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SHOUTcast Radio FAQ

What is the SHOUTcast DNAS?

SHOUTcast DNAS stands for Distributed Network Audio Server. The DNAS, also known as "SC_SERV," is a software program that is installed on a network server. All listeners that wish to tune into a SHOUTcast stream connect to the SHOUTcast DNAS. The DNAS is also responsible for updating the SHOUTcast directory with now playing and other information relevant to the audio stream.

The SHOUTcast Radio DNAS Server is available for the following platforms:

  1. Windows - All versions.
  2. Linux glibc (intel)
  3. BSD 8.x (intel)
  4. Mac OS X (Intel)
  5. Raspbian (Raspberry Pi)
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