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Porthole Alternatives

Porthole is described as 'With Porthole you can stream to multiple AirPlay devices and your Mac's speakers simultaneously, so you can enjoy music throughout your home' and is a Music Streaming service in the audio & music category. There are nine alternatives to Porthole for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, Mac and iPhone. The best alternative is WiFi Audio Wireless Speaker, which is free. Other great apps like Porthole are Stream What You Hear, SoundWire, AirPlay and Airfoil.

Porthole alternatives are mainly Screen Mirroring Apps but may also be Music Streaming Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Porthole.
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  • Mac

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  1. WiFi Audio Wireless Speaker icon

    WiFi Audio Wireless Speaker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Utility for turning your Android smartphone or tablet into a wireless speaker.

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    Stream What You Hear

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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 receivers, game consoles, etc...

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  3. SoundWire icon

    SoundWire

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Raspberry Pi

    SoundWire lets you send any music or audio ("what you hear now") from your Windows or Linux PC to your Android mobile devices. Use it as:

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  4. AirPlay icon

    AirPlay

    • FreeProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    AirPlay lets you stream music throughout your entire house — wirelessly. AirPlay wireless technology will be fully integrated into speaker docks, AV receivers, and stereo systems from companies such as Bowers & Wilkins and Denon.

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    Airfoil

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    Send any audio to the AirPort Express. Send any audio to AirPort Express units, Apple TVs, and even other Macs and PCs, all in sync! Airfoil for Mac gives you your audio - everywhere.

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  6. Stardock Acoustic Bridge icon

    Stardock Acoustic Bridge

    • Windows

    Acoustic Bridge gives you the power to redirect audio from one PC to the speakers of another PC. This enables you to send the sound from a PC with your music collection to any other PC on your network.

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    SpeakerShare

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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 bandwidth.

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.0, released in January 2014, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.

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  8. AirMyPC allows you to wirelessly AirPlay mirror your Windows PC screen and sound to your TV through 2nd/3rd AppleTV.

    Wirelessly AirPlay mirror your Windows PC screen
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    Share Speaker Player

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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, family, or other places especially with the world economy declining recently.

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.10, released in August 2009, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine

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