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NextKast PRO


NextKast Pro

  • Designed for Internet Radio Broadcasting
  • Voicetracking - Remote VT and Management
  • Rotation Based System with Playlist Generation
  • Schedule Playlist and Rotations
  • Live Record, Track Time Restrictions, FX buttons
  • 12 Encoders built in
  • Adjustable Sound Processing with Sound Expander
  • Line In and Mic for Broadcasting Skype or VIOP calls
  • Output to Broadcast Audio Card (FM,AM Transmitter)
  • Designed for Pro Internet and Radio Broadcasting
  • Import 3mu/pls files from external Scheduling system
  • Quick Setup
  • Easy Operation
  • Rotation System
  • Easy Scheduling
  • Assignable Sweepers, Intro,Outro,Next Start markers
  • Adjustable Sound Processing
  • Email and Phone Support
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4/17/2017 9:00 PM Version: 4.6.2
Past Updates:
added admin/source password for shoutcast2/icecast2, better encoder reconnection check, added category types for different fadetimes and autotrim for music/commercials/imaging, added duplicate hour option for playlists, improved remote management/voicetracking , commercials played log seperatly, Improved Xpander Audio Processing, Added Multiple Sample FX pages,update mp3 tag instantly refects on list without refresh, Better TOH loading, multiple Artist repeat check with 'feat' or using mp3 tag multiples, shift keys left & right for Voicetrack editor, FX samples record into VoiceTracks, User Manual PDF,Better Schduler Minute/force accuracy, will not send title of non-music elements, Adding more Logging,Faster Rendering,better played log format,added export library to csv file, fixed TOH with forced and imaging type, warn if sweepers do not import properly, switch to playlist screen on scheduled event, and bug fixes(after duplicate hour playlist, not refreshing).
Waveform render when marking tracks, ability to use Winamp Plugin DSP, Backup Utility, Auto Repeat non-Auto generated playlists, Fixed delay when reading certian mp3 tags with misplaced picture data, faster list loading,wave render refined, duplicates are moved to duplicates folder instead of deleted,minor fixes, updated manual, New wave render on players and VT, fixed songpick trackype bug, added click song preview in statistics window, Encoder more network error tolerant, exapand category window on drag to player only if more than 10 categories, attack on compressor alllowed to .01, fixed one category track time cacultations, fixed display on 125% magnified screen, no spaces in category names, added the ability to get relay stats with custom getstats, quicker network timeout, double check mic master volume, Broadcast soundcard now hears mic when mute mic is on, simulcast playlists force schedule changes.
Added Micro Caster Encoder allowing to broadcast from NextKast without Stream Provider for Live Broadcasts or testing. NOTE, this is intended for very few listening connections and is dependent on your internet speed.Added different view options for Category and Rotation Listings, can be found by right clicking the '+ Category' button.Added the ability to drag mp3 or wav files into the schedulerUpdated User Manual Minor Bug Fixes Added the ability to force or flex each schedule element ( Minute or hour)Better support for mp3 with embeded data,Bug Fixes (playlist showing red in schedule, delete in list, update close)
dded the Ability to export/import VoiceTrack Packages to assign Voicetrack hours to remote jocks,Fixed Record live to also record 'Mute Mic' set,improved Date TimeSpan setting for tracks,import folders into category (drag and drop),ability to drag external tracks directly to player,Better support for Custom Stats for shoutcast 2 servers,Ability to schedule Live Recordings,Automated Tiltle and Text Announcements as sweepers,Better Time Restrictions,Updated Manual v 1.3

This Version Update:

Now playing file for Opticodec encoders
Refined Backup System
After Delete Track return to last position
Improved performance and App Priority in Windows now selectable
Sweepers finish right before intro mark (if marked)
tracks marked as cold don't fade out
current time highlighted when scheduler is opened
updated user manual 1.5
Better encoder performance running on Windows Server
Ability to save Playlist as CSV files
Better Schedule Perormance
Added Ability to choose VT package output folder
Playlist generation fixes
Voice track temp folder moved so Voicetracking works with Drop Box
Voicetrack package files trimed to intro/outro times
Generated pre-load 30 seconds
Better Logging
better import track verify
improved multiple artist seperation
Increased Encoder Buffer and seperated process
Multiple Samples Plays Simultaniously
Improved no Soundcard server support
Improved Daypart
Other Misc bug fixes
Fixed bug that certian encoded mp3 files would not autotrim properly
Master volume on Sample FX buttons
Mic Attenuation persist through track changes
Sound card switchable on VPS mode
Fixed single category rotations
Audio Out Light for FM/AM station using Broadcast Sound Card
VoiceTracks now get Auto-named by the date/time they will Play
Removed 2 second cushion from sweep before intro triggers
Fixed Consecutive sub 1 second track issue
Better Handle Simulcast Streams with irregular Meta Data Being Sent
Added the ability to change eq center frequency on each band
removed "arrive" dialog
Added logging for soundcards
changed FX button text to white
reset track option for stats
mic mono mode
Better Sound stability running on Virtual servers
Better Sound Stability on Voicetrack Engine.

NextKast Standard


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  • Cost Effective Solution
  • Quick Setup
  • Easy Operation
  • Rotation System
  • Easy Scheduling
  • Assignable Sweepers, Intro,Outro,Nextstart markers
  • 6 Encoders built in
  • Sound Processing
  • Mic Input
  • Designed for Internet Radio Broadcasting
  • Email support
  • Upgradable to Pro Version for $99
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4/17/2017 9:00 PM Version: 4.6.2

Past Updates:
added admin/source password for shoutcast2/icecast2, better encoder reconnection check, update mp3 tag instantly refects on list without refresh, Better TOH loading, multiple Artist repeat check with 'feat' or using mp3 tag multiples, User Manual PDF Pro,Better Schduler Minute/force accuracy,will not send title of non-music elements, more logging, faster rendering, better played log format, added export library to csv file, fixed TOH with forced and imaging type, warn if sweepers do not import properly, switch to playlist screen on scheduled event, and Bug fixes(drag and drop not fading).Waveform render when marking tracks, Backup Utility, Fixed delay when reading certian mp3 tags with misplaced picture data,faster list loading,wave render refined,duplicates are moved to duplicates folder instead of deleted,minor fixes,New wave render on players, fixed songpick trackype bug,added click song preview in statistics window, Encoder more network error tolerant, exapand category window on drag to player only if more than 10 categories, attack on compressor alllowed to .01, fixed one category track time cacultations, fixed display on 125% magnified screen, no spaces in category names,added the ability to get relay stats with custom getstats,quicker network timeout, double check mic master volume. Added Micro Caster Encoder allowing to broadcast from NextKast without Stream Provider for Live Broadcasts or testing.NOTE, this is intended for very few listening connections and is dependent on your internet speed.
Added different view options for Category and Rotation Listings, can be found by right clicking the '+ Category' button.Updated User Manual
Minor Bug Fixes. Added the ability to force or flex each schedule element ( Minute or hour),Better support for mp3 with embeded data,
Bug Fixes (playlist showing red in schedule, delete in list,
update close)
,import folders into category (drag and drop),ability to drag external tracks directly to player,Better support for Custom Stats for shoutcast 2 servers,Automated Tiltle and Text Announcements as sweepers

This Version Update:


Now playing file for Opticodec encoders
Refined Backup System
After Delete Track return to last position
Improved performance and App Priority in Windows
now selectable
Sweepers finish right before intro mark (if marked)
tracks marked as cold don't fade out
current time highlighted when scheduler is opened

Better encoder performance running on Windows Server
Better Logging
better import track verify

improved multiple artist seperation
Increased Encoder Buffer and seperated process
other Miscr bug fixes
Fixed bug that certian encoded mp3 files would not autotrim properly
Fixed single category rotations
Removed 2 second cushion from sweep before intro triggers
Fixed Consecutive sub 1 second track issue
Added logging for soundcards
reset track option for stats
mic mono mode



NextKast Feature Matrix
Feature
Standard Version
    Pro Version   
Simple Rotation System runs Automatically
Schedule Rotations
No database Installation Required
Each Track Can have assignable Sweeper
Mark each track with Sweeper start, Into until, outro starts and next start
Microphone Input
Sound Proccesing
adjustable
Built In Encoders
6
12
Email Support
Run Live or Automatic
Artist and Song Seperation
Audience Pleaser uses listener tune ins/ outs to help pick tracks
Outputs nowPlaying.txt and NowPlaying.xml for use w/ external encoders
Detailed Played Log with track, Artist, and listener count
Playes MP3's or Wavs
Can restream other internet streams



Pro Only Features:


Phone Support

Two Activations For ONE station ( 1 Broadcast PC, 1 Production PC)

Voice Tracking

Remote Management and Voice Tracking

Schedule and generate Playlist from Rotations

Live Recording of Broadcast

Track Time Resctrictions (Dayparting)
Sample/FX buttons with shortcut keys

Line IN for broadcasting VIOP calls

Adjustable Sound Procesing

Simulcast Other Streams

Category types Music/Commercials/Imaging for Different Fadetimes etc

Output to Secodary Sound Card Output for FM/AM transmitter

Import 3MU playlists from external scheduling software

Import Traffic Logs(advertising) from Natural Log and Others to Merge w playlists


Uninstall Instructions: Nextkast is a standard windows application and is digitally signed by Axis Entertainment Inc. To un-install simply follow the standard Windows un-install process, this will remove NextKast from your Windows Computer.