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Soundflower
Soundflower
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Soundflower free download for Mac

Soundflower

Allows applications to pass audio to other applications (beta).

3.7
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Soundflower overview

Soundflower is a OS X system extension that allows applications to pass audio to other applications. Soundflower is easy to use, it simply presents itself as an audio device, allowing any audio application to send and receive audio with no other support needed. Soundflower is free, open-source, and runs on Mac Intel and PPC computers.

Note: This is only the Soundflower kernel extension. The SoundflowerBed app is retired. A new replacement is in the works. In the meantime, you can take your chances with an older version of Soundflowerbed, but you can do a lot with a Multi-Output Aggregate Device.

What’s new in version 2.0b2

Updated on Jul 21 2017

Version 2.0b2:
  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.
View older Soundflower updates

Information

License

Free

Size

58 KB

Downloads

931354

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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The_Blinded
The_Blinded
Jan 20 2022
2.0b2
0.0
Jan 20 2022
0.0
Version: 2.0b2
Read: https://rogueamoeba.com/freebies/soundflower/ Thankfully, at the end of 2015, Soundflower's original author Matt Ingalls picked up the baton. The project can now be found via this GitHub link. If you're looking to use Soundflower, that's the link to visit. If you've previously used Soundflower, or are simply looking for a reliable tool to route audio between applications on your Mac, you may be interested in Loopback --> https://rogueamoeba.com/loopback/
Dp-G4-450guy
Dp-G4-450guy
Dec 26 2021
2.0b2
0.0
Dec 26 2021
0.0
Version: 2.0b2
v 2.0b2 - aka BETA - should not be listed on macupdate .........
hannahkominsky67
hannahkominsky67
May 7 2021
2.0b2
4.0
May 7 2021
4.0
Version: 2.0b2
Try to download and use it! Hope, it's easy for me)
mario-lafemina
mario-lafemina
Apr 21 2021
2.0b2
0.0
Apr 21 2021
0.0
Version: 2.0b2
buonasera ho un problema con l'installazione perche non riesco ad installare soundflower sul macbook pro con chip M1 2021. Come posso fare ?
ChristineVans
ChristineVans
Mar 23 2021
2.0b2
0.0
Mar 23 2021
0.0
Version: 2.0b2
It's still usable in 2021?
Ari-Tj
Ari-Tj
Dec 17 2020
2.0b2
5.0
Dec 17 2020
5.0
Version: 2.0b2
It enables me to select specific input source and output target for my Mac.
Atalantia
Atalantia
Aug 6 2020
2.0b2
1.0
Aug 6 2020
1.0
Version: 2.0b2
I prefer BlackHole. Simply because Rogue Amoeba don't have there's paws involved. The software they produce are close to viruses,
david-169
david-169
Jun 12 2020
2.0b2
0.0
Jun 12 2020
0.0
Version: 2.0b2
it is important to take note of the following, "Soundflower is free, open-source, and runs on Mac Intel and PPC computers." It does not work on iOS devices or laptops. If you have upgraded to iOS seek other options. I am looking for an iOS solution for Catalina 10.15.4. If you have found something as an alternative please share. Much Thanks !
Marba
Marba
Jun 7 2020
2.0b2
0.0
Jun 7 2020
0.0
Version: 2.0b2
I am puzzled at the Pros & Cons as it contains conflicting statements. Pros = “Ease of use” vs Cons = “Obtuse interface” & “Difficult to setup”
tchayatorn
tchayatorn
May 12 2020
2.0b2
0.0
May 12 2020
0.0
Version: 2.0b2
I've already installed Soundflower on my Mac, it should have Soundflower icon appear on the icon bar but my screen don't have. Then I've checked install app in Finder>Application, there is no Soundflower app too. But I found Soundflower item in Sound icon (System Preference > Sound). Did I finish the installation or I have to do something else?
marcwkohler
marcwkohler
Apr 29 2020
2.0b2
0.0
Apr 29 2020
0.0
Version: 2.0b2
Hi: I downloaded Soundflower, so I could transcribe videos that I have on youtube through Google Docs. I set up the Google Docs to rereads typing, and turned the video on, and nothing happened. Any suggestions?
matteolombardi
matteolombardi
Apr 8 2020
2.0b2
0.0
Apr 8 2020
0.0
Version: 2.0b2
trying to install it on Mac OS Catalina, but I guess it does not work for it no? thanks!
kerhysreilly
kerhysreilly
Dec 17 2019
2.0b2
0.0
Dec 17 2019
0.0
Version: 2.0b2
So I have successfully downloaded this on my macbook following the helpful restart comment on here but for some reason it won't download on my mac where i needed it in the first place! If anyone could help it would be super appreciated :) I've ran uninstall script and restarted but nothing :(
Mikael-B
Mikael-B
Oct 5 2018
2.0b2
0.0
Oct 5 2018
0.0
Version: 2.0b2
@Macupdate, The 2.0b2 was released in 2014, not 2017. At least this is the case on Github. There might be other people than Matt Ingalls that have shared their own compilations, but the link here is for the "official". Github version.

There are no new additions to the master source code since 2017 either except for the ReadMe. Please correct the date or link to a binary from 2017.
jollytimes16
jollytimes16
Dec 7 2017
2.0b2
0.0
Dec 7 2017
0.0
Version: 2.0b2
new iMac 10.13.1

"Installation encountered an error" and Fails.

go to privacy (where i have Already allowed apps from "anywhere")
and it says that "some system software was blocked from loading"...
no specifics as to who/where - just an "allow" button which, when
clicked, makes no difference. retry, same identical sequence.

i then tried a "signed" version of the app... some exact result.

WHAT GIVES?? ANY HELP APPRECIATED! -bob
thedieters
thedieters
Aug 13 2017
2.0b2
0.0
Aug 13 2017
0.0
Version: 2.0b2
I just tried to download Soundflower. Followed all install instruction. I got a message that said the install was successful. Then nothing. I could not locate the app anywhere.
mau-others
mau-others
Jul 30 2017
2.0b2
5.0
Jul 30 2017
5.0
Version: 2.0b2
Great little piece of code. Extremely useful ! I like it !
Joseluismen
Joseluismen
Apr 11 2016
1.6.6
0.0
Apr 11 2016
0.0
Version: 1.6.6
This program has happened through several developers: Cycling '74, Rogue Amoeba and now Matt Ingalls. Matt project is <https://github.com/mattingalls/Soundflower> and the ultimate beta version is on <https://github.com/mattingalls/Soundflower/releases/tag/2.0b2>. This is a signed version for Yosemite/Mavericks and El Capitan.

And Rogue Amoeba now this creating a new app named loopback of payment, very similar to Soundflower, but created program from zero for the new operating systems.
naicke
naicke
Nov 16 2015
1.6.6
5.0
Nov 16 2015
5.0
Version: 1.6.6
Achtung, wenn man die Version 1.6.6 herunterlädt dann bekommt man kein Soundflower Plugin sondern Malware. Macupdate macht das jetzt auch so wie chip.de. die neuesete Version bekommt ihr hier: https://soundflower.googlecode.com/files/Soundflower-1.6.6b.dmg
djmattm2002
djmattm2002
Nov 5 2015
1.6.6
2.5
Nov 5 2015
2.5
Version: 1.6.6
I'll be blunt and honest, which is going to sound negative to most. It works good.....when it's not crackling, popping, or buzzing like an MRI machine. If I'm recording a video via Quicktime...it works fine for 2-5 minutes. After that it starts spazzing out. After 2-3 years with it, I've given up trying to figure out what exactly the cause of the problem is and the solution. This is the fastest mac pro that can possibly be built, and as far as software...well its simply a soundflower issue, nothing else on this machine does that shit when the audio is routed normally. If the pops, crackling and that seriously annoying buzzing that threatens to blow out my eardrums would stop I'd give it a higher rating.
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