Airfoil 5.8.4


Airfoil allows you to send any audio to AirPort Express units, Apple TVs, and even other Macs and PCs, all in sync! It’s your audio – everywhere.

With Airfoil you can take audio from any application and send to your AirPort Express units, as well as Apple TVs, and even other Macs and PCs running Airfoil Speakers! Transmit audio from RealPlayer, Windows Media Player, QuickTime Player, and other media players. Send audio from web-based applications like Pandora,, and other to the AirPort Express. You can even stream audio from audio devices like RadioSHARK, XM and Sirius radios, around your house.

  • Critical Bug Fix: An issue where connections to Apple TVs running tvOS 10 would drop after approximately four minutes has been corrected.
  • Critical Bug Fix: The erroneous “No buffer space available” (55 ENOBUFS) message which could appear on MacOS 10.12 (Sierra) has been banished.
  • Enhancement: Airfoil now better detects speakers that have disappeared from the network.
  • Bug Fix: A problem where album artwork could wrongly appear pixelated has been corrected.
  • Bug Fix: Adjustments have been made to enable FaceTime to be captured on MacOS 10.12 (Sierra).
  • Other: Due to changes in iTunes 12.5, Airfoil now requires Instant On to capture audio from iTunes, and will prompt the user if needed.

What's New Version 5.8.4

  • Major Enhancement: Audio Capture Engine (ACE) has been updated to 10.0, for the most robust and reliable audio capture.
  • Enhancement: Audio device names are now smarter and less redundant and also less redundant.
  • Bug Fix: The ability to stream audio to the Naim Mu-so device has been restored.
  • Bug Fix: Airfoil now attempts to work around bugs in MacOS 10.14 itself, which made track title capture leak memory.
  • Bug Fix: Airfoil has properly alerts the user if an application must be quit and relaunched in order to capture its audio.
  • Bug Fix: Fixes have been made to the networking back end, for better performance on bad networks.
  • Bug Fix: General improvements have been made to the audio engine.
  • Other: The support form in Airfoil's Help menu has been updated.