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Audio Routing Converters/Encoders Editors Recorders Miscellaneous Players
Airfoil
Jack OS X
LineIn
Soundflower
SoundSource
Cleaners
Amadeus
ClickRepair
SoundSoap
Codecs
XiphQT
ffmpegX
EasyWMA
mAC3dec
Mad
Max
mpc2aiff
Ogg Drop
QuickTime
SoundConverter
Sound Grinder
SoX Wrap
Switch
xACT
X Lossless Decoder
Amadeus
Audacity
AudioSlicer
BIAS Peak
DSP-Quattro
Fission
MP3 Trimmer
PlayerPRO
SndSampler
Soundbooth
SoundHack
Sound Studio
SoundTrack
Wave Editor
WireTap Studio
Amadeus
Audacity
Audiocorder
Audio Hijack
Boom Recorder
Call Recorder
Coaster
Final Vinyl
Pure Vinyl
QuickVoice
SndSampler
Sound Studio
Voice Candy
WireTap Anywhere
WireTap Studio
Audion
Cog
iTunes
MacAmp Lite
MacModPlay
Play
PlayerPRO
QMidi
QuickTime
Sweet MIDI Player
SystemSound
Vox


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Icon Airfoil 4.6.5

Send any audio from your Mac to AirPort Express units, Apple TVs, iPhones and iPods Touch, and even other Macs and PCs, all in sync! Airfoil for Mac gives you your audio, all around the house.
  • License: Shareware, $25
  • Author/Publisher: Rogue Amoeba Software
  • Modification Date: December 27, 2012
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6 or higher
DownloadIntel File Size: 11.1 MB
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Icon Amadeus Pro 2.0.5

Amadeus Pro is a powerful multitrack audio editor supporting a variety of formats including MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, Apple Lossless, AIFF, Wave and many others.
  • License: Shareware, $60
  • Author/Publisher: Martin Hairer
  • Modification Date: November 13, 2011
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 12.8 MB - Amadeus Pro 2.0.5
DownloadClassic PPCOS X PPC File Size: 3.7 MB - Amadeus II 3.8.7
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Icon Audacity 1.3.14

Audacity is a free audio editor. You can record sounds, play sounds, import and export WAV, AIFF, Ogg Vorbis, and MP3 files, and more. Use it to edit your sounds using Cut, Copy and Paste (with unlimited Undo), mix tracks together, or apply effects to your recordings. It also has a built-in amplitude envelope editor, a customizable spectrogram mode and a frequency analysis window for audio analysis applications. Built-in effects include Echo, Change Tempo, and Noise Removal, and it also supports VST and LADSPA plug-in effects.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Audacity Development Team
  • Modification Date: December 12, 2011
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 12.0 MB - version 1.3.14 beta
DownloadClassic PPC File Size: 1.5 MB - version 1.0 - June 5, 2002
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Icon Audiocorder 5.4.1

First, it can work like a standard tape audio recorder. You simply click on the start button to begin sound recording, and the stop button to end recording. You can even click on a single button to stop the current recording, and start the next. Perfect for manually breaking an entire album or CD into individual tracks.
You can have each sound recording stored in a separate file, or they can all be sequentially stored in one file.
Second, Audiocorder works like a VCR - you can program when it should start and stop recording. You can also perform a timed recording - tell Audiocorder to record for so many seconds.
Third, Audiocorder can work like a VOX (voice operated) audio recorder. This allows you to set the volume that the sound must reach to begin recording, and the volume at which it should end recording, eliminating dead air when there is no sound.
It also allows you to set the trigger length for the start and stop values, which helps you to eliminate recording short bursts of sound or ending the recording process during a short pause (such as in normal speech).
  • License: Shareware, $20
  • Author/Publisher: Black Cat Systems
  • Modification Date: July 29, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 492 Kb
DownloadClassic PPC File Size: 635 Kb
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Icon Audio Hijack Pro 2.10.7

Audio Hijack Pro will allow you to record any application's audio, from internet streams to DVD audio and everywhere in between. If your machine can play it, Audio Hijack Pro can record it.
And that's not all - Audio Hijack Pro will also enhance any audio, using industry-standard VST and AudioUnit audio effects to make your music sound incredible. Record. Enhance. Enjoy! The Pro version can record to MP3 and AAC.
  • License: Shareware, $32
  • Author/Publisher: Rogue Amoeba Software, LLC.
  • Modification Date: April 11, 2013
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6 or higher
DownloadIntel File Size: 5.9 MB
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Icon Audion 3.0.2

Hi! I'm a single app that bravely handles all your audio needs - I'm easy to use, but with gobs of advanced features ready to be discovered! I can play your Audio CDs, your MP3s, and your streaming network audio, I can encode, edit, mix, sort and manage, visualize and hypnotize. And now that I'm 3, I can broadcast, record, crossfade, and even hang with your iPod. Best of all, I've got that Panic design - light, simple, and powerful.
  • License: Freeware, Get Serial Number From Panic Here
  • Author/Publisher: Panic
  • Modification Date: August 22, 2002
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.0 or higher and Mac OS 8.6 or higher
DownloadOS X PPC File Size: 2.7 MB
DownloadClassic PPC File Size: 2.2 MB
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Icon AudioSlicer 1.1.1

AudioSlicer is a Cocoa GUI application that finds all silences in an audio file and allows you to split it into several smaller audio files and to name/tag them properly. For now only MP3 is supported but other audio formats may be added in the future. While most other tools doing this split automatically according to certain criteria, AudioSlicer shows you all silences within a certain range of duration. You can then listen to the silence - well, to the audio before and after the silence really - and then you decide if you want to split there. The splitting is done without loss, there is no decoding and re-encoding of audio data taking place.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Bernd Heller
  • Modification Date: December 4, 2006
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 938 Kb
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Icon BIAS Peak 6.1.1

BIAS Peak - the world's most popular stereo audio editing, processing, and mastering application for the Macintosh - is now better than ever.
From serious sound design for film, video, or multimedia, to rapid-fire broadcast editing, to music production limited only by your imagination, Peak does it better than anything else. Create unique dance loops and remixes. Optimize audio for Internet streaming. Dust off that pile of vinyl records and convert them to CDs, ultra-portable AAC (MP4) or MP3 files, or to just about any audio file format on Earth. Craft soundtracks or fix audio problems for digital video. Maximize your music's sonic quality - and then burn your own replication-ready audio CDs.
  • License: Demo, Pro $599, LE $129
  • Author/Publisher: Bias
  • Modification Date: April 15, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 61.7 MB - BIAS Peak Pro
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 37.2 MB - BIAS Peak LE
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Icon Boom Recorder 7.22

Boom Recorder is a field audio-recorder, which can be used in combination with high resolution audio hardware, to be used on-stage or film-set.
  • License: Demo, $130
  • Author/Publisher: VOSGAMES
  • Modification Date: April 15, 2007
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 6.2 MB
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icon Call Recorder 2.3.18

Finally, an easy way to record Skype calls and podcast interviews. Call Recorder is an add-on for Skype which automatically transforms your audio or video calls into QuickTime movies.
Call Recorder is great for lessons, interviews or just having fun.
  • License: Shareware, $20
  • Author/Publisher: Ecamm
  • Modification Date: November 28, 2011
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 2.0 MB
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Icon ClickRepair 3.1.2

ClickRepair is an application to assist you in restoring the sound archived from old records (vinyl or shellac).
  • License: Shareware, $40
  • Author/Publisher: Brian Davies
  • Modification Date: December 14, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.2.6 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 1.8
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Icon Coaster 1.1.3

Coaster is a direct-to-disk audio recording program.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Christian Roth
  • Modification Date: July 25, 2001
  • Requirements: Mac OS 8 or higher
DownloadClassic PPC File Size: 181 Kb
Download680x0 File Size: 156 Kb
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icon Cog 0.07

Welcome to Cog's homepage, a free open source audio player for OS X (10.4 and above). Currently it supports the following formats:
- Ogg Vorbis
- Mp3
- Flac
- Musepack
- Monkeys Audio
- Shorten
- Wavpack
- AAC
- Wave/AIFF
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Vincent Spader
  • Modification Date: December 23, 2007
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 3.8 MB
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Icon DSP-Quattro 3.1.3

DSP-Quattro is an extremely powerful digital audio editor for the Mac OS. It's a highly innovative product that utilizes the latest technological advances of computer-based audio editing. DSP-Quattro benefits from more than 10 years of development and professional use in the audio production community.
  • License: Demo, $199
  • Author/Publisher: i3
  • Modification Date: February 18, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4.9 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 17.3 MB
DownloadClassic PPC File Size: 4.1 Kb
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Icon EasyWMA 3.2.1

EasyWMA allows you to convert wma, wmv audio, asf and ogg vorbis files to aiff, mp3, m4a or wav so that you can play your favorite songs in iTunes or any other player on your Mac. EasyWMA can be helpful if you need to play wma files on your iPod, or if you need to convert files created by your Olympus voice recorder.
  • License: Shareware, $13
  • Author/Publisher: Patrice Bensoussan
  • Modification Date: July 24, 2011
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 5.3 MB
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Icon ffmpegX 0.0.9y

ffmpegX is a Mac OS X graphic user interface designed to easily operate more than 20 powerful Unix open-source video and audio processing tools including ffmpeg the "hyper fast video and audio encoder" (http://ffmpeg.sf.net/), mpeg2enc the open-source mpeg-2 encoder and multiplexer (http://mjpeg.sf.net/MacOS/) and mencoder the mpeg-4 encoder with subtitles support (http://sf.net/projects/mplayerosx).

As simple as 1.2.3 : Drop a file, choose a destination format, and click "Encode". Reads the following input formats: MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DIVX, XviD, non-encrypted VOB and VIDEO_TS, Quicktime .MOV, .DV, .WAV, Real Audio, Real Video, H.263, MP4 H.264, PGM, YUV, PPM, AC3, PCM8/16 bits, mulaw/Alaw, WMA-1/2, SUN AU format, MP2, MP3, AAC, 3GP, FPS1, ALAC, and even more formats

Converts the above formats to DivX, AVI XviD, H.264 MP4, MOV, DV, 3GP, Sony PSP, MP2, MP3, AAC, AC3, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, VCD, CVD, SVCD, KVCD, KSVCD, DVD, KDVD and MPEG-TS with complete control over encoding options.
  • License: Shareware, $15
  • Author/Publisher: Major
  • Modification Date: January 26, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3 and higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 32.2 MB
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Icon Final Vinyl 2.5.1

Free audio recording software exclusively for Griffin PowerWave and iMic owners. Final Vinyl makes recording your old records and tapes super easy. It has several advanced features including waveform based cue editing and built-in 10-band EQ.
  • License: Freeware/iMic $40
  • Author/Publisher: Griffin Technology
  • Modification Date: April 2, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher & an iMic
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 2.0 MB
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icon Fission 2.1.3

Fission is a streamlined audio editor designed to get you editing in minutes, not hours. It works with both mono and stereo MP3, AAC, Apple Lossless and AIFF audio, enabling you to instantly trim and split files with no quality loss!
  • License: Shareware, $32
  • Author/Publisher: Rogue Amoeba
  • Modification Date: May 7, 2013
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6 or higher
DownloadIntel File Size: 12 MB
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Icon iTunes 11.0.3

The entertainment capital of your world.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Apple
  • Modification Date: May 16, 2013
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6.8 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 196.6 MB - version 11.0.3
DownloadClassic PPC File Size: 3.5 MB - version 2.0.4
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Icon Jack OS X 0.89

Jack (the Jack Audio Connection Kit) is a low-latency audio server, written originally for the GNU/Linux operating system, and now with Mac OS X support. It can connect any number of different applications to a single hardware audio device; it also allows applications to send and receive audio to and from each other.
Jack is different from other audio server efforts in that it has been designed from the ground up to be suitable for professional audio work. This means that it focuses on two key areas: synchronous execution of all clients, and low latency operation.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Johnny Petrantoni
  • Modification Date: December 22, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 8.9 MB
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icon LineIn 2.0.3

LineIn is a simple application for OS X to enable the soft playthru of audio from input devices. In simpler terms, you can use LineIn to play sound coming in through a microphone or any other device plugged in to your Sound In port, just as was once available with OS 9's "Play input through output device" option.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Rogue Amoeba
  • Modification Date: October 19, 2007
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 1.5 MB
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Icon MacAmp Lite X 1.3

MacAmp Lite X was a great little MP3 (and more) player for OS X. Now, it's dead, but it lives on here for free.
  • License: Freeware - Free registration codes are available on the home page
  • Author/Publisher: Subband Software
  • Modification Date: December 1, 2003
  • Requirements: Mac OS X
DownloadOS X PPC File Size: 9.8 MB
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Icon MacModPlay 1.1

A cocoa based music player for MOD style music (mod, s3m, it, xm), based on the MikMod library. Lets you play tracks, create a playlist, and includes control from the Dock.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Matt Gray
  • Modification Date: February 27, 2004
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
DownloadOS X PPC File Size: 187 Kb
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Icon mAC3dec 1.6.3

Decodes AC-3 audio from DVDs, or QuickTime audio, and spits back AIFF, MP3, or AAC files.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Lukifer/mAC3dec Project
  • Modification Date: August 26, 2004
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.1 or higher and Mac OS 8.6 and higher
DownloadDownload PPCOS X PPC File Size: 412 Kb
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icon Mad 1.0

Mad is a high Quality Open-Source Audio encoder Library. It encodes mp3, mp2 and others to aiff or cdda and others. This is particulary interesting, if you want to edit a mpeg file in quicktime or import an mpeg into FCP or DVD-Studio. Due to reasons only known by Apple, Quicktime wont let you edit a muxed mpeg, also export of a muxed mpeg to another movie format is impossible. So, what you have to do is: demux the mpeg into its audio and video-Streams, then Convert the audio (most times mp2 format) to aiff. Export the Video to mpeg4. Then again make a Quicktime movie with sound by using the "add scaled" option of Quicktime pro. Afterwards save the movie either self contained or with dependencies. You then are able to edit it with any quicktime aware application. This is where mad is needed - convert the mp2 to aiff.
For demuxing use tools like MPEG Streamclip or mpgtx.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Philipp Biermann
  • Modification Date: July 28, 2002
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.2 or higher
DownloadOS X PPC File Size: 303 MB
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Icon Max 0.9.2

Max is an application for creating high-quality audio files in various formats, from compact discs or files.
When extracting audio from compact discs, Max uses the error-correcting power of cdparanoia to ensure the true sound of your CD is faithfully extracted.
Once the audio is extracted, Max can generate audio in over 20 compressed and uncompressed formats including MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, AAC, Apple Lossless, Monkey's Audio, Speex, AIFF, and WAVE.
If you would like to convert your audio from one format to another, Max can read and write audio files in over 20 compressed and uncompressed formats. For many popular formats the artist and album metadata is transferred seamlessly between the old and new files.
Max leverages open source components and the resources of Mac OS X to provide extremely high-quality output. For example, MP3 encoding is accomplished with LAME, Ogg Vorbis encoding with libVorbis, FLAC encoding with libFLAC, and AAC and Apple Lossless encoding with Core Audio. Many PCM conversions are also possible using Core Audio and libsndfile.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Stephen F. Booth
  • Modification Date: January 11, 2011
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 8.1 MB
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Icon mpc2aiff 1.2

mpc2aiff is a front-end interface for the mppdec decoder library. mppdec supports "mpc", "mpp" & "mp+" (musepack mpeg plus) files as input, and you can decode them into "aiff", "wav" & "raw" formats.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Pescados Software
  • Modification Date: April 23, 2004
  • Requirements: Mac OS X
DownloadOS X PPC File Size: 352 Kb
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Icon MP3 Trimmer 2.9.6

With MP3 Trimmer you can edit your MP3 files - fast and easy - without re-encoding. Select an in-point and out-point and save it as new MP3 file with exactly the same audio quality as the original! Fast & easy! You may even add a smooth fade-in or fade-out to your new file, to eliminate abrupt beginnings or endings. Your original MP3 file is always left intact.
  • License: Shareware, $11
  • Author/Publisher: deepNiner
  • Modification Date: November 25, 2011
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 7.0 MB
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Icon Ogg Drop 1.0b5

.ogg is a free audio format alternative. It features sound quality that is generally higher than MP3, and has no licensing fees. Ogg Drop will encode audio tracks and CD's into .oggs. Ogg Drop is entirely free.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: No U-Turn Software
  • Modification Date: November 19, 2005
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
DownloadOS X PPC File Size: 894 Kb
DownloadClassic PPC File Size: 370 Kb
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icon Play 0.3

Play is an application for playing and managing audio files.
Play currently supports playback of FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, Musepack, WavPack, Monkey's Audio, AAC, Apple Lossless, MP3 and various other audio file formats.
For lossless formats such as FLAC and WavPack, and for Ogg Vorbis and specially-tagged MP3 files, Play supports gapless playback allowing sample-accurate audio reproduction.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Stephen F. Booth
  • Modification Date: December 9, 2007
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 3.9 MB
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Icon PlayerPRO 5.9.8

PlayerPRO is a complete music editing program (SoundTracker). You can use it with any Mac without any additional hardware. PlayerPRO can load and play the following music (and sound) formats:
MOD, S3M, MIDI, MTM, MADH, MADG, MADI, MADK, OKTA, MINS, XI, PP, Clip File, MED, 669, IT, ULT, XM System 7 sound, WAV, AIFF, AIFC, SoundDesignerII, MPEG, MP3, MuLaw, ALaw, AVI, DVC, Quicktime Movies, MAC3, MAC6, IMA4, MPEG layer I, II and III (requires QT 4.0), PAT (GUS), QDesign, RAW Data.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Rosset Antoine
  • Modification Date: July 22, 2003
  • Requirements: Mac OS X and Mac OS 8.6 or higher
DownloadClassic PPCOS X PPC File Size: 3.3 MB
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icon Pure Vinyl 2.3

Digital LP Playback, Conversion, Editing and Archival Software for Apple Macintosh Computers
- High - Quality Playback Pure Vinyl applies an extremely accurate inverse - RIAA vinyl correction curve in real-time during playback. Your music is reproduced as accurately as possible, by eliminating the distortion and frequency response errors of analog based vinyl EQ correction hardware.
- Recording Pure Vinyl was designed specifically for creating high-resolution, archival quality transcriptions of your precious vinyl, at sample rates up to 192 kHz (or higher). Pure Vinyl automatically can downsample and mirror to CD or DVD-A formats during recording, for digital jukebox use.
- "Revolutionary" Editing / Exporting Pure Vinyl uses the "scratch" style, grab-and-spin metaphor employed by professional DJs, with "needle drop" track cueing. It's an intuitive, fun way to assign track markers - a potentially tedious task with linear-style waveform editors. After editing, individual tracks automatically can be extracted and exported from the original file. -
Peak Detection / Normalization / Pop and Click Removal Pure Vinyl incorporates features to streamline this tedious (but ultimately rewarding) task. The built-in peak finder and waveform inspector is useful for setting proper normalization levels.
  • License: Shareware, $229
  • Author/Publisher: Channel D Corporation
  • Modification Date: August 28, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 23.7 MB
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Icon QMidi 1.8.5

QMidi is the ultimate MIDI/Karaoke player for the Macintosh. It can play all kinds of MIDI files, no matter where they came from, in any order, using either the QuickTime musical instruments, Opcode OMS, MOTU FreeMIDI system, OS X MIDI or serial port interface. QMidi also incorporates a MIDI mixer + GS effects.
  • License: Shareware, $16
  • Author/Publisher: Bruno Di Gleria
  • Release Date: January 30, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 617 Kb
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Icon QuickTime 7.6.6

Apple's multimedia architecture.
  • License: Freeware - Pro Version $30
  • Author/Publisher: Apple
  • Modification Date: March 30, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6.3 or higher
Apple's Download Page for Various Versions of Quicktime
Quicktime 7.6.6 DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 10.7 MB - version 7.6.6 (Mac OS X 10.6.3 or higher (Also, for use if you want Quicktime 7 (Pro) in Lion)
Quicktime 7.5.0 DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 51.4 MB - version 7.5.0 (Mac OS X 10.3.9)
Quicktime 6.5.2 DownloadOS X PPC File Size: 29 MB - version 6.5.2 (Mac OS X 10.2.8 to 10.3.9)
Quicktime 6.0.3 DownloadDownload PPC File Size: 10.2 MB - version 6.0.3 (Mac OS 8 to 9.x)
Quicktime 5.0.5 DownloadClassic PPC File Size: 9.5 MB - version 5.0.5 (Mac OS 7.5.5 to 9.x)
Quicktime 4.0.3 Download680x0Download ppc File Size: 8.4 MB - version 4.0.3 (Mac OS 7.1 to 8.1)
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Icon QuickVoice 2.4.1

Software for your Macintosh microphone including: digital voice recorder, voice email, voice stickies, and CD quality stereo recorder.
  • License: Shareware, $15
  • Author/Publisher: nFinity, Inc
  • Modification Date: October 1, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 12.0 MB
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Icon SndSampler 6.2

SndSampler is an easy-to-use audio recording and editing application for the Macintosh which enables you to record and edit digital audio. Digitize your old LPs and cassette tapes with SndSampler and then burn them on CDs, archive them using a lossless compression scheme like FLAC or Apple Lossless, or convert them to MP3s and put them on your iPod. You can record sound through your Mac's built-in audio device or via an external recording device like the iMic. Once recorded, you can edit and modify your digitized audio in myriad different ways: amplify, fade in or out, pan, mix, declick, apply special effects like echo and tremolo, or resample to different sample rate.
  • License: Shareware, $40
  • Author/Publisher: Alan Glenn
  • Modification Date: May 9, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.2 or higher
DownloadOS X PPC File Size: 5.9 MB
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Icon Soundbooth CS4 2.0.1

Soundbooth gives web designers, video editors, and other creative professionals the tools to create and polish audio, customize music, add sound effects, and do much more.
  • License: Demo, $199
  • Author/Publisher: Adobe
  • Modification Date: February 14, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4.11 or higher
DownloadIntel File Size: 621 MB - Demo
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Icon SoundConverter 20100105

Overview: SoundConverter is a Cocoa OSX application for converting sound files between different sound formats. It is free for files under 500K and $10 for license. Note that not all wav and wma encodings are supported.
input formats: 4xm, 8svx, ac3, aif, aifc, aiff, al, au, auto, avi, avr, cdr, cvs, dat, dv, fap, ffm, flac, gsm, h263, h264, hcom, ircam, la, lu, m4v, mat, mat4, mat5, maud, mov, mp2, mp3, mpc, mpeg, mpegts, nist, nul, ogg, paf, prc, pvf, raw, redir, rm, rtp, rtsp, s16be, s16le, s8, sb, scm, sd2, sdp, sf, sffd, shn, sl, smp, snd, sndt, sph, svx, sw, swf, txw, u16be, u16le, u8, ub, ul, uw, vms, voc, vorbis, vox, w64, wav, wma, wve, xi
output formats: 8svx, ac3, aif, aifc, aiff, al, au, auto, avr, cdr, crc, cvs, dat, dv, fap, ffm, flac, gsm, h263, h264, hcom, ircam, la, lu, m4v, mat, mat4, mat5, maud, mp2, mp3, mpeg, mpegts, nist, nul, ogg, paf, prc, pvf, raw, rm, rtp, s16be, s16le, s8, sb, sf, shn, sl, smp, snd, sndt, sph, svx, sw, swf, txw, u16be, u16le, u8, ub, ul, uw, vcd, vms, vob, voc, vorbis, vox, w64, wav, wve, xi
ringtone formats: 3210, bmp, emelody, emy, imelody, imy, kws, midi, mid, nokia, sckl, rtttl, rtx, siemens, 3210, bmp, dsp, emelody, emy, ems, imelody, imy, kws, midi, mid, mot, nokia, sckl, pdb, rtttl, rtx, samsung1, samsung2, siemens, seo
Notes:
- Conversion from non ring tone formats to ring tone formats is not supported.
- RM format is not well supported.
  • License: Shareware, $10
  • Author/Publisher: Steve Dekorte
  • Modification Date: January 5, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 30.6 MB
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Icon Soundflower 1.5.1

Free Inter-application Audio Routing Utility for Mac OS X. Soundflower is a Mac 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 and open-source.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Cycling '74
  • Modification Date: September 2, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 229 Kb
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icon Sound Grinder 3.3.9

Sound Grinder provides many features that help relieve the frustrations of processing audio assets. With advanced programming and well thought through processing, we are confident that you will find Sound Grinder to be the fastest, most efficient, and rock solid conversion utility you have ever used.
  • License: Shareware, $39
  • Author/Publisher: Monkey Tools
  • Modification Date: December 16, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 7.4 MB
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Icon SoundHack 0.893

SoundHack is a soundfile processing program for the Macintosh. It performs many utility and esoteric sound processing functions available nowhere else. These functions make SoundHack invaluable to computer musicians, sound effects designers, multimedia artists, webmasters and anyone else who enjoys working with sound.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Tom Erbe
  • Modification Date: August 9, 2004
  • Requirements: Mac OS X and Mac OS 8.6 and higher
DownloadDownload PPCOS X PPC File Size: 897 Kb
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Icon SoundSoap 2.2

SoundSoap is the first pro-quality noise reduction solution that's also easy enough for average consumers to use effectively.
With just a few simple controls, anyone can remove unwanted hiss, room noise, rumble, electrical hum, and other background noise from almost any digital media file - including digital video (DV), digital audio workstation tracks, analog cassette/tape recordings, vinyl LP recordings, and more.
  • License: Demo, $129 - Pro Version $599
  • Author/Publisher: BIAS
  • Modification Date: December 11, 2008
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher - AudioUnit, VST or RTAS Host
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 13.8 MB
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icon SoundSource 2.5

SoundSource is a tiny tool for OS X enabling you to switch your audio input and output sources with a single click, and even adjust their volume settings.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Rogue Amoeba
  • Modification Date: August 27, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 348 Kb
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Icon Sound Studio 3.6

A feature-rich audio recording and editing tool. This digital audio editor can record up to 2 GB of audio, mix audio, apply effects filters, generate tones, pitch-shift and resample audio, and open and save in several file formats.
  • License: Shareware, $80
  • Author/Publisher: Lucius Kwok/Felt Tip Software
  • Release Date: August 5, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 33.7 MB
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Icon SoundTrack Pro 3.0.1

Get the next indispensable addition to your professional workflow. Sample-accurate and nondestructive editing in an intuitive interface make Soundtrack Pro the must-have tool for pro audio engineers and sound designers alike. Enjoy more than 50 effects from Logic Pro and over 5,000 Apple Loops.
  • License: Free Update, Part of Final Cut Studio
  • Author/Publisher: Apple
  • Modification Date: October 22, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.8 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 243 MB
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Icon SoX Wrap 1.2

SoX Wrap is a wrapper for the conversion routines of the open source sound utility SoX (Sound eXchange). It transfers to and from the following formats: 8svx, aiff, al, au, avr, cdr, cvs, dat, gsm, hcom, la, lu, maud, mp3, nul, ogg, prc, raw, sb, sf, sl, sph, smp, snd, sndt, sw, txw, ub, ul, uw, vms, voc, wav, and wve.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Waveform Software
  • Modification Date: September 1, 2005
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.2.8 or higher
DownloadOS X PPC File Size: 2.3 MB
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Icon Sweet MIDI Player 2.4.4

Sweet MIDI Player is a program for not only auditioning all types of MIDI files, but for modifying the MIDI files themselves. Use its mixer-like interface to easily edit the control messages, transpose the music, change the tempo, mute desired MIDI channels, and save the end results to disk. Change the arrangement with easy to use Cut, Copy and Paste commands. It also includes a Jukebox function which allows you to create playlists with up to 99 songs. Sweet MIDI Player features 192 ticks per quarter note resolution, and thanks to multitasking capability, you can use every command while it's running.
  • License: Shareware, $30
  • Author/Publisher: Roni Music
  • Release Date: December 21, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 420 Kb
DownloadClassic PPC File Size: 121 Kb
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icon Switch 4.15

Switch is a sound file format converter for Windows or Mac. Convert audio files from many different file formats into mp3, wav or wma. For example convert wav to mp3, mp3 to wav, wma to mp3 or many other formats. Just add the files you want to convert, select the output format, and then click convert.
Switch is not simply a mp3 converter, it is the most comprehensive and stable audio file converter around. With Switch you can convert your sound files into the formats you need to compress for storage, create ringtones, add to a presentation, listen on your portable device and much more. In fact, the possibilities are endless using this powerful audio converter.
  • License: Freeware, Plus $35
  • Author/Publisher: NCH Software
  • Modification Date: May 26, 2011
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher
DownloadIntel File Size: 1.1 MB - Free Version
DownloadOS X PPC File Size: 1.0 KB - Free Version
DownloadIntel File Size: 1.1 MB - Plus Version
DownloadOS X PPC File Size: 1.0 MB - Plus Version
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icon SystemSound 5.0

Classic - Play sound files like you did in Mac OS Classic, by double-clicking them.
Play More - SystemSound plays: AIFF, AIFC, WAVE, MP3, MP2, MIDI, SD2, ULAW, WMA and system 7 sounds.
Welcome and goodbye - Choose a sound for startup (or login) and shutdown (or restart and logout).
Convert System 7 sounds - Welcome your classic sounds to the new world. Convert them to AIFF or WAVE.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Kiwi Fruitware
  • Modification Date: July 10, 2006
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 333 Kb
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icon Voice Candy 1.5.1

Voice Candy is a fun and useful recorder for your Mac. Think of it as Photo Booth for your microphone.
You get 8 different effects to play with. Switch the effects while recording for some extra fun. For example, record a conversation between Darth Vader and chipmunk to produce something that just seems wrong.
  • License: Shareware, $13
  • Author/Publisher: Potion Factory
  • Modification Date: February 10, 2011
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 3.0 MB
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Icon Vox 0.3b1

Vox is a little and simple music player for Mac OS X with support for many file types, including FLAC, MP3, AAC, Musepack, Monkey's Audio, OGG Vorbis, Apple Lossless, AIFF, WAV, IT, MOD, XM, Games Music and many others. Includes numerous effects like Equalizer, Reverb, Time Stretch, Pitch Shift, Echo. Moreover, all supported files can be exported to AAC+, Apple Lossless, WAV and other formats with enabled effects.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Didgeroo
  • Modification Date: August 9, 2011
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 2 MB
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Icon Wave Editor 1.4.6

Designed in Cocoa from the ground up, Wave Editor proudly takes advantage of CoreAudio, Quartz, and other solid OS X features.
Wave Editor takes over where Peak, Spark and Sound Designer II left off - incorporating the standard audio editing features you're used to working with while bringing you up-to-date with the latest advances in interface design, speed and stability, without compromising the power.
  • License: Demo, $79
  • Author/Publisher: Audiofile Engineering
  • Modification Date: January 11, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 15.5 MB
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icon WireTap Anywhere 2.0

WireTap Anywhere is a suite of components that lets you take the audio output from any Mac application or hardware input device and bring it into your favorite audio recording application.
For instance, 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 Logic Pro over Skype or iChat for a friend to listen to.
Grab the audio from specific applications, all system audio, any hardware input connected to your machine or any combination of the three!
It's as seamless as plugging in a microphone.
  • License: Demo, $129
  • Author/Publisher: Ambrosia Software
  • Modification Date: November 22, 2010
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5 to 10.6.8 - Not Compatible with Lion
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 11.7 MB
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icon WireTap Studio 1.2.0

Using WireTap Studio, you can record the discrete audio output of any application, as well as all system audio, or record audio input from any microphone, line-in, or audio input hardware.
If you can hear it, WireTap Studio can record it. Once you have recorded your audio, you can easily organize your recordings in the convenient Recording Library, and edit them with WireTap Studio's integrated lossless audio editor. WireTap Studio also boasts full Audio Unit effects support, for adding professional quality effects to your audio.
  • License: Shareware, $69
  • Author/Publisher: Ambrosia Software
  • Modification Date: December 20, 2011
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 18.9 MB
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Icon xACT 1.62

xACT stands for X Audio Compression Toolkit. It is a GUI based front end (written in AppleScript Studio) for the unix applications Shorten (3.6.0), shntool (3.0.3), monkey's audio compressor (3.99),flac (1.2.0), wavpack (4.2), TTA (3.2 build 20041018) and cdda2wav 2.01a32(with paranoia support). It also uses a modified md5sum (modified from 2.1 textutils) and sox (12.17.8 for ppc, 12.17.8 for Intel). It does the basic commands of these applications and adds a few features to speed up productivity in creation of etree.org standard filesets.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: Scott Brown
  • Modification Date: July 29, 2007
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 4.9 MB
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icon XiphQT 0.1.9

Xiph QuickTime Components (XiphQT) is, in short, the solution for Mac and Windows users who want to use Xiph formats in any QuickTime-based application, e.g. playing Ogg Vorbis in iTunes or producing Ogg Theora with iMovie.
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: xiph.org
  • Modification Date: June 14, 2009
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 1.0 MB
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icon X Lossless Decoder 20130602

X Lossless Decoder(XLD) is a tool for Mac OS X that is able to decode/convert/play various 'lossless' audio files. The supported audio files can be split into some tracks with cue sheet when decoding. It works on Mac OS X 10.3 and later.
XLD supports the following formats:
- (Ogg) FLAC (.flac/.ogg)
- Monkey's Audio (.ape)
- Wavpack (.wv)
- TTA (.tta)
- Apple Lossless (.m4a) [10.4 and later]
- AIFF, WAV, etc
  • License: Freeware
  • Author/Publisher: tmkk
  • Modification Date: June 2, 2013
  • Requirements: Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
DownloadUniversal Binary File Size: 7.9 MB
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680x0 Denotes Mac OS 680x0 Native
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