VLC Media Player for Mac: Listen to Shoutcast Radio

Posted April 26, 2009 by Rob Rogers in Apple Mac

I love listening to internet radio, it allows me to explore all kinds of music for free. You can use the VLC Media Player to listen to Shoutcast Radio without installing any other software or add-ons.

1. Open VLC Media Player.

2. Click File, mouseover Services discovery and select Shoutcast radio listings.

3. Go to the media player and click the Playlist button .

4. On the Playlist, click the arrow next to Shoutcast Radio to expand the listings.

5. Find the desired music genre from the listing and double-click it to expand the list of available stations.

6. Double-click the desired station.

7. Enjoy the music.

 

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  • Tele Series

    VLC is really cool! I am using it but in Windows. I like it because it can play just any video or audio type. I will try this shoutcast feature later, thanks man!

  • Heartborne

    For windows-version users. You just have to go to “playlist > additional sources” .

    Have fun :]

    Thanks for the tip btw

  • Good

  • gurwinder singh guri

    good 22j

  • navdeep singh

    VLC is really cool! I am using it but in Windows. I like it because it can play just any video or audio type. I will try this shoutcast feature later, thanks man!