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Sound Show Alternatives

Sound Show is described as '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' and is a Soundboard in the video & movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Sound Show for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPad, iPhone and Linux. The best alternative is CasterSoundboard, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sound Show are JN Soundboard, Farrago, Show Cue System and Jingle Palette.

Sound Show alternatives are mainly Soundboards but may also be Theater Show Control Apps or Music Production Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Sound Show.
This page was last updated Dec 15, 2021
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

Sound Show is a sound player designed for live performances. It can also display video and images on a second screen. It...

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  1. CasterSoundboard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A soundboard for hot-keying and playing back sounds. (For podcasting) CasterSoundboard is written in C++ Qt5.

  2. JN Soundboard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.



  3. Farrago

    • Mac

    Farrago is the Mac soundboard app that lets you quickly play sound bites, audio effects, and music clips. Podcasters can use Farrago to include musical accompaniment and sound effects during recording sessions, while theater techs can run the audio for live shows.

  4. Show Cue System

    • Windows

    The Show Cue System has been designed to playback sound cues such as sound effects and music cues for live theatre productions.

  5. Jingle Palette

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Jingle Palette application was designed to be an instant jingle player for radio broadcast studios.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated.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



  6. Soundplant

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Soundplant is a digital audio performance tool that turns the computer keyboard into a versatile, low latency sound trigger and playable instrument.

  7. Sound Byte

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Sound Byte is a computerized cart rack machine for the Windows, Mac, iPhone and iPad - play AIFF, WAVE, mp3, and other sound files at the click of a mouse.

  8. Podcast Soundboard

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    From interstitial music to rimshots, every podcast needs audio clips to sound professional and engage an audience.

  9. EventSoundControl

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

  10. 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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