Need an audio multicasting solution

Eduardo Morras nec556 at
Tue Sep 13 11:10:10 UTC 2011

At 08:21 09/09/2011, Victor Sudakov wrote:
>I need a solution to read sound from a soundcard (/dev/dsp) and
>multicast it into the network, for the multicast audio stream to be
>played on FreeBSD, Linux and Windows workstations. No sophisticated
>codecs needed, plain PCM would do.
>Can you advise something? I know that in theory there are many ways to
>implement this, but I am especially interested in personal first-hand
>experience, success stories or good white papers. Please no
>lmgtfu-type replies. Thanks very much in advance.

You can use videolan / vlc. It allows you to multicast video too. In 
September 2011 BSD Magazine you have some examples about that.


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