How do I record what's playing on the Mac?

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Flatfive
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How do I record what's playing on the Mac?

Post by Flatfive » Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:38 am

I want to record a song playing on the Mac, but I don't want to use the internal microphone. On Windows I can do it easily. There seems to be only "Core Audio" for a Host and "Internal Mic" as an input. How do I get more choices? This is to record on to Audacity from YouTube, for example.

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Re: How do I record what's playing on the Mac?

Post by kozikowski » Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:26 am

You could buy the music in iTunes.

Macs don't have any natural ability to record streaming audio, so you're stuck with third party utilities.

http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Recor ... ack_on_Mac

Post back how it goes. I use SoundFLower which is no longer supported.

Koz

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