JACK Audio Connection Kit Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to JACK Audio Connection Kit for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is VB-Audio VoiceMeeter, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to JACK Audio Connection Kit and five of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to JACK Audio Connection Kit are VB-Audio Virtual Cable (Freemium), Virtual Audio Cable (Paid), Dante Via (Paid) and Synchronous Audio Router (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 27, 2021

    1. Voicemeeter is an audio virtual mixer that helps you simultaneously control and edit the audio output of up to three different apps.
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    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.
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      VB-Audio Virtual Cable vs JACK Audio Connection Kit opinions
      This alternative is disputed. VB-Audio Virtual Cable is still a legitimate alternative to JACK Audio Connection Kit, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Only works DirectX applications (DirectX is a dead system for pro audio, replaced since years by ASIO, WDM-KS and WASAPI)
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      IanDorfman VB-Audio Virtual Cable, despite only working on DirectX-built applications, still serves the same core functionality of connecting audio streams from one application to another on the same device.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago


    3. Virtual Audio Cable is the definitive audio routing tool for Windows that lets you redirect audio streams between applications and devices on your computer.
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    4. 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.
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      claudeyoung Easy to set up and use! Totally worth the cost of admission!
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    5. 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.
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