In the beginning there was a man… This man developed a piece of software that was truly incredible. All the little boys and girls, mainly audiophiles thrived on this mans work. Everyone was happy. UNTIL ONE DAY.
The software that everyone knew and loved STOPPED WORKING, nobody could buy it, those who had already bought it… could no longer activate it.. All that was left were many unanswered questions. Soon these qustions were answered.. (kind of).
So you see there was no hope going forward… the audiophiles would all be doomed to scour the interwebs for any kind of alternative… yet they would all leave the young audiophiles still feeling empty, while standing in the shadow cast by ODeus ASIO Link. One brave audiophile said “NO! I WONT STAND FOR THIS! I WILL REVERSE ENGINEER THIS PROGRAM!” and this young audiophile was…. NOT ME. Yet he did find me and bring this (problem/nightmare/time suck/amazing reverse engineering feat/success story) to me after having already suffered 85+ hours. Together (G.A. Collective) spend the next few days (many hours for each of them), jumping through the previously mentioned incredible person’s (ODeus) code at the binary level.. LET ME REMIND YOU… this guy could code… yea… check that string length 10 times please… yea.. it was great.. IN THE END WE BRING YOU…
“This ASIO driver extends your audio interface ASIO driver and adds windows audio with no additional latency. It also allows you to use your ASIO driver from more than one application with the inbuilt multi-client support, and you can even send ASIO audio over the network.
The driver is great value for money for people who need to monitor or record from windows audio or just want to jam with their favourite tunes.
- Extremely high performance for Pro Audio apps.
- Zero added ASIO latency.
- 64 IN + 64 OUT virtual ASIO channels.
- 32 IN + 32 OUT WDM audio channels.
- 16 IN + 16 OUT network audio channels.
- Multi-client mode means ASIO for up to 25 apps.
- Works without internal WDM or ASIO audio resampling.
- Record lossless 8 channel audio to FLAC file.
- Supports Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10.
- Route audio to/from WDM/MME/DirectSound/WASAPI and LAN/NET.”
This effectively allows you to use more than one ASIO interface at the same time in CbB (even ones on an external networked PC), allowing up to 64 input/output channels. At the moment I’ve no idea how this affects latency, but I guess if it’s lots of inputs you need then it’s likely it’s a whole band you’re recording and this will be less of a concern. I can also see it being really useful for making tutorial videos.