MesonCast is the Internet-radio server that allows you to broadcast the music from your computer or remote servers across LAN in MP3 format. Server can load music from playlists and/or directories, encodes it to MP3 on fly and broadcasts it to connected clients. MesonCast understands a lot of lossy/lossless/tracker formats and CUE sheets. It also can load remote streams or Internet-radio and then retransmit it to clients.
Ensure, that you have got a latest version of MesonCast. For that you may want to look at Downloads section or click the following button:
For more information see "Setup the prerequisites" article.
For more information see "Configure the app" article.
You must create a single INI file for each station you are going to run. The standard binary packages come with stations/station.ini file, which contains some instructions about parameters you may use.
For more information see "Configure stations" article.
You can start the MesonCast server as a common application depending on your platform (for example, using your Start Menu on Windows or Applications Folder on OSX).
For more information see "Run the app" article.
By default, you will be able to listen to your station via the following address:
For more information see "Control and use stations" article.
You may want to control your station in more convenient way. There is a web GUI for that. It designed with iUI targeting mobile devices. To run it, you'll need HTTP server with PHP support (for example lighttpd), the latest PHP 5 module and MySQL server (for example MySQL Community Server). Copy the contents of /web folder from the distribution package to your server then follow instructions in /web/inc/settings.php.template file to setup correct web app parameters.
Your web GUI will look like this:
For more information see "Setup a web GUI" article.
If you've encountered a problem, then first of all, make sure you read the whole manual described in this wiki. Also try to analyze the application's output. Try to vary some parameters. If you're absolutely sure, that you're unable to resolve the problem by yourself or there's some bug in the application, then submit a bug ticket.
For more information see "Quick solutions" article.