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RtAudio Alternatives

RtAudio is described as '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' and is an app in the education & reference category. There are nine alternatives to RtAudio 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 RtAudio are JUCE, Wwise, FMOD Ex and OpenAL Soft.

This page was last updated Mar 6, 2020
RtAudio
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  • 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...

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  1. 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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  2. JUCE

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    JUCE has hundreds of classes covering a vast range of tasks from high-level user-interface handling right down to low-level collections, networking, strings, etc.



  3. 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

  4. 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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  5. OpenAL Soft

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    OpenAL Soft is an 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.

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  6. 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.

  7. Elements C++ GUI

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Elements C++ GUI is a modern C++ (esp. C++14 and C++17) UI library. Featuring resolution independence and HDPI support, with modularity as another focal point, the library is made for general purpose use while also covering everything needed for audio plugin development.

  8. KFR

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    KFR is built for developers who need a powerful toolkit for audio and DSP applications. The framework is packed with ready-to-use C++ classes and functions for various DSP tasks from high-quality filtering to small helpers to improve development speed.

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  9. 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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