Live365 takes pride in being able to be configured on multiple platforms. PlayIt Live is just one of many 3rd party applications that you can use in conjunction with Live365. With PlayIt Live, you can broadcast live to your Live365 stream. PlayIt Live is free to use.
Here are step-by-step instructions to set up PlayIt Live to work with Live365:
Step 1) Download a copy of PlayIt Live: https://www.playitsoftware.com/Products/Live. You will need to install it and activate it.
Step 2) Open the Live365 Broadcaster dashboard here. (Login Required)
Step 3) In Live365, locate the Station Information area on the Dashboard 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.
Leave this window open. You will need to copy and paste the information displayed here into PlayIt Live.
Step 6) You will need to download the Icecast Plugin for PlayIt Live. Install it in PlayIt Live by selecting the Plugins menu at the top of the window, then choosing PlugIn Manager.
A new window will open, then choose “File” > “Install new PlugIn from File”. Locate the file in your downloads to install it.
Step 7) After installing the Plugin, close and re-open PlayIt Live. Select “PlugIns” > “Plugin Manager”.
Step 8) Double click on "Internet Broadcast" (your newly installed PlugIn).
Step 9) Click on the "Add" button under Streams.
Step 10) Fill in the information provided in the Live365 “Setup Instructions” window in Step 5. Fill in the following:
Server Type: Icecast
Server Address: Server IP / Host as listed in the Live365 Setup Instructions window.
Server Port: 8000
Password: Password as listed in the Live365 Setup Instructions window.
Mount: Mount as listed in the Live365 Setup Instructions window, preceded by forward slash “/”.
Set the Format to Mp3 and the bitrate to 128kbps stereo. Press the “OK” button when you’re finished.
Step 11) Load some songs into PlayIt Live. Press the Play button and then click on "Start Streams" button to connect your encoder and begin broadcasting live.
Note that by pushing a stream in this manner, you will override any scheduled Events and AutoDJ in the Live365 Broadcaster.
Troubleshooting: If you do not see any volume movement (the black bar above Streams) make sure your audio source is set to "PlayIt Live Main Mix," as shown above.
Please remember that even when using a 3rd party application like PlayIt Live, you must comply with the DMCA and you must send valid metadata for copyrighted content (Artist - Title) that plays in your stream. 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.