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Piezo free download for Mac

Piezo

Version 1.8.1

Quickly record audio from any application.

4.2
Based on 17 user ratesRead reviews & comments
$25.00
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Piezo overview

Piezo makes it a snap to record audio on your Mac. In seconds, you'll be recording audio from any application or from audio inputs like microphones. Piezo requires almost no configuration, and it's a blast to use! Simple and inexpensive - that's a winning combination.

What’s new in version 1.8.1

Updated on Oct 18 2023

  • Full Support for MacOS 14 (Sonoma)
    Piezo now has full compatibility with MacOS 14 (Sonoma), with no known issues.
  • Improvements in ACE 11.9.6
    The Audio Capture Engine (ACE) has been updated to 11.9.6, with improvements to provide even more reliable audio capture.
  • The look of the default “Select a source” view has been improved.
  • Piezo will now launch and run as expected on MacOS 14.1.
  • The celebratory sound effect heard when unlocking Piezo will now correctly play through the Mac’s configured “Sound Effects” device. After all, sound effects play through a separately configured output in MacOS.
  • It’s now possible to control-click in the “Name” and “Code” fields of the “License” window, making it possible to copy and paste in data.

Information

License

Demo

Size

24.5 MB

Developer’s website

https://rogueamoeba.com/piezo/

Downloads

36502

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 11 or later
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What customer like

User Experience
Performance
Stability

What needs improvements

Customization

Piezo qualities

Value
5.0
Ease of use
5.0
Features
4.0
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
5.0

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Macinman
Macinman
Feb 26 2022
1.7.8
0.0
Feb 26 2022
0.0
Version: 1.7.8
Hey all, I've purchased Audio Hijack which is also a Rogue product. Does this program do anything different? They're both from the same developer, so was curious. On the surface they appear to do the same thing.
Fariborz
Fariborz
May 9 2019
1.6.0
5.0
May 9 2019
5.0
Version: 1.6.0
This software is superb and I use it everyday for my recordings. I only wish it could record with a higher rate. The actual rate is not enough for my purposes. Thanks.
Bruce-y
Bruce-y
Jul 21 2018
1.5.8
4.0
Jul 21 2018
4.0
Version: 1.5.8
A very simple and straight-forward app to use to record audio.
I tested on some web conference presentations and it worked well, including auto stopping within about 10 seconds of silence at the end of conferences. (tested on Yosemite 10.10.5)
Re the settings, my ears found that aac sounded slightly better than mp3 (for equivalent bit rate). And that the conferences I recorded sounded slightly better at 128 kbs than 64 kbs (which had a bit of tinny sound). Though this will vary depending on what quality the web conference, or other source you use, is 'broadcasting'.
(Following the rule that, recording at a higher bitrate than what is broadcast or played back as, does NOT result in better audio.)

Note to MU staff: The current Piezo version is 1.5.9 (not 1.5.8). 1.5.9 was released Apr 17 2018.
Ref: <https://rogueamoeba.com/piezo/releasenotes.php>.
Chappy-Guy
Chappy-Guy
Nov 9 2016
1.5.0
4.0
Nov 9 2016
4.0
Version: 1.5.0
Lovely, simple, easy to use app with a user friendly interface. Best of all it doesn't require you to extra software for it to work. I would give it five stars if it allowed recording at 320 kbps (256 is the max), but if you're not recording music, this is the app to get. Great job.
roggie
roggie
Jun 1 2016
1.5.0
4.0
Jun 1 2016
4.0
Version: 1.5.0
Played with it a little (demo version). I had a real fun. Comprehensive and really easy to use app does what it promises to do. No bugs or issues discovered so far. Friendly UI(even for Mac newbies). This soft does its job. Though I am not going to spend money on this app.it is worth every penny from 20 bucks.
twelvedin
twelvedin
Jan 12 2016
1.2.9
5.0
Jan 12 2016
5.0
Version: 1.2.9
It is very simple to use. It supports to record from different sources. Love it!
Fariborz
Fariborz
Jun 16 2015
1.2.7
5.0
Jun 16 2015
5.0
Version: 1.2.7
Those like me, who have bought their copy on AppStore and need the latest version for its fixes, can download a copy directly from Rogue Amoeba. Once downloaded, it automatically recognizes the registration detail of AppStore and registers itself. Thanks to the developer for his thoughtfulness. Fariborz AMIRSHAHI - Verona (Italy)
Ronnb
Ronnb
Nov 24 2014
1.2.6
0.5
Nov 24 2014
0.5
Version: 1.2.6
Does not work, does not acquire any audio output from the system. OSX 9.5 with a Phonic Firefly 302 audio interface.
anonymous-mackerel-6638
anonymous-mackerel-6638
Sep 3 2012
1.2.1
4.0
Sep 3 2012
4.0
Version: 1.2.1
A good little app, only one feature I would like, being able to pause a recording instead of having to stop and start a new one. I owned Audio Hijack for years and since it's no longer supported and I can't use it with my Mountain Lion install, I was looking for something (didn't need Audio Hijack Pro (well, I could use it; but for me, the price isn't worth the extra features (most of which I don't need))) of equal audio quality and simple usability. I bought Piezo on a quick review and it's great, except for the lack of a "Pause" button. Beyond that, I like it a lot and have had no issues with it's output quality, setup or use. For $10, you're getting a great product!
Masterminter
Masterminter
Mar 29 2012
1.1.5
5.0
Mar 29 2012
5.0
Version: 1.1.5
Nice app. Works perfect. I noticed some dropouts of you try to records from cpu heavy apps.
Hkim
Hkim
Mar 29 2012
1.1.5
4.5
Mar 29 2012
4.5
Version: 1.1.5
I tried this in 10.6.8 and it works very well with no apparent CPU problem. I tried recording audio from my notation software that uses high-end samples too. The price is excellent.
Michael-Vilain
Michael-Vilain
Feb 10 2012
1.1.2
0.0
Feb 10 2012
0.0
Version: 1.1.2
Can't schedule a stream recording. I have to use Audio HiJack Pro for that. Don't see a use for this without that feature, although it's priced right.
Ronl
Ronl
Jan 12 2012
1.1.1
5.0
Jan 12 2012
5.0
Version: 1.1.1
Seems to work fine (demo)
sjk
sjk
Dec 21 2011
1.1.0
0.0
Dec 21 2011
0.0
Version: 1.1.0
A countdown timer before recording starts, analogous to Capture > Timed Screen in Grab for screen captures, would be a useful feature.
Cwr
Cwr
Oct 12 2019
5.0
Oct 12 2019
5.0
Version: null
Fariborz
Fariborz
May 9 2019
5.0
May 9 2019
5.0
Version: null
Bruce-y
Bruce-y
Jul 21 2018
4.0
Jul 21 2018
4.0
Version: null
PRjohnson
PRjohnson
Feb 7 2017
5.0
Feb 7 2017
5.0
Version: null
Chappy-Guy
Chappy-Guy
Nov 9 2016
4.0
Nov 9 2016
4.0
Version: null
roggie
roggie
Jun 1 2016
4.0
Jun 1 2016
4.0
Version: null
twelvedin
twelvedin
Jan 12 2016
5.0
Jan 12 2016
5.0
Version: null
kevinparker73
kevinparker73
Dec 30 2015
3.0
Dec 30 2015
3.0
Version: null
Freenergy
Freenergy
Dec 29 2015
4.5
Dec 29 2015
4.5
Version: null
jean-paskal88
jean-paskal88
Dec 22 2015
3.0
Dec 22 2015
3.0
Version: null
Ronnb
Ronnb
Nov 24 2014
0.5
Nov 24 2014
0.5
Version: null
Léonux
Léonux
Feb 13 2014
5.0
Feb 13 2014
5.0
Version: null
anonymous-mackerel-6638
Sep 3 2012
4.0
Version: null
Thr2001
Thr2001
Mar 29 2012
5.0
Mar 29 2012
5.0
Version: null
Masterminter
Masterminter
Mar 29 2012
5.0
Mar 29 2012
5.0
Version: null
Hkim
Hkim
Mar 29 2012
4.5
Mar 29 2012
4.5
Version: null
Ronl
Ronl
Jan 12 2012
5.0
Jan 12 2012
5.0
Version: null
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