What is SHOUTcast?

SHOUTcast is a software designed to allow broadcasters to deliver media across the Internet from their home pc(WIndows or Mac)
directly to the listeners media player. SHOUTcast is most likely the most compatible webcasting format. It is supported by
all major media players such as Windows Media Player, Itunes, Winamp, QuickTime and RealPlayer. There are also many mobile
applications available that will allow your listners to tune in cellphones, tablet pcs and other mobile devices.

What is Icecast?

Icecast is very similar to SHOUTcast because it to is a streaming media server which delivers media from the broadcaster to the
listener via the Internet. Icecast however supports both Ogg Vorbis and MP3 audio streaming. It is also set up with multiple
mount points(/live, /autodj and /stream) which enables a seamless transition between live broadcasts and your Auto DJ.