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Chapter 27. Web Serving > Streaming MP3s—mod_mp3

Streaming MP3s—mod_mp3

If you've been using iTunes, you've probably got quite a collection of MP3 files that have been building up on your drive. Rather than taking the MP3s with you wherever you go, you can create your own Internet radio station and broadcast music to your computer at work, home, or wherever your MP3s aren't. Using the Apache mod_mp3 module, you can create a Shoutcast-compatible streaming MP3 server in a matter of minutes. Of course, it goes without saying that anyone who listens to your streams has a legitimate copy of the music. Absolutely no sarcasm intended. None.

Installing mod_mp3 only takes a few minutes of time. Download the latest release from http://www.modmp3.com/, and then decompress the archive:


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