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How to connect to Icecast with Winamp

How to connect to Icecast with Winamp

1.) Get winamp here:  http://www.winamp.com/
2.) After installing winamp, you will need to obtain the plugin for your source of streaming, many can be found on the icecast website here: http://www.icecast.org/3rdparty.php Here are a few quick suggestions listed below.
Windows:
- Oddsock has a free client called edcast download edcast here
- Spacial audio (SAM Broadcaster) also has a try and buy located here: http://www.spacialaudio.com/?page=winamp-plugins
Mac OS X:
- Nicecast is a free client that is located here http://www.rogueamoeba.com/nicecast/

We will be using a Windows based PC using edcast (just for an example). Most other operating systems are going to have the same window setup for the configuration.

3.) You will need to download  Lame_Enc.dll  and place it into the local disc C:/Program Files/winamp if you would like to broadcasting Mp3 format with Edcast Standalone.

Step 1: Of cource, open up your winamp client.

Step 2: Select the plugin

 

Step 3: Add an encoder

 

Step 4: Select configure encoder

 

Step 5: Insert your information

 

Step 6: Finily connect and start playing music

 

Have Fun! :)