Using the StreamHawk radio utility

StreamHawk scans playlists to announce when your favorite artists are streaming. ( & SiriusXM)

Installing on Mac

Download, unzip and drag to your Applications folder.

Note: If you get an alert when opening, go to System Preferences > Security & Privacy and click Open Anyway. You only have to do this the first time.

Choosing Streams

Click Streams to see the current list. Mark the checkbox to monitor a stream. Check Play to auto-start favorites (VLC required, streams only). Check Talk and choose voices to announce favorites. Click Arrange to change order.

Adding Streams

Click Manage to add and SiriusXM streams. To rename, right-click an added stream.

Monitoring Streams

Hit SPACEBAR or the PAUSED / WATCHING button to start / stop updating the playlist, in 15/30/45-second intervals. Favorites are shown in bold, and optionally announced and streamed.

Adding Favorite Artists

Double-click the playlist to add new artists. Mark artist/s, and click Add. Click AllMusic info for details.

Editing Favorite Artists

Click Artists to see the full list. Add or delete, keeping one per line. You can use full artist names, partial names, song titles, or keywords.

That covers it! Let me know any bugs or suggestions.
See StreamHawk on GitHub


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