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Soundflower Alternatives for Windows

Soundflower is not available for Windows but there are some alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is JACK Audio Connection Kit, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Soundflower and eight of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Soundflower are VB-Audio VoiceMeeter, VB-Audio Virtual Cable, Virtual Audio Cable and Synchronous Audio Router.

Soundflower alternatives are mainly Audio Recorders but may also be Audio Routers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Soundflower.
This page was last updated Jul 1, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac

Soundflower is a Mac OS X system extension that allows applications to pass audio to other applications. Soundflower is...

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  1. JACK is a professional sound server daemon that provides real-time low latency connections for both audio and MIDI data between applications that implement its API. The API can be used through either JACK1 or JACK2.

    JACK Audio Connection Kit vs Soundflower opinions
    Some users think JACK Audio Connection Kit is a great alternative to Soundflower, some don't.

    jack is much too complicated. soundflower was so simple, just so buggy. how has nobody made a good copy of it yet...

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    JACK Audio is much more complicated and requires actually starting up the server for routing to take effect but it fundamentally addresses the same issue of routing which Soundflower does.

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    jack audio doesn't seem to stream screen sharing audio

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  2. Voicemeeter is Audio Mixer Application endowed with Virtual Audio Device used as Virtual I/O to mix and manage any audio sources from or to any audio devices or applications.



  3. VB-Audio CABLE is a Windows Audio Driver working as a Virtual Audio Cable. After installing the VB-CABLE driver, a new playback device appears in the audio device list and can be set as default device. VB-CABLE can be set as the default device, just like any regular audio device.

    Most users think VB-Audio Virtual Cable is a great alternative to Soundflower.
  4. Virtual Audio Cable is the definitive audio routing tool for Windows that lets you redirect audio streams between applications and devices on your computer.

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    Ugotsta

    Virtual Audio Cable is the original and definitive audio routing app. It's for Windows only but Soundflower is the perfect Mac counterpart.

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  5. Synchronous Audio Router is a software-based audio routing driver for Windows. You can create any number of Windows audio endpoints, either playback or recording, and route them using any digital audio workstation software which supports ASIO, all with low latency.



  6. Dante Via

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Dante Via is easy-to-use software that routes audio, allowing applications and devices to be networked and interconnected using the Dante audio over IP solution.

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  7. Virtual Audio Stream

    • Windows

    Usually, all programs send their audio output to your soundcard independently. With Virtual Audio Stream you can route the output signal of any application to be the input signal of any other application.

  8. Wave Link

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Multi-channel digital soundboard application for Windows. Note: Elgato Wave hardware required to use software.

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