Transform your Android into a dynamic wireless audio device with SoundWire! Stream music and audio effortlessly from your PC to your phone or tablet. Whether it's Spotify or YouTube, experience real-time, crystal-clear audio mirroring. SoundWire is your go-to for seamless, low-latency streaming over WiFi, with the versatility to connect over 3G/4G or WAN.
What is SoundWire Server?
Use your Android device as wireless audio equipment, either as headphones or a speaker. SoundWire Server empowers you to stream any type of music or audio from your computer directly to your Android phone, tablet, or other PCs. The app mirrors audio (known as audio casting) from any music player you might be using on your PC or laptop, including Spotify, YouTube, or iTunes. Experience real-time, low-latency audio streaming over WiFi to your Android device. Additionally, SoundWire operates over 3G/4G cellular networks or WAN, ensuring versatile connectivity options.
What are the key features of SoundWire Server?
- Wireless audio streaming: Imagine enjoying your computer's audio on your Android device wirelessly! SoundWire Server makes this possible, streaming high-quality audio over your WiFi network. In addition, you can also use it to stream from your PC to other PCs.
- Broad compatibility: Whether you're a Windows aficionado or a Linux enthusiast, SoundWire has got you covered. It works smoothly across these platforms.
Real-time audio capture and streaming: Capture and stream audio in real-time to multiple clients.
Excellent sound quality: Enjoy exceptional sound quality with options for 44.1 / 48 kHz stereo 16-bit, using either PCM or Opus compression.
- Multi-platform support: Love sharing music? SoundWire Server lets you stream to multiple Android devices at once – perfect for group listening!
- Low latency: Hate delays? SoundWire offers streaming with minimal latency, keeping your audio in perfect sync.
- Supports various audio sources: From Spotify and iTunes to YouTube, SoundWire can handle audio from any music player on your computer.
- 3G/4G and WAN capable: Not just limited to WiFi, this nifty tool also works over cellular networks and WAN. Stream your tunes practically anywhere!
- Audio mirroring (audio cast): It's like having a remote speaker – whatever plays on your computer, SoundWire Server can cast it to your device.
- User-friendly interface: No tech wizardry is needed here. SoundWire is designed for easy setup and use.
- Customizable audio settings: Tailor your streaming experience. Adjust audio quality and buffer sizes to match your network's performance.
- Secure connectivity: Your privacy matters. Rest assured, SoundWire secures the connection between your computer and mobile devices.
How to use SoundWire Server?
PC to Android devices
SoundWire Server enables you to send audio from any PC to Android devices. For guidance on how to do this, please refer to these instructions.
PC to PCs
SoundWire Server also enables you to send audio from any PC to other computers using Windows or Linux. For guidance on how to do this, please refer to these instructions.
How to install SoundWire Server?
- Start with the Android application: Your first step is to download and install the SoundWire application, which is available on the Google Play Store, targeting your Android device.
- Follow up with SoundWire Server installation: Next, focus on your Windows or Linux computer, which will serve as your sound source. Download and execute the SoundWire Server installer from this page.
- If you're using Windows, remember to grant permission in the Windows Firewall settings by choosing "Allow access" for all network types.
- If you're a Linux user, you should save the server file, unpack it, and consult the 'README.txt' file for detailed instructions.
Is SoundWire Server free?
SoundWire Server is entirely free to use.
Is SoundWire Server safe?
Yes, it is considered safe to use, and no security issues have been reported so far.