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The game supports 2 build-in radio modes: Playback of local MP3s on your PC, or streaming radio from the Internet.

MP3 Playback Edit

Place MP3s in My Documents\Euro Truck Simulator 2\music. Subfolders are fine, but the game will just list all the MP3s without folder info.

To avoid duplicating all your MP3s into this folder from their usual location, you can use an NTFS Junction Point to 'link' your main music folder to the game's music folder, like this:

C:\>mklink /J "%userprofile%\Documents\Euro Truck Simulator 2\music\stuff" "%userprofile%\Music"

A folder/link will appear under the \music\ folder, which when selected takes you to your main music folder. The game then reads all files in that location as if they were in \music\.

You can also add a folder shortcut to the music folder you want to add.

  1. Open your "Documents\Euro Truck Simulator 2\music" folder.
  2. In the empty space, either right-click or press your menu key

on your keyboard to open a context menu. Then, hover your cursor over the "New" option, then click "Shortcut" in the "New" submenu.

    1. Alternately,

on Windows 8 (including 8.1), you can select the "Home" menu on the ribbon bar at the top of your window, select "New item", and then click "Shortcut".

  1. Browse to your

music folder or type/paste in the folder's location path to select it. Click "Next", change the shortcut's name if you want to, and then click "Finish".

  1. The new shortcut will appear in the folder. You can then launch Euro Truck Simulator 2 and go to your radio to play your songs.

Any subfolders in the linked folder will be covered. Direct shortcuts to your files will not work, only folder shortcuts.

Custom Streaming Radio Edit

Editing live_streams.sii file manually Edit

The game supports streaming radio stations in http/mp3 and mms formats. You can manually add internet radio streams to the game by adding the stream URL to a config file. To do this:

  1. Load ETS2 at least once, and navigate to Radio -> Streaming -> Update From Internet
  2. Open My Documents\Euro Truck Simulator 2\live_streams.sii in Notepad
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the list and add in new stations in the same format as the ones above
  4. Make sure the stream numbers are unique for each line (stream_data[XX], where as XX are suppose to be unique sequential/following numbers for every station. i.e. 1,2,3,4...,70,71,72)

Note: You can overwrite pre-existing streams with your sfdfsstom ones, then use 'Update From Internet' within the game without overwriting your custom streams.

Example Edit

The format of each radio station should be as follows:

stream_data[0]: "http://kos.broadstreamer.com:8700/ |Radio Skipper - The 80s Channel|80s|EN|128|1"

 Begin with the next numerical order value of the stream data number. Follow with the URL of the stream, the name of the station, the genre, the language (maximum 3 characters), the bitrate and a 0 or 1 value for favourites. All values should be separated by a vertical bar (|) and not include a space in between values.

 If you've already performed "Update from Internet", you may replace the values downloaded, following by example.

Graphical alternative Edit

You can use open-source tool ETS Radio Manager, which allows to edit the live_streams.sii file through a graphical interface.

[Insert non-formatted text here][[http://stream1.shoutcasting.nl:2199/tunein/b01074.asx linkZilvervosteam]]== Netherlands == Use secondary streams only if primary doesn't work! The primary streams have better quality!

For more info on how I chose the primary and secondary streams, click here.

Radio Station Stream URL Bitrate (kb/s) Codec
Public radio services
Radio 1 http://icecast.omroep.nl/radio1-bb-mp3

http://icecast.omroep.nl/radio1-bb-aac

196

64

MP3

AAC

Radio 1 Nieuws24 http://icecast.omroep.nl/nieuws24-bb-mp3

http://icecast.omroep.nl/nieuws24-bb-aac

196

64

MP3

AAC

Radio 2 http://icecast.omroep.nl/radio2-bb-mp3

http://icecast.omroep.nl/radio2-bb-aac

196

64

MP3

AAC

Radio 2 Top2000 http://icecast.omroep.nl/radio2-top2000-mp3

http://icecast.omroep.nl/radio2-top2000-aac

196

64

MP3

AAC

3FM http://icecast.omroep.nl/3fm-bb-mp3

http://icecast.omroep.nl/3fm-bb-aac

196

64

MP3

AAC

Radio 4 http://icecast.omroep.nl/radio4-bb-mp3

http://icecast.omroep.nl/radio4-bb-aac

196

64

MP3

AAC

Commercial radio services
Radio 538 http://vip-icecast.538.lw.triple-it.nl:80/RADIO538_MP3 128 MP3
538 Non-STop 40 http://538hls.lswcdn.triple-it.nl/content/web02/index

http://vip-icecast.538.lw.triple-it.nl/WEB02_MP3

196

128

AAC

MP3

538 Hitzone http://538hls.lswcdn.triple-it.nl/content/web11/index

http://vip-icecast.538.lw.triple-it.nl/WEB11_MP3

196

128

AAC

MP3

538 Dance Departement http://538hls.lswcdn.triple-it.nl/content/web01/index

http://vip-icecast.538.lw.triple-it.nl/WEB01_MP3

196

128

AAC

MP3

Veronica http://8543.live.streamtheworld.com/VERONICACMP3 128 MP3

More radio stations to be added soon.

You can find more (untested) stream URLs here.

United Kingdom Edit

Euro Truck Radio Edit

Dedicated radio for ETS2 with an active community: eurotruckradio.com

ETS RADIO Edit

Dedicated radio for Euro Truck Simulator - Tune in at etsradio. Edit

BBC Radio Edit

http://www.truemobileradio.net/
BBC World #1 mms://a973.l3944038972.c39440.g.lm.akamaistream.net/D/973/39440/v0001/reflector:38972
BBC World #2 mms://a1972.l3944047971.c39440.g.lm.akamaistream.net/D/1972/39440/v0001/reflector:47971
BBC Radio 1 - UK (128k) mms://wmlive-nonacl.bbc.net.uk/wms/bbc_ami/radio1/radio1_bb_live_int_ep1_sl0?BBC-UID=45f0173b3eb0f992175668fa411c37102d629f299e180379c3056a6d0bd99848&SSO2-UID=
BBC Radio 1xtra - UK (128k) mms://wmlive-nonacl.bbc.net.uk/wms/bbc_ami/1xtra/1xtra_bb_live_int_ep1_sl0?BBC-UID=7500c6373307e8b36f114d405176a6f02204851c8ef87369d3259a9dc3b4e170&SSO2-UID=
BBC Radio 2 - UK (128k) mms://wmlive-nonacl.bbc.net.uk/wms/bbc_ami/radio2/radio2_bb_live_int_ep1_sl0?BBC-UID=7500c6373307e8b36f114d405176a6f02204851c8ef87369d3259a9dc3b4e170&SSO2-UID=
BBC Radio 3 - UK (128k) mms://wmlive-nonacl.bbc.net.uk/wms/bbc_ami/radio3/radio3_bb_live_int_ep1_sl0?BBC-UID=7500c6373307e8b36f114d405176a6f02204851c8ef87369d3259a9dc3b4e170&SSO2-UID=
BBC Radio 4 - UK (128k) mms://wmlive-nonacl.bbc.net.uk/wms/bbc_ami/radio4/radio4_bb_live_int_ep1_sl1?BBC-UID=7500c6373307e8b36f114d405176a6f02204851c8ef87369d3259a9dc3b4e170&SSO2-UID=
BBC Radio 4xtra - UK (128k) mms://wmlive-nonacl.bbc.net.uk/wms/bbc_ami/radio4/radio4xtra_bb_live_int_ep1_sl0?BBC-UID=7500c6373307e8b36f114d405176a6f02204851c8ef87369d3259a9dc3b4e170&SSO2-UID=
BBC Radio 5 Live - UK (128k) mms://wmlive-nonacl.bbc.net.uk/wms/bbc_ami/radio5/radio5_bb_live_int_ep1_sl0?BBC-UID=7500c6373307e8b36f114d405176a6f02204851c8ef87369d3259a9dc3b4e170&SSO2-UID=
BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra - UK (128k) mms://wmlive-nonacl.bbc.net.uk/wms/bbc_ami/radio5/5spxtra_bb_live_int_ep1_sl0?BBC-UID=7500c6373307e8b36f114d405176a6f02204851c8ef87369d3259a9dc3b4e170&SSO2-UID=
BBC Radio 6 - UK (128k) mms://wmlive-nonacl.bbc.net.uk/wms/bbc_ami/6music/6music_bb_live_int_ep1_sl0?BBC-UID=7500c6373307e8b36f114d405176a6f02204851c8ef87369d3259a9dc3b4e170&SSO2-UID=
BBC Asia - UK (128k) mms://wmlive-acl.bbc.co.uk/wms/bbc_ami/asiannet/asiannet_bb_live_ep1_sl0?BBC-UID=15a0f6e7d3899c84747c1e4ab1be34dadaa6934b5e58f33953f51a7da87b9628&SSO2-UID=:8000

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