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Windows 7: Play two seperate sound sources using two sound cards on one PC?

29 Nov 2014   #1

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Play two seperate sound sources using two sound cards on one PC?

I've got one W7 PC, with one Creative X-Fi soundcard in it, on a motherboard that has built in audio.

I'd like to play two music tracks on my PC at the same time, using any browser or browsers. I'd like one track to be heard on one set of speakers, and the other track to be heard from another set of speakers.

To potentially make things a bit easier, I'm happy to either run two instances of any one particular browser (eg two Firefox browsers open at the same time), or run two seperate browsers (eg one Firefox and one IE).

If there is any software that needs to be bought to achieve this, then I'm happy to buy it. Thanks a lot for any recommendations/advice on this subject.

BTW, the music must be played from a browser(s).
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29 Nov 2014   #2

7 ultimate x64

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29 Nov 2014   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

yeah, i wouldn't play from browser it that's possible.
any halfway decent sound software will let you choose soundcard.
also foobar player.
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29 Nov 2014   #4

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I should have made my original post a bit clearer - the music must be played from a browser. (I'll edit my o.p. now)
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30 Nov 2014   #5

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I found this thread fairly helpful:

Per-Application Audio Device Selection for Win7 64 - Configuration - Windows 7

In it, someone mentioned a program called IndieVolume. At the moment, I don't know whether this Windows XP based software has been upgraded to support Windows 7 64-bit. I've emailed their tech support to find out..

Also in that thread above, someone else mentioned CheVolume, Liberate your Audio.. Their FAQ says that they do support browsers, but at the moment only Chrome. I'll have to install Chrome to see if it does what I need it to do...
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15 Dec 2014   #6

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I got this working by downloading the trial version of CheVolume, version 0.3. I got sound from Chrome coming out of one sound device, and a seperate sound from FireFox coming out of another sound device, all on one PC.
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