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Apps with 'Virtual Audio Cable' feature

  1. JACK is a professional sound server daemon that provides real-time low latency connections for both audio and MIDI data between applications that implement its API. The API can be used through either JACK1 or JACK2.
  2. VB-Audio CABLE is a Windows Audio Driver working as a Virtual Audio Cable. After installing the VB-CABLE driver, a new playback device appears in the audio device list and can be set as default device. VB-CABLE can be set as the default device, just like any regular audio device.


  3. BlackHole is a modern macOS virtual audio driver that allows applications to pass audio to other applications with zero additional latency.
  4. Soundflower is a Mac OS X system extension that allows applications to pass audio to other applications. Soundflower is easy to use, it simply presents itself as an audio device, allowing any audio application to send and receive audio with no other support needed.

    Discontinued

    The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 2.0b2, released in December 2014, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

  5. Record any audio, with Audio Hijack! Save audio from applications like iTunes, Skype or Safari, or from hardware devices like microphones and mixers.
  6. GTK-based patchbay for pipewire, inspired by the JACK tool catia.
  7. Create virtual audio devices to take the sound from applications and audio input devices, then send it to audio processing applications. Loopback is a software solution that provides the power of a high-end studio mixing board.
  8. Dante Via is easy-to-use software that routes audio, allowing applications and devices to be networked and interconnected using the Dante audio over IP solution.
  9. With Audiobus, the revolutionary new inter-app audio routing system, you can connect your Audiobus-compatible music apps together, just like virtual cables.
  10. GroundControl virtual audio drivers allow applications to pass audio to other applications with zero latency.
  11. Synchronous Audio Router is a software-based audio routing driver for Windows. You can create any number of Windows audio endpoints, either playback or recording, and route them using any digital audio workstation software which supports ASIO, all with low latency.
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
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    [NOTE: You can download the application from http://www2012.barix.com/downloads/Software_tools/221 ]

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available, but it can be still downloaded from Barix.com

  12. Sound Siphon is a software package that makes your Mac’s audio output available as an audio input device. It enables you to send audio from one application to another where it can be processed, streamed, or recorded.