"virtual" sound card?

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gavin_b
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"virtual" sound card?

Post by gavin_b » Thu Nov 23, 2006 7:07 pm

Hi,
First post and its a question.
What I would like to do is have on computer running live and then a second with kore running all my softsynth.
Rather than having a multi out/in card on both computers, is there a virtual sound card that allows me to route multi channel audio from a host, which appears as sound card output to another computer running similar software, with a network or usb cable hooking them up?

Michael-SW
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Post by Michael-SW » Thu Nov 23, 2006 7:10 pm

Yes, there are some sort of application that will let you host VSTs on a remote computer, transparently from your DAW.

But I can't remember the name of it right now....

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Post by formatk » Thu Nov 23, 2006 7:20 pm

Jack Pilot for Mac does what you need I think... may need to use it in conjunction with another app.
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Post by gavin_b » Thu Nov 23, 2006 9:19 pm

I had a look at jack, it seems great for routing audio on the same pc but not between two computers. I am going to give mLan a go, I'll keep you filled in...

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Wormhole

Post by SongCarver » Fri Nov 24, 2006 4:30 am

You might like to try 'Wormhole' which my company makes - routing between computers over ethernet via plugins.

http://plasq.com/wormhole

Theres a demo time period on Wormhole so you can make sure it works in your system.

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