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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 10. While about 48% of users of SHOUTcast Transcoder come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and MA.

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?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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) 63%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.51%
Windows 10 14.29%
Windows Vista 6.12%
Windows XP 4.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.73%
Windows 7 Professional 18.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.08%
Windows 8 4.08%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.54%
  Germany 6.56%
  MA 4.92%
  Canada 3.28%
  Finland 3.28%
  Greece 3.28%
  Israel 3.28%
  Netherlands 3.28%
  Poland 3.28%
  Argentina 1.64%
  Belgium 1.64%
  Brazil 1.64%
  Colombia 1.64%
  Indonesia 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 22.50%
Dell 12.50%
Lenovo 7.50%
American Megatrends 7.50%
ASUS 5.00%
Toshiba 2.50%
Samsung 2.50%
Intel 2.50%
Gateway 2.50%
Alienware 2.50%
Common models
Acer Aspire X3400 5.71%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.71%
Hewlett-Packard 610-1070f... 5.71%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850 2.86%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3 2.86%

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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