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Audio Hijack®

Record any audio

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If you can hear it, you can record it

Record any application's audio, including VoIP calls from Skype, web streams from Safari, and much more. Save audio from hardware devices like microphones and mixers as well. You can even record all the audio heard on your Mac at once! If you can hear it, Audio Hijack can record it.

Audio Capture in Action

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Application Audio

Set any application as your source in Audio Hijack, then hit the record button to save its audio!

Device Audio

Audio Hijack can also capture and record audio from microphones, mixers, and other input devices.

All System Audio

Use the System Audio source to capture all the audio heard on your Mac at once.

Audio Capture in Action

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Capture Application Audio

Set any application as your source in Audio Hijack, then hit the record button to save its audio!

Grab Device Audio

Audio Hijack can also capture and record audio from microphones, mixers, and other input devices.

Get System Audio

Use the System Audio source to capture all the audio heard on your Mac at once.

Great Uses for Audio Hijack

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Grab Web Streams 

There's an incredible array of streaming audio on the web, and Audio Hijack will help you save it for offline listening.

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Easy VoIP Recording 

Easily capture conversations from Skype, FaceTime, Google Talk, or any other VoIP service.

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Powerful Podcast Recording 

Customizable source and recording options give podcasters never-before-seen power and control.

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Pump Up the Volume

Stuck with small laptop speakers? Use Volume Overdrive to crank things up so you can hear your audio.

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Adjust and Re-route Audio

Couple Audio Hijack with our utility Loopback to capture audio from one app, adjust it, then send it to another app.

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Live Stream Audio

New in Audio Hijack 3.7, the Live Stream output enables you to stream to RTMP servers like YouTube Live, Twitch, and Facebook Live.

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Broadcast Internet Radio

The Broadcast output enables you to send audio to Shoutcast and Icecast servers for global listening.

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So Much More…

With Audio Hijack, you can capture and record any audio on your Mac. We can't wait to hear how you use it!


More Great Features

Record to All Major Formats

Record to the world's most popular audio formats, including MP3 and AAC, or save in perfect-fidelity AIFF, WAV, ALAC or FLAC.

Reusable Sessions

Once you've configured a Session to your liking, you can re-use it over and over. With one click, you'll be recording exactly as desired.

Easy File Organization

Find all of your recordings sorted by Session in the Recordings tab, where you can quickly pass files to an audio editor, add them to iTunes, or share them.

Timed Recordings

Use the Schedule tab to set up timed recordings for when you're not around. Your audio will be waiting for you when you return.

Silence Monitoring

When silence is detected, Audio Hijack can automatically stop recording, split to a new file, or remove audio.

Bulletproof Recording

Bulletproof recording means that even if the power goes out or your computer crashes, you'll never lose a recording.

A Thoughtful Interface

Audio Hijack's intuitive audio grid provides a terrific pipeline-style view of exactly how your audio flows, so you can easily understand it.

Gorgeous Audio Effects

The included audio effects are easy to use and easy on the eyes. Their functionality is now accessible to all.

Time Shift Your Audio

Now you can pause, delay, and rewind live audio on your Mac. It's perfect for transcribing audio and more!

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Note: Before purchase, noise is overlaid on all audio capture lasting longer than 10 minutes.

Audio Hijack 3.8.8
Released October 15, 2021 (Release Notes)
For all Macs running MacOS 10.14.4 to MacOS 12

What People Are Saying About Audio Hijack

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“With this update, Audio Hijack has risen from Mac classic to Mac software superstar.”

“Oh MAN the new version of @RogueAmoeba's Audio Hijack is amazing. Great work guys!”

Nate D.

“Extremely impressed with @RogueAmoeba's AudioHijack 3. Having fun exploring the power the pipeline system offers.”

Jonathan M.

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“The latest version's easy-does-it interface and greater flexibility will appeal to a wide variety of audio users (podcasters included).”

“Huge update to one of my favorite tools for audio nerds and producers. It's amazing how much clunky hardware and complex software can be replaced with just this one app.”

Marco Arment

“I think about switching over to Windows completely sometimes. Then I see apps like @RogueAmoeba Audio Hijack 3 and think, "No freaking way."”

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A two-time “Best Mac App” winner (2018 and 2016), and 2020a> runner-up

“Gorgeous new interface in this major update to Rogue Amoeba's venerable audio recording app. This is one of the best takes on Yosemite-style design I've seen.”

John Gruber, Daring Fireball

“It is AMAZING. I love it so *very* much.”

Ethan B.

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“It has more features, more power, and it is easier to use…it's a great interface with great power!”

“The new UI to Audio Hijack 3 is one of the most beautiful UI's I have ever used.”

Steve "Scotty" Scott

“This is one of those applications that isn't just a regular part of your toolbox, it's one that reminds you every time why it is just so much handier working on a Mac than a PC.”

William Gallagher,

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A recipient of the prestigious MacUser UK Editors' Choice Award!

“[T]he advantages for old and new users are clear: more power, great flexibility, and less work for better results.”

Glenn Fleishman,

“Great work on Audio Hijack. It's like magic™.”

Justin D.

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“A Mac without Audio Hijack is frankly lacking an essential audio utility…it's a must-have.”

“Audio Hijack 3 [is] my new favorite audio utility…It's the Mac audio utility I've been awaiting for a decade.”

Jason Snell,

“Just used Audio Hijack on my Mac to record a Skype conf call. So slick. Amazing. Thanks, @RogueAmoeba! Worth every penny.”

Nathan H.

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“The best cocktail of audio and sound recording functions for Mac”

“The new Audio Hijack is an outstanding product. The interface overhaul is stunningly useful.”

Adam Curry

“I use Audio Hijack for all my podcast recording and it's spectacular!”

Jeff H.

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“The AppleVis Golden Apple Awards recognize the hard work and dedication put into making great and accessible applications”

“Perfect end to the day: returning home and confirming that @RogueAmoeba Audio Hijack captured the entire radio stream of today's opera.”

Andy Ihnatko

“This is how you design great software. Fan of @RogueAmoeba for years.”

Ben W.

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