Audirvana
Audirvana
3.5.23

3.4

Audirvana free download for Mac

Audirvana

3.5.23
10 October 2019

Core Audio-powered music player with high-quality sound.

Overview

Audirvana has no equalizer, no trendy special effects, just the best sounding music

  • Native playing of FLAC, libSndFile (WAV, AIFF, ...), ALAC and other QuickTime formats (AAC, MP3, ...)
  • Direct sound path, directly to the !CoreAudio HAL for pure bit perfect sound
  • Audio Device exclusive access mode
  • HAL I/O using DAC native physical formats "Integer Mode" (instead of CoreAudio 32-bit float)
  • Automatic sample-rate switching
  • Up/Oversampling capability
  • Plays completely from memory
  • Tracks are loaded, decoded, and sample-rate converted in a memory buffer before being played, minimizing CPU and hard drive activity to lessen sources of interference
  • Gapless playback by using a double-buffering mechanism (playing track and next track)
  • Transparent split load for loading tracks of any size
  • Background tracks loading/decoding (including sample-rate conversion)
  • Playlist (M3U and M3U8 formats) load/save
  • Handles Apple IR Remote
  • Automated updates downloading (using Sparkle)

What's new in Audirvana

Version 3.5.23:
  • Ease even more Catalina setup for using the legacy Music mode

51 Audirvana Reviews

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DragonMaster
08 September 2019

Most helpful

Got it and love it! I have over 14,000 albums onboard and it handles them all quickly and accurately. My only issue is that you cannot access your Mac's volume control when this app is running. Aside fro that I find it to be a remarkable audio app! Oh yes, it works on Catalina with no issues at all.
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Version 3.5.20
RunHomeSlow
11 October 2019
i don't use plugins, audio units, Streaming, i don't upsample... yep, i just play the song i have from a computer with Audirvana going to my DAC with USB, to my AMP, through my speakers... i can tag my albums like i want... i don't use iTunes or (Music now) either... but i use the remote that is available also and... yes, what! ALL IS PERFECT... go simple, enjoy your music... If you got ears, you gotta listen! :)
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Version 3.5.23
1 answer(s)
RunHomeSlow
RunHomeSlow
11 October 2019
here we can edit answer... but if you wanna know, i have 3300 albums, 40000 songs... all playing well, all tag, with all integrated in smart playlists...
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Version 3.5.23
tooloud
08 October 2019
If you want to use Audio Units with this, which is why I bought it many years ago (and it ran flawlessly) you can forget about it. It simply doesn't work with AU engaged. Nothing. No sound. I figured it was a bug they'd sort out so I left it over a year before updating and they haven't fixed it. Check their support forum and you'll see its the same with everyone. Worst customer response I've come across in a long time. To know that their product fails in one vital area and just leave it broken for years when it's a unique selling point. I'm speechless. Now I'll spend all day tomorrow trying to go back to a 2 year old version that worked.
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Version 3.5.21
DragonMaster
08 September 2019
Got it and love it! I have over 14,000 albums onboard and it handles them all quickly and accurately. My only issue is that you cannot access your Mac's volume control when this app is running. Aside fro that I find it to be a remarkable audio app! Oh yes, it works on Catalina with no issues at all.
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Version 3.5.20
RunHomeSlow
08 September 2019
Yes most helpful version comment is for 2.0.2 in 2014, thank you macupdate.com We are now at 3.5.20 in 2019. If you can't use that simple player with your DAC or on a network or with a PC, now with a remote on MAC and PC... stay with iTunes... let Apple rules you :)
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Version 3.5.20
1 answer(s)
RunHomeSlow
RunHomeSlow
11 October 2019
that one star was for macupdate...
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Version 3.5.23
tooloud
19 June 2019
I own the Plus version and downloaded the latest upon release. I use it with a high end studio quality audio interface and I possess a lot of Audio Unit plugins. This was never a problem for the old version, but now it simply won't play a single track. I have contacted support whose sole advice was to trash all preferences and download the app again. Same thing, no sound. Nothing.
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Version 3.5.13
2 answer(s)
Phylo
Phylo
07 August 2019
Strangely, same thing to me no visible solution
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RunHomeSlow
RunHomeSlow
08 September 2019
try popular forums if you can type... like: https://audiophilestyle.com/forums/forum/10-software/ or https://community.audirvana.com/categories
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Version 3.5.20
Evgin
10 December 2018
Et voilà, le meilleur est crevé et devenu ordinaire. C'est du passé pour moi. Rien n'est éternel. J'avoue quand même que j'ai passé un bon moment avec.
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Version 3.2.14
2 answer(s)
plop1
plop1
25 December 2018
Hello, je débarque dans le domaine et j'ai acheté une licence le mois dernier, tu peux me dire ce qui te déçoit maintenant? C'est quoi ton plan B?
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RunHomeSlow
RunHomeSlow
27 March 2019
J'aimerais bien savoir aussi son pas ordinaire qu'il a trouvé...

plop1... t'inquiète pas... en plus la version 3.5 est tout près et gratuite :)
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Rikyman
03 March 2018
No other App for audio in my system can accomplish the quality Audirvana can whit my DAC, the interface is not beautiful but the sound is fantastic.
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Version 3.2.6
hanno-baumgartner
12 February 2018
Ich finde der Sound ist nicht schlecht, aber auch nicht überragend. die Bedienung ist eine absolute Katastrophe. Wie letztes Jahrhundert.
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Version 3.2.5
1 answer(s)
Suricate15
Suricate15
12 October 2019
Die ältere release, also vor 3.5 war in dieser Hinsicht wesentlich besser. Kann aber mit 10.14 und 10.15 leider nicht verwendet werden
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Version 3.5.23
Skooks57
12 January 2018
I have the "Plus" version and just updated to 3.2.5. It produces good sound, but it does not load my music library properly. There are some albums showing multiple times but with only one song in each showing. I have tried to fix this problem, but with no success!
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Version 3.2.5
om2
10 December 2017
I use the pro version for some years now. Excellent sound, but, and this is the bad point, it's very often not working. This means it crashes, does not want to update the music library or the library disappears without notice. For a payed app - and not cheap - just not the way one could recomend it.
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Version 3.1.8
3 answer(s)
joe-exp
joe-exp
20 December 2017
What's the pro version?
There is no such thing....
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robfol
robfol
20 December 2017
There is no Pro version. The app is 100% reliable. What are you talking about?
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Big Johnson
Big Johnson
16 July 2018
Obviously they mean the PAID version.

And just because something is 100% reliable for YOU robfol, doesn’t mean it is for everyone else (it certainly isn’t for me).

Every time I’ve installed it to try it again, I’ve encountered anomalies almost immediately.

ALL my iTunes tracks are played too fast (podcasts and music), giving them a chipmunk sound (shaves about 13 seconds off a 3-minute track).

And "support" has always been vey unsupportive at diagnosing/fixing it, so I keep uninstalling and hoping it’ll get corrected someday.

There’s nothing particularly unusual about my audio system: Mac playing iTunes through desktop speakers connected to headphone jack. I do have Boom 3D installed which has caused some issues with Audirvana (or vice versa).

But since Audirvana doesn’t mention any incompatibility with Boom, it shouldn’t be the cause of speed-playing.
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3.4

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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