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    Synchronous Audio Router Alternatives

    Synchronous Audio Router is described as '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' and is a Audio Recorder in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Synchronous Audio Router for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, BSD and iPad. Most alternatives are Audio Recorders and Audio Routers. The best alternative is VB-Audio VoiceMeeter, which is free. Other great apps like Synchronous Audio Router are JACK Audio Connection Kit (Free, Open Source), VB-Audio Virtual Cable (Freemium), BlackHole: Virtual Audio Driver (Free, Open Source) and Carla (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 5, 2021
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    Synchronous Audio Router is a software-based audio routing driver for Windows. You can create any number of Windows audio...
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    1. 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.
    2. 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.

    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.
    4. BlackHole is a modern macOS virtual audio driver that allows applications to pass audio to other applications with zero additional latency.
    5. Carla is an audio plugin host, with support for many audio drivers and plugin formats. It has some nice features like automation of parameters via MIDI CC (and send output back as MIDI too) and full OSC control.

    6. Soundflower is a Mac OS X system extension that allows applications to pass audio to other applications. Soundflower is easy to use, it simply presents itself as an audio device, allowing any audio application to send and receive audio with no other support needed.


      The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 2.0b2, released in December 2014, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

    7. Virtual Audio Cable is the definitive audio routing tool for Windows that lets you redirect audio streams between applications and devices on your computer.
    8. Create virtual audio devices to take the sound from applications and audio input devices, then send it to audio processing applications. Loopback is a software solution that provides the power of a high-end studio mixing board.
    9. The SoundDesk Virtual Devices are connectors that you can use to route audio across apps.
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