Alternatives to Airfoil for all platforms with any license

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    Stream What You Hear

    Stream What You Hear (SWYH) is a Windows application to broadcast the sound of your computer (ie: “what you hear”) on an UPnP/DLNA device such as TVs, amps, network...

    Open Source Windows

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    StreamToMe

    StreamToMe is an app for Windows, Mac OSX, and iOS that lets you stream music and video files (in a wide variety of formats) live from another computer. StreamToMe...

    Commercial Mac Windows iPhone iPad

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    AirPlay

    AirPlay lets you stream music throughout your entire house — wirelessly. AirPlay wireless technology will be fully integrated into speaker docks, AV receivers, and...

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    SpeakerShare

    This is a Java application to use the speaker connected to other computer on the network. It transfers audio in uncompressed PCM format and uses 172 kilobyte per second...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available, but it can be still downloaded from Softpedia.
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    Soundfly

    Soundfly uses Apple's AUNetSend and Soundflower to broadcast audio to another mac on your network. It comes as a package containing an application that sends to...

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    Share Speaker Player

    Share Speaker Player is an outstanding yet easy-to-use application to share speaker in LAN with high quality. It is a good way to decrease the cost of speaker in office...

    Commercial Windows

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    • Discontinued The product is no longer available on the official website. Last version, 1.1, released on August 2009, can be still downloaded from exdat.com
  • RaopX

    RaopX is a Apple Airport Express client for Os X based on raop_play. The original raop_play lets you stream music files to your Airport Express. RaopX streams any...

    Open Source Mac

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  • oAEP

    Stands for ovesen.NET Airport Express Player. This small application records the music and sound played by your pc and streams it to an Airtunes enabled Airport Express....

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued Latest update from Dec 26, 2009: https://oaep.codeplex.com/SourceControl/latest

Airfoil Comments

Audio delay

Negative Comment by Danilo_Venom
about Airfoil and WiFi Audio Wireless Speaker May 2014

First of all Airfoil is a paid app, only a free trial is available then you can stream just loudness if you don't pay :(

Then using it with my Android phone I get about 5 seconds of audio delay and it's quite annoying.

Actually I found Small WiFi Audio Wireless Speaker iconWiFi Audio Wireless Speaker easier, cheaper (since it's free :P ) and without delays :)

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Best solution for Windows to stream Music to a Apple AirPort Express

Positive Comment by Cree2K
about Airfoil Dec 2012

using Aimp 3 for play music
using Aimp 3 for play music

choose you app
choose you app

connect with Apple AirPortExpress and Aimp 3
connect with Apple AirPortExpress and Aimp 3

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Is there a reason why a functionality like this isn't built ...

Comment by Mats
about Airfoil Jun 2011

Is there a reason why a functionality like this isn't built-in in Mac OS X?

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