Definitions for "icecast "
Keywords:  xiph, foss, shoutcast, ogg, vorbis
Icecast is a streaming media server which currently supports Ogg Vorbis and MP3 audio streams. It can be used to create an Internet radio station or a privately running jukebox and many things in between. It is very versatile in that new formats can be added relatively easily, and it supports open standards for communication and interaction.
This is an open source alternative to and is compatible with Shoutcast streaming audio servers. [see also Shoutcast
An audio streaming media server software.