Creative SoundBlaster Cards
- Soundblaster Live! 24bit
- Soundblaster Audigy SE
- X-Fi series (PCI)
From reading on the internet it seems like the only Creative Sound Cards that work under any build are the external USB 'Live' series. All internal cards don't work.
 Tested Versions
|Build Tested On||Hardware Name||Number/Type of Audio Out Channels||Number/Type of Audio In Channels||Software Volume Control?||Notes & Quirks||Fully working without patching|
|HCL 10.5.2||Soundblaster Audigy 2 PCI||5.1 ch spdif/analogue||Line in/Mic in||Yes||Works,requires the kX Audio Driver. Inputs not tested||No, requires driver|
|HCL 10.4.6||Soundblaster Live 24bit External USB||5.1 ch spdif/analogue||Line in/Mic in||Yes||Live USB||Yes|
|HCL 10.4.6||Soundblaster Audigy 2 NX USB||7.1 ch spdif/analogue||2 ch spdif/analogue||Yes||In my experience this works seems to work fine under 10.4.6, just by going into AUDIO Midi Setup and switching the sample rate to correct one||Yes|
|HCL 10.4.4||Soundblaster Audigy SE PCI||5.1 ch spdif/analogue||Line in/Mic in||Yes||Does not work||No|
|HCL 10.4.9||Soundblaster Audigy Player||5.1 ch spdif/analogue||Line in/Mic in||Yes||Does not work||No|
|Creative Play!||Line in/Mic in||Yes||Recognized as Unknown device||Yes|
Currently there are no drivers by Creative and no plans to develop any.
 3rd party drivers
The kX Audio Driver WORK GREAT on Creative Audigy series.
Download: http://www.driverheaven.net/mac-os-x-driver/ .
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