WaveCart Alternatives

    WaveCart is described as 'displays up to 10 on-screen players, each of which can be sent to a different sound card output. Additionaly, you can instantly play back audio files with 24 configurable HotKeys'. There are more than 10 alternatives to WaveCart for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad and Linux. The best alternative is CasterSoundboard, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WaveCart are JN Soundboard (Free, Open Source), Farrago (Paid), Show Cue System (Paid) and Jingle Palette (Free).

    This page was last updated May 13, 2021

    1. A soundboard for hot-keying and playing back sounds. (For podcasting) CasterSoundboard is written in C++ Qt5.
    2. A program written in C# using the NAudio library that uses hotkeys to play sounds into a chosen sound device. It is similar to EXP Soundboard, except that JN Soundboard is not as cross-platform as EXP, but, there are more features in JN than EXP.
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      • Mac
      Farrago is the Mac soundboard app that lets you quickly play sound bites, audio effects, and music clips. Podcasters can use Farrago to include musical accompaniment and sound effects during recording sessions, while theater techs can run the audio for live shows.
      • Windows
      The Show Cue System has been designed to playback sound cues such as sound effects and music cues for live theatre productions.
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    3. Jingle Palette application was designed to be an instant jingle player for radio broadcast studios.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 4.4.5, released in February 2005, can be still downloaded from the official website.



      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Cue Player is designed to be used by theater-sound people to play sound effects.
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    4. Soundplant is a digital audio performance tool that turns the computer keyboard into a versatile, low latency sound trigger and playable instrument.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Sound Show is a sound player designed for live performances. It can also display video and images on a second screen. It also allows you to program sequences of elements to be played.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Sound Byte is a computerized cart rack machine for the Windows, Mac, iPhone and iPad - play AIFF, WAVE, mp3, and other sound files at the click of a mouse.
    5. From interstitial music to rimshots, every podcast needs audio clips to sound professional and engage an audience. Podcast Soundboard is the best soundboard application for iOS, macOS, and Windows, with a beautiful responsive design.
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