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Sound Control 2.6.4 Release Notes

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Sound Control 2.6.4 is a FREE upgrade for all owners of Sound Control.

Version 2.6.4:

  • Early support for Monterey.
  • Removed unsupported Separate Safari Sites on Monterey.
  • Fixed switch behavior.
  • No longer quits after dismissing the security settings installer guide.
  • Changing the default output and input device no longer closes the menu.
  • Now shows activity status for inputs.
  • Fixed issue where setting the output device via applescript could turn Sound Control off.

Sound Control 2.6.3 Release Notes

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Sound Control 2.6.3 is a FREE upgrade for all owners of Sound Control.

Version 2.6.3:

  • Volume slider now indicates apps that are playing audio by using the system accent color.
  • Fixed main menu alignment on Big Sur.
  • Can now toggle between displayed modes with V, E, B, and R keys for Volume, Equalizer, Balance, and Routing respectively.
  • Can now choose between Equalizer and Routing menus for the Volume tab.
  • Added option to choose between System Extension and User Audio Driver installers.

Sound Control 2.6.0 Release Notes

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Sound Control 2.6.0 is a FREE upgrade for all owners of Sound Control.

Version 2.6.0:

  • Added support for Big Sur (macOS 11.0).
  • Now includes support for Apple Silicon Macs.
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in some WINE apps now showing up properly (Final Fantasy XIV).
  • Updated device icons on Big Sur.
  • Added support for Corsair headsets with iCue software installed.
  • Fixed volume control for devices that don’t have native volume.
  • Volume change beeps are now played on the device selected for routing.
  • Now requires macOS 10.14 (Mojave) or later.
  • Fixed Touch Bar support.
  • Volumes are now saved and restored properly for the Master Volume.
  • Eliminated delay in adding apps to the menu list.
  • Reduced CPU use.

Sound Control 2.5.0 Release Notes

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Sound Control 2.5.0 is a FREE upgrade for all owners of Sound Control.

Version 2.5.0

  • Devices menu now shows the Master Volume.
  • Input devices now properly show and update the muted state.
  • Toggle mute for default input device now shows the HUD to indicate status change.
  • Add hotkeys for controlling the default input device’s gain and mute.
  • Input devices now show gain dB value properly.
  • Changing the gain of an input device no longer beeps.
  • Added Priority devices for Input devices.
  • Added HotKeys for changing the default input device.
  • Volume feedback beeps now play on the appropriate device.
  • Sound Control no longer interferes with macOS automatic device selection if priority devices are not enabled.
  • Reduced CPU use.
  • Added option to show and control apps that have been explicitly added to the listing.
  • Fixed audio distortion after switching sample rates on bluetooth devices.
  • Addressed application hang when switching to a bluetooth device or a built-in device on T2 Macs.
  • Master volume displayed in the touch bar now updates properly when the default output device is changed.
  • Added support for AirPlay!
  • Added AppleScript support for setting mute, volume and balance.
  • Added support for Zoom Thunderbolt audio devices.
  • Sound Control volume change overlay more closely matches the system.
  • Fixed a crash that could happen when muting AirPods Pro.
  • Menu bar icon no longer shows disabled if STZ Audio Process plugin isn’t installed.
  • Last version to support macOS 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.12 (Sierra), 10.13 (High Sierra. The next update to Sound Control will require macOS 10.14 (Mojave).

Sound Control 2.4.2 Release Notes

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Sound Control 2.4.2 is a FREE upgrade for all owners of Sound Control.

Version 2.4.2

  • Reduced CPU use.
  • Fixed devices menu alignment when plugin isn’t installed.
  • Now truncates long app and devices names.
  • Fixed a memory leak in the app.
  • Now remembers the previous volume when disabling mute on an app.
  • New welcome.
  • Better explanation of additional components.
  • Microphone input agent no longer attempt to launch at login when Sound Siphon isn’t also installed.
  • Install Additional Components in the Preferences -> Support tab is now hidden if components have already been installed.
  • Can now save over EQ presets to update them.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when audio devices are connected or disconnected.
  • Fixed issue that caused Touch Bar preferences to be disabled.
  • The back button now works properly in the touch bar.
  • Master volume in the touch bar now updates properly when the volume is changed elsewhere.

Sound Control 2.4.0 Release Notes

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Sound Control 2.4.0 is a FREE upgrade for all owners of Sound Control.

Version 2.4.0

  • Initial support for macOS Catalina (10.15).
  • Devices now properly update the mute UI.
  • Fixed a glitch that could happen when launching apps.
  • No longer requires restart when installing/updating.
  • Fixed hotkeys and touch bar hotkey.
  • Properly maintains system volume and mute on launch.
  • Preferences window now floats.
  • Better aggregate device volume control.
  • Volume and balance sliders now animate changes when clicking on the track.
  • Fixed Safari volume control on fresh Sound Control installs.