Streaming internet radio in Max/MSP...


    Apr 16 2013 | 11:44 am
    Hi all,
    I have found a couple of topics from way back about this, but no solutions. Oggpro seems to be out of action, shoutamp~ has disappeared from the web.. PD appears to have a couple of objects but they require compiling; I am on a windows 7 machine and this is not something I want to delve into unless absolutely necessary.
    Any solutions?

    • Jun 24 2013 | 8:21 pm
      Bump.
      I'm in the same position as yeter (except on mac too).
    • Jun 24 2013 | 8:54 pm
      hello, you guys can use olaf matthes shoutcast~ object to stream mp3.
      right, its hard to find olaf´s stuff in the web...i mailed olaf and he send me the win/osx external.
      also concider olaf´s oggcast~ object to stream ogg: http://www.nullmedium.de/dev/oggpro/
      ciao, j
    • Jun 25 2013 | 11:54 am
      Thanks for the reply,
      If you could post shoutcast~ that would be appreciated.
      But, are these confirmed to be working in Max 6? I checked out oggamp~ but it didn't seem to work on Mac 6.08 or 6.12, see screen... unless I'm doing something silly that is.
    • Jun 25 2013 | 5:39 pm
      hey mark, oggamp~, shoutcast~ and oggcast~ works fine for me running max 6.1.2 on osx 10.7.5. for a current audio streaming project i used olaf´s object on a win 7 computer.
      so, maybe you have an outdated version, or multiple versions of the objects in your searchpath? the best would be to contact olaf directly … he is a kind guy and will help you.
    • Sep 11 2013 | 11:21 am
      hi johannes, do you have the Pro versions of oggamp~ and oggcast~ for OSX? I have been trying to get in touch with Olaf about getting them, but have not had any success...
    • Sep 12 2013 | 10:12 am
      i managed to get Robin Gareus' externals. They are available here, though they are unmaintained.
      The binaries are still online at:
      It's been more than 3 years (OSX 10.5) since I last looked at it, it should still work, but I don't know. Please let me know if you encounter any problems, so that I can warn others.
      I don't maintain this external anymore. I neither have a MAX/MSP license, nor do I own any Apple devices. On the upside, complete source-code is available from http://gareus.org/gitweb/?p=maxmsp.git;a=snapshot;sf=tgz
    • Jan 09 2014 | 2:50 pm
      Thanks a lot! That was helpfull!
    • Nov 05 2014 | 7:54 am
      I just tried oggrx~ from the v0.6 version of the links posted by umma08, in Max 6.1.8 - played an MP3 file from a web URL.
    • Mar 30 2016 | 3:40 pm
      does anybody have any updates to this? I have seemed to run into problems with my oggrx~ objects running as a Max for Live patch on Ableton 9.6. Crashes every time - even though the object is stable in Max.