Flash Player Minicaster

May 18, 2011 in Blog, ICEcast, Internet Radio, SHOUTcast by Javier Rivera  |  No Comments

Minicaster Shoutcast and Icecast Flash Player is a free shoutcast radio flash player by Draft Light. Minicaster is free from memory problems that other playheads can suffer from. The Shoutcast Flash Player allows you to embed an internet radio into your website. No external music player is required. Play internet radio straight from the web.
Download, Configure and Upload

1. Download the player here : MiniCaster
2. Unzip the archive.
3. Edit your config file (minicaster.xml) for your shoutcast server :

Change the mount to read http://yourserverip:yourserverport Icecast needs a mount point.

Icecast


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>
<config version="1s" xmlns="http://www.draftlight.net/dnex/config/ns/0/">
<mp3cast>
<mount>http://yourserverip:yourserverport/mountpoint</mount>
<website>http://www.radio.com/</website>
<title>Title of my radio station</title>
</mp3cast>
<init autoplay="0" volume="80" reload="10" xfade="0" />
</config>

Shoutcast


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>
<config version="1T" xmlns="http://www.draftlight.net/dnex/config/ns/1T/">
<mp3cast>
<mount>http://yourserverip:yourserverport/;</mount>
<website>http://www.shoutcheap.com</website>
<title>Shoutcast Radio</title>
</mp3cast>
<init autoplay="0" volume="80" reload="5" xfade="0" />
</config>

The website and title tags should be changed to reflect your radio stations details.

4. Upload minicaster.swf and minicaster.xml to your website.

Embed into your website

Paste the following code into your website :


<object id="fmp256" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" data="minicaster.swf" width="180" height="70">
<param name="movie" value="http://yourdomain.com/minicaster/minicaster.swf" />
<param name="wmode" value="transparent" />
<div class="stirfry">
<h4>Minicaster Radio Playhead</h4>
<p>To listen you must <a href="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer/"
title="Click here to install the Flash browser plugin from Macromedia">install Flash Player</a>. Visit
<a href="http://www.shoutcheap.com/icecast/">Icecast Hosting</a>
<a href="http://www.shoutcheap.com/shoutcast/">Shoutcast Hosting</a>
<a href="http://www.draftlight.net/dnex/mp3player/minicaster/" title="Draftlight Networks">Draftlight Networks</a>
for more info.</p></div>
</object>

Play what you like to the world!
 

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