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OpenAL Soft Alternatives

OpenAL Soft is described as 'LGPL-licensed, cross-platform, software implementation of the OpenAL 3D audio API. It's forked from the open-sourced Windows version available originally from the SVN repository at openal.org' and is an app. There are seven alternatives to OpenAL Soft for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is PortAudio, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like OpenAL Soft are Wwise, FMOD Ex, RtAudio and AudioKit.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

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    PortAudio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    PortAudio is a cross platform, open-source, audio I/O library. It provides a very simple API for recording and/or playing sound using a simple callback function.

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    Wwise

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple TV

    "Wwise® is the most advanced, feature-rich interactive sound engine for games, bar none. Whether you're an indie or a multi-million dollar production, Wwise will work for you." - Audiokinetic.com

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    FMOD Ex

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    FMOD is a proprietary audio library that plays music files of diverse formats on many different operating system platforms, used in games and software applications to provide audio functionality.

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  4. RtAudio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    RtAudio is a set of C++ classes that provide a common API for realtime audio input/output across Linux, Macintosh OS-X and Windows operating systems. RtAudio significantly simplifies the process of interacting with computer audio hardware.

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    AudioKit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    AudioKit is the leading open-source audio framework. It powers millions of app installs. AudioKit allows developers to quickly add professional audio functionality to iOS, macOS, and Apple Watch apps.

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    OpenAL

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    OpenAL is a cross-platform 3D audio API appropriate for use with gaming applications and many other types of audio applications.

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    SoLoud

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    SoLoud is portable - the c/c++ code base is written in portable way, and the code has been used on various platforms including windows, osx, linux, as well as android and even ps4.

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