Sound Control

Volume at your fingertips.


Per-app EQ

The great equalizer.


Audio Routing

Go your own way.


Sound Control by Static Z Software

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, and audio routing.

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

Control the volume of your apps independently.


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

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.

*Audio Routing not yet supported on macOS 10.14 (Mojave)

Touch Bar Support

New in Sound Control 2.2 is the option to use the Touch Bar on your MacBook Pro to control app volume.

Now with support for iMac Pro, 2018 MacBooks, and 2018 Mac mini.

sc-bullet-hdmiKeyboard Volume

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

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.


Supported on macOS 10.11 – 10.14.x, including macOS Mojave.

** Custom routing not available on macOS Mojave.

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Sound Control 2.3.2 Release Notes

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Sound Control 2 is a FREE upgrade to owners of Sound Control 1.

Version 2.3.2:

  • Fixed a problem that could lead to garbled audio with output device sample rates > 44.1 kHz.

Version 2.3.1:

  • Fixed priority devices on < 10.13.
  • No longer blocks restart when automatically updating OS.
  • Fixed priority devices.
  • More responsive meters.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause volume to increase on launch if “Independent Master Volume” is disabled. 
  • Fixed mute UI sync when using hotkeys.
  • Priority devices and ignored devices now list audio devices with unique enumerated names.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when display goes to sleep.
  • Moved EQ clipping protection setting into the app’s settings window.
  • Added warning/confirmation alert when disabling EQ Clipping protection.
  • Can now choose apps or devices for the default menu shown.
  • Now updates installed plugins if if necessary when user upgrades from 10.13 to 10.14.
  • Sound Siphon Microphone Input agent is not longer installed for Sound Control.
  • Device menus are now shown faster.
  • Can now downmix to mono.

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