How Sopcast Works

SopCast is a simple, free way to broadcast video and audio or watch the video and listen to radio on the Internet. Adopting P2P(Peer-to-Peer) technology, It is very efficient and easy to use. Let anyone become a broadcaster without the costs of a powerful server and vast bandwidth. You can build your own TV stations comparable with large commercial sites with minimal resources. Using SopCast, you can serve 10,000 online users with a personal computer and a home broadband connection. SoP is the abbreviation for Streaming over P2P. Sopcast is a Streaming Direct Broadcasting System based on P2P. The core is the communication protocol produced by Sopcast Team, which is named sop://, or SoP technology.

In order to install SopCast application, please follow these steps:
  • Download SopPlayer from http://download.sopcast.com/download/SopCast.zip

    Or you can download it from mirror sites which are listed on page http://www.sopcast.com/download/.

  • Unzip SopCast.zip with Winzip or Winrar to your hard disc.
  • Go to the directory unzipped and Run Setup-SopCast-verion-num-build-time.exe to install SopCast, the Setup file looks like Setup-SopCast-2.0.4-2007-12-13.exe.
  • Find SopCast in your "Start Menu" and run SopCast.exe.

Here is a video where you can find instructions on how to watch channels from this site with your browser by installing SopCast software: Installing SopCast On Windows