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Virtual Audio Cable Alternatives for Linux

Virtual Audio Cable is not available for Linux but there are a few alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is JACK Audio Connection Kit, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't work for you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Virtual Audio Cable, but unfortunately only two of them are available for Linux. If you can't find an alternative you can try to remove all filters.

Virtual Audio Cable 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 Virtual Audio Cable.
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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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MIDIJACK Audio Connection Kit includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
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    Some users think JACK Audio Connection Kit is a great alternative to Virtual Audio Cable, some don't.

    It does only support jack compatible applications, not virtual audio applications.

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    While JACK Audio involves a more complex setup and needs the server to be started to work, it's functionally the same as it allows audio routing between applications. Routing can be done between any app providing an option to select the JACK Audio driver.

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    Helvum

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GTK-based patchbay for pipewire, inspired by the JACK tool catia.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableHelvum is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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