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Aureal A3D Drivers & Demos
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Vortex 2 reference drivers
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Aureal A3D Drivers & Demos
Required by all sound cards with Aureal A3D support. 
Check the sound cards page if you don't know if your sound card has certified Aureal A3D support

Aureal A3D 3.12 drivers for Windows 95, 98 or ME only (1.3MB)
Don't install the Aureal A3D drivers in Windows 2000 or XP!

Aureal A3D 3.0 demos (28.3MB)

Aureal 2D Drivers
The Aureal A2D drivers allow 3D Sound on other sound cards, the A2D drivers provide:

  • DirectSound3D & occlusions support on any sound card with DirectSound3D support
  • Basic software 3D sound and occlusions support on any sound card without DirectSound3D support. 

But the A2D drivers will only work correctly in applications and games, where the Aureal A3D support was:

  • Based on the Aureal A3D 2.0 or later Software Development Kit
  • Used Aureal's own resource manager.

Aureal A2D 3.12 driver (245KB) for Windows 95, 98, ME or  NT4

EAX Unified driver
Allows EAX 2.0/3.0 software emulation on any sound card with EAX 1.0 support.

EAX 3.0 Unifed driver (93KB)

Linux drivers
Are included in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture project.

Vortex 1 reference drivers
Check the Frequently Asked Questions if you don't know which chipset your sound card uses. The reference drivers should not be used with these sound card as you will lose support for the add-on boards:
Turtle Beach Montego with digital or optical add-on boards

Vortex 1 (8820) OS/2 reference drivers (4.36MB)
Vortex 1 (8820) Windows 3.1 reference drivers (4.54MB)
Vortex 1 (8820) Windows 95/98 4.06.1189 reference drivers (5.85MB)
Vortex 1 (8820) Windows 95/98 4.06.1186 beta reference drivers (5.87MB)
Vortex 1 (8820) Windows NT4 1.17.01 reference drivers (4.74MB)
Vortex 1 (8820) Windows 2000 5.10.1500.49 beta reference drivers (7.04MB)
(Follow the installation instructions in WDM_install.doc )

Vortex 2 reference drivers
Check the Frequently Asked Questions if you don't know which chipset your sound card uses. The reference drivers should not be used with these sound card as you will lose support for the addon boards:
Turtle Beach Montego 2 with digital or optical addon boards
Turtle Beach Montego 2 Home Studio
Turtle Beach Montego 2 Plus
Turtle Beach Montego 2 Quadzilla

Vortex 2 (8830) Windows 95/98 4.06.2048.21 reference drivers (9.39MB)
Vortex 2 (8830) Windows NT4 2.06.01 beta reference drivers (4.81MB)
Vortex 2 (8830) Windows 2000 5.12.01.2559 beta reference drivers (8.28MB)
(Follow the installation instructions in WDM_install.doc )

Vortex Advantage reference drivers
Check the Frequently Asked Questions if you don't know which chipset your sound card uses

Vortex Advantage (8810) Windows 95/98 4.06.3220 reference drivers (7.35MB)
Vortex Advantage (8810) Windows NT4 3.24.01 beta reference drivers (4.94MB)
Vortex Advantage (8810) Windows 2000 5.12.1.3555 RC reference drivers (7.75MB)
(Follow the installation instructions in WDM_install.doc )

Sound Card Drivers

Diamond Monster Sound/M80/MX200 Windows 95/98 1.07.06 drivers

DirectX 8.0a (10.9MB) for Windows 95 at Microsoft
DirectX 9.0a for Windows 98, ME, 2000 or XP at Microsoft

Turtle Beach Montego 2 Home Studio Windows 95/98 4.06.2046 drivers at Voyetra Turtle Beach
Turtle Beach Montego 2 Home Studio Windows NT4 2.03.04 drivers at Voyetra Turtle Beach

Turtle Beach Montego 2 Plus Windows 95/98 4.06.2046 drivers at Voyetra Turtle Beach
Turtle Beach Montego 2 Plus Windows NT4 2.03.04 drivers at Voyetra Turtle Beach

Turtle Beach Montego 2 Quadzilla Windows 95/98 4.06.2046 beta drivers at Voyetra Turtle Beach
Turtle Beach Montego 2 Quadzilla Windows NT4 2.03.04 beta drivers at Voyetra Turtle Beach

 

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