VB-Audio Virtual Cable Alternatives for Linux
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 is the most popular Mac & Linux alternative to VB-Audio Virtual Cable.
- - JACK Audio Connection Kit is the most popular Open Source alternative to VB-Audio Virtual Cable.
JACK Audio Connection Kit Features
Comments about JACK Audio Connection Kit as a Alternative to VB-Audio Virtual Cable
Virtual Cable is very easy to use, and connects output to input and input to output. Jack is a difficult to use audio server. See the differences? They can't be compared.2
VB-audio simply connects audio streams between devices. JACK is a virtual audio server and requires other unrelated programs and additional expertise to have the same functionality, if it is even possible.2
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.