This is mainly due to the purchase of Aureal by Creative Labs Inc. So which sound card is the best in terms of supporting both APIs? Since it comes at low cost with a modern gaming soundcard, you should probably consider it. It allowed you to hear much farther than someone with an eax soundcard In its prime, A3d was awesome. I’m not sure if it was completely or not though.

Uploader: Tujar
Date Added: 11 July 2016
File Size: 61.18 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 75740
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

It does obstructions, for example. Have eound ever noticed that you don’t realize the high points in your life until they’re long gone?

So I guess the problem is setteld with A3D. It seems that only Creative-spewed sound cards support EAX higher than 2. I must admit, I’ve never really understood how the A3D wavetracing algorithms actually, truly work, but they do.

A3D – Wikipedia

It was really cool. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. The product is only one executable file A3D-Live.

Sep 19, 7, 1 0. And here are some listening demos with sounds moving around your head the view is top down with you as the listener in the center of the screen and sounds moving around you.


A3D Sound Cards

How is it possible for your ear to distinguish what direction a sound is coming from whether its ahead, behind or up and down? See the A3D Wikipedia page for more details. Mar 29, 2, 0 May 22, 7, 0 0.

Due to Aureal’s acquisition see below the A3D technology is now part of the intellectual property of Creative Labs. GimpBoy Ars Praetorian Registered: Seems easy enough gonna give it a go myself.

A3D Sound Cards

Also, I never quite notice the A3D version in games I played; are there quite many games out there that support A3D 2. Now that I have learned about A3D, I lack the ancient hardware to experience it. A3D Aureal 3-Dimensional was a technology developed by Aureal Semiconductor for use in their Vortex line of PC sound chips to deliver three-dimensional sound through headphones, two or even four speakers.

Notify me of new posts via email. Facebook Twitter Reddit Email Link.

I believe though that many probably fall back to plain DS3D sound placement. Xander51 Member Aug 24, You are commenting using your Twitter account. With a bevy of new features, it … [Read More Recently my friend was telling me about how awsome this A3d audio 3d audio is for soundcards today for the last eound years actually, hehe dound, but since it is still just a pair of headphones I never fully believed that you could get 3d sound.


I thought the Audigy2 supported the lot? Such were the days of Aureal and A3D. The reason I never upgraded was cause it seems to fufill all of my audio needs just fine.

Your old PC games might sound the same again; there’s an A3D (Aureal) wrapper.

Adrift in the Roaring Forties Registered: Also, why it is so hard to find newer sound card that support A3D 2. While none of these are as good as A3D2. A3 Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Nov 24, Posts: