Sound Control

Volume at your fingertips.


Per-app EQ

The great equalizer.


Audio Routing

Go your own way.


Sound Control by Static Z Software

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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.

Support for T2 Macs (iMac Pro, 2018 MacBooks, 2018 Mac mini) is currently in beta testing and will be part of the next update.

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.


All features are fully supported on macOS 10.11 – 10.13.x, including macOS High Sierra.

*Limited macOS Mojave (10.14) support.

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Sound Control 2.2.6 Release Notes

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

Version 2.2.6:

  • Fixed priority devices on Mojave.
  • Better On/Off switch behavior.
  • Fixed crackling audio that could occur on HDMI and DisplayPort.
  • Fixed a memory leak on Mojave.
  • Master Volume and Other Apps items can now be removed from the menu.
  • Option-drag added to volume sliders for fine control.
  • Fixed bug that caused audio playback to fail after wake from sleep.
  • Uninstaller now removes STZAudioBridge.driver on Mojave.
  • Added option to make Sound Control menu bar icon match the system speaker icon, including current volume level.
  • “Sound Siphon” input device is no longer shown unless Sound Siphon is installed and run.
  • Unified Master Volume with the system volume when possible. Can be disabled.
  • Reduced volume change latency.
  • Reduced likelihood of a blip in audio when a new app starts playing.
  • Priority devices no longer lists duplicates.
  • Ignored device list isn’t longer forgotten.
  • Priority list is now respected when the default output device is unplugged.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when unplugging a device that is in use.
  • Fixed routing on 10.13 and earlier.
  • Fixed some issues after wake from sleep on Mojave.
  • Reduced memory footprint on Mojave.
  • Now respects accent color on Mojave.
  • Priority devices now excludes ignored output devices.
  • Now works with unified input/output devices on Mojave.
  • Better handling of sample rate changes on Mojave.