Outcast System Overview

With Outcast CloudStream you don’t have to worry the multitude of different types of streaming servers out there on the market.

The CloudStream platform takes your single source audio feed and automatically converts and provides it in a number of formats, allowing nearly any device on the market today to connect without having to download any additional software.

Output Formats

Formats supported include:

  • Shoutcast
  • Icecast
  • HTTP Pseudo-streaming for Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Apple TV)
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • RTMP streaming for Adobe Flash clients
  • RTSP streaming for Android, Blackberry, and other generic clients

In addition, all CloudStream streams are fully compatible with nearly all major stream directories, including the Apple iTunes radio directory.

Input Formats

CloudStream works with any source encoder which can output an Icecast2 compatible stream, including:

  • Free software encoders such as EdCast, DarkIce, or LiquidSoap
  • Commercial software encoders such as SimpleCast
  • Station Automation packages such as SAM Broadcaster or Station Playlist
  • Broadcast grade software encoders such as Orban Opticodec-PC
  • Broadcast grade hardware encoders, such as the AudioTX range.