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Mix sound with a VB Audio Cable
Mix sound with a VB Audio Cable

Combine audio from multiple sources in Studio.

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Written by Becca
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Create a single input device selectable in Restream Studio, allowing you to capture all audio sources seamlessly.

Audio section of Studio settings page.


How to install VB Audio Cable on Windows

  1. Download VB Audio Cable.

  2. Unzip the downloaded file.

  3. Right click VBCable_Setup.exe or VBCable_Setup_64.exe and click Run as administrator.

  4. Click Install Driver.

  5. When the installation is complete, reboot your computer.


How to combine audio from a media player

To integrate audio from a media player, choose the CABLE Input (VB-Audio Virtual Cable) as the audio device in the media player or software playing the audio. Then select VB Audio Cable as your audio input option in Restream Studio.

VLC media player's Audio menu with the "Audio Device" options open.


How to combine microphone with other audio

To capture microphone audio alongside other audio sources, modify the microphone's listen settings to output to VB Audio Cable.

  1. From your Windows settings, go to System > Sound.

  2. Under Input, click Device Properties.

  3. Click Additional device properties.

  4. Click the Listen tab.

  5. Check the box for Listen to this Device.

  6. Under the Playback through this device menu, choose CABLE Input (VB-Audio Virtual Cable).

    The "Listen" tab of Window's Sound settings.

  7. Click Apply.

  8. Now, both the audio playback from the media source and the microphone audio will be included in Restream Studio.


Requirements

  • While this guide focuses on Windows setup, VB-Audio Cable can also be downloaded here and used on Mac systems.

  • VB Audio Cable is not affiliated with Restream. For more details on its functionality or access to a forum for tips and guidance, please visit their support page.


FAQ

How is VB Audio Cable useful?

VB Audio Cable is beneficial for combining audio from various sources, such as music from a media player and microphone input, creating a single selectable input device in Restream Studio.

Whether for live streams, podcasts, music production, or gaming setups, VB Audio Cable provides flexibility and efficiency in managing audio sources.

💡 Learn how to set up microphones and enhance your audio in Studio.

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