Best Mac-compatible microphones for streaming 2022

Microphone next to Mac monitor
Microphone next to Mac monitor (Image credit: iMore)

Streaming is a fun way to share your passion for gaming and express yourself online, but you need some good equipment to deliver a high-quality experience for your viewers. Having a good microphone is key to making sure your jokes, commentary, and personality really come through. If you're planning on streaming some of the best Apple Arcade games or other Mac titles, these are the best Mac-compatible streaming microphones.

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Streaming video games is extremely popular, and you can start casually putting out your thoughts and showing off your skills while trying to build a following on Twitch or YouTube. Picking out the best Mac-compatible streaming microphone is just the first step in your setup, so you may also want to consider your webcam, lighting, and even decorations.

If you're really serious about your sound quality, we recommend picking up the EPOS B20 Streaming Microphone. Its professional design looks great and is easy to adjust. The headphone jack is also super useful, so you can make sure everything sounds right before your listeners complain.

If you're just starting and don't want to invest too much in a hobby you might not stick with, consider the Amazon Basics Mini Condenser Microphone with Tripod. It's got everything you need to stream, and you can always upgrade your equipment once you get more subscribers. If you have any questions about streaming, let us know in the comments section.

Samantha Nelson

Samantha Nelson writes about gaming and electronics for iMore, Windows Central and Android Central while also covering nerd culture for publications including IGN and Polygon. She loves superheroes, RPGs, cooking, and spending time outside with her dog. You can follow her on Twitter @samanthanelson1.