[LAU] online calls with decent auido for music lessons

Christoph Kuhr christoph.kuhr at web.de
Mon Mar 15 18:40:23 CET 2021

Btw: www.soundjack.eu

On 15.03.21 18:39, Christoph Kuhr wrote:
> Hi,
> I can always throw in Soundjack, which is not FLOSS but freeware. We now
> provide Mixing Servers that scale up to 64 Participants (Although only
> 32 are tested yet), possible at any AWS region (I know a pact with the
> devil). Soundjack has no video yet, but it is on the roadmap.
> Soundjack is available for Linux, MacOSX and Windoof.
> If you want low latency streaming, it always comes with a little hassle
> of configuring the computer system the right way. It does not work with
> onboard soundcards very well, for example.
>  From experience, you should stick to Zoom for this, because it is a lot
> of work to get the audio system of any participant to work with any of
> the low latency streaming solutions. Don't underestimate this!
> That's why we tested only 32 participants so far.
> BR
> Ck
> On 15.03.21 17:04, Francesco Napoleoni wrote:
>> In data lunedì 15 marzo 2021 16:37:44 CET, Lorenzo Sutton ha scritto:
>>> Hi LAU,
>>> As we're entering a 'tighter' lock-down in my area
>> I know what you’re talking about, <sigh>... :-(
>>> The suggested tool is zoom with
>>> 'original sound' option selected, but it seems this is not available on
>>> Linux (nor in a web (chrome?) client) [1].
>>> In the past setting the 'noise reduction' [...] to low
>>> [...] but I'm wondering if anyone knows of any work-arounds.
>> Unfortunately there is no such option. I have tried many times to
>> search the
>> web for solutions, but all I could find is a discussion on reddit:
>> https://www.reddit.com/r/Zoom/comments/g9qu9v/
>> original_sound_and_stereo_options_missing_on/
>> which suggests a hacky workaround that I have not tried.
>> Anyway the “low” noise reduction seems to be (ugh...) acceptable.
>>> Or any other platform (Discord seems to use Opus which sounds
>>> promising).
>> I think Jamulus should do a much better job, I would like to try it.
>> However
>> it is an audio only solution, so you still have to use Zoom or
>> whatever to see
>> other participants.
>> By the way, looks like you’re Italian, like me. If you want to try
>> Jamulus, I
>> would be glad to experiment with you.
>> ciao
>> Francesco Napoleoni
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