Set a default 'Stream to' device?

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    Chris Thorn


    Just started using the software and so far it’s excellent! I’m using Windows 10 on a laptop streaming over Wi-Fi to a Yamaha RX-V475 receiver.

    Is it possible to save a default ‘Stream to’ device in the software? I had a quick look in the config file, but there doesn’t seem to be an option for it.



    #8625 Reply


    Great idea! Me too..

    #8638 Reply

    Iven So

    yes, really helpful to set a default device on windows PC

    #8640 Reply

    Iven So

    I will test it like this. Just found it in changelog for version 1.4:

    Streaming to a Media Renderer by starting SWYH.exe with the command line argument “-streamto: XX” (where XX is the name of your Media Renderer)

    #8641 Reply

    Iven So

    tested this with little outcome: SWYH started – but without media renderer selected.

    Here is my used code:
    “C:\Program Files (x86)\Stream What You Hear\SWYH.exe” -streamto: Wohnzimmer

    – tried it with or without “:” and/or space between
    – instead of the name ip-adress did not work too

    #8644 Reply


    I made a desktop shortcut and added the :streamto command to the target.
    It works great on my machine.

    The device name ‘Olive4HD-Renderer’ is the device name from the SWYH options panel. There is a space between the streamto: and the device name.

    Target: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Stream What You Hear\SWYH.exe” -streamto: Olive4HD-Renderer

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