Sound Byte Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Sound Byte for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is JN Soundboard, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Sound Byte and nine of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Sound Byte are Jingle Palette (Free), Show Cue System (Paid), Cue Player (Freemium) and Sound Show (Free).

    This page was last updated May 13, 2021

    1. A program written in C# using the NAudio library that uses hotkeys to play sounds into a chosen sound device. It is similar to EXP Soundboard, except that JN Soundboard is not as cross-platform as EXP, but, there are more features in JN than EXP.
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    2. Jingle Palette application was designed to be an instant jingle player for radio broadcast studios.


      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 4.4.5, released in February 2005, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      Simple and free. It can be a little challenging if you have a lot of pages on the kart do to scrolling from palette to palette.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago


    3. The Show Cue System has been designed to playback sound cues such as sound effects and music cues for live theatre productions.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Cue Player is designed to be used by theater-sound people to play sound effects.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Sound Show is a sound player designed for live performances. It can also display video and images on a second screen. It also allows you to program sequences of elements to be played.
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    4. From interstitial music to rimshots, every podcast needs audio clips to sound professional and engage an audience. Podcast Soundboard is the best soundboard application for iOS, macOS, and Windows, with a beautiful responsive design.
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    5. Use sofware that was designed from the ground up for the musical accompaniment of sporting events, the carnival and for your stage show! With Event Sound Control You have a piece of software that is jingle and music player for events.
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    6. With qwertyGO! you are able to trigger sounds and songs with your computer-keyboard or midi-device. You can also provide backing tracks for live acts and generate a click-track for the drummer on a separate channel. Play jingles and sound loops in a radio show or at the theater.
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    7. WaveCart displays up to 10 on-screen players, each of which can be sent to a different sound card output. Additionaly, you can instantly play back audio files with 24 configurable HotKeys.
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