Share System Sound
So with screen sharing and video calls just hitting discord, what better way to accompany them than by also adding an option to share your system sound like skype can!
In skype you can share your system sound with your friend without it looping their voice back through, which is super useful for applications such as watching someone play a game, or showing music projects etc!
Also if the system sound is Stereo that would be a step up on skype!
This feature is currently available on our Canary version and will hopefully be making out to everyone soon^tm
Give robux to ElMaestroXV commented
Can you put sound to normal screen share my friend and I want to watch a movie together but he lives in thailand and I in Belgium, i went to the library to rent a movie but we can't watch it bcs discord doesn't see video player app
when will this feature to be implemented?
It'd be even great to be able to share sound without having to screenshare, just being in vocal chat and do that.
Xale The Edge God commented
None of my friends can hear my game or windows audio unless I am talking this is very annoying.
Gran Avenger commented
It seems my friends can't hear my game when I stream it with this new feature. I have the sound on, I have the sound choice as on when I choose a window, and no one can hear my game. I mean, it's a flash game, so maybe that's what's causing it since it doesn't count it as a game but if it's supposed to show the sound of ANYTHING I'm streaming that isn't a game, as long as I select its window, then... that just seems weird.
Right now you can do window share and turn on sound, it would be more awesome if we could screen share with the same sound switch.
MAKEW IT WORK
I can hear my friends audio, but they cant hear mine! Except when Im sharing my discord!
HOW DO I DISABLE omg this is so annoying
My friend I'm screensharing with can't hear my system audio very well he says the audio sounds clipped and really low volume. Anyone else got this problem?
a fax machine commented
ayy its out now
Actually, you can share sound from any application window. Make sure you select an application instead of sharing your own screen. Then you will have sound options.
Although sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't, for me at least.
Now that the audio screensharing is here, it's such a shame that the audio feature was a complete fail. I mean, only being able to share spotify sound is very limiting, they should have added desktop sound too, or hell, even browser sound like Youtube.
Hopefully they will add things like that soon!
PLEASE MAKE THIS OPTIONAL
To be honest, in some cases,I have to share the application'sounds with other members in Servers.But the current function needs screen-share,and must talk with your friends:(
its britney bjitch commented
When you share screen, there should be an option to share your desktop audio (but other people not being able to hear themselves in call)
Hip disfunction commented
can i disable it
I currently use a bunch of virtual audio cables to send audio output and microphone output to a virtual line which serves as an input to discord. Then I have to make a custom output line that sends audio output to my headset as well (as it normally now wants to only go into the input line). A native discord feature for this would be preferable. TLDR; This feature would be much simpler than the current work arounds that are possible
Audio screensharing is already available in Discord Canary right now (https://feedback.discordapp.com/forums/326712-discord-dream-land/suggestions/31782505-share-system-sound)
this is in canary