Setup an online radio station could be a dream for someone Because they think it cost a lot. But do you believe that you can create your very own radio station for free? If you didn’t know that, If you want to broadcast totally free online radio station from your computer, You are in the right place.to build this radio station we need to have 4 sources
- Zeno tool
- BUTT radio broadcast software
- VB-CABLE Virtual Audio Device.
- Voice meter banana software
- Play it Live software
Zeno tool https://tools.zeno.fm
Zeno tool is a website that helps to crate and broadcast a free radio station. Anybody with an email address can create a radio station here. As you saw in the picture we can create radio stations and podcasts in the Zeno tool. In this tool, there are many useful functions and only the main functions are explained. Under the station’s link, you can easily create your radio station. Just follow the instructions and you can easily do that. The other most important thing is Auto DJ.
What is Auto DJ?
Auto DJ is a pre-scheduled audio filling system that runs all the time if the live program is not in operation. This will he’s to keep our radio station alive all the time.
Once we created a radio station, Under the Auto DJ tab we can Upload our playlist to run all the time. Zeno tool allows us to add 500 media mp3 files into the Auto DJ program and it is up to you how you manage that space.
The most important part is Stream Encoder Settings. These settings help us to connect the radio station with other software. Let us see now how we connect this software using Stream Encoder Settings.
Zeno is the only online software we use here. Other all tools we use in our computer. If you just want to run a few songs Zeno tool is more than enough. But if you want to live broadcast some programs from your microphone and more few playlists and much more same like an advanced radio station, You need to have these.
Let’s set up our free tools here. First of all, set up play it live software. Play it live software helps you to store your live broadcast playlist and extra sounds you want to play when you play your program. You need to add those songs or other audio files and start playing them.
VB-CABLE Virtual Audio Device. Is the part that connects the play it lives and Voice meter banana software. Why do we need to connect voice meter banana with Play it live. I know it looks complicated. Put ill explain you. Play it live work as a music store. It has a push mic function, but you have to pay for that. Voice meter banana software is working as a mixture here. It gives you the smooth mic and plays it live audio control. Download and install VoiceMeeter: https://www.vb-audio.com/Voicemeeter/… , Virtual Audio Cable: https://www.vb-audio.com/Cable/index.htm , When you install please run them as an Administrator. Otherwise, it will not work properly.
Once we have set up these tools, Then we have to connect Zeno tolls and our program together. Here BUTT tools come into action.
Download link – https://sourceforge.net/projects/butt/
Once you installed BUTT, set up server settings using your Stream Encoder Settings as below.
Once all the setup is done. run your play it live, Adjusts your mic, and program using Voice meter banana. Then click the play button on your BUTT program. Now you have the best online radio station and the best thing is it is free.