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Today brings a lovely treat from Rogue Amoeba, the makers of Audio Hijack Pro and Fission. They've posted MakeiPhoneRingtone, a free utility that converts any AAC file into an iTunes 7.4.27.4.1-compatible Ringtone. Drop the file onto its window and a second or two later, it appears in iTunes as a ne...

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RogueAmoeba just linked to Mark Johns' easy little app called Cursorceror. He loves the Ctrl/scroll wheel trick, just as I do (holding Ctrl and using the scroll wheel allows you to zoom in on any part of your desktop-- especially useful for watching Flash movies fullscreen very quickly), and he want...

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Paul Kafasis, CEO of Rogue Amoeba, confirms what I suspected all along: Apple TV does work with regular old TVs that have component ins. This is despite Apple's warnings that one must have a widescreen HDTV in order to take advantage of the Apple TV. I assume Apple did this to avoid confusion, and ...

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Oh Paul Kafasis, you clever Rogue Amoeba. What with your two-punch post of a teaser and sign-up offer for a new mystery app dubbed "AHT." What could this new app from the makers of Audio Hijack, Fission, Nicecast and Airfoil be? Is AHT simply a code name, or an acronym? Will AHT complement Rogue Amo...

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The positive reaction that greeted our recent post on Rogue Amoeba's free SoundSource menubar selector leads me to think that some of you might also be interested in another cool freebie from the same company. LineIn is a simple little utility, but if you need what it does, it's wonderful. It allow...

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Rogue Amoeba just announced the release of version 1.2 of their SoundSource menubar utility. They say that it "has been recoded from the ground up for better performance, and now also features an option to open the Audio MIDI Setup application." SoundSource sits in your menubar and allows you to eas...

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According to Paul Kafasis of Rogue Amoeba, about the same time as he sat down with our very own David Chartier for TUAW Podcast #18, he also gave an interesting interview to the good folks over at Ars Tehnica's Infinite Loop. They talk about Rogue Amoeba's focus on audio, the controversy our own Lau...

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Paul Kafasis of Rogue Amoeba has kicked off a new series at their company blog titled Should I Exhibit At Macworld?, breaking down the finer yet lesser-known details of how much it really costs software developers to exhibit at Macworld. This first post examines the various significant and hidden co...

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Rogue Amoeba updated two of their audio apps yesterday. Audio Hijack Pro is now at version 2.7.1 while Fission was bumped to 1.1.1. Each app gets improved AAC compatibility with the iPod Shuffle, while Audio Hijack Pro now works better with a RadioShark. Some other minor bugs were killed off as well...

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Rogue Amoeba today announced the immediate availability of Fission 1.1, an update to their new audio editor. I have used Fission a few times, and I must say that this app is beautiful (dare I say delicious?). 1.1 adds the following features/fixes: Native WAV support Normalize command (to norma...

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Fire up your favorite audio players ladies and gentlemen, for TUAW Podcast #15 is live and ready for consumption. This time around it was Laurie Duncan, Scott McNulty and I, and I'm delighted to say we have dramatically improved our recording setup to give you a much, much better and cleaner listeni...

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Rogue Amoeba, masters of Mac audio, has unleashed a brand new product onto the Mac populace: Fission. Fission is a very easy to use audio editor that lets you do a number of things to supported audio files (MP3, AAC, Apple Lossless and AIFF). Fission makes is a breeze to edit out unwanted audio (lik...

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Rogue Amoeba released Audio Hijack Pro 2.7 today making it a podcaster's dream. This already indispensable application has just gotten better with the addition of the 'MegaMix.' This feature (enabled by default if you are recording an iChat conversation) records incoming and outgoing audio from an ...

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If you are a budding developer, there are a few different ways to seek help from your peers. Whether you send an email off to your hero developer or jump into a chat room, it's not just what you ask, but how you ask the question that can make all the difference. Mike Ash, a programmer for Rogue Amoe...

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Rogue Amoeba is looking for beta testers for their new application: Fission. What's Fission? According to this post on the Rogue Amoeba blog which describes Fission as an audio editor that cuts and trims audio files without re-encoding. If you are interested in beta testing follow the directions on ...

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Airfoil and Audio Hijack Pro, the slick Mac OS X audio broadcasting and recording (respectively) software from Rogue Amoeba, have just been updated with a handy new feature: minimize to menubar. It's a new preference that (you guessed it) will allow these apps to minimize into the menubar, with some...

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Rogue Amoeba, a leading indie Mac developer, has decided to enter the fast paced world of building Windows applications. Yes, folks, you read that correctly. Rogue Amoeba has ported Airfoil, a neat little application that allows you to stream audio other than iTunes to an Airport Express, to Windows...

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