Live365 takes pride in being able to be configured on multiple platforms. There are a number of 3rd party applications that you can use in conjunction with Live365. BUTT (Broadcast Using This Tool) is free to use and has Icecast capabilities, thus is compatible with Live365. BUTT is a great tool for broadcasting live voice and live interviews on your Live365 stream. BUTT can be configured on Mac, Windows, and Linux.
Here are step-by-step instructions on how to configure BUTT to work with Live365:
Step 1) Download and install a free copy of BUTT (Broadcast Using This Tool): https://sourceforge.net/projects/butt/files/butt/butt-0.1.13/
Step 2) Open your Live365 Broadcaster Dashboard. (Login Required)
Step 3) Locate the Station Information area as shown below:
Step 4) Next, click on the orange “Live Stream Details” button.
Step 5) The “Setup Instructions” window should appear similar to the one shown below.
Step 6) Open your copy of BUTT. In the main window for BUTT encoder, click the “Settings” button.
Step 7) In the Settings window, under “Server Settings”, click the “Add” button.
Step 8) Fill in the information that was provided in the Live365 “Setup Instructions” window.
Name = We suggest naming it Live365, but you can add any name you wish.
Address = Live365 ServerIP, as provided in the “Setup Instructions” window.
Type = IceCast
Port = 8000
Password = Live365 Password, as provided in the “Setup Instructions” window.
IceCast mountpoint = Live365 mountpoint, as provided in the “Setup Instructions” window.
IceCast User = source
Once you have entered the details from the Live365 Setup Instructions window, click the “ADD” button at the bottom of the window.
Step 9) Press the “Save” button at the bottom of the BUTT settings window.
Step 10) In the BUTT interface, click the play button to begin your Live Broadcast.
As soon as you click the play button, you will begin broadcasting live.
If you are using Winamp in conjunction with BUTT, and if you are part of the Ad Revenue Share Program plan, you will need to go into the Winamp Options > Preferences, then
look for Titles (under General Preferences) and uncheck "Show underscores in
titles as spaces".
Please remember that even when using a 3rd party application like BUTT, you must comply with the DMCA and you must send valid metadata for copyrighted content (Artist - Title) that plays in your stream. If your station has ads, you must also comply with the Advertising Revenue Share Program guidelines by inserting 4 minutes of ads per hour. You can find LiveDJ ad triggers here.