I get asked every now and then by a Mac user “How Do I DJ off a Mac?” I really wish I had the answer for you (I don’t own a Mac, not by choice!). While I really do wish I had a Mac to test out DJing/Broadcasting there are some software and tools that are Mac specific. An alternative (again not tested) is to also try using boot camp and DJ as you normally would under a Windows system. Here’s some Mac specific software for online DJing and Broadcasting:
- Shoutcast DSP Plugin for Mac OS X, Linux, and FreeBSD – this is the same location you would get the regular Shoutcast DSP for Windows; software that has not been improved on for some time.
- Rouge Amoeba – Nicecast – A fully functional Mac OS tool with pluginable effects. Although it’s not free, $40 is cheaper than some PC equivalent software that has the same features.
- B.U.T.T. – Broadcast Using This Tool, I’ve highlighted before under Windows, but is also available for Mac!
- Native Instruments Traktor 3 – while Traktor is more a DJ related software, you can stream to an Icecast server with it and it’s available for Mac (and PC).
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I use Audion 3 for the Mac, it was discontinued as a commercial product some time ago, but you can still download it here, and it's free!
It's very reliable and easy to use, and is a great media player and general purpose audio converter into the bargain …
hey man, im tryin to get started i got a mac but dont no were to begin got n e tips?
The only thing I can recommend Ryan is, try Rouge Amoeba Nicecast, in all of my research I've found that it's the best (and one of the few programs) that performs well with audio streaming. You can get it at http://rogueamoeba.com/nicecast/