Rogue Amoeba Stories July 12

Rogue Amoeba has updated Farrago for Mac today with a handful of useful new features. Farrago 1.2 brings MIDI support, multi-tile editing, and accessibility improvements to the Mac soundboard app.

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Rogue Amoeba Stories June 28

Back in March, Rogue Amoeba announced that it would be discontinuing its Nicecast app for Mac, which let podcasters livecast their shows to the Internet. However, today the company is updating its popular audio recording utility Audio Hijack for Mac with support for broadcasting. Announced via a press release, the company says that version 3.5 is focused on internet radio streaming.

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Rogue Amoeba Stories April 24

Starting and producing a podcast on your own can be expensive. You’ll need to get your own microphone, let alone a software suite that you’ll have to both learn and manage to use in a short period of time.

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Rogue Amoeba Stories March 1

Update: The team has published a more detailed piece on broadcasting from the Mac without Nicecast.

Rogue Amoeba, the makers of useful sound utilities for the Mac, will no longer be making one of their apps as Nicecast has officially been discontinued. Nicecast allows Mac users to broadcast audio from their machine over the Internet — originally intended for Internet radio — and is still used by podcasters today to create live streams.

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Rogue Amoeba Stories January 24

Rogue Amoeba is known for making quality audio tools for macOS, and its latest release Farrago continues that effort. Farrago is a super polished soundboard app for Mac created for podcasters and theater techs.

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Rogue Amoeba Stories June 8, 2012

Update: Rogue Amoeba replied to Phil Schiller’s email in a response published on its website. The full response is below.

Following Apple’s decision to pull Rogue Amoeba’s Airfoil Speakers Touch app for a feature allowing iOS devices to stream to one another over AirPlay, Apple explained the app was removed for the feature’s use of non-public APIs. It currently only allows Apple TV and certain third-parties such as speaker manufacturers to access the AirPlay streaming protocol. The app was earlier this week allowed back into the App Store without the iOS-to-iOS streaming feature, but today we get word from Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller who explained in an email the reason behind removing the app.

An email to Apple’s CEO Tim Cook from concerned consumer Kevin Starbird regarding the app’s removal was met with a direct email response from Schiller. 9to5Mac independently confirmed the emails are authentic. Here is Kevin’s full email addressed to Cook followed by Schiller’s response: expand full story

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