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how to play multi audio tracks on one source

by hauntguy45 / January 16, 2013 4:27 AM PST

I am trying to find a way to play multiple audio tracks from one computer and split them between different outputs/channels. The goal is to have different audio in multiple rooms but all the audio is controlled from one system or or computer

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I've seen this on Linux. Read a recent discussion.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 16, 2013 4:31 AM PST
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Not wireless
by hauntguy45 / January 17, 2013 5:54 AM PST

I have speaker in about 25/30 rooms and I have all the wire running back to one central room. What I need is a way to play different tracks in every room all from one location. It doesn't have to be wireless like sonos or a DLNA

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Then like sonos with wires.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 17, 2013 9:22 AM PST
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No reason you can put a bunch of sonos players in a central spot and control them all. There are companies that have such solutions but once in a while you find someone think it's simple or cheap.
Bob

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how to play multi audio tracks on one source by hauntguy45
by FrankeeLeeT / January 18, 2013 12:38 AM PST

Very easy in windows too! Just get a free version of VLC portable player here: http://portableapps.com/apps/music_video/vlc_portable
Then you will be able to open up as many of the same portable player as you want and play different songs in each. Give it a try, it really works! Happy Cheers

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