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I have a remote computer running OS X. I would like to stream the audio from the microphone input over the network so I can listen to it. Primarily I want to do this because I'm out of the office but still need to communicate with people there.

I would like to use VLC, but am not fully aware of the options available. I tried SoundFly (as recommended by another answer) but this didn't seem to want to connect. At this point I should note that I'm using a VPN network to connect to the remote computer (using Hamachi). I can open up ports / etc fine though, so I should be able to do this.

Alright, I found Nicecase which does exactly what I want but I would prefer to not have to shell out $40 for it.

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It looks like you're not going to be able to do this with VLC. According to the VLC Features page VLC on the Mac only supports video capture (see footnote #5).

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