Airtime Changelog

New in version 2.3.1

March 22nd, 2013
  • This version provides a stability and security upgrade.
  • It was released for World Radio Day, and has an interface translated into 11 languages and the option for users to add new translations.
  • Icecast and SHOUTcast listener statistics are now available too, as are automatically set cue-points and ReplayGain improvements.

New in version 2.3.0 (February 13th, 2013)

  • Web-based remote station management. Authorized personnel can add program material, create playlists, and schedule programming all via a web interface.
  • Automation. Airtime has a scheduler function that enables users to set shows with playlists for playback at a date and time of their choosing. Playlists can be played back multiple times.
  • Solid, fast playback. Airtime uses the open source Liquidsoap multimedia framework for clean, reliable, fast playback.
  • Open, extensible architecture. Stations are free to extend and alter all parts of the program code.

New in version 2.2.1 (December 6th, 2012)

  • This version has a number of fixes improving the performance and stability of the open source radio software from Sourcefabric.
  • Streaming was a major focus of the 2.2 release; the team has improved the fading between streams, and it is now smoother in Airtime 2.2.1.
  • Issues with the stream connection and previewing have been resolved.
  • Smart Blocks, which let DJs and Station Managers fill a block of time with audio according to parameters, have been tweaked.

New in version 2.2.0 (October 27th, 2012)

  • This version has smart playlists and new live assist modes.
  • Users can now configure and rebroadcast remote live input streams from the Web, DJ programs, or smartphone applications used by broadcast journalists.
  • Additionally, they can schedule these streams in the calendar, or schedule a ‘live’ show that records from the computer’s line-in.
  • Improvements to the library management improve archive searching and programming, allowing the professionals to take advantage of new FLAC, WAV, AAC, and ReplayGain support.

New in version 2.1.3 (July 14th, 2012)

  • This version adds a number of fixes improving performance of the playout engine, jQuery widgets, and streams.
  • The team and community have fixed playout engine issues and jQuery widgets not showing or incorrectly showing the past Sunday on Sunday.
  • Also fixed is dragging and dropping tracks into a live show, which could cause to Web UI to become unsynchronized from what is actually playing.
  • Users are now able to receive mono streams for Master or Show source broadcasts, and Soundcloud uploads are now working for all users.

New in version 2.1.1 (June 15th, 2012)

  • Airtime now includes live stream rebroadcasting, which allows remote broadcasters to connect to Airtime via tools such as Mixxx or Virtual DJ.
  • Airtime will rebroadcast the stream, either at a set time or in the middle of an existing broadcast with a smooth transition.
  • DJs can now edit their automated shows in realtime, even while they're on air.
  • Last second schedule changes, such as moving or adding a track, are performed with a drag-and-drop movement using the Web interface.
  • A Playout Log detailing the tracks played is now available.

New in version 2.0.2 (March 8th, 2012)

  • Airtime’s Calendar display speed is now twice as fast, the dashboard is twice as fast, and the Now Playing page is up to six times faster.
  • In addition, it sorts out a couple of issues with the playout engine, works on improving the show recorder, and deals with a filename upgrade issue affecting those trying to upgrade from 1.8.2.

New in version 2.0.1 (February 16th, 2012)

  • Web-based remote station management. Authorized personnel can add program material, create playlists, and schedule programming all via a web interface.
  • Automation. Airtime has a scheduler function that enables users to set shows with playlists for playback at a date and time of their choosing. Playlists can be played back multiple times.
  • Solid, fast playback. Airtime uses the open source Liquidsoap multimedia framework for clean, reliable, fast playback.
  • Open, extensible architecture. Stations are free to extend and alter all parts of the program code.

New in version 1.9.5 (November 16th, 2011)

  • This version improves Airtime’s Media Monitor, specifically the parsing of a file's metadata and the moving or renaming of ‘watch’ folders.
  • It also addresses issues with parsing Unicode metadata in audio files, and a bug with older versions of python-virtualenv.
  • The airtime-easy-install deb package will install everything needed for a working version of Airtime with a single click on Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid or Debian 6.0 Squeeze through either the Ubuntu Software Center or the GDebi Package Installer.