Audio Hijack Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Audio Hijack for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Sound Siphon. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Pedalboard 2 or Sneedacity. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Audio Hijack and nine of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Audio Hijack are Backtrack (Paid), AudioDirector (Paid), Piezo (Freemium) and Boilsoft Audio Recorder for Mac (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 23, 2021

    1. Sound Siphon is a software package that makes your Mac’s audio output available as an audio input device. It enables you to send audio from one application to another where it can be processed, streamed, or recorded.
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      Most users think Sound Siphon is a great alternative to Audio Hijack.
    2. Backtrack lets you record all those conversations, calls, and brainstorming sessions that you forgot to click the record button for.
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    3. A VST (plus AudioUnit on OSX) plugin host designed for live use. Based on the JUCE 'audio plugin host' code, heavily modified to better suit my purposes. Key Features: Modular patching.
    4. AudioDirector offers you the freedom to edit and mix the soundtrack of your video, the sound effects and even the voices. Restoration tools are used to correct the sound defects.
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    5. Sneedacity (named after Sneed's Feed and Seed from The Simpsons episode, "E-I-E-I-D'oh") is a free (libre), open source, and privacy-respecting audio recording and editing suite forked from Audacity.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      Piezo makes it a snap to record audio on your Mac. With just a few clicks, you can record audio from any application, or from audio input devices like microphones. Piezo's great for recording from VoIP applications like Skype and iChat as well.
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      Piezo vs Audio Hijack opinions
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      none of these actually work or work how they are adverstised do more research
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago

    6. As a professional real-time audio recording and editing software, Boilsoft Audio Recorder can record lossless sounds from any internal or external sources such as Microphone, CD player, line-in devices and other applications (like Skype, QuickTime Player, RealPlayer, iTunes...
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    7. Callnote Premium is a Free application that allows to record Skype, Google+ Hangouts, FaceTime, Viber, Facebook, GoToMeeting and WebEx Audio and Video Calls. You can also make instant video snapshots along the way.
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      Callnote Audio Video Call Recorder vs Audio Hijack opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Callnote Audio Video Call Recorder is still a legitimate alternative to Audio Hijack, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Audio Hijack allows you to insert a plugin into the System audio Path
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

    8. Audion is a light, simple and powerful audio CDs and MP3s player.


      Audion has been retired. It is now free of charge, is no longer being actively developed/supported, and is provided as-is and without warranty.

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      Audion vs Audio Hijack opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Audion is still a legitimate alternative to Audio Hijack, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Audition is a player, AudioHijack is a recorder.
      Negative comment 10 months ago

      gdwaynewarner Audio Hijack records. Audion is a (relatively) simple audio player.
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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