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Sound Control 3 Release Notes

Sound Control 3.1.0 Release Notes

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Version 3.1.0

Requirements: macOS 11.0.0 or later

  • macOS 14 (Sonoma) support.
  • Ignored apps now causes Sound Control to completely disable all audio processing for apps in the list.
  • Never hide settings window disclosure button.
  • Don’t show output if a hidden device is the default output. This works around a crash that happened if Audirvana was playing with “exclusive access” on.
  • Fixed a bug that could lead to always downmixing to mono.
  • Can now import a folder of effects presets.
  • More responsive UI.
  • Fixed a bug that could lead to artifacts in audio when adjusting volume when Prevent sleep is enabled for the default output device.
  • User Audio Plug-In now uses the same 3rd party AudioUnits location as the System Extension.
  • Quitting Sound Control when using the User Audio Plug-In now properly switches macOS’ default output device.
  • Can now set the selected effects preset by name via AppleScript.
  • Added hot keys for toggling the routing output of an app. 
  • MIDI lights are no synced properly at launch.
  • Fixed secondary click on status item.
  • Fixed meters sometimes not working for a newly launched app.
  • Diagnostics now include user defaults.
  • Priority devices are now reloaded when switching tabs and when the window becomes active. This keeps aggregate devices that are edited up to date.
  • Fixed preferred audio device change when they are connected or disconnected.
  • Added option to “Force response to keyboard volume keys” in settings for situations where Sound Control doesn’t handle keyboard volume controls automatically.

Sound Control 3.0.0 Release Notes

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Version 3.0.0

Requirements: macOS 11 or later

  • Volume, balance, and EQ settings can now be set independently on output devices.
  • Now supports all audio units that can load in process.
  • Many new hot keys.
  • Support for MIDI triggers and continuous controllers to all HotKeys and volumes.
  • Added searchable AutoEQ headphones equalization presets to AUNBandEQ. (See Presets -> Load Headphone Calibration)
  • Unified master volume, other apps, and the default output device.
  • Added option to keep system output device alive. Some audio devices go to sleep and are slow to wake up. This option keeps them awake.