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darkice - an icecast / shoutcast live audio streamer

darkice(1) DarkIce live audio streamer darkice(1)

NAME

darkice - an icecast / shoutcast live audio streamer

SYNOPSIS

darkice [options] -c config.file

DESCRIPTION

DarkIce as a live audio streamer. It records audio from an audio interface (e.g. sound card), encodes it and sends it to a streaming server. DarkIce can record from:
 

* OSS audio devices
* ALSA audio devices
* Solaris audio interface
* Jack sources
* PulseAudio sources
 
DarkIce can encode in the following formats:
 

* mp3 - using the lame library
* mp2 - using the twolame library
* Ogg Vorbis
* Ogg Opus
* AAC - using the faac library
* AAC HEv2 - using the libaacplus (3GPP reference code)
 
DarkIce can send the encoded stream to the following streaming servers:
 

* ShoutCast
* IceCast 1.3.x and 2.x
* Darwin Streaming Server
 
Darkice runs on the following operating systems:
 

* FreeBSD
* Linux on intel and PowerPC
* MacOS X
* NetBSD / OpenBSD
* SUN Solaris
 
DarkIce uses POSIX real-time scheduling to keep up with sound card input. POSIX real-time scheduling is only available if the program is run as root. Therefore it is recommended that DarkIce is run as root.
 

OPTIONS

-c config.file
Specifies what configuration file to use. If not specified, /etc/darkice.cfg will be used.
 
-v n
Sets the verbosity level, between 0 and 10. 0 is silent, 10 is loud. Defaults to 1.
 
-h
Prints the help page and exits.
 
 

BUGS

Lots of bugs.
 
 

SEE ALSO

darkice.cfg(5)
 
 

AUTHOR

Akos Maroy <darkeye@tyrell.hu>
 
 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Developed with contributions by
 

Jim Crilly, <JCrilly@MSA.com>
aNa|0Gue, <analogue@glop.org>
Robin P. Blanchard, <Robin_Blanchard@gactr.uga.edu>
Tom Gray, <tomg@future-i.com>
Michael Smith, <msmith@labyrinth.net.au>
Julius O. Smith, <jos@ccrma.stanford.edu>
the OSALP team, http://osalp.sourceforge.net
Kristjan G. Bjarnason <kgb@gangverk.is>
Nicu Pavel <npavel@ituner.com>
Kai Krakow <kai@kaishome.de>
Atsuhiko Yamanaka <ymnk@jcraft.com>
Ricardo Galli <gallir@uib.es>
John Hay <jhay@icomtek.csir.co.za>
Christian Forster <forster@like.e-technik.uni-erlangen.de>
John Deeny <taqueso@dilapidated.org>
Robert Lunnon <bobl@optushome.com.au>
Enrico Ardizzoni <craken@users.sourceforge.net>
Deti Fliegl <deti@fliegl.de>
Nicholas J. Humfrey <njh@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Joel Ebel <jbebel@ncsu.edu>
<jochen2@users.sourceforge.net>
Alexander Vlasov <zulu@galaradio.com>
Mariusz Mazur <mmazur@kernel.pl>
dsk <derrick@csociety.org>
Clyde Stubbs <clyde@htsoft.com>
Jens Maurer <Jens.Maurer@gmx.net>
Elod Horvath <elod@itfais.com>
Pierre Souchay <pierre@souchay.net>
Daniel Hazelbaker <daniel@highdesertchurch.com>
Alessandro Beretta <alessandro.baretta@radiomaria.org>
Roland Hermans <roland.hermans@omroepvenray.nl>
Rafael Diniz <rafael@riseup.net>
 
Project homepage: http://code.google.com/p/darkice/
 
IceCast homepage: http://www.icecast.org/
 
ShoutCast homepage: http://www.shoutcast.com/
 
Darwin Streaming Server homepage: http://developer.apple.com/darwin/projects/streaming/
 
Lame homepage: http://www.mp3dev.org/mp3/
 
TwoLame homepage: http://www.twolame.org/
 
Ogg Vorbis homepage: http://www.xiph.org/ogg/vorbis/
 
Ogg Opus homepage http://www.opus-codec.org/
 
faac homepage: http://www.audiocoding.com/
 
libaacplus homepage: http://tipok.org.ua/node/17
 
DarkSnow GTK front-end: http://darksnow.radiolivre.org/index.en.html written by Rafael Diniz
November 20, 2007 DarkIce