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Virtual Audio Cable Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Virtual Audio Cable for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is VB-Audio Virtual Cable, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Virtual Audio Cable and seven of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Virtual Audio Cable are JACK Audio Connection Kit, VB-Audio VoiceMeeter, Dante Via and win-capture-audio.

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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    VB-Audio Virtual Cable

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.

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  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.

    ⚫︎ 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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  3. 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.

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    VoiceMeeter (Basic)
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    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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  5. win-capture-audio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Open Broadcaster Software

    An OBS plugin that allows capture of independent application audio streams on Windows, in a similar fashion to OBS's game capture and Discord's application streaming.

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  6. 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.

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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.

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