SoundByte
SoundByte
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SoundByte free download for Mac

SoundByte for Mac4.7.6

29 December 2016

Radio station-style cart machine.

What is SoundByte for Mac

SoundByte is a computerized cart machine for the Mac. It is very similar to the so-called cart machines used at radio stations in the past. Each recording - a jingle, advertisement, etc, was on a cartridge, which could be quickly selected and played.

Sound Byte brings the cart machine to the computer age. You can assign select up to 75 recordings per rack, and assign each to a button. Clicking on a button plays that recording. Multiple recordings can be played at the same time.

The quoted price is that of SoundByte. Three versions are available:

  • Sound Byte Lite supports a single rack of carts, or up to 75 recordings total. The registration fee is only $39.
  • Sound Byte supports five racks of carts, or up to 375 recordings total. The registration fee is only $79.
  • Sound Byte Pro supports fifty racks of carts, or up to 3750 recordings total. The registration fee is only $149.

What's new in SoundByte

Version 4.7.6:
  • Added the ability to change the racks menu order (Organize Racks)
  • [Bug fix] The menu would disappear after archiving/unarchiving racks under Windows
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Corpsecorps
Corpsecorps
Aug 10 2009
3.9.3
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Aug 10 2009
0.0
Version: 3.9.3
Downloaded the Lite version to give it a trial. NEEDS POLISH! Aliased icon and a few peculiarities in the UI. Hard to test it out when the trial comes with no actual sounds. At least 1 rack's worth of small sound effect clips would help greatly. While i might have use for this, i don't currently have a huge library of sound snips lying around to test it out with so i went scouring my drives and within games and found a few AIF's, but mostly .OGGs or other formats it won't play. Nags to purchase the full version come often and are accompanied by a system alert sound.
IamPter
IamPter
Jun 23 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 23 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
I wish that I could afford this, even at the discount price it is too much for me. Maybe I will win a copy after all I am disabled and cannot work.
Elpelso
Elpelso
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
Awesome application !
Bbebop
Bbebop
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
ok, i'll download and try it out. but i cringe at the idea of buying something that limits me to 75 recordings (or 5 or 50 times that).
Mrcheaps
Mrcheaps
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
The demo seems promising!
proteasome
proteasome
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
Looks like a great app for cool sound fx while recording podcasts!
cpaul-phl
cpaul-phl
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
interesting tool for podcasters, not sure how well it would work for DJs - you'd still need external mixing
Olipower
Olipower
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
This app is just what I need after ditching the horribly unstable Ubercaster. However, this SoundByte is a bit overpriced IMHO, and lacks (apparantly, please prove me wrong) features like looping individual sounds (a breakbeat f.e.) and the interface aesthetically leaves a lot to be desired. I also need to set in and out cue points for the individual audio files...
Jayhoward
Jayhoward
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
I work at a radio station, and all our music and commercials are on a computerized system that costs many thousands of dollars. So for real broadcast work, this has no practical application. For the home user, I still can't figure out what this does for $39.95 that I can't do with iTunes.
Modops
Modops
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
Handy for podcasting.
Win2mac
Win2mac
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
Fantastic features this software does have!
Ideola
Ideola
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
This could be a lot of fun!
Macfevre
Macfevre
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
Nice Rack!
onamac
onamac
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
Clever, and I remember the old cart machines.
dennispipper
dennispipper
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
Reminds me of the days when I actually used cart machines at a radio station, this is cool!
Ldenning
Ldenning
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
I love this!
Victorj
Victorj
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
I had considered using software like this for ambienting role playing sessions. Might be useful to suggest say a creepy atmosphere or a relaxed, crickety night
Bisley
Bisley
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
looks nice! ill give a try
Glenbo
Glenbo
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
Very cool
Indy2000
Indy2000
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
Great app!
Quasimodo
Quasimodo
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
Great for budding DJs or live podcasts
Mrcheaps
Mrcheaps
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
For those who've wondered, even if you don't work at a radio station this program would be great for making podcasts, or adding sound effects to any live recording (using a program like Audio Hijack, which would pick up your mic input AND the sound effects or music you play back with Sound Byte).
Mrcheaps
Mrcheaps
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
I used radio cart machines back when the world was still a cooling ball of gas...and have been looking for something like that ever since. I'll try the demo and try to make up my mind before the sale is over!
Plasterpyrus
Plasterpyrus
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
This is a perfect application if you're a DJ or have a radio station, why else would you have use for something like this?
Neox
Neox
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
Leo Spill: Yep, I just did!
Davrizio
Davrizio
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
This is a great deal! I have used the trial before and may have to pick this one up...hmmm
Millca
Millca
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
What a great tool to add some fun at your next party. Like an ultimate, modern jukebox! Very cool idea. I feel like I'm back in the 50s (okay, so I wasn't even alive back then). I could think of quite a few useful ways to use this software.
Leo-Spill
Leo-Spill
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
.... Has anyone actually won a free copy ?
Leo-Spill
Leo-Spill
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
Sound Byte seems a much needed Mac alternative to bespoke windows radio station tools. Glad to see it as a MuPromo.
Plexihosting
Plexihosting
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
Will see if any podcasters I know who use TalkShoe could use this in their live shows
Vague
Vague
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
Expensive app.. probably handy if you need this sort of thing.
Jdmiller
Jdmiller
Jun 22 2007
3.4
0.0
Jun 22 2007
0.0
Version: 3.4
Excellent little application. Exactly what I've been looking for.
Professor-b
Professor-b
Feb 27 2007
3.2
0.0
Feb 27 2007
0.0
Version: 3.2
When this works, it is great. When it doesn't...well, it gets weird. I have this running on a Macbook for a podcast that I do. The software sometimes works well, but other times, the sounds break apart, get choppy, or clip a microsecond from the front of the sound. I often have to quit and reopen the program to get it to work correctly. The developer has tried to be helpful, but we cannot resolve this problem. The software is almost unusable for me, and the developer is at a loss.
Mac0852
Mac0852
Apr 25 2006
3.0b1
0.0
Apr 25 2006
0.0
Version: 3.0b1
The program won't start up in 10.3.9 without crashing due to a NilObjectException error.
Guest
Guest
Aug 9 2005
2.5
0.0
Aug 9 2005
0.0
Version: 2.5
Was wondering if this app could be used in as part of a broadcasting app as part of an actual internet broadcast. -Please e-mail me with an answer at asthmaboy@gmail.com
Guest
Guest
May 13 2004
2.2
3.8
May 13 2004
3.8
Version: 2.2
very good
Guest
Guest
Apr 21 2004
2.1
3.8
Apr 21 2004
3.8
Version: 2.1
Pretty cool little cart app....but why the hell does the description still say it broadcasts radio stations on the net? Pretty much doesn't do that. Nope.
$79.00
3.8
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later

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