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ASIO output Plugin

with additional stereo -> 5.1 conversion

with additional stereo -> 5.1 conversion

ASIO output Plugin with additional stereo -> 5.1 conversion.

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December 23, 2006 by Christian Budde210189 downloads

ASIO output Plugin - with additional stereo -> 5.1 conversion

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ASIO Output plugin

This is untested due to a lack of support hardware/drivers. There was no issue with the install and running with this installed and active (without the supporting hardware/driver on the test system)


This works fine in XP and USB sound card only. With internal sound card have some glitches - need to disable in this case . Only for USB ! Great improvement in sound without any noise and statics very clear can amlify very loud without distortion ! - October 8, 2010 by Rob

Not working with win7 (64 bit) m-audi fast track ultra OR asio4all - September 28, 2010 by magnus0re

Does not work (windows 7 pro): Play button has no effect. - June 15, 2010 by titulw

OK, but glitches and more - works decent, with some exceptions. ran it on my system with ASIO4ALLglitches sometimes. very annoying.when changing songs, it plays the last few samples of the previous song you heard (maybe the same as buffer size, i dunno), so when switching from the middle of a song I got nasty "spikes" from that.It also makes winamp use MORE cpu than usual, that sucks. - July 23, 2009 by magnusr.bang

It works... - ... and it's all we request !Used with Asio4all and an external DAC. - March 19, 2009 by Gai Luron

It doesn't work - I had stuttering issue.Intel E6550, Audigy 2 (driver v6.0.1.1361), WinXP MCE - January 23, 2009 by Francesco Farella

Runs fine on Vista 32 - Not sure if I can detect an improvement in sound quality (Toshiba A215-S5837; integrated Realtek audio, output via head phone jack to stereo system with good quality speakers) but the plugin works fine on this Vista SP1 system. - December 6, 2008 by Richard Brody

Best output ! - This plugin is the best 4 me ( Xonar D2 & Z5500 ) _ quality sound MP3 bitrate more than 224 kbps - October 19, 2008 by Andrew P

Makes a huge difference - This is a great plugin if it's compatible with your equipment. It make a huge difference in terms of sound quality, and the better your gear the more you'll hear it. I use it with asio4all, which I installed before using this plugin, as the plugin would not work with my casiop driver. But it does work with asio4all. Get it and try it, you won't be sorry. It seems alot of the other reviews give it 1 star because they couldn't get it to work. They are haters and expect a plugin to be compatible with thousands of different hardware configurations. No software will work with everything, that doesn't mean it's bad software or that it won't work for many people.PS Thank Christian, your work is much appreciated. :) - September 15, 2008 by Harlan Kerr

No idea - I am still struggling to get winamp installed to work with ASIO4all. Can't say anything yet - August 23, 2008 by Srini Kasturi

Great Idea - This is a very nice plugin, I use an M-audio Firewire 410 and this works just great, for listening to quality trance tunes. Only problem i found is that some times when a system is being used a lot the plug in will skip a bit due to cpu jumping around. I tried the alternative from the Japanese guy mentioned here. I got the plug in to open in Winamp5 however it did not play any mp3s, i didn't try waves because if it didn't play mp3s then its worthless to me. So I'm sticking with the Asio dll from Christian Budde cause it works fine for me, Thanks! - May 2, 2008 by gene page

great! - the japanese asio plugin didnt work for me, but this does! wahoo!!! no more random crackling and popping!!! hardware: echo mia - October 31, 2007 by coh coh

Buggy - I had to fiddle with it to even get sound out of it (X-Fi under Vista x86) and when I did get sound it was choppy and jittery. - September 13, 2007 by Daniel Nilssen

It works! - Son of Norway is right, this plugin works but not with Creative's default ASIO driver. This plugin works fine w/ my Soundblaster X-Fi Pro, but only after using a non-Creative ASIO driver with it..I'm using ASIO4ALL.(FYI, using this plugin w/ Creative's own ASIO driver seems to result in crackling/static sound on my system)I like it so far :) - July 24, 2007 by M A

bad! - It didn't output any sound and made my win 2000 pro machine go BSOD.My Configuration is a RME Hammerfall @96 kHz, externally clocked.Better use this one: works for me. - July 11, 2007 by bob thorn

Easy. - Could be useful if you can't handle brilliant otachan ASIO plugin. If you found word "ASIO" in manual or sound card box - try this plugin. Why WinAmp still hasn't native ASIO support? - July 7, 2007 by NOPIK NOPIK

Excellent - Works well with my ESI Waveterminal 192X. A dirty layer is lifted from the music compared to the standard Windows component. Creative-people be aware: you need proper ASIO drivers to get this little piece to play... - July 3, 2007 by Son of Norway

No problemo! - I have an M-Audio Delta 1010Lt and this plug works great with it. I think, from reading others reviews, that this plug is oriented for ASIO level hardware really. This works great for my set-up. - May 18, 2007 by Mike Lowery

DO NOT INSTALL ON VISTA! - Seriously, I've never had weirder issues, it somehow reset playback frequency to 22khz, and Vista got stuck there. Playing audio in 44,1 runs in about half speed, and then the opposite happened after a reboot. I ran this app one last time, and the sound card clicked (X-FI Elite pro) And it went back to normal.. Probably Creative cards only, but it wasn't working, stuttering sound etc. - April 18, 2007 by Bjorn A

Works perfectly with Alesis Multimix 16 - I've upgraded to a new laptop with Vista basic and Media Player wouldn't play through my Alesis Multimix 16 Firewire. Nor would Winamp untill I downloaded this plug-in. Now it works perfectly. Thanks very much. - March 17, 2007 by David Crane

Not ready for prime time - I've tested this plug-in using a Creative X-Fi Extreme Music on a Gateway with a AMD 4200+ Dual Processor. The driver is finicky in that any changes to the ASIO latency requires that you exit Winamp and restart it, otherwise the driver will do strange things. Some other apps that use ASIO behave similarly. I'm not sure there really is much of a need for an ASIO driver for Winamp other than as a curiosity. No one really needs to do a synchronized realtime mix on a stream from a broadcaster when you can just simply record, and load it into audio editor at a later time. - February 5, 2007 by Gene Gajewski

ASIO CRACKLING!!!! - this plugin is easy to install and evendently my sound card didn't like it too much.... crackling through the music...... - January 31, 2007 by Jarod West

great job - Works great! Thanks a lot... Very useful think. - M-Box 2 pro no problem - January 26, 2007 by Filip Mosner

Not working - I'm sorry to say this, but the guys above are right. When I started the plugin (with my CL Audigy) the program looked like as if it was using the DiskWrite plugin. Then, when I've pressed the stop button, Winamp has hanged forever (so I had to terminate it manually). BTW George, I've tried that Japanese ASIO plugin, but it just simply refused to play any of my songs (maybe my Audigy is not supported?) - January 7, 2007 by Cool Koon

poor performance - Not testing because you lack hardware is a lame excuse. This plugin crashes and the 2.0 to 5.1 conversion is really lame and does nothing for hardware that supports only 2.0. If you are look for ASIO support stay away from this and go over to The site is in Japanese but the guy wrote a very nice ASIO plugin that has small memory footprint and is rock solid. Plus it's optimized for SSE2 ... - January 4, 2007 by George Kraev

nice effort but - it hates DSP plugins selected, if one is it fails immediately and wont play. once i got it playing, the pitch was off and it kept stuttering, and that wasnt my soundcard which is a Soundblaster Audigy. i like the idea of ASIO if it works because the CPU overhead would be reduced almost immediately. try to bugfix this one and get it functioning properly and then i'll give it another go. - December 27, 2006 by Ben Grant