Watch free TV channels and broadcast your own



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  • Latest Version

    SopCast 4.2.0 LATEST

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    Sophia Jones

  • Operating System

    Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10

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SopCast is a simple, free way to broadcast video and audio or watch the video and listen to the 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.

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SopCast is a versatile streaming software designed to transform your PC into a multimedia broadcasting station. It enables users to broadcast video and audio content over the internet in real-time, allowing for both live streaming and on-demand viewing. Developed by SopCast Team, this software has gained popularity for its simplicity and effectiveness in delivering content to a wide audience.

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.

Key Features

Live Streaming
Broadcast live video and audio content over the internet.

On-Demand Viewing
View previously broadcasted content at your convenience.

Channel Listing
Access a wide range of channels covering various topics, including sports, news, entertainment, and more.

Built-in Media Player
Watch and listen to streams directly within the application without the need for additional software.

Customizable Interface
Tailor the user interface to suit your preferences with adjustable settings and themes.

Low Bandwidth Consumption
Efficient streaming technology ensures smooth playback even with limited bandwidth.

Multi-Language Support
Available in multiple languages to cater to a diverse user base.

Full Features
  • State-of-the-art P2P technology. Share the data among all viewers, make the channel more available and stable.
  • Minimal delay in the P2P streaming market.
  • Fast buffering. 10-30 seconds.
  • Firewall and NAT traversal technology to pass 90% P2P barriers.
  • Build your own channels and broadcast it over the Internet.
  • Streaming real time streams. Support for much streaming transport protocol. mms, http, etc.
  • Streaming media files. Many file types: asf, wmv, rm, rmvb, mp3, etc.
  • Support for loop file playing.
  • Extremely low memory footprint and CPU load.
  • Standard channel URL: click on any sop:// URL to play.
  • Real time monitor of broadcasting source quality and network quality to help viewers to select an appropriate channel.
  • Record the clips when you are watching it.
  • Can play the stream with your favorite player, such as Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, VLC, etc.
  • Memory buffering, no harm to the hard disk.
  • Support for authentication for both the broadcasters and the viewers. The broadcaster has full control on his channels.
  • End-to-End security, encrypted messages, hi level P2P security, no hijack.
  • Support multiple channels broadcast on the same server. Normally, you can run 5-10 channels on one PC.
  • The Sop Player can be embedded into a webpage or any software applications. It works just like Windows Media Player.
  • The Sop Server and Sop Player can be run both on Windows and Linux. The whole system can be ported to embedded Linux.
User Interface

It features a user-friendly interface with intuitive navigation. Upon launching the application, users are greeted with a simple dashboard displaying available channels and streaming options. The layout is clean and uncluttered, making it easy for both novice and experienced users to navigate.

Installation and Setup

Installing this program is a straightforward process. Users can download the software from the official website or trusted third-party sources. Once downloaded, simply run the installer and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. Upon launching the application for the first time, users may be prompted to configure their network settings for optimal streaming performance.

How to Use
  • Launch the app on your PC.
  • Browse the channel listing to find content of interest.
  • Double-click on a channel to begin streaming.
  • Adjust playback settings as needed, such as volume and video quality.
  • Enjoy live or on-demand content from the comfort of your PC.

Is SopCast FREE to use?
Yes, the software is available as a free download for Windows users.

Can I broadcast my own content using SopCast?
Yes, it allows users to broadcast their own video and audio content over the internet.

Are there any limitations on the number of channels I can access?
No, there are no restrictions on the number of channels available to users.

Does SopCast for PC support HD streaming?
Yes, it supports high-definition streaming for compatible channels.

Is SopCast available for mobile devices?
While the app primarily targets PC users, there are third-party apps available for mobile platforms that offer similar functionality.


VLC Media Player: While primarily a media player, VLC offers streaming capabilities similar to this app.

Plex: A multimedia streaming platform that allows users to organize and stream their own content.

Kodi: An open-source media center software with extensive customization options and streaming capabilities.

System Requirements
  • Operating System: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10/11
  • Processor: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 512 MB or more
  • Network Connection: Broadband internet connection for optimal streaming performance
  • Free to use
  • Simple and intuitive interface
  • Wide selection of channels
  • Low bandwidth consumption
  • Customizable settings
  • This application has been discontinued
  • Limited platform support (primarily Windows)
  • Lack of official mobile app
Also Available: Download SopCast for Mac

  • SopCast 4.2.0 Screenshots

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What's new in this version:

SopCast 4.2.0
- Fixed the problem that client can not login from some countries
- Minor bugs Fixed

SopCast 4.1.0
- Improved the data transfer performance
- Minor bugs fixed

SopCast 4.0.0
- Improved the data transfer performance
- Minor bugs fixed

SopCast 3.9.6
- Improved the data transfer performance
- Update Turkish language
- Minor bugs fixed

SopCast 3.9.3
- Improved the data transfer performance
- Fixed a bug crashed the client when playing aac encoded channels
- Fixed other minor bugs

SopCast 3.8.3
- Improved the data transfer performance
- Fixed a bug in crash report module
- Fixed a bug in install.bat file

SopCast 3.8.2
- Improved the data transfer performance
- Quick load when playing H.264 channels
- Update Netherlands language
- Update Korean language
- Manually adds recording schedule while channel is offline
- Fixed a bug player window cann't be fullscreen on second monitor
- Fixed other minor bugs

SopCast 3.5.0
- Improved the data transfer performance
- Fixed a bug that channel will not start automatically if auto login enabled
- Added Bulgarian language

SopCast 3.4.0
- Fixed problems while broadcasting channels
- Fixed a problem while playing H.264 channels on Windows XP SP1
- Fixed a problem while playing H.264 channels with TS format
- Added a quick channel feature (broadcast channels in a simple way)
- Added Korean language
- Added Vietnamese language

SopCast 3.2.8
- Improved the data transfer performance
- Added H.264 support on Vista and Windows 7
- Added MPEG PS/TS(H.264) and SHOUTCast(MP3) broadcasting
- Added a diagnose tool to verify system and service
- Timer record and simple recored supported
- Fixed some minor bugs on Windows 7
- Fixed some syntax errors in changeLog.txt

SopCast 3.2.4
- Improve the data transfering performance
- Enhance channel recording feature
- H.264 support
- Enable "ESC" key when the play in full screen mode
- fix some minor bugs

SopCast 3.2.2
- Improve the data transfering performance
- Enhance channel recording feature
- Enable "ESC" key when the play in full screen mode
- Fix some minor bugs

SopCast 3.0.3
- Improve the data transfering performance
- Fixed a bug in data transfering layer
- Fixed a bug in lauching external player
- Add a FAQ tab in client
- Fixed some other minor bugs

SopCast 3.0.0
- Speed up the channel starting
- Adapt to more different networks
- Fix a bug in software updating
- Fix a bug in vod channel viewing
- Fix some minor bugs

SopCast 2.0.4
- Fix bug in play external sop links
- Fix bug in display channel list
- Fix bug in display adv while playing vod
- Update the Polish language for client
- Update the Dutch language for client