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Audio Hijack
Audio Hijack
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Audio Hijack free download for Mac

Audio Hijack

Record and enhance audio from any application (was Audio Hijack Pro).

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Audio Hijack overview

Audio Hijack (was Audio Hijack Pro) drastically changes the way you use audio on your computer, giving you the freedom to listen to audio when you want and how you want. Record and enhance any audio with Audio Hijack - it's the cornerstone of your digital audio experience.

Audio Hijack will allow you to record any application's audio, from Internet streams to DVD audio and everywhere in between. If your machine can play it, Audio Hijack can record it. And that's not all - Audio Hijack will also enhance any audio, unsing industry-standard VST and AudioUnit audio effects to make your music sound incredible. Record. Enhance. Enjoy!

What’s new in version 4.3.3

Updated on Apr 10 2024

  • A Powerful New Audio Capture Backend. Audio Hijack now uses a new audio capture backend called Audio Routing Kit, or “ARK” for short. Thanks to ARK, Audio Hijack can be set up on a new Mac in seconds, with no restarts or passwords required.
  • New “System Audio Access” Permission. The “Permissions” window has been updated, with a new “System Audio Access” permission. This permission enables you to use Audio Hijack to record audio from applications you specify.
  • Standard User Accounts Welcome. Standard MacOS user accounts can now capture and record audio with Audio Hijack, without needing any help from an Administrator account.

Full list of changes available here

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Information

License

Shareware

Size

37.1 MB

Downloads

520380

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 11 or later
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Fariborz
Fariborz
Apr 9 2022
4.0.2
0.0
Apr 9 2022
0.0
Version: 4.0.2
When it comes to products of rogueamoeba, I never think twice before upgrading. This company has always developed handy applications that I use in my daily work and am extremely pleased with their performance. I’ve found the new Audio Hijack very intuitive and its performance has improved by leaps and bounds. Recording is now a breeze with the new presets of its main functions and meets many users’ needs without further tweaking. Last but not least, the dreaded icon of its precious version has been modified into an elegant icon that makes it more feasible. This is surely one of the best upgrades I’ve ever seen and highly recommend it. Fariborz AMIRSHAHI – Verona (Italy)
heyplink
heyplink
Mar 28 2021
3.8.4
1.0
Mar 28 2021
1.0
Version: 3.8.4
When Nicecast ended, Audio Hijack was recommended and so I bought it. I just assumed it would work like Nicecast but it doesn't and you'll need a separate streaming app to share your broadcasts. I'm frankly disappointed and feel a bit misled. I'm now using Audiomovers because it's simple like Nicecast was and works right out of the box.
scott2breal
scott2breal
Nov 26 2020
3.7.7
1.0
Nov 26 2020
1.0
Version: 3.7.7
An audio capture app that doesn't capture audio. For whatever reason it just doesn't work on my mac. Well, it worked once. Now it won't record anything after setting up a new session and pressing the record button. I updated it, rebooted, followed their quite simple tutorial. Nothing.
rmiddag
rmiddag
Jan 22 2020
3.6.3
0.0
Jan 22 2020
0.0
Version: 3.6.3
Does Audio Hijack no longer allow Quick Time Player 10.5 to play DRM files?
ocean442
ocean442
Nov 6 2019
3.6.2
4.0
Nov 6 2019
4.0
Version: 3.6.2
I would give 5 stars if the UI was less flashy and full of unnecessary animations.
Bento de Espinosa
Bento de Espinosa
Jul 24 2019
3.5.7
5.0
Jul 24 2019
5.0
Version: 3.5.7
Very good! I use it a lot.
Spike Jones
Spike Jones
Dec 23 2018
3.5.6
3.0
Dec 23 2018
3.0
Version: 3.5.6
Audio Hikack is a very useful tool to record audio from almost any source. The interface is strange and you need a while to learn to use it. The big minus point is the price. This is really far too high for what it does. Therefore I can't really recommend this. Unfortunately there are no good alternatives. Someone?
anonymous-tyrannosaurus-5294
anonymous-tyrannosaurus-5294
Oct 31 2018
3.5.5
2.0
Oct 31 2018
2.0
Version: 3.5.5
3.5.5 Keeps asking for helper permission to change how it works. It is so annoying, I had to delete it. I still use the older version in High Sierra. It is so much more intuitive. I am so sorry, I just don't need a new learning curve to add to my stress level.
Lvdoc
Lvdoc
Sep 14 2018
3.5.4
5.0
Sep 14 2018
5.0
Version: 3.5.4
They were nice enough to send me a beta copy of AH for Mojave awhile back when I wrote to find out about its progress. It's worked just fine on all the Mojave public betas I've used.
AlexisDhooge
AlexisDhooge
Jul 8 2018
3.5.0
4.0
Jul 8 2018
4.0
Version: 3.5.0
Works as advertised. A bit too expensive though.
jjw1
jjw1
Jul 4 2018
3.5.0
5.0
Jul 4 2018
5.0
Version: 3.5.0
I love this app.
ben-marko
ben-marko
Jun 15 2018
3.3.8
0.0
Jun 15 2018
0.0
Version: 3.3.8
Will it record streaming audio as individual .mp3 files? Or will it save the entire stream as a single file?
Moogan
Moogan
May 5 2018
3.3.7
5.0
May 5 2018
5.0
Version: 3.3.7
Audio Hijack 3.3.8 Released on 4/23/18 Major Enhancement: Audio Capture Engine (ACE) has been updated to 9.0.2, to fix several small issues related to installation. Enhancement: Audio Hijack now works around device visibility issues caused by incorrect behavior seen in apps such Boom. Enhancement: Audio Hijack's MP3 encoder (LAME) has been updated to version 3.100. Bug Fix: The Preferences window has been updated for improved VoiceOver compatibility. Other: Another update to License window has been made.
Moogan
Moogan
Mar 31 2018
3.3.6
5.0
Mar 31 2018
5.0
Version: 3.3.6
Audio Hijack 3.3.7 Released on 3/27/18 Major Enhancement: Audio Capture Engine (ACE) is the new name for Rogue Amoeba's audio capture backend (formerly called “Instant On”). ACE has been updated to version 9.0, with several small fixes and improvements. Enhancement: VoIP support for GoToMeeting has been updated to support all versions, including new versions from LogMeIn. Enhancement: Improvements have been made to Audio Hijack's FLAC recording. Other: The License window has been updated and improved.
CloudB
CloudB
Jan 27 2018
3.3.6
2.5
Jan 27 2018
2.5
Version: 3.3.6
With macOS10.13.3 this introduces gaps and audio glitches in the audio. Also, this app is overly too complicated to set up.
Ali-Egypt
Ali-Egypt
May 18 2017
3.3.3
5.0
May 18 2017
5.0
Version: 3.3.3
A bit overpriced imo
Fishboy
Fishboy
May 17 2017
3.3.3
5.0
May 17 2017
5.0
Version: 3.3.3
The new version requires a small learning curve for those used to working with the original UI, but this remains the best App. of it's kind. Solid customer support from one of the highest-rated developers out there.
Bottacco
Bottacco
Feb 28 2017
3.3.2
5.0
Feb 28 2017
5.0
Version: 3.3.2
It records anything and everything that I through at it. Great. Just a pity that it doesn't incorporate Loopback all together in just one app (and a more reasonable price) because it is the logical route.
Liselotte
Liselotte
Jul 8 2016
3.3.1
4.0
Jul 8 2016
4.0
Version: 3.3.1
Aweful GUI but it does work as advertised. I really do not understand why this needs a 'complex' GUI. A simple OSX-like GUI would do the job too and much easier to use. Still a solid 4 stars though.
Pat-Geerts
Pat-Geerts
Jun 11 2016
3.3.0
3.5
Jun 11 2016
3.5
Version: 3.3.0
Handy tool for recording anything that is playing in realtime. One bug that is present from v3.0 is that it sometimes creates high frequency peaks. More or less sounds like crackles. I tried everything to get rid of this: doing nothing else then recording, preventing OSX goes to sleep, close applications that could interfere, .. helas, it keeps creeping in. Maybe it is a 10.11 only problem, not sure. If the devs could resolve this, it would make this an essential tool for me.
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Nov 24 2023
4.3.1
5.0
Nov 24 2023
5.0
Version: 4.3.1
Tachy0n
Tachy0n
Jun 28 2023
4.2.2
5.0
Jun 28 2023
5.0
Version: 4.2.2
Dolphinboy2u
Dolphinboy2u
Jan 28 2022
3.8.10
5.0
Jan 28 2022
5.0
Version: 3.8.10
scott2breal
scott2breal
Nov 26 2020
1.0
Nov 26 2020
1.0
Version: null
The_Blinded
The_Blinded
Oct 29 2020
5.0
Oct 29 2020
5.0
Version: null
ocean442
ocean442
Nov 6 2019
4.0
Nov 6 2019
4.0
Version: null
Bento de Espinosa
Bento de Espinosa
Jul 24 2019
5.0
Jul 24 2019
5.0
Version: null
SteveGosselin
SteveGosselin
Mar 21 2019
4.0
Mar 21 2019
4.0
Version: null
Spike Jones
Spike Jones
Dec 23 2018
3.0
Dec 23 2018
3.0
Version: null
makareim
makareim
Sep 15 2018
5.0
Sep 15 2018
5.0
Version: null
AlexisDhooge
AlexisDhooge
Jul 8 2018
4.0
Jul 8 2018
4.0
Version: null
jjw1
jjw1
Jul 4 2018
5.0
Jul 4 2018
5.0
Version: null
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
May 9 2018
5.0
May 9 2018
5.0
Version: null
mikael-6
mikael-6
Apr 7 2018
5.0
Apr 7 2018
5.0
Version: null
CloudB
CloudB
Jan 27 2018
2.5
Jan 27 2018
2.5
Version: null
vl9449
vl9449
Jun 23 2017
4.5
Jun 23 2017
4.5
Version: null
Fishboy
Fishboy
May 17 2017
5.0
May 17 2017
5.0
Version: null
Bottacco
Bottacco
Feb 28 2017
5.0
Feb 28 2017
5.0
Version: null
Mactraxx
Mactraxx
Dec 26 2016
2.0
Dec 26 2016
2.0
Version: null
trottta
trottta
Nov 9 2016
5.0
Nov 9 2016
5.0
Version: null
Liselotte
Liselotte
Jul 8 2016
4.0
Jul 8 2016
4.0
Version: null
Pat-Geerts
Pat-Geerts
Jun 11 2016
3.5
Jun 11 2016
3.5
Version: null
Lvdoc
Lvdoc
Apr 23 2016
5.0
Apr 23 2016
5.0
Version: null
Shooters
Shooters
Jan 26 2016
5.0
Jan 26 2016
5.0
Version: null
anonymous-tyrannosaurus-5294
Jan 8 2016
2.0
Version: null
Freenergy
Freenergy
Dec 29 2015
4.5
Dec 29 2015
4.5
Version: null
jean-paskal88
jean-paskal88
Dec 22 2015
4.0
Dec 22 2015
4.0
Version: null
Noivad
Noivad
Nov 2 2015
5.0
Nov 2 2015
5.0
Version: null
Moogan
Moogan
Oct 17 2015
5.0
Oct 17 2015
5.0
Version: null
KatRoss
KatRoss
Aug 8 2015
5.0
Aug 8 2015
5.0
Version: null
Krocasta
Krocasta
Jul 31 2015
0.5
Jul 31 2015
0.5
Version: null
SteveO1823
SteveO1823
Jun 17 2015
4.0
Jun 17 2015
4.0
Version: null
Donmontalvo
Donmontalvo
Jun 1 2015
4.0
Jun 1 2015
4.0
Version: null
Thaiwest
Thaiwest
May 29 2015
4.0
May 29 2015
4.0
Version: null
MichelH8564
MichelH8564
May 29 2015
5.0
May 29 2015
5.0
Version: null
JD-1
JD-1
May 29 2015
4.5
May 29 2015
4.5
Version: null
L-Blake-Baldwin
L-Blake-Baldwin
Mar 20 2015
4.0
Mar 20 2015
4.0
Version: null
Backlife2005
Backlife2005
Mar 20 2015
4.0
Mar 20 2015
4.0
Version: null
Sibelius
Sibelius
Mar 19 2015
1.0
Mar 19 2015
1.0
Version: null
ric0ric
ric0ric
Mar 16 2015
1.0
Mar 16 2015
1.0
Version: null
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