Audio Hijack

Record any audio

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Record any audio, with Audio Hijack! Save audio from applications like iTunes, Skype or Safari, or from hardware devices like microphones and mixers.

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Audio Hijack 3.1.1
Released June 16, 2015
For Mac OS X 10.9 or higher
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Before purchase, noise is overlaid on all audio capture lasting longer than ten minutes.
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Newest Features

  1. Silence Monitoring Automatically stop recording, split to a new file, or remove audio, based on silence in the stream!
  2. File Actions Quickly pass files to an audio editor, add them to iTunes, or share them via the Share sheet, all from the Recordings tab.

Core Functionality

  1. Any App Icon Record Any App Just select an application and hit Record. Now you're saving its audio!
  1. Devices icon Record From Devices Record from microphones, mixers, or other audio input devices.
  1. System Audio icon Record System Audio The System Audio source helps you record all the audio heard on your Mac.

Optimized for Common Uses

  1. Web Streams icon Record Web Streams There's oodles of streaming audio on the web. Use Audio Hijack to save it.
  2. Volume Overdrive icon Increase the Volume Stuck with small laptop speakers? Use Volume Overdrive to crank things past 100%.
  1. VoIP icon VoIP Recording Easily save conversations from Skype, FaceTime, Google Talk, and more.
  2. vinyl icon Import Analog Content If you still have music on tapes or vinyl, Audio Hijack can help you digitize it.
  1. podcast icon Podcast Recording Customizable source and recording options give podcasters full control.
  2. DVD Player icon Pull From DVDs Import audio from concert DVDs, movies, and more, for listening in iTunes and beyond.

Robust Recording Options

  1. Easy defaults icon Easy Recording Defaults If you don't know much about audio formats, Audio Hijack is here to help.
  2. Bulletproof Shield icon Bulletproof Recording Bulletproof recording means that even if your computer crashes, you'll never lose a recording.
  1. formats icon Popular Formats Record to the world's most popular audio formats, including MP3 and AAC.
  2. Presets icon Recording Presets Tweak your recording settings to perfect, then save a preset for future use with just one click.
  1. Lossless Formats icon Lossless Formats Too You can also save perfect-fidelity audio in AIFF, WAV, Apple Lossless, or FLAC.
  2. Smart Controls icon Smart Controls Automatically split files based on size, time, or silence. Neat!

So Much More

  1. Template Chooser icon Session Templates Use the Template Chooser to get a pre-configured Session. Tweak as needed!
  2. Preview Recordings icon Preview Recordings Check your recordings by playing them back with a single click.
  3. ALT icon Time Shift The new Time Shift effect lets you pause, delay, and rewind live audio!
  1. Reusable Sessions icon Re-usable Sessions Once you've configured a Session to your liking, you can re-use it over and over.
  2. Effects icon Gorgeous Audio Effects The included audio effects are easy to use and easy on the eyes.
  3. Timed Recordings icon Timed Recordings Use the Schedule tab to set up timed recordings, for when you're not around.
  1. Organize icon Easy Organization Find all of your recordings, sorted by Session, in the Recordings tab.
  2. Ducking icon Ducking Effect DJs and Podcasters will love the auto-ducking now possible.
  3. Alarm Clock icon Wake Up! The Scheduling feature can also turn any app on your Mac into an alarm clock.

User Quotes

New version of Audio Hijack from @RogueAmoeba looks awesome!

Ian B.

Still the best utility I've ever purchased.


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