location you have installed Mixxx.
Rename libmp3lame.dll to lame_enc.dll in the folder where you have installed Mixxx
A common mistake when going through the process is not copying only libmp3lame.dll from the LAME zip file and then renaming that file to lame_enc.dll. It’s deceiving but there is a file named lame_enc.dll in the LAME zip file. You don’t want that file! Also, make sure the version of LAME you use (x86=32-bit vs. x64=64-bit) matches the version of Mixxx you use. Select “Help > About” to find out whether you have installed the 32 bit or 64 bit version of Mixxx.

download 7zip

Settings for radiopatapoe:

Ask administrator for name of mount point and password.

Connect to on port 80
Make sure to stream at 128 k format mp3 or 192k MP3
Sound card settings: sample rate 44100!!! (Check your soundcard settings as well, settings there should match here)
Adjust latency settings if buffer undertow increases or if you hear pops during playback.

Make sure no other program’s such as virus scanners etc. are running to ensure a smooth running stream.

See also Live broadcasting
The best System to run on would be Ubuntu with a low latency kernel …

happy streaming

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