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SHOUTcast Transcoder v2

What is SHOUTcast Transcoder?  (from Nullsoft, Inc)

If you already have a running instance of the transcoder then with this build you should make some changes to the configuration file due to the changing of some of the config option names (though existing configurations should load whilst compatibility mappings are present). This change has been done to make it easier ...  Read more


SHOUTcast Transcoder v2 is a program developed by Nullsoft, Inc. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 6.45 MB (6,762,942 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 49% of users of SHOUTcast Transcoder come from the United States, it is also popular in MA and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.shoutcast.com
Help link: forums.winamp.com/forumdisplay.php?f=140
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SHOUTcast
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SHOUTcast\uninstall_shoutcast-transcoder-v2.exe"
Estimated size: 6.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SHOUTcast Transcoder v2

  • sc_serv.exe - Nullsoft SHOUTcast DNAS (sc_serv) v2
  • sc_trans.exe (by Aol) - Nullsoft TRANSCast Transcoder (sc_trans) v2
  • uninstall_shoutcast-dnas-v2.exe
  • uninst-dnas.exe
  • ScTranscoderGUI.exe
  • ServiceExe.exe - ServiceExe.exe Application (executable) (Allows to install and run any Windows executable file as a Windows service)
  • uninstall_shoutcast-transcoder-v2.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • sc_serv.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SHOUTcast\sc_serv.exe'.

How do I remove SHOUTcast Transcoder?

Quickly and completely remove SHOUTcast Transcoder v2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SHOUTcast Transcoder from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SHOUTcast Transcoder v2, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove SHOUTcast Transcoder.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.60%
Windows 8 12.77%
Windows Vista 6.38%
Windows XP 4.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.30%
Windows 7 Professional 19.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.26%
Windows 8 4.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.15%
  MA 5.08%
  Germany 3.39%
  Finland 3.39%
  Greece 3.39%
  Israel 3.39%
  Netherlands 3.39%
  Poland 3.39%
  Argentina 1.69%
  Belgium 1.69%
  Brazil 1.69%
  Canada 1.69%
  Colombia 1.69%
  Spain 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.32%
Acer 21.05%
Dell 13.16%
Lenovo 7.89%
American Megatrends 5.26%
ASUS 5.26%
Toshiba 2.63%
Samsung 2.63%
Intel 2.63%
Gateway 2.63%
Alienware 2.63%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.88%
Hewlett-Packard 610-1070f... 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850 2.94%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3 2.94%
Gigabyte Z68A-D3H-B3 2.94%

About Nullsoft, Inc

Nullsoft is a software developer most known products that include the Winamp media player and the SHOUTcast MP3 streaming media server.
Publisher URL: www.winamp.com


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