The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Winamp Audio Streaming are:
Winamp Audio Streaming - PC
- TCP: 8000-8001
Forwarding Ports for Winamp Audio Streaming
When you use Winamp Audio Streaming you may need to forward ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to Winamp Audio Streaming.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- The IP address of your computer.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.
We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.
Forwarding a Port for Winamp Audio Streaming
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type your computer's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for Winamp Audio Streaming in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for Winamp Audio Streaming:
List of Routers - Customized for Winamp Audio Streaming
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for Winamp Audio Streaming.