Sound Control

Volume at your fingertips.

 

Per-app EQ

The great equalizer.

 

Per-app Balance

Left or right, you choose.

 

Audio Routing

Go your own way.

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Sound Control by Static Z Software

Charity and Educational Discount Available

Charities, educators and students may purchase Sound Control for 33% off. Contact Us to request a discount code.

Sound Control is a unique application that adds advanced audio controls to your Mac. Control the audio of each of your apps independently with per-app volume, EQ, balance, and audio routing.

sc-bullet-per-app-volPer-App Volume Controls

Control the volume of your apps independently.

sc-bullet-hdmiKeyboard Volume

Add keyboard volume controls, to DisplayPort monitors, HDMI TV & Receivers, and other devices missing them.

sc-bullet-eqPer-app EQ

Use a system-wide EQ or set a different EQ on each app. Each EQ can be 10 or 31 bands.

Touch Bar Support

Use the Touch Bar on your MacBook Pro to control app volume.

Per-app Balance

Adjust left/right balance for each app independently. There is also the option to down mix to mono allowing you to move all audio into your left or right channel.

sc-bullet-keysFull Hotkey Control

Set up hotkeys to control volume, mute and EQ for the foreground app. There is even a hotkey to mute all background apps.

Per-app Audio Routing

Reroute app audio to any audio output device.

Send iTunes to an external USB device while the rest of your apps use your MacBook’s internal speakers.

sc-bullet-compatibleCompatible

Supported on macOS 10.11 – 10.15.x, including macOS Catalina. macOS 11.0 Big Sur is not yet supported.

macOS 11.0 Big Sur compatibility is now in beta testing. Please contact us to request access to the beta.

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Sound Control 2.5.0 Release Notes

By Front Page Release Notes, Sound Control Release Notes

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).

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