RØDE Connect is a free software solution for podcasting and streaming when connected to the RØDE NT-USB Mini microphone.
Developed specifically for podcasters and streamers, RØDE Connect software gives users the ability to connect up to four NT-USB Minis to a single computer. Note: The RØDE Connect software is only compatible with the NT-USB Mini Microphone.
With an intuitive recording interface inspired by the RØDECaster Pro it features broadcast-style faders, level metering, mute button, multi-channel recording and more.
It also offers seamless integration of external audio sources providing dedicated output controls for streaming apps like OBS or Xplit it easy to route audio for livestreaming, including chat applications, gameplay sound, mic audio and more.
Expanding the native features of the NT-USB Mini, RØDE Connect software opens up access to four different processors, the NT-USB Mini’s built-in Compressor as well as Noise Gate, Aphex Aural Exciter and Big Bottom which are normally found on the RØDECaster Pro.
The RØDE Connect software also helps to streamline control over microphone audio with external applications by offering dedicated output controls for streaming apps such as OBS or Xplit.
It also supports two “virtual” channels (virtual and system) providing an easy way to connect remote callers via communication apps such as Zoom with mix-minus signal routing applied automatically.
These virtual channels can also be used to add sound effects, music and pre-recorded interviews to your broadcast.
RØDE Connect Software Key Features:
- Connect up to four NT-USB Minis to a single computer – no complex routing required
- Completely free to download with versions for both Mac and Windows
- Access to the NT-USB Mini’s powerful digital signal processing including a noise gate, compressor and the legendary APHEX Aural Exciter and Big Bottom
- Fully featured recording interface, complete with broadcast-style faders, level metering, mute buttons and more
- Virtual channels for seamlessly connecting remote guests, integrating streaming applications, adding music beds and much more
- Automatic mix-minus on every channel for crystal clear, echo-free audio
NT-USB Mini Microphone Accessories
In addition to the launch of RØDE Connect, RØDE has also released three new accessories for the NT-USB Mini microphone. These new accessories include:
RØDE Colours: 4 piece kit of colour coded caps (to match the channel colours in RØDE Connect) for the microphone itself as well as colour coded rings for RØDE USB-C and USB-A cables.
SC17 (USB-C to USB-C): 1.5m long cable for connecting the NT-USB Mini to any computer.
SC18 (USB-C to USB-A): 1.5m long cable for connecting the NT-USB Mini to any computer.