Rogue Amoeba introduces Farrago, a powerful Mac soundboard app

Rogue Amoeba introduces Farrago, a powerful Mac soundboard app

Now here's an app that is going to make a lot of podcasters very happy. Rogue Amoeba has just introduced Farrago, a $39 (introductory price, can try for free) soundboard app. What's a soundboard app? Well, think of some of the old great radio disc jockeys, who would have a library of recorded sounds that they could throw in for humorous effect at any time. Farrago lets podcasters and others who use Macs for audio editing have a huge library of music, voice and sound effects available to play with just a click.

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Rogue Amoeba’s Piezo is leaving the Mac App Store

Rogue Amoeba’s Piezo is leaving the Mac App Store

Another app is leaving the Mac App Store. Rogue Amoeba says that Piezo — an app that lets you capture audio from already-running applications, as well as from several hard-to-capture applications like the Safari and Chrome web browsers, FaceTime, and more — will only be available at the product website.

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Rogue Amoeba introduces Loopback for Mac audio routing

Rogue Amoeba introduces Loopback for Mac audio routing

Back in the TUAW days, I used an open-source app called Soundflower on my Mac to route audio between different audio devices and applications when I was doing the TUAW TV Live show. Sadly, Soundflower would often fail me at the worst possible time... Well, today a longtime Mac development firm by the awesome name of Rogue Amoeba has introduced Loopback ($99, special introductory price of $75), a virtual mixing board for the Mac that appears to knock the socks off of Soundflower.

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