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Monitoring Audio with IMac

Ray Naylor Feb 28, 2016 10:25PM EST

I have the issue of not being able to hear/monitor the audio while recording/broadcasting. I'm using Open Broadcaster Software.Operating System is El Capitan. I've read a lot about having to use Soundflower or one of the other 3rd party apps. After searching the internet and trying everything that I could find, I still can't get it to work. I can put my headset into my audio interface, but I'd like to hear from the computer in case I'm showing a video or something. It could be that these 3rd party app are not updated for El Capitan. If anyone could suggest where I could find a good description of how to do all of this I'd appreciate it.

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Concert Window Support Feb 29, 2016 11:10AM EST Concert Window Agent

Hmm. Ray have you thought about playing back the stream in a browser tab or on another device? Then you could listen to it with headphones. But due to the delay, it would definitely be best to monitor directly from OBS. Surprised OBS can’t do that.

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Ray Naylor Apr 02, 2016 08:27AM EDT
Thanks. The main thing is that I want to make sure that the audio is coming out on the other end. So, it's not a problem really, regarding the delay.
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Ray Naylor Jul 13, 2016 11:54AM EDT
I found the issue. Apple OS does not allow for this. Duh! It used to be possible to use Soundflower but now this software doesn't work with Apple. Not sure why Apple won't allow this. Maybe they will change this in their software sometimes.
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Concert Window Support Jul 13, 2016 01:08PM EDT Concert Window Agent

Hi Ray,

Too bad. I’ll make a note of it and we’ll look into alternatives.

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Ray Naylor Jul 13, 2016 04:48PM EDT
I found a way to use Soundflower with El Capitan, which is what I have (it works on a couple of earlier Apple OS). Go to the following

It's a recent upload to YouTube.

I tried it out and it works.

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Concert Window Support Jul 14, 2016 12:07PM EDT Concert Window Agent

Great! Thanks for letting me know.

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