Soundcard selection taking shape

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# 078 - December 11, 2014
Soundcard selection taking shape
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Re: Soundcard selection taking shape

Was "use software mixing" option made exclusively for WinXP?
I'm wondering because it's known that in all Vista+ OS DirectSound always uses software mixing and I never seen such option for WASAPI...

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Alt wrote:Was "use software mixing" option made exclusively for WinXP?
I'm wondering because it's known that in all Vista+ OS DirectSound always uses software mixing and I never seen such option for WASAPI...
You're right. And that option refers to streams only.
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Tom wrote:
Alt wrote:Was "use software mixing" option made exclusively for WinXP?
I'm wondering because it's known that in all Vista+ OS DirectSound always uses software mixing and I never seen such option for WASAPI...
You're right. And that option refers to streams only.
So there should be some note (like "works only for Windows XP") not to confuse users :)
And what does 'stream' means in this case?

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Alt wrote:And what does 'stream' means in this case?
Stream as in playing source audio data (file, ...).

So, not driver "voice".
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