How to stream with B.U.T.T.

Get the software

All the hardware you need is a computer with an Internet access.
The easiest and most professional software to stream is BUTT :Broadcast Using this tool.
You can download it here:
If you have an old OS (10.6.8 for example), download an old version here
If you have problems with installing the file, how to repair

If you have Linux, you can compile it (easily:) : see below


At the first launch you must configure the software. Click the [settings <] button.

server settings TAB

This is the configuration of your streaming server and metadata.
ADD Server
Click Add, and then edit with:

ADD Stream Infos
Click add and then edit with:

Audio TAB

This is the configuration of your audio device and streaming encoding.
Main Audio Settings



Click play!
The timer should start and you should see : "stream time"

Test the stream

You can listen to your stream on the ∏node homepage. It will appear under the name you have entered. It should be on the top of the list if you entered "Live" as genre in the metadata.

go further with the BUTT manual

Compile Butt for Linux the file here

  1. decompress it on the computer
  2. open a terminal and go to this decompressed folder ("cd /home/..../Downloads/butt-0.1.19")
  3. install dependencies
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install libfltk1.3-dev portaudio19-dev libopus-dev libmp3lame-dev libvorbis-dev libogg-dev libflac-dev libfdk-aac-dev libdbus-1-dev libsamplerate0-dev
  4. then ...
    sudo make install

    Launch butt typing "butt" in a terminal

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