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WireTap Anywhere
WireTap Anywhere
2.0.0
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WireTap Anywhere free download for Mac

WireTap Anywhere for Mac2.0.0

22 November 2010

Professional virtual audio patchbay.

What is WireTap Anywhere for Mac

WireTap Anywhere provides you with a professional virtual audio patchbay for your Mac. Any program on your computer that generates audio can show up as a virtual audio input device, allowing you to record or process it in any other application that works with audio.

For instance, you could record both sides of a Skype or iChat conversation directly into Peak for editing... or go the other way, and pipe the audio output of ProTools over Skype or iChat for a friend to listen to.

With WireTap Anywhere, your applications are instantly transformed into audio inputs. Record the audio output of any application from within your favorite audio application. Tap your audio -- anytime, anyplace, anywhere.

What's new in WireTap Anywhere

Version 2.0.0:
  • The new 2.0 version of WireTap Anywhere layers exciting new features on the existing rock-solid foundation that audio engineers around the world already depend on. Create virtual input devices with an arbitrary number of channels of audio. Discretely map audio channels from software applications and hardware devices in any combination you choose. Adjust audio levels on a per-channel basis both pre- and post-mix. Preview your audio mix before you ever hit the record button.
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hwgray
hwgray
Jan 7 2014
2.0.0
0.0
Jan 7 2014
0.0
Version: 2.0.0
Is this thing on?! It hasn't been updated since 2010!
C-keurk
C-keurk
May 26 2013
2.0.0
1.0
May 26 2013
1.0
Version: 2.0.0
Does not work at all on OS 10.8.3
Libertyforall1776
Libertyforall1776
May 7 2011
2.0.0
0.0
May 7 2011
0.0
Version: 2.0.0
Please add AirPlay support please, so I can make better use of my iOS AppleTV! Thanks!
Smorgie84
Smorgie84
Apr 20 2010
1.0.7
0.0
Apr 20 2010
0.0
Version: 1.0.7
I am a podcaster and I recently purchased 3 USB microphones for my studio. I use Garageband for my podcast and it was an absolute nightmare to get all microphones (as well as additional system inputs) to work simultaneously. I spent countless hours trying to configure this set up using the Mac Audio/MIDI audio set-up and it would start out working fine, but after several minutes of recording it would revert back to a disturbing clicking/static sound which would destroy my recordings. It all had to do with syncronizing with the word clock, but I eventually had enough. I wrote to Blue Microphones Support to see if they had any suggestion for getting around this and they recommended Wiretap software. At first I tried Wiretap Studio, but I could not figure out a way to combine more than two audio inputs. Then I discovered Wiretap Anywhere and I was able to combine my 3 USB mics, Skype, and an auxiliary input from my audio mixer. It has been absolutely amazing! It works as advertised and I cannot wait to do my next show using all my microphones. The price tag is a bit steep, but considering I have wasted days fumbling around with this I think it is worth it. Thanks, Ambrosia!
Plasterpyrus
Plasterpyrus
Apr 9 2009
1.0.3
0.0
Apr 9 2009
0.0
Version: 1.0.3
ROD76 I guess the developer heard you, it just took about a year! Given that this application was featured in a very recent bundle of applications sold to the public, now let's see if there is any continuity in different version, with different names, for upgrading. Is it free upgrade or a pay for upgrading?
Tool Force Software
Tool Force Software
Sep 21 2008
1.0.1
5.0
Sep 21 2008
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
Great piece of software, love it. (But it seems to damage ScreenFlow. :-/)
Rod76
Rod76
Aug 15 2008
1.0.1
0.0
Aug 15 2008
0.0
Version: 1.0.1
This is bothersome to me, I assume this product is a niche tool for audio professionals (the price sort of dictates that premise). However, I believe there is some unnecessary ambiguity involving the naming or versioning of this product. My best guess would be a simple: WireTap WireTap Pro WireTap Studio WireTap Anywhere Using the forenamed assumption would require some sort of upgrade path, which there doesn't seem to be. I'm hoping the developer will read this, comment, and hopefully clarify this product.
Easer
Easer
Aug 14 2008
1.0.1
0.0
Aug 14 2008
0.0
Version: 1.0.1
Ow! Audio Hijack Pro is like 25% the cost of this program. What makes WireTap worth the extra $$?
Guest
Guest
Jul 7 2005
1.0
4.3
Jul 7 2005
4.3
Version: 1.0
i got it to work, but i had to install wiretap pro after installing wiretap. the reason it wasn't working is because it uses a kernel extension that is incompatible with tiger. wiretap pro has an updated version. the one thing that pro (and audio hijack) have that i want (in a free product) is the ability to record both the mic and mac audio at the same time. oh well, i suppose i can record with sound studio at the same time. :)
Guest
Guest
Dec 29 2004
1.0
4.3
Dec 29 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
Is this removed now as Ambrosia Software offers WireTap Pro? I can't find WireTap on their freebies page (http://www.ambrosiasw.com/utilities/freebies/).
Guest
Guest
Dec 24 2004
1.0
4.3
Dec 24 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
Brilliant !! SO simple to use !
Guest
Guest
Dec 22 2004
1.0
4.3
Dec 22 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
purely brilliant.
Guest
Guest
Oct 7 2004
1.0
4.3
Oct 7 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
This amazing sound ripper works flawlessly with the last version of Panter.
Guest
Guest
Oct 3 2004
1.0
4.3
Oct 3 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
Thank you for this wonderful tool ... easy to install, easy to use, not victim to feature bloat, and not a glitch in the works. Much easier than my old "loop an audio cable from jack to input" method of recording, and with much better sound quality, of course. Thanks!
Guest
Guest
Sep 25 2004
1.0
4.3
Sep 25 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
Beautifully easy to use, worked first time.... and it's free! :))) You can convert saved files into MP3 files via iTunes, if need be..... (10.3.5)
Annjack
Annjack
Sep 16 2004
1.0
4.8
Sep 16 2004
4.8
Version: 1.0
nice tool for recording music and talkshow on the air. the recording quality is quite good and clear. especially it's a freeware. good tool for mac users.
Guest
Guest
Aug 12 2004
1.0
4.3
Aug 12 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
a very good program, great interface, great performance. Very good if you want to convert flash movies and need to grab the audio
Guest
Guest
Jul 4 2004
1.0
4.3
Jul 4 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
I was having the same problem others mention below: clicking record emits a beep and then returns to idle. I re-downloaded the WireTap installer, re-installed, and now it works fine. The installer intalls the app as well as a file called 'AmbrosiaAudioSupport'. i suspect that this file had gone missing on my system and needed to be replaced.
Guest
Guest
Jun 14 2004
1.0
4.3
Jun 14 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
Excellent program, does exactly what I need. Thanks for making it free :)
Guest
Guest
Jun 10 2004
1.0
4.3
Jun 10 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
I use it for a very long time. Has always worked in Jaguar .. and now in Panther 10.3.4 is still works great. Very useful to record streaming music .. make samples .. or mixes. Great OSX soft ..and 5 stars
Guest
Guest
Apr 22 2004
1.0
4.3
Apr 22 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
It works great on 10.3 and 10.2.8 very simple an d useful for all recordnig.
Guest
Guest
Apr 14 2004
1.0
4.3
Apr 14 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
workes perfectly on my OSX 10.3.3
Guest
Guest
Apr 10 2004
1.0
4.3
Apr 10 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
I use this with 10.3 and it works fine so the people below must have something wrong with their systems.
Guest
Guest
Mar 31 2004
1.0
4.3
Mar 31 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
i am having the same problem with 10.3; a pop then idle. it just plain doesn't work anymore. and to that, i say boo-urns.
Guest
Guest
Mar 30 2004
1.0
4.3
Mar 30 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
it doesn't work with 10.3 or else I'm doing something wrong, though I can't see what. It looks just great on the desktop but when I press record I hear a 'plop' and it returns to idle. It would be just terrific if it did what it claims to be able to do.
Guest
Guest
Mar 29 2004
1.0
4.3
Mar 29 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
Simple. Efficient. Does the job. Easy to use. I love it. I have not been this excited about such a simple/useful program since Stickies.
Ltottoman
Ltottoman
Mar 18 2004
1.0
0.0
Mar 18 2004
0.0
Version: 1.0
Is there any thing like this for OS9?! If so i REALLY need it. SO if you know if there is for OS9 please E-mali me at Ltottoman@yahoo.com
Guest
Guest
Feb 28 2004
1.0
0.0
Feb 28 2004
0.0
Version: 1.0
Used WireTap first time with no problems. Next time I Launched app, It won't record anymore. It just beeps every time I hit the record button. Help file does not help of state why this is happening.....What am I doing wrong?!?
Guest
Guest
Feb 13 2004
1.0
0.0
Feb 13 2004
0.0
Version: 1.0
Downloaded, unstuffed, installed and used. NO PROBLEMS!!! Worked perfectly the first time. Thank you for this fine contribution!
Guest
Guest
Jan 29 2004
1.0
4.3
Jan 29 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
Great App! thanks to the terminal comand posted below i am now able to enjoy it. Ambrosia Software made the basic ppc program of os9 for osx! Free.
Guest
Guest
Jan 4 2004
1.0
4.3
Jan 4 2004
4.3
Version: 1.0
Man is this great utility or what!? Thank you!
Guest
Guest
Nov 18 2003
1.0
0.0
Nov 18 2003
0.0
Version: 1.0
My previous comment was wrong, the problem is not with the WireTap application installer but with Stuffit Expander. In a terminal window do a chmod -R 755 WireTap.mpkg. Works great.
Guest
Guest
Nov 18 2003
1.0
0.0
Nov 18 2003
0.0
Version: 1.0
Downloaded the file and extracted with Stuffit Expander. When I try to install it I get the following message: "The Installer Package "WireTap" cannot be opened. The postinstall script was either not executable or not readable." Must not be compatible with dual processors or Mac OS 10.2.8 or the distribution is corrupt.
Gordymac
Gordymac
Nov 17 2003
1.0
5.0
Nov 17 2003
5.0
Version: 1.0
Truly a lifesaving app. I now don't have to go through QuickTime to extract audio. I can just play it and have WireTap record.
Guest
Guest
Aug 18 2003
1.0
4.3
Aug 18 2003
4.3
Version: 1.0
Great app......using this to make available streaming audio teachings to blind/hearing impaired persons. Prior had to use tape out of sound jack, this is MUCH easier! And no one can argue with the price!
Guest
Guest
Jul 26 2003
1.0
4.3
Jul 26 2003
4.3
Version: 1.0
Archie - AppleScript your timer. A sample timer AppleScript is included with the download.
Papercut
Papercut
Jul 21 2003
1.0
4.5
Jul 21 2003
4.5
Version: 1.0
Thanks for a excellent little program. And for free. A timer would be appreciated.
Guest
Guest
Jul 12 2003
1.0
4.3
Jul 12 2003
4.3
Version: 1.0
this is by far the best tool i have found to record audio played on my Mac to include purchased utilities! hint: very easy way to record and convert "protected" audio files.
Dan010484
Dan010484
Jul 10 2003
1.0
4.5
Jul 10 2003
4.5
Version: 1.0
Absolutely brilliant! Couldn't be easier to use, and the results are completely flawless. One of the best applications I've used for a while. It'd be nice if it did include built-in MP3 and AAC support, but I can't see most Mac users having problems with this. AND IT'S FREE!
Guest
Guest
Jul 10 2003
1.0
4.3
Jul 10 2003
4.3
Version: 1.0
Simply encode the AIFF file with iTunes, to convert to ACC or MP3.
Guest
Guest
Jul 9 2003
1.0
4.3
Jul 9 2003
4.3
Version: 1.0
Just a note - the description of WireTap is a little confusing; you can't use it to record just one program, which means that any other sounds will get recorded along with whatever music / DVD / whatever you're trying to save. This is the other big advantage to Audio Hijack / Audio Hijack Pro, which I use frequently. If you want to save just one program, I'd recommend you check them out.
Moki
Moki
Jul 9 2003
1.0
0.0
Jul 9 2003
0.0
Version: 1.0
Mark -- glad you like WireTap. You can do timed recording with WireTap using the included AppleScripts. It is true that WireTap doesn't include support for sound-altering plugins, but we didn't think most people wanted such a thing; they merely wanted to capture the audio that was playing. The .mp3 encoding issue was explained in the online help; mp3 encoding is not free, and the minimum possible license is $15,000 a year, which obviously makes little sense for a free product. :) We might enhance WireTap further, adding such things as .mp3/AAC encoding, etc., but we'd have to charge for it.
Mrandre
Mrandre
Jul 9 2003
1.0
4.8
Jul 9 2003
4.8
Version: 1.0
Awesome. Nothing fancy, but it works stupidly easy, and it's free. And it works. I had been looking for a recording of a performance I had heard on NPR some months ago. So tonight, I pulled up the Real stream, hit record, and there it is, in iTunes. DIY joy. Awesome.
Guest
Guest
Jul 9 2003
1.0
4.3
Jul 9 2003
4.3
Version: 1.0
It's great. Does what it says and it's free! The file size isn't as bad as I thought it'd be either: 55mins at 145MB aiff file.
Guest
Guest
Jul 8 2003
1.0
4.3
Jul 8 2003
4.3
Version: 1.0
Where Audio Hijack and Audio Hijack Pro include a host of features like MP3 encoding, built-in timed recordings, VST and AudioUnit effects plug-ins and application-specific recording, WireTap does not. WireTap has its price going for it, and applescript support, but not much else. Hats off to Ambrosia anyhow.
$129.00
4.1
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 64
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.5.0 or later
  • PowerPC G4, G5, or any Intel Mac
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