Audio Hijack

Record Any Audio

Record any application's audio, including VoIP calls from Skype, web streams from Safari, and much more. Save audio from hardware devices like microphones and mixers as well. You can even record all the audio heard on your Mac at once! If you can hear it, Audio Hijack can record it.

Introductory Movie

Learn all about Audio Hijack in under a minute!

Capture Audio From Anywhere on Your Mac

Capture From Applications

Just select an application and hit Record. Now you're saving its audio!

Capture From Physical Devices

Record from microphones, mixers, or other audio input devices.

Even Capture All System Audio

The System Audio source helps you record all the audio heard on your Mac.

Great Uses for Audio Hijack

Grab Web Streams 

There's an incredible array of streaming audio on the web, and Audio Hijack will help you save it for offline listening.

Easy VoIP Recording 

Easily capture conversations from Skype, FaceTime, Google Talk, or any other VoIP service.

Powerful Podcast Recording 

Customizable source and recording options give podcasters never-before-seen power and control.

Pump Up the Volume

Stuck with small laptop speakers? Use Volume Overdrive to crank things up so you can hear your audio.

Adjust and Re-route Audio

Couple Audio Hijack with our utility Loopback to capture audio from one app, adjust it, then send it to another app.

So Much More…

With Audio Hijack, you can capture and record any audio on your Mac. We can't wait to hear how you use it!

More Great Features

Record to All Major Formats

Record to the world's most popular audio formats, including MP3 and AAC, or save in perfect-fidelity AIFF, WAV, ALAC or FLAC.

Re-usable Sessions

Once you've configured a Session to your liking, you can re-use it over and over. With one click, you'll be recording exactly as desired.

Easy File Organization

Find all of your recordings sorted by Session in the Recordings tab, where you can quickly pass files to an audio editor, add them to iTunes, or share them.

Timed Recordings

Use the Schedule tab to set up timed recordings for when you're not around. Your audio will be waiting for you when you return.

Silence Monitoring

When silence is detected, Audio Hijack can Automatically stop recording, split to a new file, or remove audio.

Bulletproof Recording

Bulletproof recording means that even if the power goes out or your computer crashes, you'll never lose a recording.

A Thoughtful Interface

Audio Hijack's intuitive audio grid provides a terrific pipeline-style view of exactly how your audio flows, so you can easily understand it.

Gorgeous Audio Effects

The included audio effects are easy to use and easy on the eyes. Their functionality is now accessible to all.

Time Shift Your Audio

Now you can pause, delay, and rewind live audio on your Mac. It's perfect for transcribing audio and more!

Get Audio Hijack

Free Download

Note: Before purchase, noise is overlaid on all audio capture lasting longer than ten minutes.


Already own an older version?
Get a discounted upgrade to Audio Hijack 3.

Audio Hijack 3.2.3
Released February 15, 2016 (Release Notes)
For Mac OS X 10.9 or higher

What People are Saying About Audio Hijack

“With this update, Audio Hijack has risen from Mac classic to Mac software superstar.”

“Oh MAN the new version of @RogueAmoeba's Audio Hijack is amazing. Great work guys!”

Nate D.

“Extremely impressed with @RogueAmoeba's AudioHijack 3. Having fun exploring the power the pipeline system offers.”

Jonathan M.

“The latest version's easy-does-it interface and greater flexibility will appeal to a wide variety of audio users (podcasters included).”

“Huge update to one of my favorite tools for audio nerds and producers. It's amazing how much clunky hardware and complex software can be replaced with just this one app.”

Marco Arment

“I think about switching over to Windows completely sometimes. Then I see apps like @RogueAmoeba Audio Hijack 3 and think, "No freaking way."”

Marlon L.

“The best cocktail of audio and sound recording functions for Mac”

“Gorgeous new interface in this major update to Rogue Amoeba's venerable audio recording app. This is one of the best takes on Yosemite-style design I've seen.”

John Gruber, Daring Fireball

“It is AMAZING. I love it so *very* much.”

Ethan B.

“It has more features, more power, and it is easier to use…it's a great interface with great power!”

“The new UI to Audio Hijack 3 is one of the most beautiful UI's I have ever used.”

Steve "Scotty" Scott

“This is one of those applications that isn't just a regular part of your toolbox, it's one that reminds you every time why it is just so much handier working on a Mac than a PC.”

William Gallagher,

A recipient of the prestigious MacUser UK Editors' Choice Award!

“[T]he advantages for old and new users are clear: more power, great flexibility, and less work for better results.”

Glenn Fleishman,

“Great work on Audio Hijack. It's like magic™.”

Justin D.

“A Mac without Audio Hijack is frankly lacking an essential audio utility…it's a must-have.”

“Audio Hijack 3 [is] my new favorite audio utility…It's the Mac audio utility I've been awaiting for a decade.”

Jason Snell,

“Just used Audio Hijack on my Mac to record a Skype conf call. So slick. Amazing. Thanks, @RogueAmoeba! Worth every penny.”

Nathan H.

“[Rogue Amoeba] is pushing the envelope, and users are benefiting by having access to an abundance of creative, affordable software to enhance their experiences on the Mac.”

“The new Audio Hijack is an outstanding product. The interface overhaul is stunningly useful.”

Adam Curry

“I use Audio Hijack for all my podcast recording and it's spectacular!”

Jeff H.

“The AppleVis Golden Apple Awards recognize the hard work and dedication put into making great and accessible applications during the given year.”

“Perfect end to the day: returning home and confirming that @RogueAmoeba Audio Hijack captured the entire radio stream of today's opera.”

Andy Ihnatko

“This is how you design great software. Fan of @RogueAmoeba for years.”

Ben W.