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Lightact can use a variety of audio inputs. Usually, it’s for audio analysis and audio visualizations, but you can also just re-route them to an audio output.

add audio input

The first step in using them is to insert an Audio Input node in the Devices (F7) window.

audio input node

When the node appears, select the Source device and then check the Streaming checkbox.

audio input connected

A green Connected label should appear.

Setup in Layer Layouts

That’s all we had to do in the Devices window. Now, let’s create a new layer and open its layout.

audio input layout

Insert an Audio Input Reader node and an Audio Player Node and connect them as shown above.

select audio input

Select the Audio Input Reader node and, in its properties on the right, select the Audio Input node you created in the Devices window.

audio output selected

Then, select the Audio Player node, and in its properties on the right, select the audio output you want the audio to be sent to.

This should be it. If you press play (or hit spacebar) you should hear the audio input on the audio output device you selected.

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