Send audio throughout your house with Airfoil 5!

Boston, MA - We're delighted to present all-new version 5 of our audio streaming tool Airfoil. This major upgrade is immediately available, with versions for both the Mac and Windows.

If you don't know Airfoil, it's our tool for sending audio to receivers throughout the home or office. With it, you can play music from your computer out through hundreds of different devices.

Here's a look at the new Airfoil:

Airfoil in Action

Major New Features

The all-new Airfoil 5 includes several major new features:

Bluetooth Joins the Party
Most important, Airfoil now supports sending to Bluetooth audio devices. Airfoil was originally designed to work with AirPlay devices like the Apple TV and AirPort Express. Later, it expanded to send to iOS devices like the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, as well other Macs and PCs.

Now with version 5, it also sends to Bluetooth hardware. That means users can send music to the thousands of different Bluetooth speakers, headphones, and headsets available! A music app like Spotify can be sent to a high-quality Bluetooth speaker (or multiple Bluetooth speakers!), while the rest of the computer's sounds come through the Mac's speakers.

Team It Up With Airfoil Satellite
Airfoil Satellite is Airfoil's new companion application. It enables audio to be received on other Macs, Windows machines, and iOS devices. Just run Airfoil Satellite on another device, and Airfoil will be able to send audio to it. To top it off, Airfoil Satellite can remotely control the playback of supported applications like Spotify, and control Airfoil itself as well. Users can toggle outputs on or off, adjust volumes, pause music, and skip tracks, all from across the room or across the house.

A Shiny New Interface
The interfaces of Airfoil and Airfoil Satellite have also been refined. There are improvements like longer volume sliders in Airfoil's main window, as well as beautiful new graphics that are fully updated for Retina displays. It will be instantly familiar to users of older versions, while also providing a better experience for all.

More New Features

There are also many smaller improvements to be found in Airfoil 5. These include:

Speaker Groups
A group is a collection of multiple speakers which appears as one in Airfoil's main window. Use a Group to send audio to multiple outputs with a single click. Create one group for all the speakers in your house, or divide your speakers into zones. Now you can send audio exactly where you want even faster.

Silence Monitor
Great for workplace or shared home setups, the new silence monitor allows Airfoil to automatically disconnect itself when it's streaming silence. The output device is then be freed up for others to use.

Custom Equalizer Presets
Adjust the equalizer to your liking, then save it in the Preset menu. Now you'll be able to access those exact settings any time you like.

Hide Speakers
If you regularly connect to a shared network which contains devices you don't control, you may wish to hide them entirely from Airfoil. Now you can do so, from the “Advanced Speaker Options” window.

Adjust Sync
Airfoil automatically keeps all outputs completely in sync. However, there may be rare situations where you wish to adjust this, such as when an output is connected to a receiver which adds its own latency. The new Sync sliders in the “Advanced Speaker Options” window make this possible.

Improved Instant On
Capture audio from already-running apps, as well as all System Audio. If you haven't looked at Airfoil for a while, you'll be thrilled to see that installation and updates to Instant On no longer require a restart.

Awesome Accessibility
We know many visually impaired users love Airfoil, and we've worked hard to make the new version fully accessible with Apple's VoiceOver.

Links & Information

Airfoil for Mac information:

Direct download:

Airfoil Satellite information:

Purchase link:

Upgrade link:

Airfoil 5 requires MacOS 10.9 or higher, with a free fully-functional trial available on the Rogue Amoeba site. While in trial mode, noise is overlaid on all transmissions longer than 10 minutes.

New users can purchase the full version of Airfoil for Mac for just $29. A heavily discounted upgrade of just $15 is available to all customers who've previously purchased Airfoil for Mac. Finally, users who purchased Airfoil for Mac since November 1st, 2015 will receive a free upgrade in their email.

For more, see Rogue Amoeba's online store.

Windows Too!
Airfoil for Windows has also been updated to version 5, and many users with mixed networks use Airfoil on both platforms. More information on Airfoil for Windows is available here:


Airfoil in action

Airfoil in action, sending Spotify

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Rogue Amoeba Software, Inc. is a privately held software company, based in the USA with offices around the globe. Since 2002, we've been making tools for MacOS to assist users with all their audio needs. In that time we've delighted thousands of users and received some of the highest honors in the industry. Our product line includes our wildly popular Audio Hijack audio recording tool, our streamlined audio editor Fission and our home audio streamer Airfoil.

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