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Is there a public API for Sound Siphon?

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Yes! Starting with Sound Siphon 2.0.2 a public API is available for developers to include the ability to control Sound Siphon from their application.

Download Sound Siphon Public API

A small sample application demonstrating the user of Sound Siphon Public API is included as well.

Free

  • Capture All Audio with the “Sound Siphon In” device
  • Capture audio from specific apps if user owns Sound Siphon

License Required

  • Capture All Audio with “Sound Siphon In” device
  • Capture audio from specific apps
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Sound Siphon 2.0.2 Release Notes

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Sound Siphon 2 is a FREE UPGRADE for those that have already purchased Sound Siphon 1.x.

  • Can now select output from the menu bar.
  • Now prefers the last device that was selected by the user.
  • Per-app volume control now works more reliably.
  • Per-app volume apps can now be inclusive or exclusive.
  • Added optional software volume for System Output.
  • Some minor internal changes to support public API.

Iris 1.1.1 Release Notes

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  • Faster conversion for Encode Later recordings.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause corrupt Encode Later recordings after pausing.
  • Fixed Encode Later recordings when “Follow cursor” enabled.
  • Selection size popup no longer gets trapped under the talking head or watermark.
  • Conversion progress in history is now easier to see as a pie chart.
  • Hide talking head when cursor inside now works when Iris is the foreground app.
  • Fixed issue where Iris would sometimes create grayscale movies at some sizes.

Sound Siphon 2.0.1 Release Notes

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Sound Siphon 2 is a FREE UPGRADE for those that have already purchased Sound Siphon 1.x.

Sound Siphon 2.0.1 changes:

  • More reliable capture of microphones and other audio input devices.
  • Volume is now properly saved and restored for play through device don’t have their own volume controls.

New in Sound Siphon 2:

  • Audio input devices including microphones are now available as input sources.
  • Can now record audio directly in the Sound Siphon app.
  • Added application volume control and system wide EQ.
  • Added ability so select the sample rate (44.1kHz – 96kHz) in Sound Siphon’s preferences.

Sound Siphon 2.0.0 Release Notes

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Sound Siphon 2 is a FREE UPGRADE for those that have already purchased Sound Siphon 1.x.

  • Audio input devices including microphones are now available as input sources.
  • Can now record audio directly in the Sound Siphon app.
  • Added application volume control and system wide EQ.
  • Added ability so select the sample rate (44.1kHz – 96kHz) in Sound Siphon’s preferences.
  • Can now mute Sound Siphon’s output and still control volume via the keyboard.
  • Now switches to Built-in audio when an external device is unplugged and switches back if device is plugged back in.
  • Volume for devices that don’t have their own volume controls (i.e. HDMI, AudioEngine D1) is now saved.

Iris 1.1.0 Release Notes

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  • Better handling of multiple audio inputs with the same name.
  • Automatic news checking now happens at launch, limited to once per hour.
  • More reliable audio recording when recording from multiple sources.
  • Can now specify which camera the talking head should use.
  • Cancelled recordings now properly delete recording files.
  • Can now optionally start and stop recordings immediately w/o seeing the Iris UI.

Record a Skype conversation

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It’s very easy to record a Skype conversation with Sound Siphon.

  1. Launch Skype
  2. Turn Sound Siphon on.
  3. Click the + button in the lower left to create an input.
  4. Click the +v button and select Skype.
  5. Click the +v button and select your microphone.
  6. Click the Record button.
  7. Click Stop to finish the recording.

If you are unable to capture audio from Skype:

  1. Open Skype’s preferences.
  2. Select the Audio/Video tab.
  3. Make sure that Speakers is set to the Same as System.