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Syphoner gives the ability to share the graphical window's content of any open application and stream it in real-time, full frame, to any Syphon client application. You can browse the web or draw a vector mask in your favorite software, and display instantly the result into your VJ or projection tool app.

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Version 1.4.7 beta available for MacOS 10.15 and above. This version is time limited until September 27 2026.

If Syphoner stops refreshing at some point, you need to disable AppNap using this command in Terminal:
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAppSleepDisabled -bool YES


Syphon is an open source Mac OS X technology that allows applications to share frames - full frame rate video or stills - with one another in realtime. (

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Release Notes

Version 1.4.7

Version 1.4.6

Version 1.4.4

tell application "Syphoner" to activate
tell application "System Events" to tell process "Syphoner"
  tell table 1 of scroll area 1 of group 2 of window 1
    select (row 1 where value of text field 1 is "Google Chrome")
  end tell
end tell
tell application "System Events" to tell process "Syphoner" to keystroke "l" using command down

Version 1.4.3

Version 1.4.2

Version 1.4.1

Version 1.4

Version 1.3

Version 1.1

Version 1.0


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