Getting Windows audio

Nirbheek Chauhan nirbheek.chauhan at
Mon Jul 29 14:32:07 UTC 2019

Hi Jerry,

Try using the "loopback" property on the "wasapisrc" element. It was
added in GStreamer 1.16.


On Fri, Jul 26, 2019 at 7:40 PM Jerry Geis <jerry.geis at> wrote:
> How do I get "whatever" the person is playing on a windows machine into gstreamer???
> Its not the microphone input - its what ever is playing on the speaker is what  I want to use and send to a linux server. I have all the pieces working with audiotestsrc to send the audio over - I just cant get the "audio from the speaker" source ??? How do you do that  ?
> I have tried setting directsoundsrc device-name="Realtek High Defintion Audio(SST)"
> but that does nothing.
> Thanks,
> Jerry
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