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Airfoil 4.9, Nicecast 1.11.6, and Piezo 1.2.9

by Agen G. N. Schmitz

Rogue Amoeba has released Airfoil 4.9 [1], Nicecast 1.11.6 [2], and Piezo 1.2.9 [3], all of which now require OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later (though legacy versions [4] are still available for those on earlier systems). Airfoil and Nicecast update the Instant On component to version 8.1.1, with support for 10.11 El Capitan, and Airfoil receives general support for the soon-to-be-released Apple TV revision (see “The Fourth-Generation Apple TV Is Coming at Last [5],” 9 September 2015). Airfoil also improves how it fetches album artwork from iTunes when listening to Apple Music or iTunes Radio, plus corrects A/V sync with EyeTV.

The Nicecast Internet radio broadcasting app now always prefers the NowPlaying file for track titles when using Line Input sources, corrects a bug that prevented track titles from being sent to icecast 2 servers if a password included special characters, and correctly captures track titles from MegaSeg Pro, MegaSeg DJ, and MegaSeg Demo. Piezo, Rogue Amoeba’s minimalist audio recording app, receives some minor interface adjustments to better suit the latest versions of OS X. If you’re a TidBITS member [6], you can purchase all these Rogue Amoeba products, as well as Fission and Audio Hijack, at a 20 percent discount. (Airfoil, $29, 14.5 MB, release notes; Nicecast, $59, 8.1 MB, release notes [7]; Piezo, $19, 7.7 MB, release notes [8]; all are free updates and require 10.9+)

[1]: http://rogueamoeba.com/airfoil/mac/
[2]: http://rogueamoeba.com/piezo/
[3]: http://rogueamoeba.com/nicecast/
[4]: http://rogueamoeba.com/legacy/
[5]: http://tidbits.com/article/15918
[6]: http://tidbits.com/member_benefits.html
[7]: http://rogueamoeba.com/nicecast/releasenotes.php
[8]: http://rogueamoeba.com/piezo/releasenotes.php