Dante Via v1.1.0.10 (Windows)

Dante Via is a software application that allows you to quickly and easily connect high-quality audio between audio-capable hardware devices and software applications, both locally and across a Dante network.

Free 30-Day Trial

To start your free 30-day trial of Dante Via, just download the software and follow the instructions to start the trial. Please note that you can only activate a 30-day trial of Dante Via 1.1 once per computer. If you have previously run a 30-day trial of Dante Via 1.0, you may run another trial of Dante Via 1.1 to evaluate the new features. Before starting your free 30-day trial of Dante Via, make sure your operating system is supported and meets the minimum system requirements listed below.

Please note that Dante Via occasionally needs to access the Internet to validate the license. If your computer is not continually connected to the Internet, you may be prompted to connect it from time to time to keep the license active.

If you are currently using Dante Controller and/or Dante Virtual Soundcard, you must upgrade to the latest version to use Dante Via.

What's New: 

Refer to the Dante Via user guide for more information on new features.

  • 16 channels for software applications
    Dante Via now supports up to 16 audio channels in/out for ASIO software applications (previously 2 channels). 
  • Support for ASIO hardware interfaces (Windows only)
    Dante Via for Windows now supports ASIO hardware interfaces. To enable ASIO support, go to the general preferences and select ‘Show ASIO compatible devices’. Note that the use of ASIO and WDM drivers simultaneously can lead to device instability.
  • Device Lock
    Dante Via can now be locked with a 4-digit PIN, to prevent accidental or unauthorised changes to your routing configuration. To lock and unlock Dante Via, use the Locking tab in the Preferences.
  • Volume Mixer
    For stereo destinations that are receiving multiple sources, a volume mixer is now provided. You can use the volume mixer to individually control volume levels for each subscribed source. Click the volume mixer icon  to open the mixer.
  • Improved Status Reporting
    Dante Via now includes new and improved graphical UI indicators for resource over-utilisation, unresolved / failed subscriptions and hardware driver initialisation problems.
Supported Platforms: 
Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 7 (SP1)

All operating systems should be updated to the latest available version.

Minimum System Requirements

  • Core i5 CPU
  • 64-bit processor
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 1 GB storage
  • 1Gbps network interface / adaptor
  • 1Gbps network switch (Wi-Fi is not supported)

Note: Dante Via is not supported on virtual machines


Installing Dante Via

Note: You will be required to restart your computer after installation, before you use a new version of Dante Via.

  1. Ensure you are logged on to your computer as an administrator.
  2. Ensure that Dante Virtual Soundcard is not running.
  3. Navigate to and double-click the downloaded Dante Via installer file.
  4. Read the license agreement. If you agree to the terms, select the 'I agree' checkbox and click Install.
  5. If you do not agree to the terms, click Close.
  6. Confirm / acknowledge any Windows security prompts that are displayed.
  7. When Dante Via has finished installing, restart your computer. This is an important step - Dante Via may not function correctly if you do not restart your computer after installation.
Release Date: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2016


In order to complete the Dante Via installation process, you will be required to reboot your computer. It is advised that you do not install Dante Via until you are in a position to reboot your computer immediately after installation.


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Bug Fixes: 
  • VIA-2308: Over time the Dante Via manager would sometimes stop communicating with the audio processing engine.
  • VIA-2281: Dante Via channel names are no longer configurable (to prevent naming collisions).
  • VIA-2356: The Collect Logs function now includes Dante Control and Monitoring logs.
  • VIA-2237: New trial activations are now permitted for updated product versions.
  • VIA-2359: The detection of system sound apps has been improved (foreign language versions are better supported).
  • VIA-2422: Support for soundcards with more than 32 channels has been improved.
  • VIA-2306: In Windows, all Office applications were presenting as Microsoft Office 2013. This has been fixed.
  • VIA-2327: Fixed a problem when subscribing non-sequential channels for ASIO applications.
  • VIA-2311: Icons for Windows Store apps are now presented correctly.
  • VIA-2318: Dante Via no longer forgets the license key when uninstalling and reinstalling while activated.
Known Issues: 
  • VIA-2354: Duplicate application names can cause duplicate channels on the Dante network.
  • VIA-2402: Devices which have failed to subscribe due to resource allocation issues can still appear as available devices on remote Dante Via instances.