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| website    = http://www.scanff.com
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Revision as of 03:24, 26 May 2009

Wiiradio img.png
Wiimote.svg SensorBar.svg Loads files from the Front SD slot Internet

WiiRadio is a SHOUTcast stream player. It can read from thousands of internet radio streams and play them back on the Wii.


05/16/2009 - Version 0.3 Released!
03/15/2009 - Version 0.2 Released!


In Browser

Button Action
Wii Remote Aim Move cursor
Wiimote A Button Select
Wiimote + Button Saves current playing stream to Playlists
Wiimote HOME Button Quit Screen
Wiimote D-Pad Left Playlists/Browser/Genre Back
Wiimote D-Pad Right Playlists/Browser/Genre Next
Wiimote D-Pad Up Volume Up
Wiimote D-Pad Down Volume Down
Wiimote - Button Mute
Wiimote 2 Button Show Visualizer
Wiimote B Button Show Browser

In Visualizer

Button Action
Wiimote D-Pad Left Previous Visual
Wiimote D-Pad Right Next Visual
Wiimote D-Pad Up Volume Up
Wiimote D-Pad Down Volume Down
Wiimote - Button Mute
Wiimote 2 Button Back To Browser


Installing The Application

Copy the "radiow" directory to your SD under /apps
NOTE: DO NOT rename "radiow" directory.
Tested on PAL 3.2 - works fine.
Tested on NTSC 3.3v2, 4.0 - works great!


Copy the playlist file to "/apps/radiow/pls" on your SD card
Saving playlists from WiiRadio will create a *.pls file under "/apps/radiow/pls".
Pressing the "+" button will add the playing station to the Playlists.

Internet Connection

Make sure you're getting a decent wireless connection on your Wii for better performance.

Free Space Requirements

WiiRadio requires free space on the SD card for caching. I'd recommend 10MB free.

Change Log

Version 0.3

- Whole new GUI thanks to TiMeBoMb
- Added a visualizer and black screen that acts as a burn reducer
- Loading streams from a playlist have been changed and bugs fixed
- Added a playlist delete option
- Hovering over stations or playlists now scroll giving you all the information
- Added Volume controls
- Added dynamic buffering (if your signal is weak)
- Fixed a crashing bug when parsing the ICY data
- Added more controls from the WiiMote (see above)
- Created a cache per genre so if the SHOUTcast DB does not respond you can play streams. If it does respond it will refresh your cache.
- Caches up to 1,000 stations per genre. No more waiting when you click next or previous
- Now using the new SDL port which improves the look and performance
- Text no longer uses a bitmap, it uses SDL-TTF
- Added informational pop-up's
- Lots of bug fixes

Version 0.2

- Changed logo - (Thank You TiMeBoMb for the new logo!)
- Added support for loading Playlist files (*.pls) from the SD card
- Fixed a few minor bugs
- Increased pre-buffer size (this seems to help streaming on the Wii)

Version 0.1 (Preview version)

- First version!


The video above, by _Contra_, was captured as widescreen.


Thanks To

  • TiMeBoMb - For all the graphics work, ideas, feedback, support and testing.
  • Tantric - For the new SDL Wii Project.


If you'd like to contribute to this project please contact Scanff