The Virtual Audio Device can be used to route audio from mimoLive to other applications, such as external audio mixing, applying audio effects, and more. It can also be used to route audio into mimoLive from a YouTube video, a PowerPoint or Keynote presentation, or the web browser.
How does it work?
Think of it as a virtual audio cable. You can plug it into the audio output of one application and the audio input of another. The Virtual Audio Device then transmits the audio from one to the other.
The Virtual Audo Device is available in mimoLive 6.6 and newer.
To install the Virtual Audio Device, go to Settings -> Extensions. Click on the “Install” button for the Virtual Audio Device:
The VIrtual Audio Device requires an external installer to move the appropriate files to their proper location on your Mac’s drive. The installer will launch. Proceed through the usual steps:
Restart your Mac to make the Virtual Audio Device available to the system.
Managing Virtual Audio Devices
You can use more than one Virtual Audio Device. To manage your Virtual Audio Devices, go to mimoLive -> Settings -> Virtual Audio Devices.
Adding a Virtual Audio Device
To add a Virtual Audio Device, click on the “+” button at the bottom left of the Virtual Audio Device list:
Renaming a Virtual Audio Device
It is recommended that you give the virtual audio device a name that describes its purpose so that you can easily follow the audio signal path later. To rename the virtual audio device, double-click its name and start typing:
Using the Virtual Audio Device
Once you have created a Virtual Audio Device, you can use it anywhere on your Mac. For example, you can route your System Output to the newly created device:
To receive the audio in mimoLive, add an Audio Source to the Sources and select the Virtual Audio Device:
You can also use the Virtual Audio Device as an output in mimoLive. Add an “Audio Aux” output to the Output Destination and select the Virtual Audio Device:
You can now receive the audio from mimoLive in any app you want, for example GarageBand:
Removing a Virtual Audio Device
To remove the Virtual Audio Device, go to mimoLive -> Settings -> Virtual Audio Devices, select the device you want to remove and click on the “-” button in the bottom left hand corner:
Uninstalling the Virtual Audio Device driver
To uninstall the Virtual Audio Device driver from your system completely, go to Settings -> Extensions and click on the “Remove” button for the Virtual Audio Device:
A dialog pops up, explaining that you have to manually delete the file. Click “Open Finder”:
This will take you to the file on your Mac:
Take the “mimoLiveVirtualAudio.driver” folder and drag it to the Trash. Restart your Mac to remove the driver from the system.