SHOUTcast Tools

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3.0.5 - 15.01.2024
  • 5 months ago Update We have cleaned up the database. "Almost 1K streamboxes have been deleted." This only affects inactive streamboxes that have not received any data since "Tuesday, January 11, 2024 19:06:40".
3.0.4 - 08.11.2023
  • 7 months ago Update Store integrations such as Amazon or iTunes are now also Premium-independent.
  • 7 months ago Update The remaining two Cover Premium functions have also been removed. Premium is therefore completely optional and is still intended purely to support and finance the project.
3.0.3 - 26.10.2023
  • 8 months ago Update All outgoing HTTP references now point to HTTPS by default. By now, no websites should exist without HTTPS.
3.0.2 - 01.10.2023
  • 9 months ago Update The two premium covers 100, 200 were buggy. Thanks to the message from my cover friend AJ 🙂 .
  • 9 months ago Fixed The cover references are now domain based. = german. english
  • 9 months ago Update The code page has been revised. Some users seem not clear how to change the voice output. Should be clearer now with the changes.
3.0.1 - 30.09.2023
  • 9 months ago Fixed The button for registration was labeled incorrectly.
  • 9 months ago Add DEBUG information for us to identify the layout has been added.
  • 9 months ago Update Language adjustments.
  • 9 months ago Update The JavaScript of the individual layouts is now more dynamic.
  • 9 months ago Update The streambox setup process for SPCast Server has been slightly modified.
  • 9 months ago Update Editing servers didn't seem to work at all regardless of the latest update.
  • 9 months ago Add Also Shoutcast Tools history is now compatible with SPCast Server.
3.0.0 - 30.09.2023
  • 9 months ago Removed Advertising has been completely removed.
  • 9 months ago Update Premium is now limited to a few functions that are visible in the interface. For 99% of radio operators, the Shoutcast tools should now be usable for free.
  • 9 months ago Removed References to us have also been removed. So that all variants focus on the scripts alone.
  • 9 months ago Update We currently deliver 100 thousand user referrals a month through Shoutcast Tools alone. The iTunes affiliate program is no longer attractive. We have therefore removed all visible iTunes referrals.
  • 9 months ago Fixed Fixed a problem in the preview for player # 001.
  • 9 months ago Fixed Fixed a problem in the preview for player no. 002.
  • 9 months ago Add More modern safety standards.
  • 9 months ago Removed The possibility to use the system without registration has been removed. Existing streamboxes are not affected for the time being.
  • 9 months ago Update The English voice output has been completely revised.
  • 9 months ago Update Premium was rounded up from 0.99 Euro to 1.00 Euro per month.
  • 9 months ago Update Many premium features of the additional codes are now also free of charge.
  • 9 months ago Add servers have been integrated into Shoutcast Tools.
  • 9 months ago Update For years, there has been a discrepancy between the tools and some providers. We have always been very accommodating in this regard. We also helped when something was pending. The query time is now a maximum of 6 seconds. That means the retrieval from a stream server may take a maximum of 6 seconds. 6 seconds with thousands of streamboxes puts a huge load on our servers. We have reached a point where this is simply no longer acceptable. We have reduced the maximum query duration to 2 seconds. Sure, some will experience problems as a result. But this reduction allows us to serve almost twice as many users on one system with the same server performance. From our side, this is not directed against the users or any providers. If something doesn't work, we now have to make sure that the server performance is increased to be able to meet the query time.
  • 9 months ago Fixed Some other bug fixes.
  • 9 months ago Removed The option to pay by bank transfer has been removed.
  • 1 year ago Update Update on Google Adsense integration.
  • 1 year ago Fixed Thanks to a friendly caller, we became aware of a registration error. This error is now fixed. (Please remember that the ticket system is always the fastest way for something like this).
  • 2 years ago Fixed In the meantime, there were higher loading times than usual when retrieving covers. We were now able to finally fix this and all integrations should open promptly.
  • 2 years ago Fixed Covers were first displayed as not present when switching between titles. The cause of this has now been fixed.
  • 2 years ago Update Covers do not change. So we gave the issue a CDN and set a cache of 365 days for the covers. Covers are then immediately available for retrieval and only have to be generated once within this period.
  • 2 years ago Fixed The special character "&" in music titles inevitably leads to errors within the URL queries. The system now automatically converts it to "".
2.4.3 - 2.4.6
  • 2 years ago Update Cover recognition has been greatly improved.
  • 2 years ago Fixed Some characters cause problems with recognition. We now convert them automatically.
  • 2 years ago Update rawurlencode was also a mess. Based on urlencode, we have created our own class with the appropriate modifications.
  • 2 years ago Update Cover detection increased again by the change above.
  • 2 years ago Update Client security key recreated. (internal)
  • 2 years ago Update Let's forget version 2.3.9 - the changes have been reverted.
  • 2 years ago Update Changed "urlencode" to "rawurlencode" in cover query.
  • 2 years ago Update Small change to cover detection. Results need to be observed. In the best case, it's even better.
  • 2 years ago Update Internal optimizations at the code base.
  • 2 years ago Add The cover quality in some output areas has been improved.
  • 2 years ago Fixed Covers were erroneously given out in some places where they shouldn't appear.
  • 2 years ago Update We have improved the cover accuracy and will now see if the changes made take effect over the next few days.
2.3.5 (22&23)
  • 2 years ago Fixed Ad error in the stream boxes has been fixed.
  • 2 years ago Fixed Fixed display errors in the histories.
  • 2 years ago Fixed In the background of the system, we have been collecting information from Apple's iTunes API over the last few years and outputting it to the project. It seems they are parting ways with iTunes. All links to "" caused an enormous load time due to an unavailable domain. We have now removed Apple's API. Basically we used this mainly for the covers. We now have our own database with a little over 1 million covers.
  • 2 years ago Fixed Amazon has also changed its affiliate links. Here we have completely removed the callback pixels to Amazon.
  • 2 years ago Update The loading time of the project should now be significantly better than ever before.
  • 2 years ago Update The system currently updates embedded codes and players every 90 seconds. A few years ago there were a variety of reasons for this. By now we should be moving towards real-time updating. We lowered the update from 90 to 15 seconds.
  • 2 years ago Fixed Google's GWT, which we use in part, now also gives a 404 error and seems to have been discontinued. GWT content has been removed from the code and replaced accordingly.
  • 2 years ago Add Thanks to for reporting the problem so quickly.
  • 2 years ago Add Added ways to detect the reason for long loading times in the future.
  • 3 years ago Fixed Due to the fire, there were still errors in path specifications. It is uncertain what exactly did not work because of this. However, we do not have any reports.
  • 3 years ago Update There were very few users in address ranges which are generally blocked by us. We now have the possibility to release these users separately. A message is necessary.
  • 3 years ago Fixed Fixed a bug with player layout 002 that always displayed the player links expanded instead of closed in the initial state.
  • 3 years ago Fixed Unlike in update 2.3.0, this time the player links were not displayed if you have made your own entries. We have now rewritten the whole function and now it should fit. Thanks to for the message!
  • 3 years ago Fixed If no player links were entered, player 1,2,4 did not work.
  • 3 years ago Fixed Flashplayer has been removed from the History / Played view.
  • 3 years ago Fixed Due to changes in the last version 2.2.8 there were probably strong time delays in the code. This update tries to keep the changes but restore the old speed.
  • 3 years ago Fixed Fixed an error in the cover output, which gave a faulty not displayable image when changing the cover.
  • 3 years ago Fixed Fixed a bug with the new HTML5 players.
  • 3 years ago Update All AdBlockers were made harmless. (The SHOUTcast Tools are ad-financed. Each player on our pages contains only one really unobtrusive banner ad. It doesn't disturb anyone listening to the radio, but it helps to finance the project. If you don't like the ads please consider buying the premium option for 0,99 € cent per month).
  • 3 years ago Add HTML5 Player (We recommend to switch off the Flashplayer and to activate the HTML5 Player instead).
  • 3 years ago Add New code for just displaying the artist.
  • 3 years ago Add New code for displaying the title.
  • 3 years ago Update robots.txt was adjusted.
  • 3 years ago Fixed Various changes to code and texts. Changes are now possible through a new base in the shortest time. Report your suggestions.
  • 3 years ago Add New code for cover in size 200x200
  • 3 years ago Update The SHOUTcast cover codes have been optimized and will now load faster. Also, significantly more titles are now recognized.
  • 3 years ago Fixed Internal bugfix for new title generation.
  • 4 years ago Update "urlonly" query the cover was renamed "raw".
  • 4 years ago Update Cover codes were changed to base64 output. Saves browser the request.
  • 4 years ago Update Cover quality was raised. The larger they became, the blurrier the images became.
  • 4 years ago Update The cover codes display went probably after one of the last updates no longer. Should now work again.
  • 4 years ago Add More possibilities to debug the covers internally.
  • 4 years ago Add Section "Matching the artist" was added to the title pages.
  • 4 years ago Update robots.txt
  • 4 years ago Update Update for the new STREAMPANEL AdNetwork
  • 4 years ago Update Further update on DJ name recognition and related missing covers.
  • 4 years ago Fixed Fixed a cover recognition bug with umlauts.
  • 4 years ago Fixed With the premium codes the covers were not always available, although they were visible in the history.
  • 4 years ago Update Cover Connection has been enhanced to recognize DJ names, improving the recognition rate. (Please separate DJ names with a |).
  • 4 years ago Update New cover connection the last connection was clearly too unstable. Please report any abnormalities.
  • 4 years ago Fixed The external coverapi to the customer center is also functional again.
  • 4 years ago Fixed A few paths have been adjusted.
  • 4 years ago Fixed Fixed the graph within the statistics.
  • 4 years ago Fixed Data was not loaded.
  • 4 years ago Fixed Internal
  • 4 years ago Fixed Some codes were not HTTPs compatible.
  • 4 years ago Fixed All bugs from the move have been fixed.
  • 4 years ago Update A completely new cover interface which also accesses the data stock of the STREAMPANEL systems.
  • 4 years ago Update Internal changes.
  • 55 years ago Add
  • 5 years ago Update Improved cover detection of incorrectly spelled out / incorrect titles.
  • 5 years ago Update Various optimizations to the internal process.
  • 5 years ago Add Tag Manager integration
  • 5 years ago Add Fixed a bug that prevented registration / login within the English page.
  • 5 years ago Add Minor bug fixes.
  • 5 years ago Update Fixed all reported bugs since V2.
  • 5 years ago Fixed Streambox display in 468x60 format Fixed.
  • 5 years ago Add Complete revision of the SHOUTcast tools to a more modern design.
  • 6 years ago Update Recaptcha query during registration has been removed.
  • 7 years ago Fixed Fixed a bug that prevented the connection to Spotify.
  • 7 years ago Add Errors in the e-mail dispatch were repaired.
  • 7 years ago Fixed Deactivation of the SSL proxy due to load time errors.
  • 7 years ago Add Internal: Switch to Swift Storage
  • 7 years ago Update URL for cover retrieval has changed.
  • 7 years ago Update We have improved the stability of the system and fixed a problem with the loading times.
  • 5 years ago Add Final version of the original SHOUTcast tools
  • 7 years ago Update The Played page has been revised:
  • 7 years ago Add The radio name now links to the participating webradios.
  • 7 years ago Update The provision of cover data has been accelerated again.
  • 7 years ago Update The system should now recognize music titles with minor spelling errors.
  • 7 years ago Update We have removed the API dependencies from the fetches from your pages. This should drastically increase load times and prevent issues with the sometimes incorrect or incomplete ads.
  • 7 years ago Update General stability improvements.
  • 7 years ago Update With this update, DJ names attached to music tracks are no longer supported. We have tried to solve this in version 1.0. Unfortunately, this worked only conditionally. We start in the next version a new attempt to work around this problem.
  • 7 years ago Update This is the first version of the site after integration into the STREAMPANEL systems.
  • 7 years ago Update Extensive changes to the code
  • 7 years ago Add Creation of an own cover database to avoid API problems of various providers in the past. Backup of the covers are still tried to obtain from the following providers: iTunes, Spotify, Amazon
  • 7 years ago Add Trendings: (Germany only for the time being)