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Magic RDS 4 - Windows Control Software for RDS Encoders

The Magic RDS 4 is a new generation control software for all RDS encoders from our production, all 3rd party encoders based on our chipsets, all UECP encoders and several others. It supports Windows operating system and its use is completely free of charge for most encoders. A paid version is available for other encoders as well as for internet radio stations.

With this application you can:

  • manage and feed entire RDS broadcast network from one place
  • perform initial configuration of the RDS encoders, incl. connection parameters and default RDS content
  • process, send and publish text information from several sources, like broadcast automation or internet
  • schedule the text content and settings.
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MagicRDS_Setup.exe (version 4.0.39, 9 MB) 


  • Complete solution for your radio station: RDS configuration and scheduling, external text sources, advanced "now playing" features, text processing and publishing, task scheduler, scripts, encoder backup/clone and much more
  • Brings single-click RT+ support for all RDS encoders
  • "Cloud" features for RDS encoders: SNMP, virtual ports and more *)
  • Built-in RDS Spy decoder for remote RDS output monitoring in real time *)
  • Built-in full-featured software RDS encoder for demo and development purposes
  • External text source can control any RDS service (for example TA and PTY)
  • Supports serial/USB, TCP, UDP, HTTP, HTTPS, GET, FTP, XML, JSON, JavaScript, RSS, RegEx and UTF-8
  • Up to 128 independent connections to RDS encoders

*) Note: Function may not be available to some RDS encoders. See the encoder's manual for details.

Supported RDS Encoders

  • FREE: All Pira.cz main product line (P132, P164, P232, P232U, P332, PIRA32)
  • FREE: READBEST RDS Encoder ASCII control
  • MicroRDS/TinyRDS/MRDS1322 (requires full license after trial period)
  • Generic UECP (requires full license after trial period)
  • Lite ASCII (requires full license after trial period)

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Supported Devices, Bridges and Virtual Ports, External Text Sources, Put Artist and Title on the Web


  1. Download and run the MagicRDS_Setup.exe.
  2. Choose a new folder for the installation.
  3. Follow the instructions from the RDS encoder's manual.

Update from Older 4.x.x Version

  1. Close your current version.
  2. Download and run the MagicRDS_Setup.exe.
  3. Select the folder where the previous version is placed. Your settings will remain.

Note for Magic RDS 3 users: An installation to a clean folder is required. Direct update from Magic RDS 3 to Magic RDS 4 is not possible.

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