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PlayoutONE Live Radio Broadcasting Software

Use PlayoutONE live radio broadcasting to connect to your online station and stream scheduled music or talk radio directly to

James Mulvany

by James Mulvany in Production

Last updated 04.08.2023

Playout One Live Radio Broadcasting Software

The PlayoutONE live radio broadcasting software is an awesome combination of music organisation, voice tracking, and streaming that you can use to manage your radio station.

Learn how to get setup and ready to use PlayoutONE's playout software.

PlayoutONE Live Radio Broadcasting Software


PlayoutONE currently is only available for the Windows operating systems (Windows 7, 8, & 10) - Download it here.

PlayoutONE is a commercial product, but it has a free trial - Purchase a license to continue using the service here.


Once you have downloaded the files open up PlayoutONE Install Files and click PlayoutONE_Setup.

PlayoutONE Setup

Then run through the setup wizard to install PlayoutONE.

Setup Wizard for PlayoutONE Part 1
Setup Wizard for PlayoutONE Part 2

Once installed, launch PlayoutONE.

PlayoutONE Dashboard

Connecting with PlayoutONE LiveStream

PlayoutONE LiveStream is an encoder that pushes your stream from your computer to your radio station - Open the program to bring up the encoder window, then enter your broadcasting details which are available from your DJ bar:

  • Server (Address:Port): e.g.
  • SID: Leave blank
  • Mount Name (Icecast): Leave blank
  • Server Password: Your unique ID, found in the DJ bar
  • Stream Name: e.g. NQR.FM
  • URL: e.g.
  • Stream Genre: e.g. e.g. Top 40
  • Description: e.g. The best sounds from Manchester's northern quarter
  • Stream Device: Speakers
  • Output Format: MP3
  • Bitrate: 128kbps (standard)
  • Buffer: 2000 (default)
  • Billboard File: Leave blank
  • Start Streaming when LiveStream starts: Enable if you want to broadcast to your station when playing audio

Once your details have been entered be sure to have audio playing, either your microphone, music, or both, then connect.

PlayoutoONE Live Stream


PlayoutONE will connect to your radio station and you will be able to see the status change in your DJ bar to DJ On Air to indicate that you are broadcasting live.

DJ On-Air NextKast

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