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How Stream Computer's Audio to Sonos Speaker / Internet

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Good Afternoon -

I recently received a Sonos Play 3 & bridge for Christmas and love it.  For those unfamilier with the products, here's what they do:

Sonos Speaker
Receives and plays audio wirelessly or via integrated NIC.  Besides power, it has no other inputs or outputs.  Controlled by IOS or other mobile app.

Sonos Bridge
Small box which is basically an AP for your Sonos speakers.  You plug it into your physical LAN and it transmits all data to your speakers via proprietary signal.

Sonos App
Install on your home computer or server which integrates with bridge and speaker(s).  Acts as media manager as you may add FLAC, MP3, or many other sources as well as settings for your speaker.   May also add numerous streaming services.  Mobile app communicates directly with this service.

As mentioned above, my Play 3 has no inputs or outputs besides NIC.  Given the configuration above, though, it should be very easy to stream the computer's audio (everything like for games) to the speakers; yet I cannot find an option to do so.  I've posted on Sonos forum with so far no luck.

I posted here to see if anyone could think of a workaround.  The best I can think of here is possibly a service which Sonos supports that streams your computer's audio.  Here are some of the services Sonos offers.

Any Ideas?  Thanks!
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