This utility enables users to stream high quality audio to various output devices. Additionally, they have the option to control the process with their smartphone.
Roon is a Windows application that enables you to connect and manage your hi-fi equipment. You have the option to control the process with a computer, smartphone and tablet.
The program does not offer you access to any music service to which you are not already signed up for. Instead, it takes control of your internet radio, the music streaming services you are subscribed to and your own personal audio files, and sends them to various output devices.
To access the main functions you need to install a Roon core. It is a centralized application that you can deploy on your PC to handle all the system tasks. From this workspace, you are able to manage music from various digital sources like iTunes, HDDs and USBs. This utility automatically builds an interconnected digital library, with cleaned up, enhanced and up-to-date metadata for all available songs.
As well as organizing your collection, the program is also responsible for the music playback. It does all the audio stream conversion and volume levels the output. Additionally, this tool controls your play queue, your devices and the multi-room zoning, as well as installs the software updates.
- free to download and use;
- gives you the ability to stream high quality audio to various output devices;
- compatible with modern Windows versions;
- automatically configures the volume levels for each song;
- can control the process via a tablet and smartphone.