SoundWire Alternatives

    SoundWire is described as 'lets you send any music or audio ("what you hear now") from your Windows or Linux PC to your Android mobile devices' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to SoundWire for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Linux and iPhone. The most liked alternative is WiFi Audio Wireless Speaker, which is free. Other great apps like SoundWire are Airfoil (Freemium), AirPlay (Free), Stream What You Hear (Free, Open Source) and AudioRelay (Freemium).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Dec 31, 2020

    • Utility for turning your Android smartphone or tablet into a wireless speaker.
      Most users think this is a great alternative to SoundWire.
      • Free
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Small,Simple, free, no annoying sound like "free soundwire version", low network uses(Use Compression by default, compression is not free in soundwire) , no difference in sound quality.
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      Positive comment 11 months ago 1 users agree and 2 don't

    • 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!
      Some users think this is a great alternative to SoundWire, some don't.
      • Freemium
      • Mac
      it is good it's available on all the platforms but there is a 2 second delay in audio transmission
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      Positive comment about 2 months ago



    • AirPlay lets you stream music throughout your entire house — wirelessly.
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      • Free
      • iPhone
      • iPad
    • 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...
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • Use your phone as a wireless speaker.

      Easily listen to music, movies or games wirelessly from your device.
    • MacOS tray app to control Sonos speakers ecosystem.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
    • Acoustic Bridge gives you the power to redirect audio from one PC to the speakers of another PC.
      • Windows
    • TuneBlade - Stream audio to Airport Express, Apple TV, AirPlay compatible speakers and HiFi Receivers.

      Free version limitation: streaming stops every 10 minutes.
      • Freemium
      • Windows
    • 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.

      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • AirAudio streams all audio from any app to every receiver
      Supports Apple AirPlay, DLNA, SONOS, Google Cast, Qualcomm® AllPlay™, Denon HEOS, Amazon Fire TV, Roku & Samsung Multiroom.