ShoutGrab ShoutGrab is a utility written in Java that saves the audio stream from a ShoutCast server to your hard drive. If ShoutCast is a radio broadcast then ShoutGrab is your tape recorder. It will save the music to your hard drive as an mp3.

Download and Install

Download and install the Java2 Runtime Environment (JRE) from if you do not already have it installed.

Download the latest version of ShoutGrab (Executable Jar - 111k)

ShoutGrab now has a graphical interface. To run ShoutGrab double click the jar file.

The old command line interface still works. If you wish to use ShoutGrab from the command line or your system does not support the executable jar, try the following command lines:
java -jar shoutgrab.jar --help
java -classpath shoutgrab.jar com.Ostermiller.ShoutGrab.ShoutGrab --help

Bugs and Features

ShoutGrab bugs, feature requests, issues, and problems are tracked using bugzilla.

Check open issues

File a bug or request a feature


version 2.2 (June 2001 - Executable Jar - 111k)

version 2.1 (May 2001 - Executable Jar - 111k)

version 2.0 (November 2000 - Executable Jar - 75k)

version 1.2 (April 2000 - Executable Jar - 55k)

version 1.1 (March 2000 - Executable Jar - 55k)

version 1.0 (February 2000 - Executable Jar - 49k)


Copyright (c) 2000 by Stephen Ostermiller

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.