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Listento is a software audio plug-in designed to stream audio from DAW or another audio host to a web browser or to another DAW.

Listento allows real-time streaming of several lossless and compressed audio formats. Listento Receiver allows receiving and recording the incoming audio stream from a remote Listento plugin.

System Requirements
CPU: i3 @ 1.4 Ghz
8 Gb Ram
Screen Resolution: 1440×900 pixels
100 Mb Ethernet or Wifi – 802.11n
Internet connection with at least 3 Mbit download and 1 Mbit upload speed

Supported Operating Systems
Mac OS X 10.13 -10.15.7, OS X 11 Big Sur (Intel CPU)
Windows 10 64-bit only

  • For Mac OS X 10.11 – 10.12 please refer to our downloads page for previous Listento versions
  • For Win 8.1 and Win 10 32-bit, please refer to our downloads page for previous Listento versions

Supported Plug-in Formats
AAX, AU, VST, VST3

Default Plug-ins Installation Locations

macOS
/Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/VST
/Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/VST3
/Library/Audio/Plug-ins/Components
/Library/Application Support/Avid/Audio/Plug-Ins

Windows OS
AAX – C:\Program Files\Common Files\Avid\Audio\Plug-Ins
VST 2 – C:\Program Files\VSTPlugins VST2
32-bit Windows – C:\Program Files\Common Files\VST3
64 bit Windows – C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\VST3
Service files – C:\Program Files\Audiomovers

Supported Hosts / DAWs
Logic Pro X | GarageBand 10 | Cubase 9.5 | Cubase 10
Pro Tools 12 and up | Ableton Live 9 64 bit | Ableton Live 10
Studio One 4 | Studio One 5 | Reaper 6 | Adobe Audition CC2019 | Wavelab 10

∗ Other hosts may work but weren’t tested.

Supported Sample Rates
44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz

Supported Web Browsers
Windows and Mac OS: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge
Mobile browsers on iOS: Safari ,Firefox, Chrome
Mobile browsers on Android OS: Firefox

∗ Other web browsers may work, but weren’t tested.
When using a mobile browser, ‘silent mode’ must be switched off

We recommend using Listento iOS or Android players for the best experience.

Network Ports
80 – Hypertext Transfer Protocol 443 – HTTP Secure (HTTPS) HTTP over TLS/SSL

Security
TSL / HTTPS encryption Session password Limited number of receiving clients