Shoutcast Server

Tizonia can act as a simplified Icecast/SHOUTcast LAN streaming server. In this mode, Tizonia can stream local mp3 files to a single client. This is useful to, for example, stream a collection of mp3 files to a client application running on another machine or on a mobile phone within your home.



Stream media files using the SHOUTcast/ICEcast streaming protocol.

-p [ --port ] arg

TCP port to be used for Icecast/SHOUTcast streaming. Optional. Default: 8010.

--station-name arg

The Icecast/SHOUTcast station name. Optional.

--station-genre arg

The Icecast/SHOUTcast station genre. Optional.


Disables Icecast/SHOUTcast metadata in the stream. Optional.

--bitrate-modes arg

A comma-separated list of bitrate modes (e.g. ‘CBR,VBR’). Only media with these bitrate modes will be streamed. Optional. Default: any.

--sampling-rates arg

A comma-separated list of sampling rates. Only media with these rates will be streamed. Optional. Default: any.


$ tizonia --server --recurse --shuffle $HOME/Music
This software is part of the Tizonia project <>

[Tizonia Radio]: Server streaming on http://galactus:8010
[Tizonia Radio]: Streaming media with sampling rates [ANY].
[Tizonia Radio]: Streaming media with bitrate modes [CBR,VBR].

Playlist length: 954. File extensions in playlist: .mp3
[http/mp3] [server] : '/home/joni/Music/The Official Uk Top 40 Singles Chart/Iggy Azalea Feat Charli XCX - Fancy
   Fancy (Explicit Edit), Iggy Azalea Feat Charli XCX
     Track # : 20
     Album : The Official Uk Top 40 Singles Chart
     Year : 2014
     Duration : 3m:20s
     Size : 7.7 MiB
     Genre : Top 40
     Comment : Some music
     2 Ch, 44.1 KHz, 320 Kbps