Do you want to perform live in VR? Have you ever wondered how to talk to your friends over Discord or Skype while playing them audio from your PC games and/or music apps?
Are you interested in streaming a dj mix or video game without investing too much in hardware?
Voicemeeter is for you!
Check out the video tutorial below to find out how to stream your mic audio, browser, app, game, digital audio workstation (DAW) and seamlessly control each channel with Voicemeeter Potato by VB-audio, a free virtual mixing software.
Step 1: Download Voicemeeter
Open any of 3 versions- I like Potato
Hardware inputs on left
In the middle: virtual inputs (music apps)
Bottom right masters (volumes)
Above A1-A3 hardware outputs (headphones speakers)
Step 2: right click little speaker bottom right of computer window go to “sounds” (if it doesn’t take you to advanced audio settings, scroll down to find them.”
Step 3: playback tab > Voicemeeter Input (VB-Audio VoiceMeeter VAIO)> Set Default > OK
This sends Desktop channel to computer
Step 4: Set up A1 source in upper right Click A1, select your main output- I’m just selecting WDM for now. You can try different and see what works.
Step 5: Select Mic under Hardware Input one. You can rename the channel right-clicking name.
Step 6: toggle off b1 in mic channel and switch to b2
Step 7: toggle on A1 on channels to monitor
Step 8: Right click little speaker bottom right of computer window go to “sounds”
Step 9: Go to Recording tab and select Voicemeet Aux Output (Aux Vaio)/b2 output> Set Default > OK
Step 10: Now we’ll connect music apps: download Virtual Cable and Ear Trumpet/Music
Step 11: Hit up arrow in bottom right of computer window> select ear trumpet > open your internet browser (mine is Chrome) and play some music to test it out> right click your browser name in ear trumpet, select double arrows and send sound to virtual cable
STep 12: Next we’ll connect communication apps: Go to playback tab> select
Voicemeeter Aux Input and right click and set as default communications device>apply and click OK
All communication will be sent to Voicemeeter Aux> you can rename communication if you’d like. You can rename the Vaio channel Desktop.
Step 13: coennect DAW. Go to Daw output and select VAIO3 Input as output there
Step 14: open Somnium Space> open tablet and settings> select Voicemeet Aux Output (Aux Vaio) as your mic
If for any reason you are dissatisfied with Voicemeeter or Virtual Cable, follow this tutorial to uninstall from your computer succesfully.
If you’re interested in more tips on streaming audio in Somnium Space, like playing an instrument, connecting a USB hardware mixer, and more, see our earlier article here.
Oly is a writer, musician and gamer trying to make the internet friendlier.
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Catch her performing, streaming, or tinkering in Somnium Space VR.