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ExIT_FM
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Re: OGG streaming

Post by ExIT_FM » 30 May 2019 10:57

Yep, I use Icecast server and you are right, on the server's status page there's no Artist and Title field.
I don't know how, but Altacast (https://github.com/DustyDrifter/AltaCas ... taCast/src) (named Edcast before) manage to update Title and Artist in the stream.
It is important for us as our website extracts programme title and the presenter's name from these two field.
Don't get me wrong, it does not matter what AIMP displays, I don't care about it. I use it only to see what is written in the stream's meta data.
song_title_altacast.png

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radio42
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Re: OGG streaming

Post by radio42 » 30 May 2019 11:27

Here is the ICEcast documentation of updating metadata:
http://icecast.org/docs/icecast-2.4.1/a ... rface.html

There is no separation between Title and Artist - only a songtitle can be updated. So I don't know what AIMP or AltaCast are doing specifically - maybe something non standard.

However, if you want to update your web-site, note, there are much better ways, as you can directly send the needed info (Title, Artist, Album and even the CoverArt) directly from ProppFrexx to your web-site, e.g. using the control-command: EXEC_SEND_HTTP_GET or EXEC_SEND_HTTP_POST.
E.g. see here: viewtopic.php?f=9&t=759

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Re: OGG streaming

Post by ExIT_FM » 30 May 2019 11:41

I found this: https://icecast.org/docs/icecast-trunk/server_stats/

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<source mount="/audio.ogg">
        <title>All that she wants</title>
        <artist>Ace of Base</artist>
        <audio_bitrate>499821</audio_bitrate>
        <audio_channels>2</audio_channels>
        <audio_info>samplerate=44100;quality=10%2e0;channels=2</audio_info>
        <audio_samplerate>44100</audio_samplerate>
        <channels>2</channels>
        <genre>various</genre>
I know there are other ways to update informations on the website, but I'm not an admin there and the website using the stream's metadata to update infos.
Anyway, thanks for your suggestions, I'll try to find an other way to solve this issue I have.

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Re: OGG streaming

Post by radio42 » 30 May 2019 12:17

The stats separated the Artist and Title typically from the song title update by splitting the text from the hyphen.
E.g. XYZ - ABC
Is splitted in to XYZ and ABC.

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Re: OGG streaming

Post by radio42 » 03 Jun 2019 18:44

A v4.0.5.39-Beta (so use "Check for Beta-Versions..." to update) is available, which adds a new 'Song-Titel' formal to the streaming-server configuration, which uses a special way to update the separate Artist and Title for ICEcast servers:
So please select the new "${artist}, ${title}" song title update format in the streaming server dialog and check, if you now got it separated.
This is using an actually an undocumented way to update the artist and title just for ICEcast.

Let me know, if that helped...

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