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If my Android device is playing through Spotify, can audio|acacia take a "line in" signal and play it through?

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audio|acacia doesn't yet support Spotify natively, so I'm looking for ways to play it through audio|acacia. Can this be done via some kind of "line-in" source?

asked Aug 14, 2013 by user675 (2 points)
edited Sep 27, 2014 by user1
As long as your device has been rooted you may be able to use AirAudio to allow your device act like an AirPlay source.  Once you have it set up it you can connect it to Audio|Acacia then use it as your audio source for your session.  I've found that it works best if the device stays fairly stationary and in good WiFi coverage.

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I'm using Airfoil on an old Mac laptop to take analog "line in" and convert it to an Airplay stream which Audio|Acacia can then recognize and distribute. It works ... although the digital delay is about 12 seconds before the stream starts.

answered Mar 29, 2014 by user902 (16 points)
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Now that audio|acacia supports configuring sound card inputs as sources, you should be able to plug your Android device into a sound card "Line-In" port of any computer running the audio|acacia "Back-End Server". You then access the audio via the "Input" plugin of any "Front-End Controller" UI.

To have the line-in jack of a computer show up in the UI, you must configure the sound card input as a source. To do so, go to http://config.acacia.com then go to the source icon tab (upper left of the UI) and create a new source from the input of any host computer.

answered Sep 20, 2014 by user66 (450 points)
The best way I have found so far to play Spotify is to use a PC and its stereomixer.

First: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/39532/how-to-enable-stereo-mix-in-windows-7-to-record-audio/

Then: http://imgur.com/a/zWh2L
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