How to Mixxx Stream Setup
10.3. Live Broadcasting Preferences
Mixxx works with Shoutcast 2 using the Shoutcast 1 protocol if you provide a stream name in. If you don’t provide a stream name, Shoutcast 2 rejects the connection (where Shoutcast 1 would accept this case).
Host: You can enter the host as either a host name or an IP address.
Login: As provided by your streaming server provider. Without this, you will not connect successfully to the server. The default login for Icecast is
sourcewhile the default login for Shoutcast is
Mount: A mount point is a unique name identifying a particular stream. For Shoutcast it is not necessary to specify a mount point. The setting must not be blank if you are using Icecast. Try the default
/live. If you haven’t been given a specific mount point you can usually make one up. It always begins with a
/(slash) followed by a text without any special characters in it.
Port: As provided by your streaming server provider. Most servers use the default port 8000.
Password: As provided by your streaming server provider, unless you run your own radio server. It is required to establish the connection to the server and to start the broadcast.