Through a series of circumstances, Adam Engst ended up with both a pair of AirPods and a pair of AirPods Pro. When free to choose one or the other at any time, which did he pick? The answer—and what he recommends—might surprise you.
Updates the Audio Capture Engine to fix capturing audio from Google Chrome's Progressive Web Apps. ($29 new, free update, 13.9 MB)
Improves the built-in Lagutin Equalizer and track title support. ($29 new, free update, 19.8 MB)
Updates the Audio Capture Engine and adds support for Facebook's Messenger app and Cisco's Webex and Webex Teams apps as VoIP audio sources. ($19 new, free update, 9.8 MB)
Brings improvements to the recently added Live Stream feature, including streaming to Facebook Live. ($49 new, free update, 18.3 MB)
Adds the new Live Stream output block for broadcasting audio to services that use Real-Time Messaging Protocol (such as Periscope, Twitch, and YouTube). ($49 new, free update, 16.1 MB)
Updates the built-in Lagutin Equalizer to tweak its animation and improve how it saves and edits user presets. ($29 new, free update, 13.9 MB)
Refreshes the Audio Capture Engine for both audio recording utilities, providing many backend enhancements. ($49/$19 new, free updates, 15.1/9.7 MB)
Maintenance release tidies up a few bugs affecting the menu bar and Bluetooth usage. ($29 new, free update, 13.9 MB)
Adds several new features to the sound-control utility, including per-application amplification and menu bar icon adjustments. ($29 new, free update, 13.9 MB)
Jeff Porten had overlapping conference responsibilities this year, but he checks in from Europe with his usual coverage of what was new, notable, and laughable at this year’s CES.
Adds the capability to capture audio from Siri and VoiceOver. ($49 new, free update, 14.1 MB)
Apple has expanded upon its hit AirPods with new AirPods Pro models. They fit and sound better, courtesy of silicone ear tips, and add audio features like noise cancellation and a “transparency mode." The previous generation AirPods aren’t going anywhere, though.
Brings full compatibility with macOS 10.15 Catalina to the simple audio recording app. ($19 new, free update, 9.6 MB)
Brings full compatibility with macOS 10.15 Catalina to the wireless audio broadcasting app. ($29 new, free update, 18.0 MB)